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Canada Basketball – MONTREAL, QC (September 7, 2019) – Team Canada picked up their third FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series title on Saturday at home at the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Montreal

After defeating USA (21-16) for the second time in as many days, Canada beat Japan 21-13 for their third FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series title in as many appearances.  Canada has now won 15 consecutive games and has not lost since the Prague Stop opener against Russia.

Katherine Plouffe, Michelle Plouffe, Paige Crozon, and Catherine Traer represented Canada this weekend in Montreal.

Montreal Standings
1. Canada
2. Japan
3. USA
4. Switzerland
5. Poland
6. Netherlands
7. Romania 
8. Mexico

Canada (510 points) is currently ranked second in the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Tour Standings.  France (670 points) has captured five titles to lead all teams in the standings.

The Women’s Series Montreal is the 12th event of the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series 2019. The 2019 season will consist of 13-15 events from May to September. The FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series is the first-ever FIBA 3×3 competition dedicated to women.  Each national federation can register one team at the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series. Teams then qualify for individual events based on the number of events they have already been allocated to and their team ranking.

Canada has now placed in the top four in each tournament they’ve entered this season.

Canada finished fourth overall in their FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series debut in Turin. Following their debut, Canada has finished second in the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Poiters, and third in the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Lignano. Most recently, Canada finished first in both the FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Prauge and Bucharest stops.

Canada is currently ranked 27th (4th Americas) in the FIBA 3×3 Federation Rankings.

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