Canada beats New Zealand in overtime ahead of FIBA World Cup

2019-08-21T14:05:44+00:00 2019-08-21T14:06:55+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

21/Aug/19 14:05

The two sides met again in less than 24 hours and this time it wasn’t easy for Canada to get away with the win.

By Eurohoops team /

Canada defeated New Zealand 103-100 in overtime in Sydney, in their second in a row prep game (Canada was also victorious on Tuesday).

This time, Phil Scrubb paced the winners with 24 points and six assists, while Kevin Pangos posted 17 points and nine assists and Kyle Wiltjer added 18 points.

Corey Webster scored a game-high of 33 points for New Zealand, as Ethen Rusbatch followed with 15 points and four rebounds.