JAMIE SCOTT ADDED TO ROSTER FOR FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2018 | Canada Basketball

JAMIE SCOTT ADDED TO ROSTER FOR FIBA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WORLD CUP 2018

TORONTO, Ont. (September 10, 2018) - Canada Basketball announced today that guard Jamie Scott has been added to the roster ahead of exhibition play and the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018.

Scott replaces forward Kayla Alexander, who was injured in Canada’s 74-68 loss to the USA on Saturday night.

Earlier this summer at the Edmonton Grads International Classic, Scott contributed 9.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game.  Scott was also a member of last summer’s gold medal winning team at the FIBA Women’s Americup 2017, where she averaged 7.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game.

Before arriving in Tenerife, Canada will face France, USA and Senegal in a four-team tournament in Antibes, France (Sept. 15-17).

The FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup is the biggest international women's basketball competition with 18th edition of the event taking place in Spain from September 22-30, 2018 in San Cristobal de la Laguna and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Canada is in Group A for the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup 2018 and will face Greece (Sept. 22), Korea (Sept. 23) and France (Sept. 25) in the Group Phase. Click here for the competition schedule.