AfroBasket 2013: Day 1 of Quarterfinals compete

The top half of the AfroBasket 2013 quarterfinals are now set with Day 1 of 2 in the Round of 16 completed. There were no surprises at the end of Day one, with only one contest finishing inside a 30-point victory as Morocco pulled away from Algeria in the fourth quarter to earn a seat […]

AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013 Groups A and C concluded their preliminary round on Saturday, setting up half of the brackets for the Eight Final Round that will tip off on Monday after Groups B and D finalize their standings with Sunday’s match-ups. In Group A host club Cote d’Ivoire finished the prelim round with a 3-0 record […]

AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

The story on Day 4 of AfroBasket 2013 was blowouts as the average margin of victory for the four games played was just over 39 points. The closest game of the day was between an injury-ridden Nigeria and the Republic of Congo, 93:78. The rest of the match-ups were as one-sided as they come with […]

AfroBasket 2013: Tunisia survives Moroccan scare

Day 2 of the AfroBasket 2013 saw the defending champions, Tunisia, in one of the most hotly contested battles of the tournament so far when Morocco took them to the wire only to pull off the win in the final seconds. In the other matches of the day Rwanda stopped Burkina Faso, the Republic of […]

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tipped off on Tuesday with four games to start the African qualifier for the FIBA World Cup 2014. The top three teams will advance to Spain 2014 from Abidjan. The competition will run through Saturday, 31 August, with the Championship and Bronze medal games being held. The first day contests were attended by […]