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U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Before Saturday’s tipoff of the gold-medal game, the U.S. basketball team watched highlights of Canada’s historic victory over the Americans at last summer’s under-19 world championships. Then the Americans exacted some revenge — a 113-74 thumping of Canada to claim their fifth consecutive FIBA Americas U18 title. “Probably hungry, lots of revenge, and just trying to kill us in every ...

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U.S. blows out Canada to win FIBA Americas U18 title

Before Saturday’s tipoff of the gold-medal game, the U.S. basketball team watched highlights of Canada’s historic victory over the Americans at last summer’s under-19 world championships. Then the Americans exacted some revenge — a 113-74 thumping of Canada to claim their fifth consecutive FIBA Americas U18 title. “Probably hungry, lots of revenge, and just trying to kill us in every ...

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Canada's Andrew Nembhard cherishing every moment at FIBA U18 Americas tournament

In the last eight months, Canada’s Andrew Nembhard has won a U.S. national high school basketball championship and committed to one of the premier college basketball programs in the University of Florida. Now, the 18-year-old is captaining an undefeated junior national squad heading into its quarter-final match Thursday night at the FIBA U18 Americas tournament in St.Catharines, Ont. It’s almost unthinkable, considering the way ...

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Canada routs Chile to remain undefeated at FIBA U18 Americas

Andrew Nembhard had 19 points as Canada capped group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas Championship on Tuesday by routing Chile 97-60. Emanuel Miller had 17 points and Jaden Bediako added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Canadians, who are 3-0 after the preliminary round. “I’ve been playing with and against Andrew [Nembhard] since Grade 7, so to get the opportunity to play with him again is ...

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Canada improves to 2-0 at FIBA U18 Americas tournament

Emanuel Miller had 19 points and eight rebounds as Canada defeated Ecuador 115-75 on Monday, to remain undefeated at the FIBA U18 Americas basketball championship. A.J. Lawson and Addison Patterson had 20 points apiece. “I’m just thankful for all my teammates. They are such threats on the court, they made my job so much easier,” Miller said. “They see me ...

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Canadian U18 men's basketball team wins FIBA Americas opener

Andrew Nembhard had 28 points and seven rebounds to lead Canada to a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday in both teams’ first game of group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas championship in St. Catharines, Ont. A.J. Lawson and Emanuel Miller added 18 points apiece for the Canadians. Tyrese Samuel had 10 boards. Juan Ignacio Marcos led Argentina with ...

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Toronto, Ottawa hosting FIBA Americas qualifier games this summer

Toronto and Ottawa will each host a FIBA World Cup Americas qualifier game this summer, Canada Basketball announced Friday. The qualifiers for the 2019 tournament will take place June 29 against the Dominican Republic at Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum and July 2 against the U.S. Virgin Islands at Ottawa’s TD Place. “Basketball in Canada is thriving, and these games will continue ...

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