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Results and Stats from Day 4 in Tunisia - Aug 23, 2015


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Group B
Angola - Morocco 68-67
Angola nipped Morocco for the second straight victory in Group B. Edson Ndoniema (191-G-91) stepped off the bench to topscore with 11 points for Angola. Morocco jumped to a 23:15 lead after the opening quarter. Angola pulled within 2 points at halftime. Morocco boosted the gap at 5-point mark heading into the fourth frame. But Angola used an 18:12 run in the fourth term to seal the victory. Eduardo Mingas (200-F/C-79, agency: Court Side) and Carlos Morais (200-G-85, agency: SIG) delivered 9 points each for the winners. Abderrahim Najah (198-F/C-84) responded with 14 points and 6 rebounds for Morocco.

Mozambique - Senegal 76-86
Senegal registered the second victory in Tunisia. They fired past Mozambique in Group B action. Gorgui Dieng (211-C-90, college: Louisville, agency: Wasserman Media) posted 28 points, 18 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Senegal opened a 43:33 halftime lead. Mozambique knocked down 24 points in the third term to pull within 7 points. But Senegal responded with a 22:19 rally in the fourth quarter to ice the win. Mamadou Ndoye (190-PG-79, agency: Triton Sports) had 16 points for the winning side. Pio Matos responded with 18 points for Mozambique.

Group D
Cape Verde - Algeria 78-69
Cape Verde recorded the second straight victory in Tunisia. They held off Algeria to remain undefeated in Group D. Ivan Almeida (198-SF-89, college: Stonehill, agency: You First) posted 25 points and 7 rebounds in the victory. Cape Verde used a 30:12 run in the second quarter to secure a massive 19-point halftime lead. Algeria worked hard to return into the contest in the second half but Cape Verde hung on to secure the win. Jeffrey Xavier (189-PG-85, college: Providence, agency: You First) netted 24 points for the winners. Mehdi Cheriet (204-PF-87, college: San Diego St., agency: Fusion Sports) responded with 19 points for Algeria.

Ivory Coast - Zimbabwe 64-52
Ivory Coast recorded the first victory in Group D. They knocked down Zimbabwe for 1-1 record. Mouloukou Souleyman Diabate (181-PG-87, agency: Beo Basket) scored 17 points, issued 8 assists, made 6 steals and grabbed 5 rebounds for the winners. Ivory Coast recorded a 32:22 halftime lead. They went on a 16:11 rally in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. Didier Tape added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Vitalis Chikoko (207-F/C-91, agency: LUMANI 10.7) responded with 17 points and 10 rebounds for Zimbabwe.  



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African Championships Standings
Group A
 1. Nigeria 2-1 
 2. DRCongo 2-1 
 3. Mali 2-1 
 4. Ivory Coast 0-3 
Group B
 1. Morocco 3-0 
 2. Angola 2-1 
 3. C.Africa 1-2 
 4. Uganda 0-3 
Group C
 1. Tunisia 3-0 
 2. Cameroon 2-1 
 3. Rwanda 1-2 
 4. Guinea 0-3 
Group D
 1. Senegal 3-0 
 2. Egypt 2-1 
 3. Mozambique 1-2 
 4. S.Africa 0-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ikechukwu DIOGU
  NGR
  (204-C/F-83)
  Avg: 22
 1. Diogu, NGR22.0 
 2. Benoit, CMR21.8 
 3. Djambo, MLI17.0 
 4. Kante, MLI15.3 
 5. Odoch Opong, UGA15.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR15.0 
 7. Kabasele, COD14.8 
 8. Iroegbu, NGR14.8 
 9. Conde, GUI14.7 
 10. Kabangu, RWA14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Makram BEN ROMDHANE
  TUN
  (204-PF-89)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Ben-Romdhane, TUN10.5 
 2. Benoit, CMR9.3 
 3. Diogu, NGR8.7 
 4. Sidibe, MLI8.3 
 5. Djimrabaye, CAF7.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR7.0 
 7. Shonganya, COD6.8 
 8. Dieng, SEN6.8 
 9. Bamba, IVO6.7 
 10. Akindele, NGR6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Ike IROEGBU
  NGR
  (188-G-95)
  Avg: 5
 1. Iroegbu, NGR5.0 
 2. Kabongo, COD4.8 
 3. Toti, IVO4.7 
 4. Hannah, SEN4.3 
 5. Gasana, RWA4.0 
 6. El-Mabrouk, TUN3.8 
 7. Niang, SEN3.5 
 8. Enabu, UGA3.0 
 9. El Gamal, EGY3.0 
 10. Njoya, CMR3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Mahamadou KANTE
  MLI
  (192-G-92)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Kante, MLI3.3 
 2. Gasana, RWA3.0 
 3. Kabongo, COD2.8 
 4. Benoit, CMR2.0 
 5. Cipriano, ANG2.0 
 6. Sidibe, MLI2.0 
 7. Mbamalu, NGR1.8 
 8. Bamba, IVO1.7 
 9. Diabate, IVO1.7 
 10. Conde, GUI1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Herve KABASELE
  (208-C-96)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Kabasele, COD2.8 
 2. Kambuy, COD2.5 
 3. Sidibe, MLI1.0 
 4. Diallo, GUI1.0 
 5. NDiaye, SEN1.0 
 6. Akindele, NGR0.8 
 7. Najah, MOR0.8 
 8. Choua, MOR0.8 
 9. Ndoye, SEN0.8 
 10. Prinsloo, RSA0.7 
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