Women: France edges Japan, to face USA
A few hours after an inspiring run that included a win over the already-qualified United States, Japan's women's 3x3 basketball team lost 16-14 to France in the quarterfinals late Tuesday.
France advances to face the United States, which earned a bye to the semifinals.
Women: China tops Italy
China took a comfortable win in the other women's quarterfinal, beating Italy 19-13 behind 11 points from Wang Lili.
Next up for China: the ROC and Olga Frolkina, who shares the tournament scoring average lead with U.S. player Kelsey Plum at 6.3 points per game.
Men: ROC knocks out Netherlands
Two close games determined the last two semifinalists in the men's 3x3 tournament.
The ROC knocked out the Netherlands 21-19 to advance to a semifinal matchup with undefeated Serbia.
Men: Latvia outmuscles Japan
Latvia outmuscled a game Japanese team to win 21-18 and advance to face Belgium after Nauris Miezis scored the game's last two points.
Japan hit all seven of its 1-pointers but couldn't convert from outside or stop Latvia from pounding the ball inside.