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Canada’s Men’s Wheelchair Basketball team faces Australia for gold

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – The Canadian Men’s Wheelchair basketball team, along with Fort St. John’s Bo Hedges, is facing Australia Tuesday afternoon in the gold medal game at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The tournament started on Friday, July 29th, with the Canadian men’s 3-on-3 team dropping their first game to Australia, 13 to 11.

Colin Higgins scored seven points and six rebounds, while Bo Hedges added three points and two rebounds to the team’s total.

“It was good; it was good to get pushing after being here for a few days. It would’ve been nice to come away with the victory, but Australia played well and hit some good shots,” said Hedges.

“Short turn around, they’re fast games, and it’s a fast tournament as well, so we’ve got to get going.”

This year marks the debut of wheelchair basketball at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in the 3-on-3…


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