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Here are some updates about some recent FIBA events:

2011 AFROBASKET in Madagascar

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Winner: Tunisia
- This is the first Afrobasket plum for Tunisia. They get the continent's sole outright ticket to the 2012 London Olympic Basketball Games. Tunisia went 7-0 in the whole competition, defeating the defending champions, Angola, in the Final game, 67-56.
- The Tunisians were led by diminutive PG Marouan Kechrid, who finished with 21 markers in the championship match, and 7'1" center Salah Mejri, who grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked 3 shots against the Angolans.
- This is the first time Angola lost the Afrobasket crown in 12 years.

The Tunisians whoop it up after beating Angola in
the 2011 Afrobasket Finals.
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Final Standings/Placings:
Champion: TUNISIA
2nd: Angola (qualified for the Olympic Wildcard Qualifier)
3rd: Nigeria (qualified for the Olympic Wildcard Qualifier)
4th: Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
5th: Senegal
6th: Central African Republic
7th: Cameroon
8th: Morocco
9th: mali
10th: Mozambique
11th: Egypt
12th: Rwanda
13th: Madagascar
14th: South Africa
15th: Chad
16th: Togo

2011 FIBA AMERICAS in Argentina

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Group A Standings:
Brazil at 2-0
Dominican Republic at 2-1
Venezuela at 1-2
Canada at 1-1
Cuba at 0-2

Group B Standings:
Puerto Rico at 3-0
Argentina at 2-0
Panama at 1-1
Uruguay at 0-2
Paraguay at 0-3

*Top 4 teams in each group will move into the Quarterfinals.

2011 EUROBASKET in Lithuania

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Group A Standings:
Turkey 2-0
Lithuania 2-0
Spain 2-0
Poland 0-2
Portugal 0-2
Great Britain 0-2

Group B Standings:
Germany 2-0
France 2-0
Serbia 2-0
Latvia 0-2
Italy 0-2
Israel 0-2

Group C Standings:
Greece 2-0
Croatia 1-1
Bosnia & Herzegovina 1-1
Montenegro 1-1
Macedonia 1-1
Finland 0-2

Group D Standings:
Russia 2-0
Slovenia 2-0
Georgia 1-1
Bulgaria 1-1
Ukraine 0-2
Belgium 0-2

*Top 3 teams in each group will move to the Second Round of the tournament.

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