August 22nd, 2017

Ayim leads Canada past Brazil 84-45 at AmeriCup; qualifies for World Cup

By The Canadian Press on August 12, 2017.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Miranda Ayim scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Canada past Brazil 84-45 on Saturday to advance to the FIBA women’s AmeriCup final.

The Canadians qualified for the World Cup with the win and will play either Argentina or Puerto Rico in Sunday’s championship game.

Kia Nurse and Nirra Fields had 16 points apiece for the Canadians. Fields also had four rebounds and two assists.

Brazil was led by Isabela Macedo’s 14-point performance.

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