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Argentina holds off Brazil in thriller

Updated: August 9, 2012, 9:02 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Down to a precious fews days together, Argentina's "Golden Generation" still glows.

Luis Scola scored 17 points, Manu Ginobili and Carlos Delfino added 16 apiece and Argentina held on down the stretch for an 82-77 quarterfinal win over Brazil in the Olympic men's basketball tournament on Wednesday, setting up a rematch with the U.S. in the semifinals.

Argentina lost to the Americans by 29 in the preliminary round finale.

But if the heavily favored U.S. defeats Australia ...

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