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Australia basketball lead by Gaels

By scarney
Sunday, July 29th, 2012 at 4:26 pm in Moraga, Sports.

The Australian national basketball team that is currently competing in the Olympics has a few faces that have become popular in Moraga over the past few years. Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova, key members to the success of the St. Mary’s basketball program, are both stars on the Australian team.

The Australians faced off against Brazil today. The Brazilians are considered to be one the stronger teams in the tournament, but the Australians stayed even until the final seconds of the game, eventually losing, 75-71. Mills finished with 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Dellavedova finished with six points and three assists.

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