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USA thrashes Uganda at World Varsity Games

By Agatha Mutebi

Added 21st August 2017 11:00 AM

Brenda Ekone top scored for Uganda with 8 points

World University Games

Basketball (women): USA 121 Uganda 34

Despite their combined effort against their stellar opponents, the Uganda University Basketball team succumbed to a 121-34 loss at the hands of USA on Monday at the ongoing World University Games in Taipei.

USA’s Blair Watson and Tori Jankoska nailed a game high 21 and 16 points respectively to lead their team to victory against the inexperienced Ugandan side.

Nicholas Natuhereza’s side lost 35-7, 33-7, 29-9 and 24-11 in the respective quarters.

Brenda Ekone, Ritah Imanishimwe, and Jamila Nansikombi contributed 8, 5 and 4 points respectively but it was not enough to save Uganda from a thrashing.

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