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 2. San Martin C. 2-0 
 3. Olimpico LB 2-1 
 4. Echague 1-0 
 5. Quimsa 1-1 
 6. Regatas C. 1-1 
 7. La Union 1-2 
 8. Estudiantes C. 1-2 
 9. Atenas 0-2 
 10. Libertad S. 0-2 
Sur
 1. Penarol 3-0 
 2. San Lorenzo 2-0 
 3. Ferrocarril 1-0 
 4. Argentino 1-1 
 5. Boca Jrs 1-1 
 6. Quilmes MP 1-1 
 7. Weber Bahia 0-0 
 8. Obras Basket 0-1 
 9. GECR Indalo 0-2 
 10. Hispano Am. 0-3 
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 1. Barrio Parque 0-0 
 2. BHY Tiro Federal 0-0 
 3. Independ.N. 0-0 
 4. San Isidro 0-0 
 5. SP Las Parejas 0-0 
 6. Union SF 0-0 
Center South
 1. Ciclista 0-0 
 2. Gimnasia LP 0-0 
 3. La Union 0-0 
 4. Parque Sur 0-0 
 5. Platense 0-0 
 6. Rocamora 0-0 
 7. Temperley 0-0 
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 1. Comunicaciones 0-0 
 2. Hindu 0-0 
 3. Mitre Tuc. 0-0 
 4. Obera TC 0-0 
 5. Salta Basket 0-0 
 6. Villa Angela 0-0 
 7. Villa San Martin 0-0 
South
 1. Alianza Viedma 0-0 
 2. Atenas Carmen 0-0 
 3. Estudiantes O. 0-0 
 4. Huracan 0-0 
 5. Olimpo BB 0-0 
 6. Petr.Argentino 0-0 
Last:9/28/2016
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 1. Deportivo Riv 26-4 
 2. San Martin LR 18-12 
 3. Ameghino 17-13 
 4. Atenas MNDZ 13-17 
 5. Anzorena 12-18 
 6. Junin de Mendoza 11-19 
 7. Facundo 8-22 
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 1. Sportivo LP 21-9 
 2. C.Entrerriano 21-9 
 3. San Justino 18-12 
 4. Atletico Tala 18-12 
 5. Regatas Con. 18-12 
 6. Union Sunch. 15-15 
 7. Ferrocarril C. 12-18 
 8. Central SJ 10-20 
 9. Penarol 9-21 
 10. Capuchinos 8-22 
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 1. Olimpico Ceres 24-6 
 2. Union Goya 20-10 
 3. Villa San Martin 18-12 
 4. Atletico Tostado 17-13 
 5. Reconquista 13-17 
 6. Saladas 13-17 
 7. Santa Rosa 0-30 
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 2. Belgrano SN 20-10 
 3. Huracan SJ 19-11 
 4. Estudiantes LP 18-12 
 5. Union Vecinal 16-14 
 6. Estudiantil 15-15 
 7. P.Echague 14-16 
 8. River Plate 13-17 
 9. Villa Mitre CF 13-17 
 10. Jose Hernandez 8-22 
 11. Atletico Pilar 8-22 
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 1. Tucuman BB 25-5 
 2. Mitre Tuc. 21-9 
 3. Talleres TV 18-12 
 4. N.Avellaneda 17-13 
 5. Union Oran 11-19 
 6. Olimpia Catam. 8-22 
 7. Rio Grande 5-25 
Sur-Bonaerense
 1. Sarmiento 19-11 
 2. Bahiense 19-11 
 3. San Martin J. 18-12 
 4. Villa Mitre BB 17-13 
 5. Argentino PRG 16-14 
 6. Perfora 15-15 
 7. Independ.N. 13-17 
 8. SL Chivilcoy 3-27 
Last:4/3/2016
Points Per Game
 Dar TUCKER
  
  (193-G-88)
  Avg: 28.3
 1. Tucker, Estudian.28.3 
 2. Uranga, Echague27.0 
 3. Clemente, Ferrocar.24.0 
 4. Herrmann, Obras B.24.0 
 5. Quinteros, Regat.22.5 
 6. Sims, Regatas C.20.0 
 7. Horner, Obras B.19.0 
 8. Gadson, Argentino19.0 
 9. Van Lacke, Olimpic.18.7 
 10. DeGroat, Institu.18.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 18.3
 1. Williams, Olimpico.18.3 
 2. Horner, Obras B.10.0 
 3. Mikulas, Atenas9.5 
 4. Jones, Atenas9.5 
 5. Francis, La Union9.3 
 6. Clemente, Ferrocar.9.0 
 7. Clancy, Instituto9.0 
 8. Shaw, Hispano Am.8.3 
 9. DeGroat, Instituto8.0 
 10. Austin, Hispano8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Franco BALBI
  
  (185-PG-89)
  Avg: 11
 1. Balbi, Ferrocarril11.0 
 2. Vidal, Regatas C.7.0 
 3. Perez, Boca Jrs6.5 
 4. Deck, San Lorenzo6.0 
 5. Nocedal, Echague6.0 
 6. Konsztadt, La Uni.5.7 
 7. Sims, Regatas C.5.5 
 8. Mignani, Hispano A.5.3 
 9. Figueroa, Penarol5.0 
 10. Cantero, San M.5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Jonathan MALDONADO
  
  (188-PG-90)
  Avg: 5
 1. Maldonado, Ferroca.5.0 
 2. Garcia, San M.4.0 
 3. Calvo, Ferrocarril4.0 
 4. Basualdo, Quilm.3.0 
 5. Elsener, Quimsa2.5 
 6. Battle, Quimsa2.5 
 7. Cortez, Argentino2.0 
 8. Vidal, Regatas C.2.0 
 9. Bortolin, Obras B.2.0 
 10. Hernandez, Ferroc.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Williams, Olimpico.4.3 
 2. Horner, Obras B.2.0 
 3. Calderon, Boca Jrs2.0 
 4. Basualdo, Quilm.2.0 
 5. Clancy, Instituto1.5 
 6. Spurlock, Quimsa1.5 
 7. James, Boca Jrs1.5 
 8. Lema, Atenas1.5 
 9. Shaw, Hispano Am.1.3 
 10. Henriquez-R., Est.1.3 
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LigaA Round 18 (Second Stage): Leader Regatas Corrientes lose to Libertad Sunchales - Jan 19, 2013


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games.

Top ranked Regatas Corrientes (21-8) recorded its eighth loss on the court of fifth ranked Libertad Sunchales on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by Libertad Sunchales 95-83. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Regatas Corrientes. Regatas Corrientes was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Libertad Sunchales made 29-of-32 free shots (90.6 percent) during the game, while Regatas Corrientes only scored eleven points from the stripe. 24 personal fouls committed by Regatas Corrientes helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Puerto Rican center Ricardo Sanchez (212-87) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds. The former international guard Diego Garcia (190-79) chipped in 23 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American center Jerome Meyinsse (206-88, college: Virginia, agency: Dream Team Management) who recorded 22 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Regatas Corrientes' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Libertad Sunchales maintains fifth position with 17-11 record. Regatas Corrientes at the other side still keeps top place with eight games lost. Libertad Sunchales are looking forward to face Wuber-Est.Bahia (#12) in Bahia Blanca in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Regatas Corrientes will play at home against Atenas (#9) in Cordoba and is hoping to win this game.
Fourteenth-ranked 9 de Julio (9-20) made lots of trouble for second ranked Lanus (20-9) in Buenos Aires. Lanus managed to secure only one-point victory 90-89. However their fans expected much easier game. It was a good game for naturalized Italian swingman Adrian Boccia (195-82) who saved his team from a defeat with 22 points and 9 rebounds (on 11-of-12 shooting from the field). Nicolas Laprovittola contributed with 16 points for the winners. American forward LaVell Blanchard (201-81, college: Michigan) replied with 22 points and 8 rebounds for 9 de Julio. Lanus maintains second position with 20-9 record behind leader Regatas C. 9 de Julio lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 20 games lost. Lanus' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena Obras.
Bottom-ranked La Union managed to get a eighth victory on Friday night. This time they won against ninth-ranked Atenas in Formosa 87-77. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Atenas. Terrence Shannon scored 26 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Bruno Labaque with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. La Union maintains sixteenth position with 8-22 record. Loser Atenas keeps the ninth place with 15 games lost. La Union will meet higher ranked 9 de Julio (#14) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Atenas will play against the league's leader Regatas Corrientes (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Comodoro R., where higher ranked Argentino (16-14) lost to tenth ranked GECR Indalo (14-15) in a road game 79-84. David Jackson notched 24 points to lead the effort. GECR Indalo have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain tenth position with 14-15 record. Newly promoted Argentino keeps the sixth place with 14 games lost. GECR Indalo's next round opponent will be higher ranked Boca Juniors (#7) in Buenos Aires and it may be quite challenging game.
An interesting game took place in Villa Angela, where higher ranked Olimpico de La Banda (18-12) lost to thirteenth ranked Union Progresista (10-18) in a road game 68-78 on Friday. The best player for the winners was Darren Phillip who scored 24 points and 9 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Newly promoted Union Progresista maintains thirteenth position with 10-18 record. Loser Olimpico de La Banda keeps the fourth place with 12 games lost. Union Progresista will face higher ranked Argentino (#6) in Junin in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Olimpico de La Banda will play on the road against Sionista in Parana.

Rest of the games of round 18 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Obras was defeated by Wuber-Est.Bahia in Bahia Blanca 80-76. Penarol smashed Boca Jrs at home 97-78. Sionista won against Quimsa on the opponent's court 80-73.


La Union - Atenas 87-77

Bottom-ranked La Union managed to get a eighth victory on Friday night. This time they won against ninth-ranked Atenas in Formosa 87-77. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Atenas. The game was mostly controlled by La Union. Atenas managed to win third quarter 24-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American forward Terrence Shannon (203-79, college: Elgin CC, agency: Paris Global Sports) scored 26 points and 8 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the former international guard Nicolas Gianella (186-78) chipped in 18 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was the former international point guard Bruno Labaque (180-77, agency: Interperformances) with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and the former international center Diego Guaita (202-83) scored 15 points. Four Atenas players scored in double figures. La Union maintains sixteenth position with 8-22 record. Loser Atenas keeps the ninth place with 15 games lost. La Union will meet higher ranked 9 de Julio (#14) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Atenas will play against the league's leader Regatas Corrientes (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Atenas: B.Labaque 18+7reb+5ast, D.Guaita 15+3reb, M.Lescano 11+4reb+1ast, D.Kante 10+4reb, J.Bulfoni 9, M.Fierro 6+4reb+1ast
La Union: T.Shannon 26+8reb+1ast, N.Gianella 18+5reb+3ast, G.Lewis 16+6reb+3ast, J.Brussino 9, M.Ceruti 9+1reb, R.Wolkowyski 3+2reb
gschID: 189514


GECR Indalo - Argentino 84-79

We should mention about the upset which took place in Comodoro R., where higher ranked Argentino (16-14) lost to tenth ranked GECR Indalo (14-15) in a road game 79-84. Argentino was ahead by 1 point after three quarters before a 24-18 charge of GECR Indalo, which allowed them to win the game. American guard David Jackson (196-82, college: Penn St.) notched 24 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the effort and center Diego Romero (203-82, college: Florida St.) supported him with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Even 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) by the former international point guard Nicolas De los Santos (180-88) did not help to save the game for Argentino. Power forward Cristian Amicucci (202-85) added 15 points and 7 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. GECR Indalo have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain tenth position with 14-15 record. Newly promoted Argentino keeps the sixth place with 14 games lost. GECR Indalo's next round opponent will be higher ranked Boca Juniors (#7) in Buenos Aires and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
Argentino: F.Funes 17, C.Amicucci 15+7reb+1ast, N.De los Santos 14+6reb+4ast, A.Weigand 12+8reb+2ast, J.Cangelosi 8+2reb, G.Luchino 8+3reb
GECR Indalo: D.Jackson 24+4reb+2ast, D.Romero 16+6reb+1ast, J.Robinson 14+3reb, K.Seawright 11+7reb, P.Orlietti 9+1reb+1ast, M.Byro 5+3reb
gschID: 189513


Wuber-Est.Bahia - Obras 80-76

There was no surprise in Bahia Blanca where 15th ranked Obras (8-20) was defeated by twelfth ranked Wuber-Est.Bahia (12-15) 80-76 on Friday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 27-19. But Obras won second period 16-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Obras 40-24 including 26 on the defensive glass. It was a great shooting night for Wuber-Est.Bahia especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. The best player for the winners was the former international Hernan Jasen (199-78) who scored 17 points and 8 rebounds. International center Juan Manuel Torres (210-84) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. Wuber-Est.Bahia's coach Pablo Coleffi used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Ryan Humphrey (203-79, college: Notre Dame, agency: Priority Sports) who recorded 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and Uruguayan guard Martin Osimani (194-81, college: Duquesne) added 11 points and 4 assists respectively. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Wuber-Est.Bahia have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain twelfth position with 12-15 record. Loser Obras keeps the fifteenth place with 20 games lost. Wuber-Est.Bahia will face higher ranked Libertad Sunchales (#5) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Obras' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Buenos Aires Lanus.
Top scorers:
Obras: R.Humphrey 17+6reb, J.Mazzaro 15+2ast, M.Osimani 11+2reb+4ast, P.Espinoza 10+6reb, J.Gutierrez 10+3reb+2ast, K.Lamonte 7+1reb+1ast
Wuber-Est.Bahia: J.Manuel Torres 18+7reb, H.Jasen 17+8reb+3ast, L.Faggiano 13+1reb+5ast, L.Nailon 12+2reb, D.Davis 10+5reb+2ast, F.Ferrini 5+7reb+1ast
gschID: 189512


Libertad S. - Regatas C. 95-83

Top ranked Regatas Corrientes (21-8) recorded its eighth loss on the court of fifth ranked Libertad Sunchales on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by Libertad Sunchales 95-83. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Regatas Corrientes. Regatas Corrientes was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Libertad Sunchales made 29-of-32 free shots (90.6 percent) during the game, while Regatas Corrientes only scored eleven points from the stripe. 24 personal fouls committed by Regatas Corrientes helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Puerto Rican center Ricardo Sanchez (212-87) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds. The former international guard Diego Garcia (190-79) chipped in 23 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American center Jerome Meyinsse (206-88, college: Virginia, agency: Dream Team Management) who recorded 22 points (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and his fellow American import forward Tony Washam (200-82, college: St.Vincent) added 18 points respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Regatas Corrientes' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Libertad Sunchales maintains fifth position with 17-11 record. Regatas Corrientes at the other side still keeps top place with eight games lost. Libertad Sunchales are looking forward to face Wuber-Est.Bahia (#12) in Bahia Blanca in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Regatas Corrientes will play at home against Atenas (#9) in Cordoba and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Regatas C.: J.Meyinsse 22+4reb+2ast, T.Washam 18+4reb+3ast, P.Quinteros 16+1reb+4ast, N.Romano 11+6reb+2ast, M.Gerlero 6+1reb, J.Martinez 5+5reb+1ast
Libertad S.: R.Sanchez 27+10reb+1ast, D.Garcia 23+4reb+2ast, M.Saglietti 15+3reb+1ast, A.Alloatti 10+8reb, D.Johnson 6+1reb, J.Treise 6+5ast
gschID: 189511


Union Progr. - Olimpico LB 78-68

An interesting game took place in Villa Angela, where higher ranked Olimpico de La Banda (18-12) lost to thirteenth ranked Union Progresista (10-18) in a road game 68-78 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 78-68. Union Progresista outrebounded Olimpico de La Banda 42-31 including a 33-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Olimpico de La Banda was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was British-American forward Darren Phillip (201-78, college: Fairfield) who scored 24 points and 9 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Swingman Christian Schoppler (185-86) chipped in 15 points. At the other side the best for losing team was swingman Ariel Pau (186-84) who recorded 23 points and 5 rebounds and international forward Fabian Ramirez (193-90) added 20 points respectively. Newly promoted Union Progresista maintains thirteenth position with 10-18 record. Loser Olimpico de La Banda keeps the fourth place with 12 games lost. Union Progresista will face higher ranked Argentino (#6) in Junin in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Olimpico de La Banda will play on the road against Sionista in Parana.
Top scorers:
Olimpico LB: A.Pau 23+5reb+1ast, F.Ramirez 20+4reb+3ast, H.Salles 9+5reb+1ast, J.Machuca 5+1reb, C.McGowan 5+3reb, F.Malara 2+5reb
Union Progr.: D.Phillip 24+9reb+1ast, C.Schoppler 15+1reb+3ast, E.Scott 11+5reb+1ast, C.Avalle 8+1ast, O.Canton 8+2reb, A.Zago 5+5reb+1ast
gschID: 189510


Lanus - 9 de Julio 90-89

Fourteenth-ranked 9 de Julio (9-20) made lots of trouble for second ranked Lanus (20-9) in Buenos Aires. Lanus managed to secure only one-point victory 90-89. However their fans expected much easier game. 9 de Julio was ahead by 10 points after three quarters before a 24-13 charge of Lanus, which allowed them to win the game. 9 de Julio was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for naturalized Italian swingman Adrian Boccia (195-82) who saved his team from a defeat with 22 points and 9 rebounds (on 11-of-12 shooting from the field). International point guard Nicolas Laprovittola (184-90) contributed with 16 points for the winners. American forward LaVell Blanchard (201-81, college: Michigan) replied with 22 points and 8 rebounds and his fellow American import forward Edward Nelson (203-82, college: Connecticut, agency: Dream Team Management) added 20 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for 9 de Julio. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lanus maintains second position with 20-9 record behind leader Regatas C. 9 de Julio lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 20 games lost. Lanus' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Buenos Aires to the arena Obras.
Top scorers:
9 de Julio: L.Blanchard 22+8reb+1ast, E.Nelson 20+6reb, J.Ayarza 15+6reb+1ast, D.Gerbaudo 11+3reb+6ast, G.Torre 8+4reb+2ast, B.Barovero 7
Lanus: A.Boccia 22+9reb+2ast, F.Martina 16+4reb, N.Laprovittola 16+2reb+3ast, W.McFarlan 12+6reb, P.Prato 8+4reb+1ast, C.Schattmann 8+2reb+1ast
gschID: 189509


Penarol - Boca Jrs 97-78

No shocking result in a game in Mar del Plata where third ranked Penarol (19-9) smashed 7th ranked Boca Juniors (15-13) 97-78 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Penarol. Boca Juniors was better in second period 19-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 27-of-33 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. Penarol forced 19 Boca Juniors turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 63.2 percentage. Boca Juniors was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American guard David Teague (196-83, college: Purdue) who scored 32 points and 6 rebounds. International point guard Facundo Campazzo (179-91) chipped in a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 assists. Four Penarol players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Puerto Rican center Daniel Santiago (216-76, college: N.Mexico, agency: Priority Sports) who recorded 18 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and international guard Federico Van Lacke (191-80) added 15 points and 4 assists respectively. Defending champion maintains third position with 19-9 record having just three points less than leader Regatas C. Loser Boca Juniors keeps the seventh place with 13 games lost. Penarol will face Quimsa (#8) in Santiado Estero in the next round where they are favorite. Boca Juniors will play at home against GECR Indalo in Comodoro R..
Top scorers:
Boca Jrs: D.Santiago 18+3reb+3ast, F.Van Lacke 15+4reb+4ast, P.Hopson 13+2reb+3ast, F.Aguerre 10+4reb, A.Diez 9+4reb+2ast, M.Stanic 8+3reb+5ast
Penarol: D.Teague 32+6reb, F.Campazzo 20+3reb+11ast, M.Leiva 16+2reb, M.Mata 15+7reb+5ast, L.Gutierrez 6+1reb+2ast, S.Safar 4+2reb
gschID: 189508


Quimsa - Sionista 73-80

There was a minor upset in Santiado Estero where 8th ranked Quimsa (15-14) was defeated by eleventh ranked Sionista (14-16) 80-73 on Friday. The guests trailed by 9 points at the halftime before their 34-17 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Sionista made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Sionista outrebounded Quimsa 37-24 including a 31-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was the former international point guard Luis Cequeira (180-85) who scored 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. International swingman Luciano Gonzalez (192-90) chipped in 16 points. Sionista's coach Sebastian Svetliza used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Jimmy Baxter (198-80, college: S.Florida, agency: Three Eye Sports) who recorded 15 points and the former international power forward Diego Lo Grippo (198-78) added 12 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Sionista maintains eleventh position with 14-16 record. Quimsa lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 14 games lost. Sionista will face higher ranked Olimpico de La Banda (#4) at home in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Quimsa: J.Baxter 15+4reb, J.Mojica 12+1reb+2ast, D.Lo Grippo 12+5reb, S.Vega 9+5reb, N.Aguirre 8+1reb+1ast, E.Villares 7+1reb+2ast
Sionista: L.Gonzalez 16+3reb+1ast, L.Cequeira 14+6reb+4ast, L.Wade 13+3reb, J.Pittman 9+3reb+1ast, M.Sandes 9+10reb+1ast, D.Hure 8+2reb
gschID: 189507
  




Axel Weigand
Estudiantes La Plata Buenos Aires land Axel Weigand - 1 day ago

Estudiantes La Plata Buenos Aires (TFB) tabbed 31-year old former Argentinian international forward Axel Weigand (200-85). He has a double citizenship as he also holds Italian passport. Weigand has played for the last two years at Boca Jrs in the LigaA. In 55 games he averaged 3.8ppg and 2.3rpg last season. TFB will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. Among other achievements Weigand won Argentinian LigaA championship title in 2004 and 2014. He was a member of A...   [read more]

Joel
McIntosh
Salta Basket tabs Joel McIntosh - 2 days ago

Salta Basket (TNA) inked 26-year old Antiguan international center Joel McIntosh (201-90, college: La Roche) from Tomas de Rocamora. In 35 TNA games in Argentina he averaged 12.9ppg and 4.9rpg in 2014-15 season. He also spent pre-season at Ibar Rozaje (Erste Liga) in Montenegrin league that year. Among other achievements McIntosh's team made it to the AMCC Tournament Semifinals in 2013. He received also All-AMCC 2nd Team award back in 2013 at his college time. He has a double citizenship...   [read more]

Julian Aprea
Independiente BBC de Santiago del Estero inks Julian Aprea - 2 days ago

Independiente BBC de Santiago del Estero (TNA) agreed terms with 29-year old center Julian Aprea (196-87). He played most recently at UNCAus in the TNA. In 30 games he had 11.0ppg and 5.2rpg in 2014-15 season. Regional League will be definitely a better match and he can see more playing time. The previous (13-14) season Aprea played at Lanus (LigaA) where in 22 games he recorded 3.1ppg and 3.0rpg. He also played 3 games in Liga Americas where he averaged just 2.7ppg and 2.0rpg. The other...   [read more]


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