Result: GB men win third straight group game

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Great Britain have won 71-55 to record their third straight victory in group B.

Great Britain's men have won their third straight group B game, this time managing a solid 71-55 win over Japan, to qualify for the quarter-finals.

The game was won in the first half, with Britain taking the first quarter 25-14 after an excellent middle phase.

Japan were limited to just 10 points in the second quarter, with Britain adding another 21 to lead 46-24.

Terry Bywater was again the pick of GB's players as he ended with 19 points, although the scoring slowed down in the second half as the host nation sat back on their lead.

There was just one point in the third quarter and Japan edged the fourth 18-11 but it was not enough as Britain wrapped up a comfortable 71-55 victory.

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