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Ejim, Canada beat Brazil to advance to semifinals

July 15, 2013
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KAZAN, Russia - Iowa State senior men's basketball player Melvin Ejim and his Canadian teammates beat Brazil 88-77 Sunday morning to advance to the semifinals of the World University Games. The Canadian team will face Russia this morning at 7:30 a.m.

Ejim tallied his tournament-high of 12 points and grabbed a pair of rebounds in 19 minutes in the win over Brazil. He was 3-for-6 from the field, including 2-for-2 from 3-point range.

Ejim is averaging 8 points per game for the Canadians, who are 6-0 in the tournament.



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