Thursday, 30 July 2009

Canada Knocks off Angola

Jesse Young's 22 points and seven rebounds led the Canadian senior mens national team to a 87-79 win over Angola in an exhibition game on wednesday. Canada is preparing for the FIBA Americas championchip which begins August 26 in Puerto Rico, while the Angolons are getting ready for Afrobasket 2009 starting August 5th in Libya.

'Jesse Young brought veteran leadership and the bench stepped up in a big way, ' said Canadian National Team Coach Leo Rautins. Canada led 18-15 after the first quarter,45-41 at the half and 67-57 after three quaters of play.

No comments: