Nigeria's senior men's basketball team, D'Tigers, have made it to the final of the 2017 FIBA Men's AfroBasket Championship after edging undefeated Senegal in semifinal.
In the semi-final played on Friday, D'Tigers edged co-hosts Senegal 76-71 in a keenly contested encounter.
Tunisia have been crowned champions of AfroBasket 2017 following a thrilling final on home soil this evening.
Two years ago, the team won the trophy on the same ground.
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Brown had six catches for 155 yards and a touchdown - an 87-yard score from backup quarterback Kyler Murray late in the game. The 6-foot, 205-pound senior scored on a 2-yard run with 9:30 left in the first quarter to land on exactly 2,000 yards.
D'Tigers were hoping to get a second continental title and they actually started quite well; winning the first quarter 14-8 despite the vociferous fans inside the fully-packed Omnisports de Rades.
Ike Diogu led with 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Ziyed Chennoufi led Tunisia with 19 points.
He was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player, headlining the All-Star Five Awards offered by Tissot, where he was joined by Ikenna Iroegbu (Nigeria); Mohamed Hadidane (Tunisia), Mourad El Mabrouk (Tunisia) and Gorgui Dieng(Senegal).
Before meeting Senegal, Nigeria had defeated another West African neighbour, Cameroon 106-91 in the quarterfinal match of the tournament.