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Jr. NBA Africa, Middle East boys advance to Jr. NBA World Championship game

Marouf Moumine from Cameroon (30 points) and Mohamed Maiga from Mali (30 points) led the Africa & Middle East boys team in their 93-75 win vs. Canada  in the International Bracket Final to advance to the Jr. NBA World Championship Final in Orlando, Florida this evening.

They were crowned the 2018 Jr. NBA International Champions in the presence of NBA Legend Grant Hill.    

 The Africa & Middle East beat Europe 69-27 in the International Bracket Semifinal earlier on Saturday with Moumine (23 points), Maiga (17 points) and Fray Dieud Nguimbi (16 points) from Republic of Congo leading the team.

 The Jr. NBA World Championship Final will be broadcast on Fox Sports 2 and NBA League Pass (www.nba.com/leaguepass) at 10:45pm CAT this evening.

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