28 Nov 2012

Sport: NZ, Australia on top at Pacific basketball champs

11:42 am on 28 November 2012

New Zealand and Australia are now the only teams unbeaten in both the men's and women's draw after two days of the Pacific Youth Basketball Championships in Victoria.

In the men's draw, New Zealand scraped past New Caledonia 64-61 while the hosts were comfortable 83-36 winners over Samoa.

The Fiji men also stayed unbeaten, thumping Papua New Guinea 97-56.

In the women's draw, Australia outclassed New Caledonia 117-21, while New Zealand, Guam and Tahiti also picked up wins.