RECIFE, Brazil — Trae Bell-Haynes scored the last point of the game as Canada’s men’s senior basketball team rallied past Colombia 62-61 on Monday at the FIBA AmeriCup.
Bell-Haynes was fouled with 1.8 seconds left to play and the score tied 61-61.
He made his first free throw to give Canada the lead and then a three-point attempt by Colombia was off the mark to seal the win.
Bell-Haynes finished with 19 points, three rebounds and an assist.
Dalano Banton led Canada (2-1) with 20 points and added five rebounds and five assists.
Jaime Echenique had 18 points and six assists for Colombia (1-2).
The Canadians sit atop Group A with the quarterfinals set to begin on Thursday.
The AmeriCup isn’t part of Olympic or World Cup qualifying.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 5, 2022.
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