Go­ing for gold

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Canada will go for men’s bas­ket­ball gold af­ter de­feat­ing the United States 111-108 in an overtime thriller at the Pan Amer­i­can Games in Toronto. The Cana­di­ans, who have never fin­ished bet­ter than fourth at the Games, needed a rous­ing fourth-quar­ter come­back and overtime to dis­pose of the U.S. An­drew Ni­chol­son led the way with 31 points. Canada will play Brazil, which downed the Do­mini­can Re­pub­lic 68-62 in the ear­lier semi­fi­nal.

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