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LigaA Standings
Group A
 1. San Martin C. 6-1 
 2. La Union 6-2 
 3. Estudiantes C. 3-5 
 4. Comunicaciones 2-5 
 5. Regatas C. 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 7-0 
 2. Ferrocarril 4-3 
 3. Obras Basket 3-4 
 4. Hispano Am. 2-5 
 5. Boca Jrs 2-6 
Group D
 1. GECR Indalo 5-3 
 2. Weber Bahia 4-3 
 3. Quilmes MP 4-3 
 4. Argentino 3-4 
 5. Penarol 2-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
TNA Standings
Center North
 1. BHY Tiro Federal 1-0 
 2. Ameghino 0-0 
 3. Barrio Parque 0-0 
 4. Deportivo Norte 0-0 
 5. Echague 0-0 
 6. Libertad S. 0-0 
 7. Union SF 0-0 
 8. San Isidro 0-1 
Center South
 1. Ciclista 1-0 
 2. Platense 1-0 
 3. La Union 0-0 
 4. Parque Sur 0-0 
 5. Rocamora 0-0 
 6. Temperley 0-0 
 7. Gimnasia LP 0-1 
 8. Villa Mitre CF 0-1 
North
 1. Hindu 1-0 
 2. Independiente 0-0 
 3. Mitre Tuc. 0-0 
 4. Obera TC 0-0 
 5. Talleres TV 0-0 
 6. Villa San Martin 0-1 
South
 1. Atenas Carmen 0-0 
 2. C.Espanol P. 0-0 
 3. Deportivo Viedma 0-0 
 4. Estudiantes O. 0-0 
 5. Petr.Argentino 0-0 
 6. Rivadavia M. 0-0 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
TFB Standings
North - Cuyo
 1. Ferro Carrill O. 2-0 
 2. 9 de Julio 1-1 
 3. M.Junin 1-1 
 4. Independ. Oliva 1-1 
 5. Jahal SJ 0-0 
 6. Amancay LR 0-1 
 7. San Martin LR 0-2 
North - Mesopotamia
 1. Ferrocarril C. 2-0 
 2. Penarol 2-0 
 3. Saladas 2-0 
 4. Atletico Tala 1-0 
 5. C.Entrerriano 1-1 
 6. San Martin CC 1-1 
 7. Regatas U. 1-1 
 8. Olimpia P. 0-0 
 9. Capuchinos 0-1 
 10. Union Goya 0-1 
 11. Gualeguay 0-3 
North - Noa
 1. El Tribuno 2-0 
 2. Tucuman BB 2-0 
 3. Alberdi 1-1 
 4. Hindu Club 1-2 
 5. Gorriti de Jujuy 0-0 
 6. Ciudadela 0-1 
 7. N.Avellaneda 0-1 
 8. Union Oran 0-1 
North - Santa Fe
 1. Atalaya Rosario 3-1 
 2. Atletico Tostado 1-1 
 3. SP Las Parejas 1-1 
 4. Olimpico Ceres 1-1 
 5. Suardi 1-1 
 6. Santa Paula 1-1 
 7. H.San Javier 1-1 
 8. Union Sunch. 0-2 
South - Buenos Aires
 1. Zarate Indep. 2-0 
 2. Belgrano SN 1-0 
 3. Presidente D. 1-0 
 4. Argentino PRG 1-1 
 5. Chivilcoy Racing 1-1 
 6. Atletico Pilar 1-3 
 7. U.Mar del Plata 0-0 
 8. Sarmiento 0-2 
 9. Sportivo E. 0-2 
South - Capital Federal
 1. Caza y Pesca 2-0 
 2. RC Avellaneda 2-0 
 3. Lanus 1-0 
 4. Los Indios 1-0 
 5. Union Vecinal 1-0 
 6. Estudiantes LP 1-1 
 7. Jose Hernandez 0-1 
 8. Burzaco F.C. 0-1 
 9. River Plate 0-1 
 10. H.San Justo 0-1 
 11. Estudiantil 0-2 
 12. P.Echague 0-2 
South - Patagonia
 1. Cipoletti 2-0 
 2. Perfora 2-0 
 3. Villa Mitre BB 2-0 
 4. Sol de Mayo 1-0 
 5. Ferrocarril P. 1-1 
 6. All Boys SR 0-0 
 7. Centro Espanol 0-0 
 8. Jorge Newbery 0-1 
 9. Villa Congreso 0-1 
 10. Cinco Saltos 0-2 
 11. Independ.N. 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
Liga Sudamericana Standings
Group A
 1 Flamengo 3-0 
 2 Cimarrones 2-1 
 3 San Martin C. 1-2 
 4 Hebraica 0-3 
Group B
 1 Pinheiros 2-1 
 2 Quilmes MP 2-1 
 3 Aguada 2-1 
 4 Osorno 0-3 
Group C
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 Estudiantes C. 2-1 
 3 Vitoria 1-2 
 4 Malvin 0-3 
Group D
 1 Calero 0-0 
 2 Olimpia 0-0 
 3 Portoviejo 0-0 
 4 Regatas 0-0 
Last:10/20/2017
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
 Donald SIMS
  Atenas
  (185-G-87)
  Avg: 22
 1. Sims, Atenas22.0 
 2. Davis, Instituto20.8 
 3. Moore, Comunica.20.3 
 4. Johnson, GECR I.20.1 
 5. Johnson, Weber B.19.6 
 6. OBannon, Hispano .19.2 
 7. Kemp, Obras Basket18.9 
 8. Young, La Union18.6 
 9. Fjellerup, Weber B.18.4 
 10. Keenan, San M.18.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 10.9
 1. Williams, Olimpico.10.9 
 2. Clancy, Instituto9.7 
 3. Glenn, Penarol9.7 
 4. Crawford, La Union9.5 
 5. Amoroso, Comunica.9.1 
 6. Kent, Argentino8.2 
 7. Basualdo, Quilm.8.1 
 8. Johnson, Weber B.7.7 
 9. Espinoza, Salta B.7.6 
 10. Fierro, Boca Jrs7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Luciano PARODI
  Weber B.
  (182-PG-94)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Parodi, Weber B.7.7 
 2. Barrera, GECR I.7.3 
 3. Aguirre, San L.7.1 
 4. Gerbaudo, Salta B.7.1 
 5. Figueroa, Comunica.7.0 
 6. Balbi, Ferrocarril6.7 
 7. Konsztadt, La Union6.1 
 8. Barral, Obras B.5.5 
 9. Stanic, Olimpico.5.4 
 10. Ciorciari, Hispano .5.4 
Steals Per Game
 Reynaldo GARCIA
  San M.
  (187-G-90)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Garcia, San M.2.6 
 2. Boccia, Boca Jrs2.3 
 3. Elsener, La Union2.0 
 4. Garcia, Argentino1.9 
 5. Kemp, Obras Basket1.9 
 6. Massarelli, Argentino1.9 
 7. Johnson, GECR I.1.9 
 8. Espinoza, Salta B.1.8 
 9. Clancy, Instituto1.7 
 10. Ramirez, Regat.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Justin WILLIAMS
  Olimpico.
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Williams, Olimpico.2.6 
 2. Meyinsse, Atenas1.6 
 3. Basualdo, Quilm.1.6 
 4. Bortolin, Argentino1.4 
 5. Kent, Argentino1.3 
 6. Calfani, San L.1.3 
 7. Acuna, Quimsa1.1 
 8. Giorgetti, GECR I.1.1 
 9. Crawford, La Union1.0 
 10. Gallizzi, La Union1.0 

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Round 2 (Regular Season)

Deportivo No 58% Oct.24 Echague
Union SF 57% Oct.24 Libertad S.
Barrio Parqu Oct.23 BHY Tiro Fe 98%
Villa Mitre Oct.23 Ciclista 99%
Ameghino 60% Oct.23 San Isidro
Gimnasia LP 56% Oct.23 Rocamora
Parque Sur 56% Oct.23 La Union
Estudian.O. 56% Oct.23 Deportivo Vi
Rivadavia M 53% Oct.23 Atenas Carme
Hindu 98% Oct.23 Mitre Tuc.
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

RC Avellaned 98% Oct.29 River Plate
H.San Justo 57% Oct.29 P.Echague
Lanus 98% Oct.29 Jose Hernand
Los Indios Oct.29 Union Vecina 96%
Caza y Pesca 98% Oct.29 Burzaco F.C
Chivilcoy Ra Oct.29 Presidente D 97%
Sportivo E. Oct.29 Argentino P 99%
Zarate Indep 97% Oct.29 Sarmiento
Tucuman BB 63% Oct.29 Alberdi
Olimpico Cer 97% Oct.29 SP Las Pare
Ferrocarril 93% Oct.29 Jorge Newber
N.Avellaneda 58% Oct.29 Ciudadela
Amancay LR 56% Oct.29 Jahal SJ
Estudian.LP 57% Oct.29 Estudiantil
Perfora 97% Oct.29 All Boys SR
Independ.N. 58% Oct.29 Villa Congre
Ferro Carril 99% Oct.29 S.Martin LR
M.Junin 93% Oct.29 Independ.Oli
Atletico Pil 92% Oct.29 Gualeguay
Atletico Pil Oct.29 Union Vecina 73%
El Tribuno 97% Oct.29 Hindu Club
Atalaya Rosa 98% Oct.28 H.S.Javier
Union Vecina 97% Oct.27 H.San Justo
M.Junin 94% Oct.27 S.Martin LR
Atalaya Rosa 99% Oct.27 Gualeguay
Regatas U. 56% Oct.27 Penarol
Capuchinos Oct.27 Ferrocarril 97%
Suardi 57% Oct.27 Union Sunch
Santa Paula 56% Oct.27 Olimpico Cer
Atletico Tos 98% Oct.27 SP Las Pare
Estudiantil Oct.27 Lanus 98%
P.Echague Oct.27 Caza y Pesca 99%
Burzaco F.C 58% Oct.27 Los Indios
Jose Hernand Oct.27 RC Avellaned 97%
Ferrocarril Oct.27 Cipoletti 67%
Cinco Saltos 56% Oct.27 All Boys SR
Sol de Mayo 97% Oct.27 Jorge Newber
Argentino P 79% Oct.27 Atletico Pil
Presidente D 58% Oct.27 Union Vecina
Jahal SJ 58% Oct.27 Independ.Oli
Ciudadela Oct.27 Alberdi 98%
Union Oran 57% Oct.27 Hindu Club
N.Avellaneda Oct.27 Tucuman BB 98%
S.Martin CC 56% Oct.27 Olimpia P.
Saladas 99% Oct.27 Gualeguay
Perfora 98% Oct.27 Villa Congre
River Plate 56% Oct.26 Estudian.LP
Belgrano SN 98% Oct.26 Sportivo E.
Sarmiento 56% Oct.26 Chivilcoy Ra
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Preliminary Round)

Group D
Olimpia 58% Oct.24 Portoviejo
Calero 60% Oct.24 Regatas
LigaA Round 39: #1 San Lorenzo is defeated by Ferrocarril - Mar 20, 2017


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There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked San Lorenzo (27-12) in Buenos Aires on Wednesday night. Visitors were defeated by second ranked Ferrocarril (26-14) 70-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of San Lorenzo. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But San Lorenzo won third quarter 15-11. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Ferrocarril won last quarter 21-18. It was a great evening for American center Andrew Feeley (206-83, college: UMBC) who led his team to a victory scoring 13 points and 5 rebounds. Martin Cuello (193-93) helped adding 13 points. Ferrocarril's coach Alvaro Castineira used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was the former international Marcos Mata (201-86) with 14 points and 5 rebounds. Ferrocarril maintains second place with 26-14 record having just two points less than leader San Lorenzo. Defending champion San Lorenzo still keeps top position with 12 games lost. Ferrocarril are looking forward to face Regatas Corrientes (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. San Lorenzo will play against Obras Basket and is hoping to win this game.
Sixth-ranked Argentino (19-21) gave a tough game to third ranked Regatas Corrientes (24-14) in Junin. The visitors from Corrientes managed to secure only three-point victory 87-84. However their fans expected easier game. It was an exceptional evening for the former international Paolo Quinteros (188-79) who led the winners and scored 27 points and 5 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Chevon Troutman accounted for 13 points and 6 rebounds. Regatas Corrientes' coach Gabriel Piccato allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American guard Novar Gadson (201-89, college: Rider, agency: DTMones) came up with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for Argentino in the defeat. Regatas Corrientes maintains third place with 24-14 record having six points less than leader San Lorenzo. Argentino at the other side keeps the sixth position with 21 games lost. Regatas Corrientes will play against league's second-placed Ferrocarril in Buenos Aires in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Argentino will play on the road against Quilmes MP (#7) in Mar del Plata and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very close game took place in Formosa between La Union and Penarol. Eighth ranked La Union (19-22) got a very close home victory over 8th ranked Penarol (16-27). La Union managed to escape with a 3-point win 73-70 in the game for the eighth place. The best player for the winners was Facundo Pinero who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Roberto Acuna who recorded 17 points. Penarol's coach Marcelo Richotti rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. La Union maintains eighth place with 19-22 record which they share with defeated Penarol. Loser Penarol keeps the eighth position with 27 games lost. La Union will meet higher ranked Weber Bahia (#3) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Penarol will play against Argentino (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Estudiantes C. (29-14) against fourth ranked Instituto (24-18) on Sunday night. Visiting Estudiantes C. was defeated by Instituto in a tough game in Cordoba 69-76. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Estudiantes C.. It was a good game for Rodney Green who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Instituto maintains fourth place with 24-18 record. Estudiantes C. at the other side keeps the second position with 14 games lost. Instituto's next round opponent will be Quimsa (#6) in Santiado Estero. Estudiantes C. will play on the road against Atenas (#9) in Cordoba and hope to win that game.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Concordia. Second ranked host Estudiantes C. (29-14) defeated 4th placed Instituto (24-18) 78-71. It was a great evening for Dar Tucker who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Estudiantes C. have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 29-14 record having just four point less than leader San Lorenzo. Instituto lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 18 games lost. Estudiantes C. will face Atenas (#9) in Cordoba in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Instituto will play on the road against Quimsa (#6) in Santiado Estero and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 39: Quilmes MP lost to Hispano Am. on the opponent's court 83-92. Boca Jrs managed to outperform Quimsa in a home game 98-92. Quilmes MP recorded a loss to Ferrocarril on the road 76-69. Libertad S. was defeated by Estudiantes C. on its own court 72-81. Quimsa was smashed by Obras Basket in Buenos Aires 116-89. San Martin C. won against Penarol at home 71-65. Atenas was outscored by Olimpico LB on the opponent's court 96-74.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 12 points and 14 rebounds by Sam Clancy of Instituto.

Hispano Am. - Quilmes MP 92-83

There was a minor upset in Rio Gallegos where 7th ranked Quilmes MP (18-21) was defeated by tenth ranked Hispano Am. (13-29) 92-83 on Sunday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 27-19. But Quilmes MP won second period 30-23. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hispano Am. made 17-of-18 free shots (94.4 percent) during the game. Hispano Am. outrebounded Quilmes MP 36-25 including 25 on the defensive glass. It was a great evening for forward Mariano Fierro (200-86) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds. American Larry O'Bannon (192-83, college: Louisville, agency: Interperformances) helped adding 20 points and 6 rebounds. Five Hispano Am. players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was international power forward Ivan Basualdo (202-90) with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and international guard Luca Vildoza (190-95) scored 14 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. Newly promoted Hispano Am. maintains tenth place with 13-29 record. Loser Quilmes MP keeps the seventh position with 21 games lost. Hispano Am. will face Echague (#10) in Parana in the next round.
Top scorers:
Hispano Am.: L.O'Bannon 20+6reb, M.Fierro 16+10reb+2ast, J.Treise 13+3reb+5ast, N.Ferreyra 12+1reb+3ast, G.Torres 10+3reb+3ast, R.Freeman 10+8reb
Quilmes MP: E.Ruiz 21+4reb+2ast, I.Basualdo 16+6reb+5ast, L.Vildoza 14+5reb+8ast, T.Robinson 9+3reb+2ast, E.Flor 7+3reb+4ast, A.Eslava 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 523607


Instituto - Estudiantes C. 76-69

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Estudiantes C. (29-14) against fourth ranked Instituto (24-18) on Sunday night. Visiting Estudiantes C. was defeated by Instituto in a tough game in Cordoba 69-76. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Estudiantes C.. Estudiantes C. was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 24-8 third quarter run of Instituto. It was a good game for American swingman Rodney Green (196-88, college: La Salle) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 8 rebounds. His fellow American import center Sam Clancy (202-80, college: USC, agency: DTMones) contributed with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. American-Jordanian Dar Tucker (193-88, college: De Paul) answered with 24 points and 5 rebounds and Cuban center Javier Justiz (205-92, agency: Pro Sports) added 15 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Estudiantes C.Instituto maintains fourth place with 24-18 record. Estudiantes C. at the other side keeps the second position with 14 games lost. Instituto's next round opponent will be Quimsa (#6) in Santiado Estero. Estudiantes C. will play on the road against Atenas (#9) in Cordoba and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Instituto: R.Green 21+8reb+3ast, S.Clancy 12+14reb, P.Bertone 9+4reb+3ast, M.Gerlero 9+4reb+1ast, G.Whelan 8+1reb+1ast, J.DeGroat 7+5reb+1ast
Estudiantes C.: D.Tucker 24+5reb+3ast, J.Justiz 15+10reb, F.Giorgi 9+5reb+1ast, A.Marin 5+3reb+3ast, H.Toure 5+3reb+1ast, S.Orresta 4+3reb+2ast
gschID: 523622


Boca Jrs - Quimsa 98-92

There was a small surprise in Buenos Aires where ninth ranked Boca Juniors (13-28) defeated 6th ranked Quimsa (22-20) 98-92 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 98-92. It was a great evening for Greek Fotios Lampropoulos (206-83) who led his team to a victory scoring 24 points and 7 rebounds. Panamanian-American swingman Gary Forbes (201-85, college: Virginia) helped adding 19 points and 7 rebounds. The best for the losing side was American Aaron Harper (203-81, college: Mississippi) with 26 points and 5 rebounds and the other American import guard Carl Elliott (193-83, college: G.Washington) scored 18 points and 5 assists. Five Quimsa players scored in double figures. Boca Juniors maintains ninth place with 13-28 record. Loser Quimsa keeps the sixth position with 20 games lost. Boca Juniors will face Atenas (#9) in Cordoba in the next round.
Top scorers:
Boca Jrs: F.Lampropoulos 24+7reb, G.Forbes 19+7reb+3ast, F.Funes 13+2reb+1ast, C.Delfino 12+1reb+1ast, N.Gianella 9+4reb+2ast, L.Gargallo 7+2reb+5ast
Quimsa: A.Harper 26+5reb+2ast, C.Elliott 18+2reb+5ast, T.Gallizzi 14+5reb, L.Gonzalez 12+1ast, P.Hopson 10+10reb+3ast, J.Ruiz 6
gschID: 523618


Argentino - Regatas C. 84-87

Sixth-ranked Argentino (19-21) gave a tough game to third ranked Regatas Corrientes (24-14) in Junin. The visitors from Corrientes managed to secure only three-point victory 87-84. However their fans expected easier game. It was an exceptional evening for the former international Paolo Quinteros (188-79) who led the winners and scored 27 points and 5 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). American Chevon Troutman (202-81, college: Pittsburgh, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 13 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Regatas Corrientes' coach Gabriel Piccato allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American guard Novar Gadson (201-89, college: Rider, agency: DTMones) came up with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and Mateo Bolivar (187-92) added 13 points and 6 assists respectively for Argentino in the defeat. Four Regatas Corrientes and five Argentino players scored in double figures. Regatas Corrientes maintains third place with 24-14 record having six points less than leader San Lorenzo. Argentino at the other side keeps the sixth position with 21 games lost. Regatas Corrientes will play against league's second-placed Ferrocarril in Buenos Aires in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Argentino will play on the road against Quilmes MP (#7) in Mar del Plata and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Regatas C.: P.Quinteros 27+2reb+5ast, C.Troutman 13+6reb+2ast, F.Ramirez 11+3reb, P.Espinoza 10+7reb+3ast, D.Sims 9+1reb, J.Saiz 8+2reb+2ast
Argentino: N.Gadson 17+5reb+4ast, E.Basabe 15+2reb+1ast, J.Cangelosi 14+2reb+3ast, M.Bolivar 13+2reb+6ast, L.Cequeira 11+2reb+2ast, C.Crawford 8+5reb+1ast
gschID: 523619


Ferrocarril - Quilmes MP 76-69

Not a big story in a game in Buenos Aires where 7th ranked Quilmes MP (18-21) was defeated by second ranked Ferrocarril (26-14) 76-69 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 11 points after first quarter, but they rallied back winning two of next three quarters and won the game by 7 points. It was a great evening for international point guard Franco Balbi (185-89) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points and 8 assists. Center Jose-Ignacio Alessio (203-87) helped adding 20 points. Ferrocarril's coach Alvaro Castineira used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was international power forward Ivan Basualdo (202-90) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) and international guard Luca Vildoza (190-95) scored 18 points and 5 rebounds. Ferrocarril maintains second place with 26-14 record having just two points less than leader San Lorenzo. Loser Quilmes MP keeps the seventh position with 21 games lost. Ferrocarril will face Regatas Corrientes (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Quilmes MP will play against Argentino (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Ferrocarril: J.Ignacio Alessio 20+2reb+1ast, F.Balbi 16+3reb+8ast, J.Maldonado 10+2reb+2ast, A.Feeley 9+3reb+1ast, R.Clemente 9+8reb, M.Cuello 5+4reb
Quilmes MP: I.Basualdo 18+11reb+1ast, L.Vildoza 18+5reb+3ast, E.Flor 15+2reb+5ast, T.Robinson 7+2reb+2ast, A.Eslava 5+3reb+1ast, I.Clark 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 523620


Libertad S. - Estudiantes C. 72-81

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Estudiantes C. (29-14) beat on the road 7th ranked Libertad Sunchales (19-20) 81-72 on Friday. It was a great evening for American-Jordanian Dar Tucker (193-88, college: De Paul) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 31 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Facundo Giorgi (204-85, college: FIU) helped adding 19 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks. The best for the losing side was international point guard Juan Brussino (185-91) with 20 points and international point guard Jose Vildoza (190-96) scored 17 points. Estudiantes C. have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 29-14 record having just four point less than leader San Lorenzo. Loser Libertad Sunchales keeps the seventh position with 20 games lost. Estudiantes C. will face Atenas (#9) in Cordoba in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Libertad Sunchales will play at home against Obras Basket and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Estudiantes C.: D.Tucker 31+12reb+4ast, F.Giorgi 19+5reb+2ast, H.Toure 14+6reb+2ast, S.Orresta 9+6reb+3ast, J.Slider 4+2reb+1ast, P.Calderon 2+2reb
Libertad S.: J.Brussino 20+3reb+2ast, J.Vildoza 17+2reb+2ast, J.Massey 14+5reb, S.Vega 9+7reb+3ast, M.Saglietti 5+1reb+2ast, A.Alloatti 4+1reb+1ast
gschID: 523616


La Union - Penarol 73-70

A very close game took place in Formosa between La Union and Penarol. Eighth ranked La Union (19-22) got a very close home victory over 8th ranked Penarol (16-27). La Union managed to escape with a 3-point win 73-70 in the game for the eighth place. La Union had a 36-23 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was forward Facundo Pinero (200-88) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. American-Jamaican center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) chipped in a double-double by scoring 13 points and 12 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was international center Roberto Acuna (208-90) who recorded 17 points and the former international point guard Juan Figueroa (185-86, agency: Interperformances) added 9 points and 6 assists respectively. Five La Union and four Penarol players scored in double figures. Penarol's coach Marcelo Richotti rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. La Union maintains eighth place with 19-22 record which they share with defeated Penarol. Loser Penarol keeps the eighth position with 27 games lost. La Union will meet higher ranked Weber Bahia (#3) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Penarol will play against Argentino (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
La Union: F.Pinero 17+11reb+2ast, T.Francis 13+12reb, D.Garcia 10+2reb+1ast, E.Gamboa 10+2reb+2ast, A.Konsztadt 10+5reb+4ast, A.Elsener 6+4reb+1ast
Penarol: R.Acuna 17+2reb+1ast, L.Gutierrez 12+3reb+1ast, J.Manuel Torres 11+7reb, S.Pettigrew 11+4reb, J.Figueroa 9+3reb+6ast, A.Diez 4+5reb+3ast
gschID: 523617


Obras Basket - Quimsa 116-89

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 6th ranked Quimsa's (22-20) road loss to fifth ranked Obras Basket (21-21) 89-116 on Thursday. The game without a history. Obras Basket led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot 60.8 percent from the field. Obras Basket shot the lights out from three sinking 19 long-distance shots on high 59.4 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. It was a great evening for the former international forward Walter Herrmann (206-79) who led his team to a victory scoring 35 points (!!!) (on 13-of-15 shooting from the field). The former international center Martin Leiva (211-80) helped adding 20 points and 10 rebounds. Obras Basket's coach Nicolas Casalanguida felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was American Aaron Harper (203-81, college: Mississippi) with 19 points and international power forward Tayavek Gallizzi (205-93) scored 15 points and 8 rebounds. Four Obras Basket and five Quimsa players scored in double figures. Obras Basket have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fourth place. Loser Quimsa keeps the sixth position with 20 games lost. Obras Basket will face Libertad Sunchales (#7) on the road in the next round. Quimsa will play against Instituto and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Obras Basket: W.Herrmann 35+4reb, M.Leiva 20+10reb+3ast, F.Mariani 14+1reb+2ast, D.Horner 13+3reb+3ast, M.Bortolin 9+3reb+1ast, P.Barral 8+7reb+9ast
Quimsa: A.Harper 19+4reb+2ast, T.Gallizzi 15+8reb+1ast, C.Elliott 15+4reb+3ast, J.Cowan 13+8reb+2ast, P.Hopson 12+6reb+5ast, L.Gonzalez 9+2reb+2ast
gschID: 523613


San Martin C. - Penarol 71-65

No shocking result in a game when first ranked San Martin Corrientes (29-10) won against at home 8th ranked Penarol (16-27) 71-65 on Wednesday. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts trailed by 6 points at the halftime before their 40-28 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Penarol was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Inception Sports) who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). International Leonardo Mainoldi (203-85) helped adding 13 points and 10 rebounds. Four San Martin Corrientes players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was the former international forward Leonardo Gutierrez (200-78) with 20 points and American forward Steffphon Pettigrew (196-89, college: W.Kentucky, agency: HMS) scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. San Martin Corrientes have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 29-10 record. Loser Penarol keeps the eighth position with 27 games lost. San Martin Corrientes will face league's second-placed Ferrocarril in Buenos Aires in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Penarol will play at home against Argentino (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
San Martin C.: J.Wood 18+6reb+3ast, M.Lescano 13+6reb+2ast, L.Mainoldi 13+10reb+1ast, L.Faggiano 11+4reb+3ast, D.Tintorelli 5+6reb, F.Aguerre 4+4reb+1ast
Penarol: L.Gutierrez 20+3reb+2ast, S.Pettigrew 13+6reb+1ast, R.Acuna 10+3reb+1ast, F.Giorgetti 8+5reb, J.Manuel Torres 6+4reb+1ast, J.Figueroa 4+4reb+6ast
gschID: 523610


Ferrocarril - San Lorenzo 70-66

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked San Lorenzo (27-12) in Buenos Aires on Wednesday night. Visitors were defeated by second ranked Ferrocarril (26-14) 70-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of San Lorenzo. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But San Lorenzo won third quarter 15-11. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Ferrocarril won last quarter 21-18. It was a great evening for American center Andrew Feeley (206-83, college: UMBC) who led his team to a victory scoring 13 points and 5 rebounds. Martin Cuello (193-93) helped adding 13 points. Ferrocarril's coach Alvaro Castineira used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was the former international Marcos Mata (201-86) with 14 points and 5 rebounds and American center Jerome Meyinsse (207-88, college: Virginia, agency: Stealth Sport) scored 9 points and 9 rebounds. Ferrocarril maintains second place with 26-14 record having just two points less than leader San Lorenzo. Defending champion San Lorenzo still keeps top position with 12 games lost. Ferrocarril are looking forward to face Regatas Corrientes (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. San Lorenzo will play against Obras Basket and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Ferrocarril: M.Cuello 13+2reb, A.Feeley 13+5reb+3ast, F.Balbi 10, R.Clemente 9+4reb+1ast, J.Maldonado 7+4reb+2ast, A.Calvo 7+3reb
San Lorenzo: M.Mata 14+5reb+2ast, N.Aguirre 13+2reb+3ast, G.Diaz 11+1reb+1ast, J.Meyinsse 9+9reb+1ast, B.McShepard 9+5reb+1ast, S.Safar 4
gschID: 523609


Olimpico LB - Atenas 96-74

Rather expected game when 9th ranked Atenas (13-25) was crushed on the road by sixth ranked Olimpico de La Banda (23-19) 96-74 on Wednesday. Olimpico de La Banda looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. It was a great evening for the former international Federico Van-Lacke (191-80) who led his team to a victory scoring 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. American power forward Justin Williams (206-84, college: Wyoming, agency: DTMones) helped adding 16 points and 10 rebounds. Four Olimpico de La Banda players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American power forward Roquez Johnson (201-92, college: Mississippi St.) with 15 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and the former international point guard Bruno Labaque (178-77, agency: Interperformances) scored 15 points and 5 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Olimpico de La Banda moved-up to fifth place. Atenas lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 25 games lost. Olimpico de La Banda will face higher ranked Instituto (#4) in Cordoba in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Atenas will play at home against Boca Juniors (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Olimpico LB: A.Boccia 18+1reb+2ast, F.Van Lacke 17+5reb+4ast, J.Williams 16+10reb, M.Cosolito 12+3reb+1ast, K.Lamonte 8+1ast, D.Nesbitt 7+2reb+3ast
Atenas: R.Johnson 15+8reb+1ast, B.Labaque 15+1reb+5ast, D.Gerbaudo 10+2ast, D.Lo Grippo 7+5reb+1ast, P.Mickeal 7+2reb+1ast, L.Rasio 6+7reb+1ast
gschID: 523611


Estudiantes C. - Instituto 78-71

The game between Top Four teams took place in Concordia. Second ranked host Estudiantes C. (29-14) defeated 4th placed Instituto (24-18) 78-71. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Instituto won third quarter 18-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Estudiantes C. made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Estudiantes C. made 7 blocks. It was a great evening for American-Jordanian Dar Tucker (193-88, college: De Paul) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Point guard Sebastian Orresta (188-93) helped adding 17 points and 7 rebounds. Four Estudiantes C. players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American swingman Rodney Green (196-88, college: La Salle) with 18 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import John DeGroat (201-85, college: Pittsburgh) scored 15 points and 9 rebounds. Estudiantes C. have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 29-14 record having just four point less than leader San Lorenzo. Instituto lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 18 games lost. Estudiantes C. will face Atenas (#9) in Cordoba in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Instituto will play on the road against Quimsa (#6) in Santiado Estero and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Estudiantes C.: D.Tucker 25+14reb+6ast, J.Justiz 19+5reb+2ast, S.Orresta 17+7reb+2ast, A.Marin 10+2reb+1ast, H.Toure 3+2reb, F.Giorgi 3+1reb+2ast
Instituto: P.Bertone 19+4reb, R.Green 18+8reb+2ast, J.DeGroat 15+9reb+2ast, D.Ciorciari 6+6reb+3ast, S.Clancy 6+11reb, G.Whelan 5+1reb
gschID: 523608


  




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