June 19, 2021
The first game of the final day of competition was for the bronze medal and it ended up being a great one. Brazil surged out of halftime to take a big lead, but Laeticia Amihere and Canada fought back in the last quarter to force overtime. A second extra period was needed, but Brazil prevailed eventually 87-82.
Canada vs. Brazil 82-87(2OT) CAN Amihere 22/11r Alexander 13 Pellington 12 Konig 11/8a Scott 9/9r Raincock-Ekunwe 9 Colley 4/7r Edwards 2 Hill 0 Ayim 0 Russell DNP Fields DNP BRA Dos Santos 19/8r Paixao 19/7a De Souza 10/10r Costa 10/6a Teixeira 10 Cardoso 8 Silva 6 Goncalo 5 Carcavalli 0 Monteiro 0 Carvalho DNP Dias DNP
The last game of the day saw Puerto Rico take the lead early with their crowd behind them, but Rhyne Howard helped the United States build a lead in the second half. The game took a dramatic turn near the end when the lights went out, but after a delay, the United States finished defending their crown with a 74-59 win.
Puerto Rico vs. United States 59-74 PUR O’Neill 18 Quinones 13 Gwathmey 13 Salaman 4 Melendez 3 Rosado 2/8r Gibson 2 Lozada 2 Pagan 2 Benitez 0 Stinson DNP Gonzalez DNP USA Howard 22 Boston 17/19r Cunane 12/6r Hillmon 8/12r Owusu 8 Burton 5/7r Jones 2 Prince 0 Berger 0 Brown-Turner 0 Henderson 0 Miller DNP