Brazil used a 10-0 run in the fourth quarter to take the lead for good over Canada.
Yago Santos had 13 points for Brazil, which got 11 from Leonardo Meindl and 10 from George De Paula. Dalano Banton scored 20 for Canada, with Trae Bell-Haynes adding 12 and Kalif Young finishing with 11.
In Group A, Canada plays Uruguay and Colombia faces Brazil. In Group B, the Dominican Republic meets the Virgin Islands and Argentina faces Puerto Rico.
Group C has Saturday off. On Sunday, Panama plays Mexico and the U.S. meets Venezuela.
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