Dagunduro, Nigeria Fall. Olympic Birth Still Alive
By Ian Hest
Former Husker Point Guard Ade Dagunduro and his Nigerian national basketball fell to Russia 85-77 this afternoon.
Dagunduro led his team with 16 points and 5 assists.
The loss means tomorrow, Nigeria will face the loser of the Lithuania vs. Dominican Republic game.
That game is simple: a win means a spot in the Olympics, a loss is the end of the road.
The Nigeria National Basketball Team has never appeared in the Olympics. They upset Greece in the FIBA Quarterfinals to reach this point.