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Canada beats Dominican Republic at FIBA Americas basketball tournament

MEXICO CITY — Canada defeated the Dominican Republic 120-103 on Wednesday afternoon at the FIBA Americas championship.

Cory Joseph had 19 points as Canada picked up its seventh straight win.

Angel Suero led the Dominican Republic with 19 points.

Canada has an off-day Thursday before Friday's semifinal.

The semifinal matchups have yet to be determined.

The top two teams at the tournament will earn berths to next summer's Olympic Games in Rio. Canada's last Olympic appearance came at the 2000 Games in Sydney.

The Canadian Press

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