V.I. Women Knock Over Brazil at AmeriCup Tournament

UVI beats Brazil at AmeriCup 2017
UVI beats Brazil at AmeriCup 2017

Making some history, the Virgin Islands Women’s National Basketball Team defeated eighth ranked Brazil in overtime, 67-60, at the 2017 AmeriCup Tournament. The games are being played in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Natalie Day’s 3-point field goal pushed the V.I. (2-2) up 64-58 with one minute and 50 seconds left in the extra frame. The overtime period was won, 9-2.

Day was a monster, with 20 points and 13 rebounds; Imani Tate added 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists; Victoria Hamilton rounded out the scorers with 11 points.

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