Maurice Ndour, Senegal dominate Puerto Rico

2019-08-25T19:31:03+00:00 2019-08-25T19:31:03+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

25/Aug/19 19:31

Senegal took over in the second half and logged a convincing win over Puerto Rico

By Stefan Djordjevic/

Maurice Ndour banked 14 points as Senegal put on a furious second half and recorded a 90-61 win over Puerto Rico in a prep game for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

It was a four-point difference at halftime (36-32) with Senegal having a slight edge but they completely took over after the break. They went ahead 62-48 at the end of the third quarter and continued to improve the lead until the very end.

Senegal will play one more prep game on Tuesday (27/8) before traveling to Dongguan where World Cup Group H (Canada, Lithuania, Australia) will play their games.

Puerto Rico which four of their last five prep games will play in Group C with Spain, Iran and Tunisia.