Day 5: World Cup Recap (9/3)
USA 106 - DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 71
KYRIE IRVING (USA)
The USA (4-0) remained unbeaten and earned the No. 1 seed for Group C in the 2014 FIBA World Cup with a 106-71 win over Dominican Republic (2-2) on Wednesday evening at Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain. Leading from start to finish, the USA had secured a double-digit lead of 56-41 by halftime and then blew the game wide open with a 25-11 third-quarter advantage.
The USA will complete its preliminary-round play on Friday facing Ukraine (2-2) at 11:30 a.m. EDT (ESPN2). Regardless of the outcome, the USA will advance as a No. 1 seed out of Group C into the round of 16, where it will face the No. 4 seed out of Group D on Sept. 6 in Barcelona, Spain.
BRAZIL 81 - SERBIA 73
ANDERSON VAREJAO (BRAZIL)
TURKEY 77 - FINLAND 73
ERIK MURPHY (FINLAND)
AUSTRALIA 70 - MEXICO 62
MATTHEW DELLAVEDOVA (AUSTRALIA)
*Denotes Team High