Wednesday update: Michigan's Olympians
It'll be a family affair going for gold Wednesday night.
Ypsilanti natives and former Michigan runners - and sisters - Cindy Ofili and Tiffany (Ofili) Porter qualified for the 100 hurdles final, which was scheduled to start at 9:55 p.m.
Ofili was second in her semifinal heat in 12.71 seconds. She qualified sixth overall. Porter finished fourth in her heat at 12.82 and was the final qualifier for the final.
Both compete for their mother's native Great Britain.
In other action involving athletes with Michigan ties:
* Saginaw native and former Michigan State forward Draymond Green had one point, three rebounds and two assists in Team USA's 105-78 quarterfinal victory over Argentina. The Americans play Spain in Friday's semifinals.
* Pistons center Aron Baynes, who plays for Australia, had 16 points, five rebounds and three assists in a 90-64 victory over Lithuania.
The victory sends the Aussies into Friday's semifinals against the Serbia-Croatia winner.
* Flint boxer Claressa Shields defeated Russia’s Yaroslava Yakushina in the middleweight (75 kg) quarterfinals by unanimous decision.