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LigaA Standings
Norte
 1. San Martin C. 25-9 
 2. Estudiantes C. 24-12 
 3. Instituto 21-13 
 4. Regatas C. 19-12 
 5. Quimsa 19-14 
 6. Olimpico LB 17-16 
 7. Libertad S. 17-17 
 8. La Union 16-18 
 9. Atenas 11-21 
 10. Echague 5-28 
Sur
 1. San Lorenzo 25-9 
 2. Ferrocarril 21-11 
 3. Weber Bahia 20-13 
 4. GECR Indalo 16-18 
 5. Obras Basket 16-18 
 6. Argentino 15-18 
 7. Quilmes MP 15-19 
 8. Penarol 14-21 
 9. Boca Jrs 10-24 
 10. Hispano Am. 10-25 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
TNA Standings
Center North
 1. Union SF 20-6 
 2. San Isidro 17-10 
 3. Barrio Parque 14-11 
 4. Independiente BBC 11-17 
 5. BHY Tiro Federal 9-16 
 6. SP Las Parejas 6-21 
Center South
 1. Parque Sur 16-11 
 2. Ciclista 16-11 
 3. Platense 13-11 
 4. Temperley 12-12 
 5. Rocamora 11-13 
 6. Gimnasia LP 7-19 
 7. La Union 6-20 
North
 1. Hindu 20-5 
 2. Comunicaciones 20-7 
 3. Villa Angela 15-9 
 4. Salta Basket 11-13 
 5. Villa San Martin 10-17 
 6. Obera TC 8-17 
 7. Mitre Tuc. 6-18 
South
 1. Estudiantes O. 18-8 
 2. Alianza Viedma 16-11 
 3. Olimpo BB 15-10 
 4. Huracan 15-11 
 5. Atenas Carmen 14-13 
 6. Petr.Argentino 8-17 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
TFB Standings
Bonaerense
 1. Chivilcoy Racing 13-4 
 2. Belgrano SN 11-5 
 3. Sarmiento 9-7 
 4. Villa Mitre BB 9-7 
 5. Sportivo E. 7-7 
 6. Argentino PRG 6-11 
 7. Atletico Pilar 4-11 
 8. U.Mar del Plata 4-12 
Centro
 1. Ameghino 14-4 
 2. Atletico Tostado 13-6 
 3. Deportivo Norte A. 11-5 
 4. Union Sunch. 11-6 
 5. Independ. Oliva 8-10 
 6. Central SJ 7-9 
 7. H.San Javier 6-9 
 8. San Justino 5-12 
 9. Olimpico Ceres 5-13 
Mesopotamia
 1. C.Entrerriano 10-5 
 2. Gualeguay 10-6 
 3. Union Goya 10-7 
 4. Regatas U. 9-8 
 5. Atletico Tala 7-9 
 6. Penarol 7-9 
 7. Ferrocarril C. 7-10 
 8. Capuchinos 6-9 
 9. Saladas 6-9 
Metropolitana
 1. River Plate 13-4 
 2. P.Echague 12-6 
 3. Ramos Mejia 12-6 
 4. H.San Justo 11-7 
 5. Union Vecinal 9-8 
 6. RC Avellaneda 9-9 
 7. Lanus 7-8 
 8. Villa Mitre CF 7-11 
 9. Estudiantil 4-14 
 10. Estudiantes LP 2-16 
Noa
 1. Talleres TV 16-0 
 2. San Martin LR 11-4 
 3. Amancay LR 10-5 
 4. N.Avellaneda Tuc. 8-8 
 5. Olimpia Catam. 7-9 
 6. Union Oran 6-10 
 7. Hindu BBC 4-12 
 8. Rio Grande 0-14 
Oeste
 1. Perfora 14-3 
 2. C.Espanol P. 13-3 
 3. Rivadavia M. 12-6 
 4. Independ.N. 5-10 
 5. M.Junin 5-13 
 6. Anzorena 1-17 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
Liga Sudamericana Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Weber Bahia 3-0 
 2. Olimpico LB 2-1 
 3. Brasilia 1-2 
 4. Guaros 0-3 
Group F
 1. Mogi 3-0 
 2. Hebraica 2-1 
 3. Paulistano 1-2 
 4. GECR Indalo 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:12/12/2016
Liga Americas Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Fuerza Regia 0-0 
 2. Guaros 0-0 
 3. La Union 0-0 
 4. Soles 0-0 
Group F
 1. Hebraica 0-0 
 2. Ponce 0-0 
 3. San Lorenzo 0-0 
 4. Weber Bahia 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Dar TUCKER
  Estudian.
  (193-SG-88)
  Avg: 21.4
 1. Tucker, Estudian.21.4 
 2. Green, Instituto19.9 
 3. Quinteros, Regat.18.7 
 4. Sims, Regatas C.18.7 
 5. Solano, Echague18.4 
 6. Baxley, Atenas17.7 
 7. Horner, Obras B.16.7 
 8. Reed, Penarol16.5 
 9. Mickeal, Atenas16.2 
 10. Vildoza, Quilm.16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Williams, Olimpico.12.4 
 2. Crawford, Argen.10.5 
 3. Clancy, Instituto10.3 
 4. Johnson, Weber B.9.9 
 5. Wood, San M.9.1 
 6. Johnson, Atenas8.9 
 7. Justiz, Estudian.8.5 
 8. Horner, Obras B.8.4 
 9. Lampropoulos, Boca J.8.4 
 10. Francis, La Union8.3 
Assists Per Game
 Franco BALBI
  Ferrocarril
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Balbi, Ferrocarril6.3 
 2. Barral, Obras B.6.1 
 3. Stanic, Olimpico.6.0 
 4. Konsztadt, La Union5.4 
 5. Aguirre, San L.5.3 
 6. Cantero, San M.5.2 
 7. Perez, Boca Jrs4.6 
 8. Ciorciari, Instituto4.5 
 9. Hopson, Quimsa4.5 
 10. De-l., GECR I.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Reynaldo GARCIA
  San M.
  (187-G-90)
  Avg: 2
 1. Garcia, San M.2.0 
 2. Solano, Echague2.0 
 3. Basualdo, Quilm.1.9 
 4. Johnson, Weber B.1.9 
 5. De-l., GECR I.1.8 
 6. Elsener, Quimsa1.7 
 7. Massey, Libertad.1.6 
 8. Vildoza, Quilm.1.5 
 9. Flor, Quilmes MP1.5 
 10. Lescano, San M.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Williams, Olimpico.3.2 
 2. Justiz, Estudian.2.1 
 3. Crawford, Argen.1.7 
 4. Richard, Obras B.1.5 
 5. Marriaga, Estudian.1.3 
 6. Battle, Quimsa1.2 
 7. Calfani, San L.1.1 
 8. Clancy, Instituto1.1 
 9. Meyinsse, San L.1.1 
 10. Acuna, Penarol1.0 
Player of the Week

 Torin Francis
  La Union
  ( 210-C-114-83 )
  

 O'Louis McCullough
  Alianza Viedma
  ( 198-G/F-101-82 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 34 (Regular Season)

Ferrocarril Feb.21 Instituto 51%
Regatas C. 76% Feb.21 Atenas
Obras Bsk 57% Feb.20 Olimpico LB
Echague Feb.20 Penarol 55%
La Union 74% Feb.20 Hispano Am.
Next Round Schedule

Round 27 (Regular Season)

Mitre Tuc. Feb.28 Independien 63%
SP Las Pare Feb.27 Villa S.Mart 64%
Union SF 59% Feb.27 San Isidro
BHY Tiro Fe Feb.26 Comunicacion 78%
Salta Bsk 56% Feb.26 Independien
Hindu Feb.26 Villa Angela 53%
SP Las Pare Feb.25 San Isidro 82%
Union SF 81% Feb.25 Villa S.Mart
Barrio Parqu Feb.24 Comunicacion 53%
Obera TC Feb.24 Villa Angela 65%
BHY Tiro Fe 60% Feb.24 Mitre Tuc.
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Bonaerense
Perfora 68% Feb.28 Villa Mitre
C.Espanol P 71% Feb.26 Villa Mitre
Independ.N. 74% Feb.26 U.Mar del Pl
Belgrano SN 56% Feb.25 Sarmiento
Atletico Pil 69% Feb.24 Argentino P
Chivilcoy Ra 69% Feb.24 Sportivo E.
C.Espanol P 91% Feb.24 U.Mar del Pl
Independ.N. 54% Feb.24 Villa Mitre
Centro
Atletico Tos 62% Feb.26 Union Sunch
H.San Justo 72% Feb.26 San Justino
Deportivo No 56% Feb.26 Central SJ
Central SJ 53% Feb.24 Union Sunch
San Justino Feb.24 Deportivo No 69%
Olimpico Cer Feb.24 H.San Justo 79%
Mesopotamia
Gualeguay Feb.26 Regatas U. 53%
Regatas U. 63% Feb.24 Capuchinos
Penarol 72% Feb.24 Ferrocarril
Union Goya 60% Feb.24 C.Entrerrian
Saladas 68% Feb.24 Atletico Tal
Metropolitana
P.Echague Feb.24 RC Avellaned 52%
Atletico Tos 64% Feb.24 H.San Justo
Estudian.LP Feb.24 Union Vecina 84%
Ramos Mejia 88% Feb.24 Estudiantil
Villa Mitre Feb.24 River Plate 71%
Noa
Hindu BBC 51% Feb.28 Union Oran
Amancay LR 95% Feb.28 Rio Grande
Olim.Catam. 92% Feb.26 Rio Grande
S.Martin LR 83% Feb.26 Union Oran
Hindu BBC Feb.24 Talleres TV 92%
Amancay LR 71% Feb.24 N.Avellaneda
Oeste
Ameghino 71% Feb.26 Rivadavia M
Independ.Oli 50% Feb.24 Rivadavia M
M.Junin 70% Feb.24 Anzorena
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Second Stage)

Group E
Guaros 59% Feb.24 Soles
Fuerza Regia 57% Feb.24 La Union
LigaA Round 1 (Second Stage): Leader Penarol loses to Quimsa - Nov 3, 2012


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The Second Stage in LigaA just started. The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with defeat of the leader, derby games and favorites losing the games.

Top ranked Penarol (11-3) recorded its third loss in Mar del Plata on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by seventh ranked Quimsa (8-7) 76-71. It ended at the same time the 12-game winning streak of Penarol. The guests trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 25-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The former international forward Sebastian Vega (200-F-88) fired 18 points and 5 steals for the winners. American center James Williams (204-79, college: Brown Mackie, agency: Dream Team Management) chipped in 10 points and 9 rebounds. International power forward Leonardo Gutierrez (201-78) produced 12 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. Quimsa have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 8-7 record. Defending champion Penarol still keeps top position with three games lost. Quimsa are looking forward to face Wuber-Est.Bahia (#8) in Bahia Blanca in the next round. Penarol will play at home against Libertad Sunchales (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked 9 de Julio (3-11) against seventh ranked La Union (3-12) on Friday night. Visiting 9 de Julio was defeated by La Union in a tough game in Formosa 79-84. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of 9 de Julio. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Gregory Lewis (200-78, college: Winthrop, agency: Dream Team Management) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 6 rebounds. Ruben Wolkowyski contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) for the winners. Naturalized Italian forward Mariano Garcia (201-86) answered with 25 points for 9 de Julio. Despite that victory La Union went down to sixteenth position due to points difference. 9 de Julio at the other side dropped to the fifteenth place with 11 games lost. La Union will play against higher ranked Argentino (#6) in Junin in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. 9 de Julio will play on the road against Union Progresista (#14) in Villa Angela and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Comodoro R. was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Boca Juniors (5-8) played at the court of sixth ranked GECR Indalo (7-7). GECR Indalo managed to secure a 5-point victory 85-80 on Friday. Kahiem Seawright stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. At the losing side John DeGroat responded with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Boca Juniors' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Despite that victory GECR Indalo went down to ninth position due to points difference. Loser Boca Juniors dropped to the twelfth place with eight games lost. GECR Indalo will meet at home Obras (#13) in the next round. Boca Juniors' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena Lanus.
A very interesting game took place in Bahia Blanca. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 7th ranked Quimsa (8-7) to tenth ranked Wuber-Est.Bahia (7-6) 72-70 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Quimsa. LaVell Blanchard nailed 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Quimsa's coach Fabio Demti tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Wuber-Est.Bahia moved-up to eighth place. Quimsa at the other side keeps the seventh position with seven games lost. Wuber-Est.Bahia's next round opponent will be again higher ranked Quimsa (#7) in Santiado Estero and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
We should mention about the upset which took place in La Banda, where 13th ranked Sionista (7-8) lost to sixteenth ranked Olimpico de La Banda (11-4) in a road game 70-79 on Friday. Cedric McGowan fired 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Sionista's coach Sebastian Svetliza let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Olimpico de La Banda moved-up to second place. Sionista lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Olimpico de La Banda will face Regatas Corrientes (#5) at home in the next round. Sionista will play against Atenas (#11) in Cordoba and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Other games of round 1 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Obras was defeated by Lanus in Buenos Aires 80-70. Union Progr. was beaten by Argentino at home 66-75. Regatas C. won against Atenas on the opponent's court 91-83.
The best stats of 1st round was 32 points and 14 rebounds by Darren Phillip of Union Progr..

Penarol - Quimsa 71-76

Top ranked Penarol (11-3) recorded its third loss in Mar del Plata on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by seventh ranked Quimsa (8-7) 76-71. It ended at the same time the 12-game winning streak of Penarol. The guests trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 25-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The former international forward Sebastian Vega (200-88) fired 18 points and 5 steals for the winners. American center James Williams (204-79, college: Brown Mackie, agency: Dream Team Management) chipped in 10 points and 9 rebounds. International power forward Leonardo Gutierrez (201-78) produced 12 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists and American guard David Teague (196-83, college: Purdue) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four Penarol players scored in double figures. Quimsa have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 8-7 record. Defending champion Penarol still keeps top position with three games lost. Quimsa are looking forward to face Wuber-Est.Bahia (#8) in Bahia Blanca in the next round. Penarol will play at home against Libertad Sunchales (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Quimsa: S.Vega 18+3reb, J.Williams 10+9reb+1ast, R.Stanton 9+8reb, E.Villares 8+4reb+3ast, J.Mojica 8+1ast, D.Lo Grippo 8+4reb+2ast
Penarol: M.Ibarra 17+3reb+1ast, D.Teague 15+5reb+2ast, L.Gutierrez 12+7reb+4ast, M.Leiva 11+6reb, M.Mata 8+3reb+2ast, T.Terrell 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 189378


Lanus - Obras 80-70

There was no surprise in Buenos Aires where 13th ranked Obras (4-9) was defeated by fourth ranked Lanus (9-5) 80-70 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 80-70. Naturalized Italian swingman Adrian Boccia (195-82) fired 15 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American center Robert Battle (204-81, college: Drexel, agency: Dream Team Management) chipped in 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Uruguayan guard Martin Osimani (194-81, college: Duquesne) produced 22 points and 5 assists and international power forward Juan Gutierrez (205-83) added 12 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lanus maintains fourth place with 9-5 record, which they share with Regatas C. Obras lost ninth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth position with nine games lost. Lanus' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Buenos Aires Boca Juniors.
Top scorers:
Lanus: A.Boccia 15+8reb+3ast, R.Battle 14+7reb+4ast, C.Schattmann 12+3reb, W.McFarlan 10+3reb+1ast, F.Martina 9+3reb+1ast, N.Laprovittola 7+2reb+3ast
Obras: M.Osimani 22+3reb+5ast, A.Konsztadt 12+3reb+1ast, J.Gutierrez 12+8reb+1ast, T.Field 10+6reb, P.Espinoza 7+9reb, R.Humphrey 4+2reb
gschID: 189377


Union Progr. - Argentino 66-75

No shocking result in a game in Villa Angela where sixth ranked Argentino (9-6) defeated 14th ranked Union Progresista (4-9) 75-66 on Friday. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Argentino made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. The former international center Axel Weigand (200-85) fired 15 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Fernando Funes (192-83) chipped in 19 points. British-American forward Darren Phillip (201-78, college: Fairfield) produced a double-double by scoring 32 points and 14 rebounds and point guard Victor Hugo Cajal (179-80, agency: Dream Team Management) added 3 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists respectively for lost side. Newly promoted Argentino maintains sixth place with 9-6 record. Union Progresista at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the thirteenth position with nine games lost. Argentino will face bottom-ranked La Union (#16) in Formosa in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Union Progresista will play at home against 9 de Julio in Rio Tercero and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Argentino: F.Funes 19+2reb+2ast, A.Weigand 15+8reb+3ast, K.Lytch 14+5reb+1ast, G.Luchino 9+3reb+1ast, B.Carlwell 8+11reb, N.De los Santos 6+1reb+3ast
Union Progr.: D.Phillip 32+14reb, C.Avalle 10+3reb+1ast, A.Moss 9+8reb, C.Schoppler 5+1ast, G.Laphitzborde 4+9reb+3ast, V.Hugo Cajal 3+7reb+9ast
gschID: 189376


Atenas - Regatas C. 83-91

Very expected game in Cordoba where 11th ranked Atenas (6-9) was defeated by fifth ranked Regatas Corrientes (9-5) 91-83 on Friday. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-14. But Atenas won third quarter 31-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Regatas Corrientes dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Atenas' 32. They outrebounded Atenas 38-26 including a 28-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. Regatas Corrientes looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 6 passes made by Atenas' players. International power forward Nicolas Romano (199-87) fired 21 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international swingman Paolo Quinteros (190-79) chipped in 14 points and 8 assists. Four Regatas Corrientes players scored in double figures. Regatas Corrientes' coach Nicolas Casalanguida used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The former international point guard Bruno Labaque (180-77, agency: Interperformances) produced 29 points and 4 assists and power forward Mariano Fierro (201-86) added 14 points and 9 rebounds respectively for lost side. Regatas Corrientes moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Lanus. Loser Atenas keeps the eleventh position with nine games lost. Regatas Corrientes will face league's second-placed Olimpico de La Banda on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Atenas will play against Sionista (#10) in Parana and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Regatas C.: N.Romano 21+5reb, P.Quinteros 14+2reb+8ast, J.Meyinsse 13+3reb+1ast, T.Washam 12+4reb+3ast, P.I. Calderon 10+3reb+1ast, F.Kammerichs 8+12reb+2ast
Atenas: B.Labaque 29+2reb+4ast, M.Fierro 14+9reb, J.Bulfoni 11+1reb+1ast, A.Elsener 8+5reb, D.Guaita 6+4reb, M.Lescano 5+1reb+1ast
gschID: 189375


La Union - 9 de Julio 84-79

Very important is a road loss of second ranked 9 de Julio (3-11) against seventh ranked La Union (3-12) on Friday night. Visiting 9 de Julio was defeated by La Union in a tough game in Formosa 79-84. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of 9 de Julio. 9 de Julio was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 51-42 second half run of La Union. They dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to 9 de Julio's 26. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Gregory Lewis (200-78, college: Winthrop, agency: Dream Team Management) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 6 rebounds. Center Ruben Wolkowyski (208-73) contributed with 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) for the winners. Four La Union players scored in double figures. Naturalized Italian forward Mariano Garcia (201-86) answered with 25 points and American forward Robert Hornsby (201-82, college: Troy) added 17 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for 9 de Julio. Despite that victory La Union went down to sixteenth position due to points difference. 9 de Julio at the other side dropped to the fifteenth place with 11 games lost. La Union will play against higher ranked Argentino (#6) in Junin in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. 9 de Julio will play on the road against Union Progresista (#14) in Villa Angela and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
La Union: G.Lewis 23+6reb+2ast, K.Lamonte 19+2reb+1ast, R.Wolkowyski 17+6reb+1ast, J.Brussino 10+4reb+2ast, A.Marin 6+7reb+2ast, N.Lauria 4+3reb
9 de Julio: M.Garcia 25+2reb, R.Hornsby 17+5reb+1ast, E.Nelson 11+5reb, E.Ruiz 9+2reb+3ast, D.Gerbaudo 7+2reb+3ast, G.Torre 5+4reb+4ast
gschID: 189372


Olimpico LB - Sionista 79-70

We should mention about the upset which took place in La Banda, where 13th ranked Sionista (7-8) lost to sixteenth ranked Olimpico de La Banda (11-4) in a road game 70-79 on Friday. Sionista trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 22-20 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 70-79 at the end of the game. They outrebounded Sionista 42-27 including 29 on the defensive glass. Sionista was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. American forward Cedric McGowan (200-85, college: Cincinnati, agency: Court Side) fired 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import center Sam Clancy (202-80, college: USC) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks. Four Olimpico de La Banda players scored in double figures. Alejandro Zilli (200-82) produced 9 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists and American forward Joshua Pittman (195-76, college: NC-Asheville, agency: Dream Team Management) added 20 points respectively for lost side. Sionista's coach Sebastian Svetliza let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Olimpico de La Banda moved-up to second place. Sionista lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Olimpico de La Banda will face Regatas Corrientes (#5) at home in the next round. Sionista will play against Atenas (#11) in Cordoba and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Olimpico LB: A.Pau 19+2reb+1ast, J.Machuca 17+2ast, C.McGowan 14+8reb+1ast, S.Clancy 12+10reb+1ast, F.Ramirez 6+5reb, H.Salles 5+4reb+2ast
Sionista: J.Pittman 20+3reb, M.Sandes 13+3reb+2ast, A.Zilli 9+10reb+5ast, J.Lloreda 8+4reb, D.Hure 7+1reb+1ast, L.Cequeira 4+1ast
gschID: 189371


GECR Indalo - Boca Jrs 85-80

The game in Comodoro R. was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Boca Juniors (5-8) played at the court of sixth ranked GECR Indalo (7-7). GECR Indalo managed to secure a 5-point victory 85-80 on Friday. Boca Juniors trailed by 11 points at halftime and as many as 15 after three quarters before a 30-20 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 80-85 at the end of the game. GECR Indalo made 19-of-21 free shots (90.5 percent) during the game. American power forward Kahiem Seawright (203-86, college: Rhode Island, agency: Edge Sports) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and his fellow American import guard David Jackson (196-82, college: Penn St.) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. At the losing side American forward John DeGroat (198-85, college: Pittsburgh) responded with 21 points and 7 rebounds and American-Puerto Rican center Daniel Santiago (216-76, college: N.Mexico, agency: Priority Sports) scored 17 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Boca Juniors' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Despite that victory GECR Indalo went down to ninth position due to points difference. Loser Boca Juniors dropped to the twelfth place with eight games lost. GECR Indalo will meet at home Obras (#13) in the next round. Boca Juniors' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena Lanus.
Top scorers:
GECR Indalo: K.Seawright 19+10reb+2ast, D.Jackson 19+3reb+4ast, J.Robinson 14+5reb+2ast, S.Scala 12+1reb, M.Byro 6+4reb, D.Romero 5+4reb+1ast
Boca Jrs: J.DeGroat 21+7reb+1ast, D.Santiago 17+4reb+2ast, P.Hopson 16+2reb+3ast, D.Obasohan 10+3reb, A.Diez 5+2reb, F.Aguerre 4
gschID: 189373


Wuber-Est.Bahia - Quimsa 72-70

A very interesting game took place in Bahia Blanca. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 7th ranked Quimsa (8-7) to tenth ranked Wuber-Est.Bahia (7-6) 72-70 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Quimsa. It looked good early as Quimsa took an 4-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Wuber-Est.Bahia had a 23-10 second period charge getting the lead and Quimsa was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 70-72. American forward LaVell Blanchard (201-81, college: Michigan) nailed 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side and forward Federico Ferrini (194-83) accounted for 17 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Four Wuber-Est.Bahia players scored in double figures. American center James Williams (204-79, college: Brown Mackie, agency: Dream Team Management) came up with 19 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and the former international power forward Diego Lo Grippo (198-78) added 22 points respectively for Quimsa in the defeat. Quimsa's coach Fabio Demti tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Wuber-Est.Bahia moved-up to eighth place. Quimsa at the other side keeps the seventh position with seven games lost. Wuber-Est.Bahia's next round opponent will be again higher ranked Quimsa (#7) in Santiado Estero and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Wuber-Est.Bahia: F.Ferrini 17+4reb+1ast, L.Blanchard 16+9reb+2ast, J.Manuel Torres 13+6reb+2ast, L.Faggiano 12+4reb+3ast, J.Manuel Rivero 9+2reb, R.Roby 5+4reb+1ast
Quimsa: D.Lo Grippo 22+2reb+1ast, J.Williams 19+8reb+1ast, R.Stanton 12+9reb+2ast, D.Tintorelli 7+3reb, J.Mojica 4+4reb+2ast, N.Aguirre 3+7reb+1ast
gschID: 189374
  



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