Tolo, Allen shine as Opals keep their World Cup medal hopes alive


The Serbians started the second quarter off strong, scoring two baskets in the first minute, but the Opals bounced back to build an 30-19 lead.

But Anderson again troubled the Opals’ defence, knocking down five late points to keep her side in touch at 36-28 at half-time. She had 14 points at the break.

Bec Allen is attended to by medical staff.

Bec Allen is attended to by medical staff.Credit:AP Photo

The Opals kept Serbia scoreless for the opening four minutes of the quarter, growing their lead to 18 points, but they lost point guard Sami Whitcomb, who suffered a bloody nose. But she would return and nail a three.

Serbia went on the…



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I have 26 years of experience as a professional writer and editor and have been working as a full time freelancer since 2011. I am originally from Casablanca, Morocco, and I graduated from Qatar University with a degree in journalism. I have worked for newspapers, magazines, news agencies, websites. I speak fluent Arabic, French, English, Russian and Spanish.

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