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Team USA Wins North American Cup Competition
In finals action, The US Men's Basketball team fell to Australia 65-61 but came back to capture 3rd place with an 83-73 victory over Great Britain. Team Canada was the overall Men's Basketball Champion with a 75 to 64 win over Australia. In Women's Basketball action, Team USA continued to dominate the tournament with a win over the Canadians taking first place in the Women's division. In Tuesday's final Team USA took first place honors in the Rugby competition beating Great Britain 41-34.
Final North American Cup standings:
- Team USA - First place and $5000.00 in performance funds
- Team Canada - Second place and $3500.00 in performance funds
- "The World" - Third place and $1250.00 in performance funds
Team Canada's Pat Anderson was named the overall Tournament MVP by the athletes and coaches of the 2004 North American Cup. Anderson is a starter on the 2004 Canada Men's Basketball Team and was a member of Canada's 2000 Gold Medal Team at the Sydney Games.
- For final overall results visit: www.usparalympics.org/newsnacup2004.html