France defeats Canada at Maccabiah Games


Canada hung tough for most of the game, trailing by just 6 with 2 minutes to play but the French finished the game on an 8-0 run, winning 67-53 to knock the Canadians into 5th-8th place round of the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem.

Canada struggled to score for much of the game but was in it down just 59-53 with the ball before the French pulled away to into the medal round with the USA from Group B.

6’3″ Sage Usher, the U of T Varsity Blues fourth-year point guard, led the way for Canada with 15 points.  Canada’s next action is Thursday against an opponent still to be determined.

 

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