Aug. 3, 2012
LONDON - The Canada Senior Women's National Team earned a berth into the quarterfinal round as it defeated Brazil, 79-73, on Friday.
Canada held a lead through each of the first three quarters before Brazil tied the game at 55 at the start of the fourth quarter. Although the Brazilians briefly took the lead, Canada rallied down the stretch and made free throws in the final minutes to take the victory.
Canada (2-2) closes out pool play on Sunday against Australia, with the quarterfinals beginning on Tuesday, August 7.
Use the links below for more information and to follow the players.
Canada Basketball Website
Canada Basketball on Twitter
Plouffe Twitter (Plouffey_15)
Thorburn Twitter (ShonaThorburn)
Smith Twitter (8kimsmith)
`Road to London' Blog
FIBA Canada Page
London Olympics Canada Page
Schedule Date Time (Local/MT) Opponent Sunday, August 5 2:30 pm/7:30 am Australia Tuesday, August 7 TBA TBA