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France pulls away late to beat Brazil

Celine Dumerc scored a game-high 23 points and France used a dominant fourth quarter to post a 73-58 win over Brazil in the women's basketball tournament.

Edwige Lawson-Wade and Endene Miyem contributed eight points apiece for France, which outscored Brazil by a 21-9 margin in the fourth quarter. France entered the final frame with a three-point lead.

Miyem also grabbed a team-best seven rebounds.

Erika Souza had 17 points to pace Brazil, while Karla Costa supplied 13 points in defeat.