[su_spacer size=”20″] Shanea Armbrister, who will join the Georgia Lady Bulldogs as a junior college transfer this fall, scored a game-high points to lead the Bahamas to a 55-51 win over Jamaica in the gold medal game of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championship on Friday night.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Armbrister, a native of Nassau who earned All-America honors at Darton State College in Albany, Ga., during each of the past two seasons, also grabbed seven rebounds and collected four steals.
[su_spacer size=”40″] The Bahamas rallied from a 43-36 deficit following the third quarter to outscore Jamaica 19-8 over the final 10 minutes.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Over the five games of the CBC Championships, Armbrister averaged 15.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.4 steals per game. The Bahamas finished the tourney with a 5-0 record.
[su_spacer size=”40″] In additional international play on Friday, former Lady Bulldog Angel Robinson scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help Montenegro defeat Romania, 79-61, in the EuroBasket Championship in Timisoara, Romania.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Robinson, a native of Marietta, Ga., who is a naturalized citizen of Montenegro, was 4-of-5 from the field and 2-of-2 at the line in 15 minutes of playing time.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Montenegro improved to 2-0 and moved atop the Group A standing of the five-team round-robin brackets. The top three teams from each of the EuroBasket’s four groups will advance to the second stage of the tournament beginning on June 24. Montenegro will next play the Ukraine on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.