CM – American women lose to Japan, still seeded in 3-on-3 basketball – The Boston Globe

The Americans fell to Japan 20-18 in their final 3-on-3 basketball pool game.

Despite the loss, the Americans will head to the round of 16 as a seed after putting together a 6-1 record in four days. The semi-finals and medal matches for the sport’s Olympic debut are scheduled for Wednesday.

With Tuesday’s game tied at 17, Japan’s Mio Shinozaki scored 2 points to put her team ahead for good.

The Serbian men were 6-0 on Tuesday and secured a place in the semi-finals.

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