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Tamara Tatham of the 2016 Canadian women's Olympic basketball team stands with her team in Toronto on 25, 2016.

Michelle Siu/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Miah-Marie Langlois scored 13 points to help Canada beat France 71-63 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden in an exhibition game.

This was the final tuneup for both teams before the Rio Olympics begin next weekend.

Canada led 33-31 at the half before scoring the first 10 points of the third quarter to expand its advantage to 43-31 on a jumper by Langlois. France rallied to within five heading to the fourth quarter. Canada expanded its lead up to 64-51 with just less than 3 minutes 30 seconds left before back-to-back turnovers led to French layups. France rallied within 66-63 before Kia Nurse hit a few free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the game.

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Canada will head back to Toronto before flying down to Rio. The Canadians open up Olympic play on Saturday against China. The United States, Spain, Serbia and Senegal are also in Canada's group. France is in the other bracket and starts against Turkey on Saturday. Australia, Brazil, Belarus and Japan are in that group.

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