[su_spacer size=”20″] Brazil used red-hot shooting en route to a 93-83 win over the United States in the men’s basketball portion of the Pan Am Games on Thursday.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Former Georgia Bulldog Damien Wilkins started and scored four points and hauled in three rebounds in 23 minutes of action.
[su_spacer size=”40″] Brazil connected on 53 percent of its shots from the field, including an even more impressive 58 percent from 3-point range. Vitor Benite scored 34 points to lead Brazil.
[su_spacer size=”40″] The contest wrapped up pool play competition. The U.S. still advances to the semifinals as the No. 2 seed from Group A and will meet Group B winner Canada at 6 p.m. ET on Friday. Brazil will face the Dominican Republic in the other semifinal, with the gold and bronze medal games set for Saturday.
[su_spacer size=”40″] In three Pan Am Games, Wilkins is averaging 13.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game.