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2013 AfroBasket: Cape Verde add to Nigeria woes - Aug 29, 2013


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Mario
Correia
Cape Verde - Nigeria 79:76

Cape Verde will play for the fifth place at the 2013 AfroBasket. They overcame Nigeria in the classification round today. Mario Correia (189-G-78, college: Bryant) stepped up with 16 points to pace the winners.
Nigeria unloaded 23 points in the opening quarter and gained a 2-point lead. The Tigers maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. Nigeria established a 40:37 halftime lead. But Cape Verde narrowed the gap in the third term. They got within one point at the final break 54:55. Cape Verde surged ahead in the fourth stanza. Nigeria tried to return into the contest late in regulation but came up short at the end. Brian Rudolph (180-PG-88) netted 15 points and issued 8 assists, while Flavio Gomes (194-G/F-88) added 12 points for the winners. Ike Diogu (204-F/C-83, college: Arizona St.) tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds for Nigeria. Al-Farouq Aminu (206-F-90, college: Wake Forest) had 13 points in the loss.

Cape Verde: Mario Correia 16, Brian Rudolph 15, Flavio Gomes 12
Nigeria: Ike Diogu 22+10 boards, Al-Farouq Aminu 13  



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Jeffrey
Xavier
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Antonio
DePina
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