Canada routs Chile to remain undefeated at FIBA U18 Americas

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Andrew Nembhard had 19 factors as Canada capped group play at the FIBA under-18 Americas Championship on Tuesday by routing Chile 97-60.

Emanuel Miller had 17 factors and Jaden Bediako added 12 factors and 12 rebounds for the Canadians, who’re 3-Zero after the preliminary spherical.

Maxwell Lorca led Chile with 11 factors.

Canada opened the match with a 92-75 win over Argentina on Sunday, then defeated Ecuador 115-75 on Monday.

The Canadians will play Panama within the quarter-finals Thursday. The semifinals go Friday whereas the medal video games are scheduled for Saturday.

Canadians chase 1st title

The highest 4 groups from the match at Meridian Centre earn berths at subsequent summer season’s U19 FIBA World Cup, which Canada gained final 12 months in Cairo.

Canada has by no means gained the U18 FIBA Americas match, ending runner-up to the US the earlier two occasions. However the Canadians lastly upset the U.S. within the semifinals of final summer season’s World Cup en route to an historic gold medal, the primary for Canada in a world basketball championship.

In different round-robin video games Tuesday, Argentina downed Ecuador 82-61, the Dominican Republic thumped Panama 90-54 and the US dismantled Puerto Rico 115-71.

The U.S. will meet Ecuador in its quarter-final, Chile will tackle Puerto Rico and Argentina will problem the Dominican Republic.

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