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LigaA Standings
Group A
 1. San Martin C. 7-1 
 2. La Union 6-2 
 3. Estudiantes C. 3-5 
 4. Regatas C. 2-6 
 5. Comunicaciones 2-6 
Group B
 1. Instituto 5-1 
 2. Salta Basket 4-4 
 3. Quimsa 3-4 
 4. Atenas 3-4 
 5. Olimpico LB 3-5 
Group C
 1. San Lorenzo 8-0 
 2. Ferrocarril 4-4 
 3. Hispano Am. 3-5 
 4. Obras Basket 3-5 
 5. Boca Jrs 2-6 
Group D
 1. GECR Indalo 5-3 
 2. Weber Bahia 4-4 
 3. Argentino 4-4 
 4. Quilmes MP 4-4 
 5. Penarol 3-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/24/2017
TNA Standings
Center North
 1. Libertad S. 5-2 
 2. BHY Tiro Federal 4-5 
 3. Union SF 3-2 
 4. Echague 3-4 
 5. Ameghino 3-4 
 6. San Isidro 3-4 
 7. Barrio Parque 2-2 
 8. Deportivo Norte 2-2 
Center South
 1. Platense 5-1 
 2. Gimnasia LP 5-2 
 3. Parque Sur 4-2 
 4. Villa Mitre CF 4-3 
 5. Ciclista 4-3 
 6. Temperley 3-3 
 7. La Union 1-6 
 8. Rocamora 1-7 
North
 1. Villa San Martin 7-2 
 2. Hindu 4-3 
 3. Talleres TV 4-4 
 4. Obera TC 3-2 
 5. Independiente 2-5 
 6. Mitre Tuc. 2-6 
South
 1. Deportivo Viedma 7-1 
 2. Atenas Carmen 6-2 
 3. Estudiantes O. 3-4 
 4. C.Espanol P. 2-4 
 5. Petr.Argentino 2-5 
 6. Rivadavia M. 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:11/17/2017
TFB Standings
North - Cuyo
 1. M.Junin 4-1 
 2. Ferro Carrill O. 3-0 
 3. Independ. Oliva 3-2 
 4. 9 de Julio 2-1 
 5. Amancay LR 1-3 
 6. Jahal SJ 0-3 
 7. San Martin LR 0-4 
North - Mesopotamia
 1. Saladas 4-0 
 2. C.Entrerriano 3-1 
 3. Penarol 3-1 
 4. Regatas U. 3-1 
 5. Ferrocarril C. 2-2 
 6. San Martin CC 2-2 
 7. Atletico Tala 1-0 
 8. Capuchinos 1-2 
 9. Gualeguay 1-6 
 10. Olimpia P. 0-1 
 11. Union Goya 0-3 
North - Noa
 1. Tucuman BB 5-0 
 2. El Tribuno 3-1 
 3. Ciudadela 2-2 
 4. Union Oran 1-1 
 5. N.Avellaneda 1-2 
 6. Alberdi 1-3 
 7. Hindu Club 1-5 
 8. Gorriti de Jujuy 0-0 
North - Santa Fe
 1. Atalaya Rosario 5-1 
 2. Santa Paula 2-1 
 3. Olimpico Ceres 2-2 
 4. Atletico Tostado 2-2 
 5. Suardi 2-2 
 6. H.San Javier 1-2 
 7. SP Las Parejas 1-3 
 8. Union Sunch. 1-3 
South - Buenos Aires
 1. Chivilcoy Racing 4-1 
 2. Belgrano SN 3-0 
 3. Zarate Indep. 3-1 
 4. Presidente D. 2-2 
 5. Sportivo E. 2-3 
 6. Argentino PRG 2-3 
 7. Atletico Pilar 2-5 
 8. U.Mar del Plata 0-1 
 9. Sarmiento 0-4 
South - Capital Federal
 1. Union Vecinal 5-0 
 2. Lanus 3-1 
 3. RC Avellaneda 3-1 
 4. Caza y Pesca 3-2 
 5. Los Indios 2-2 
 6. Estudiantes LP 2-3 
 7. Estudiantil 2-3 
 8. P.Echague 2-3 
 9. Jose Hernandez 1-2 
 10. Burzaco F.C. 1-3 
 11. River Plate 1-3 
 12. H.San Justo 1-3 
South - Patagonia
 1. Ferrocarril P. 4-1 
 2. Perfora 4-1 
 3. Villa Mitre BB 3-1 
 4. Sol de Mayo 2-1 
 5. Jorge Newbery 2-2 
 6. Cipoletti 2-2 
 7. Independ.N. 2-2 
 8. All Boys SR 1-2 
 9. Centro Espanol 0-0 
 10. Cinco Saltos 0-3 
 11. Villa Congreso 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:11/4/2017
Liga Sudamericana Standings
Group E
 1 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 2 Pinheiros 2-1 
 3 Olimpia 1-2 
 4 Flamengo 1-2 
Group F
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 Aguada 1-2 
 3 Cimarrones 1-2 
 4 Quilmes MP 1-2 
Last:11/17/2017
Liga Americas Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Fuerza Regia 3-0 
 2. Guaros 2-1 
 3. La Union 1-2 
 4. Soles 0-3 
Group F
 1. Ponce 2-1 
 2. Weber Bahia 2-1 
 3. Hebraica 1-2 
 4. San Lorenzo 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/8/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Shaquille JOHNSON
  GECR I.
  (190-F-90)
  Avg: 20.9
 1. Johnson, GECR I.20.9 
 2. Davis, Instituto20.6 
 3. Kemp, Obras Basket19.6 
 4. Quinteros, Regat.19.5 
 5. OBannon, Hispano .18.9 
 6. Flor, Quilmes MP18.8 
 7. Deck, San Lorenzo18.5 
 8. Keenan, San M.18.3 
 9. Sims, Atenas18.3 
 10. Green, Olimpico LB18.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.8
 1. Williams, Olimpico.9.8 
 2. Glenn, Penarol9.7 
 3. Clancy, Instituto8.8 
 4. Amoroso, Comunica.8.7 
 5. Crawford, La Union8.4 
 6. Meyinsse, Atenas8.3 
 7. Kent, Argentino8.2 
 8. Espinoza, Salta B.8.1 
 9. Basualdo, Quilm.7.4 
 10. Valdelicio, Obras B.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Nicolas AGUIRRE
  San L.
  (188-PG-88)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Aguirre, San L.7.5 
 2. Barrera, GECR I.6.8 
 3. Gerbaudo, Salta B.6.6 
 4. Balbi, Ferrocarril6.6 
 5. Parodi, Weber B.5.8 
 6. Konsztadt, La Union5.5 
 7. Stanic, Olimpico.5.2 
 8. Ciorciari, Hispano .5.1 
 9. Barral, Obras B.5.0 
 10. Cantero, Atenas4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Reynaldo GARCIA
  San M.
  (187-G-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Garcia, San M.2.5 
 2. Elsener, La Union1.9 
 3. Massarelli, Argentino1.9 
 4. Boccia, Boca Jrs1.8 
 5. Fjellerup, Weber B.1.7 
 6. Johnson, GECR I.1.7 
 7. Ciorciari, Hispano .1.7 
 8. Barrera, GECR I.1.6 
 9. Faggiano, San M.1.6 
 10. Flor, Quilmes MP1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Williams, Olimpico.2.5 
 2. Kent, Argentino1.5 
 3. Calfani, San L.1.5 
 4. Giorgetti, GECR I.1.4 
 5. Meyinsse, Atenas1.3 
 6. Bortolin, Argentino1.2 
 7. Acuna, Quimsa1.1 
 8. Crawford, La Union1.1 
 9. Basualdo, Quilm.1.0 
 10. Wood, San M.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Justin Keenan
  San Martin C.
  ( 202-F/C-88 )
  

 Rodrigo Goncalves
  Ciclista
  ( 203-F-87 )
  

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San Lorenzo 69% Nov.17 Instituto
S.Martin C. 62% Nov.17 GECR Indalo
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Round 11 (Regular Season)

Villa Mitre 87% Nov.20 La Union
Rocamora Nov.20 Gimnasia LP 79%
Petr.Argenti Nov.20 Deportivo Vi 82%
Talleres TV 64% Nov.20 Mitre Tuc.
San Isidro 50% Nov.19 Union SF
BHY Tiro Fe Nov.19 Deportivo No 54%
Estudian.O. Nov.19 Atenas Carme 75%
Obera TC Nov.19 Villa S.Mart 61%
Ameghino Nov.18 Echague 57%
Temperley 54% Nov.18 Parque Sur
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El Tribuno 86% Nov.10 N.Avellaneda
Tucuman BB 95% Nov.10 Alberdi
Hindu Club Nov.10 Union Oran 69%
Jahal SJ Nov.10 Ferro Carril 99%
Amancay LR 56% Nov.10 9 de Julio
Independ.Oli 94% Nov.10 S.Martin LR
Penarol 56% Nov.10 S.Martin CC
Regatas U. Nov.10 Atalaya Rosa 60%
Atletico Pil Nov.10 Ferrocarril 69%
Gualeguay 56% Nov.10 Olimpia P.
Capuchinos Nov.10 Saladas 82%
Union Sunch Nov.10 Atalaya Rosa 96%
H.S.Javier Nov.10 Atletico Tos 66%
River Plate 50% Nov.10 Estudian.LP
H.San Justo Nov.10 RC Avellaned 84%
Estudiantil Nov.10 Caza y Pesca 75%
P.Echague 89% Nov.10 Burzaco F.C
Lanus 95% Nov.10 Jose Hernand
Union Vecina 77% Nov.10 Los Indios
Villa Congre Nov.10 Perfora 99%
All Boys SR Nov.10 Ferrocarril 56%
Jorge Newber 92% Nov.10 Cinco Saltos
Villa Mitre 56% Nov.10 Sol de Mayo
Atletico Pil 71% Nov.10 Presidente D
Zarate Indep 55% Nov.10 Union Vecina
Sarmiento Nov.10 Chivilcoy Ra 94%
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Guaros 74% Dec.6 Estudian.C.
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
  




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