MEXICO CITY — Brady Heslip poured in 23 points off the bench to lead Canada's men's basketball team in a 103-66 thrashing of Panama on Sunday in second-round play at the FIBA Americas Championship.
The Burlington, Ont., native was 8 for 15 and sank seven of Canada's 14 three-pointer baskets.
Andrew Wiggins added 17 points for the Canadians, who were playing their first second-round game of the tournament. Nik Stauskas had 16 points and Cory Joseph chipped in with 15.
Jonathan King led Panama with 13 points.
Canada outrebounded Panama 53-28.
The top two teams from the tournament qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio next summer.
Canada's men's team has not participated in a summer Games since 2000.
Canada plays Uruguay on Monday.
The Canadian Press