Basketball: Students fail Brazil test

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Great BRITAIN suffered a disappointing 68-55 basketball defeat at the hands of Brazil in their second preliminary group match at the World University Games in Shenzhen.

Edinburgh’s Rose Anderson came off the bench to score 13 points and take five rebounds in a 26-minute contribution while Becca Allison (Edinburgh), who had only five minutes 43 seconds on court, scored two points and gave two assists.

GB face the daunting prospect of playing the US later today in their final group game, the Americans having beaten Slovakia 114-68 yesterday.