3 Dec 2013

Sport: Australia and NZ Maori lead the way at Oceania Pacific Basketball Champs

11:53 am on 3 December 2013

Australia and New Zealand Maori continue to set the benchmark at the Oceania Pacific Basketball Championships in Porirua, with both the men's and women's teams yet to drop a game.

The Australian men thrashed New Caledonia 95-53 in yesterday's quarter final to set up a final four clash with Samoa, who were too strong for Tahiti.

The women's team beat Samoa by 61 points and will take on Tahiti for a place in the final.

New Zealand Maori mens team eased past Papua New Guinea 103-66 to set up a semi final clash with Guam, who held off Fiji by 14 points.

The women's team will face PNG after thrashing New Caledonia.