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Olympic women’s basketball qualifier: Canada demolishes Dominican Republic – CBC Sports – Basketball – Canada Rising

Genesis Evangelista led the way with 15 points for the Dominican Republic, ranked 11th in the Americas and 37th in the world. The Dominican Republic is now 0-3 in pool play, having lost 88-56 to and 83-44 to Cuba.

 

Canada, which entered the 10-team tournament ranked third in the Americas and 10th in the world, continued its round-robin domination against the Dominican Republic as the women came flying out to a 23-7 lead after the first quarter and kept on steaming to a 58-19 advantage at the half.

 

Coming off its impressive gold-medal win over the United States at the recent Pan American Games in Toronto, the Canadian women previously toppled Puerto Rico 94-57 on Sunday and remained undefeated with a 93-36 victory over Chile on Monday.

 

Miranda Ayim led the way with 15 points as Canada improved to 3-0 in round-robin play at the FIBA Americas championship with a dominating 111-36 victory over the Dominican Republic on Tuesday.

 

Team Canada improved to 3-0 at the FIBA women’s Olympic basketball qualifier with their third consecutive dominant victory. (Canada Basketball/Twitter)

 

 

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