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Boomers punch ticket to FIBA World Cup – ESPN

Australia have actually punched their ticket to the 2023 FIBA Globe Mug in vogue with a dominant 97-50 gain Kazakhstan at the Republican Politician Velodrome in Astana.The Boomers went into Saturday’s competition with an unbeaten record in Group F with eight wins and absolutely no losses as well as scheduled their ticket to next year’s competition with three video games to save in the Oriental Qualifiers.Led by FIBA Asia Cup gold medal-winning head trainer Mike Kelly, Australia led throughout to reach their 13th FIBA Globe Cup, to be played in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines from August 25 to September 10 next year.Australia competed to a 31-point quarter-time lead holding their hosts to just 15 per cent capturing from the field and also 8 points via 10 minutes.The Boomers shared the lots with not a single gamer hitting dual numbers as they installed 39 points in the opening term.Kazakhstan rallied at quarter-time and also appreciated their highest racking up run of the game with 8
consecutive factors but the Boomers wrangled back energy to flaunt a 33-point margin at the primary break.By the third quarter, every single member of Australia’s lineup had actually scored in the contest as their margin grew to 41 points.Australia then placed on
a more 19 points to dominate by 47 with Sam Froling leading all markers with an 18 point, 11 rebound double-double.
Dejan Vasiljevic struck three of his six efforts from behind the arc for 13 factors and also Angus Brandt had 10 factors as well as six rebounds before fouling out in the third term.Jack McVeigh added 10 while Centre of Excellence graduates Alex Toohey and also Rory Hawke both played prolonged minutes and also impressed with 6 and also seven-point tallies respectively.Eighteen-year-old Toohey, a leading global possibility, devoted to Gonzaga College this week adhering to a senior debut for Australia previously this year.None of Kazakhstan’s gamers reached double figures as the hosts fired 26 per cent from the area as well as made simply four of their 25 attempts from 3 factor range.They will certainly deal with Japan in their following group suit on Tuesday.The Boomers signed up a 51 per cent basket portion, had 48 points in the paint as well as 42 points from their bench unit.They play Iran on Monday before two last games to complete their group components very early following year.


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