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US men’s basketball in Las Vegas for World Cup qualifier

The U.S. men’s basketball team will play a World Cup qualifying game against Uruguay at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at Cox Pavilion.

The women’s team will scrimmage itself at 1 p.m. Sept. 10, also at Cox Pavilion.

Tickets for both events start at $25 at UNLVtickets.com and USAB.com/tickets.

The men’s team, which also will train in Las Vegas, is tied with Brazil atop Group F. Seven teams from the Americas will advance to the 2023 World Cup next August in Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines.

The American women will play in this year’s World Cup from Sept. 22 to Oct. 1 in Sydney.

Contact reporter Mark Anderson at manderson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @markanderson65 on Twitter.

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