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Liga DirecTV Standings
 1. Fast Break 24-1 
 2. Academia 17-10 
 3. Cimarrones 15-8 
 4. Condores 13-14 
 5. Caciques 11-14 
 6. Piratas 9-18 
 7. Sabios 9-18 
 8. Aguilas 6-21 
Full Standings
Last:7/23/2017
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
Liga Centroamericana Standings
 1. Correcaminos 5-0 
 2. Santa Tecla 4-1 
 3. San Pedro T. 3-2 
 4. Costa Caribe 2-3 
 5. Banco Atlantida 1-4 
 6. Halcones 0-5 
Last:12/22/2016
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Brandon GIVENS
  Piratas
  (198-G-87)
  Avg: 24.9
 1. Givens, Piratas24.9 
 2. Crawford, Aguilas22.5 
 3. Ortiz, Fast Break22.3 
 4. Smith, Sabios21.0 
 5. Coombs, Sabios19.0 
 6. Roberson, Condores19.0 
 7. McCoy, Condores16.7 
 8. Carraway, Cimar.16.5 
 9. Torres, Condores15.8 
 10. Almanza, Condores15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 John HERNANDEZ
  Cimar.
  (207-C-84)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Hernandez, Cimar.10.8 
 2. Romero, Piratas10.3 
 3. Almanza, Condores10.3 
 4. Perez, Academia9.8 
 5. Sandidge, Aguilas9.8 
 6. Romero, Piratas8.6 
 7. Quinones, Academia8.3 
 8. Julio, Fast Break7.7 
 9. Coombs, Sabios7.2 
 10. Asprilla, Caciques7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Tyler MURRAY
  Academia
  (195-PG-90)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Murray, Academia5.8 
 2. McCoy, Condores5.4 
 3. Velandia, Aguilas5.1 
 4. Smith, Sabios5.0 
 5. Medina, Piratas4.9 
 6. Granados, Academia4.9 
 7. Moreno, Cimarrones4.7 
 8. Wormely, Caciques4.6 
 9. Caicedo, Cimar.4.4 
 10. Coombs, Sabios4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Antonio BIVINS
  Aguilas
  (198-F-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Bivins, Aguilas2.7 
 2. Diaz, Condores2.3 
 3. Moreno, Cimarrones1.9 
 4. Ortiz, Fast Break1.8 
 5. Renteria, Cimar.1.7 
 6. McCoy, Condores1.7 
 7. Carraway, Cimar.1.6 
 8. Crawford, Aguilas1.5 
 9. Rivera, Sabios1.5 
 10. Velandia, Aguilas1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Divier PEREZ
  Academia
  (201-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Perez, Academia1.6 
 2. Jones, Sabios1.4 
 3. Sandidge, Aguilas1.4 
 4. Quinones, Academia1.1 
 5. Crawford, Aguilas1.1 
 6. Hinestroza-J., Fast B.1.0 
 7. Hernandez, Cimar.0.8 
 8. Romero, Piratas0.8 
 9. Givens, Piratas0.8 
 10. Velez, Sabios0.7 

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Round 28 (Regular Season)

Fast Break 80% Jul.23 Cimarrones
Aguilas 64% Jul.23 Sabios
Piratas Jul.23 Condores 63%
Caciques Jul.23 Academia 53%
Liga DirecTV Round 19: Cimarrones are upset by Patriotas - May 18, 2016


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Titus Mims
Host teams show no mercy winning all games.

The game between second ranked Cimarrones (13-6) and seventh ranked Patriotas (7-12) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. Cimarrones were defeated by Patriotas in a tough game in Boyaca 63-72. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Cimarrones. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Patriotas made 7 blocks. American forward Titus Mims (201, college: Hardin-Simmons) fired a double-double by scoring 29 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. His fellow American import power forward Aramie Brooks (203-87, college: Northwestern St.) chipped in 23 points and 9 rebounds. American forward Tyquane Goard (201-93, college: Marshall) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 20 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for lost side. Cimarrones' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Defending champion maintains seventh place with 7-12 record. Cimarrones at the other side keep the second position with six games lost. They share it with Bucaros. Patriotas are again looking forward to face league's second-placed Cimarrones in Quibdo-Choco in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Cimarrones will have a break next round.
Leader Academia delivered the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 8th ranked Piratas (2-17) 101-74 in Montana. Worth to mention a great performance of Puerto Rican-Dominican forward Jonathan Rodriguez (196-87, college: Campbell) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 30 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Divier Perez contributed with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Academia's coach felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Brandon Givens (198-87, college: NC-Wesleyan) answered with 25 points and 7 rebounds for Piratas. Academia (16-3) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place. Piratas lost third consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Academia will again play against bottom-ranked Piratas (#8) in Bogota in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Piratas will have a break next round.
The game in Manizales supposed to be also quite interesting. 4th placed Condores (8-11) played at the court of fifth ranked Sabios (9-10). Sabios smashed Condores 93-71 on Tuesday. It was a great evening for John Hernandez who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 17 rebounds. At the losing side Kevin Mickens responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Sabios moved-up to fourth place. Condores lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the fifth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Halcones. Sabios will again meet at home Condores (#6) in the next round. Condores will have a break next round.

In the last game of round 19 Halcones were defeated by Bucaros in Bucaramanga 112-96.

Sabios - Condores 93-71

The game in Manizales supposed to be also quite interesting. 4th placed Condores (8-11) played at the court of fifth ranked Sabios (9-10). Sabios smashed Condores 93-71 on Tuesday. The game without a history. Sabios led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Sabios had a 40-27 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. It was a great evening for the former international center John Hernandez (207-84) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 17 rebounds. Canadian guard Shamar Coombs (185-86, college: Texas A&M-CC) helped adding 26 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Four Sabios players scored in double figures. At the losing side American power forward Kevin Mickens (207-83, college: George Mason) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds and the other American import forward Byron Westmorland (193-90, college: Bowie St.) scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Sabios moved-up to fourth place. Condores lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the fifth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Halcones. Sabios will again meet at home Condores (#6) in the next round. Condores will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Sabios: S.Coombs 26+5reb+6ast, C.Bradford 22+3reb+3ast, J.Hernandez 19+17reb+2ast, J.Herrera 13+8reb+2ast, L.Blandon 5+4reb+2ast, A.Lenis 5+5reb+1ast
Condores: K.Mickens 15+11reb+2ast, B.Westmorland 13+6reb+2ast, S.Ortiz 9+1reb+2ast, G.Pena 9+3reb+1ast, J.Cobb 8+5reb+3ast, J.Mendoza 6+7reb
gschID: 467574


Academia - Piratas 101-74

Leader Academia delivered the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 8th ranked Piratas (2-17) 101-74 in Montana. Academia dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Piratas' 28. They outrebounded Piratas 53-40 including a 40-24 advantage in defensive rebounds. Academia brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of Puerto Rican-Dominican forward Jonathan Rodriguez (196-87, college: Campbell) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 30 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. The former international power forward Divier Perez (201-89) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Academia players scored in double figures. Academia's coach felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Brandon Givens (198-87, college: NC-Wesleyan) answered with 25 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import swingman Antonio Davis (196-82, college: Urbana) added 24 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Piratas. Academia (16-3) have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place. Piratas lost third consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Academia will again play against bottom-ranked Piratas (#8) in Bogota in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Piratas will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Academia: J.Rodriguez 30+11reb+4ast, D.Smith 14+4reb+1ast, D.Perez 13+10reb+2ast, T.Murray 11+2reb+5ast, S.Granados 7+2ast, C.Arboleda 6+8reb+1ast
Piratas: B.Givens 25+7reb+1ast, A.Davis 24+5reb, F.Forbes 12+8reb+1ast, D.Hernandez 6+5reb+4ast, A.Fripp 4+8reb+1ast, E.Caicedo 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 467572


Aguilas - Cimarrones 72-63

The game between second ranked Cimarrones (13-6) and seventh ranked Patriotas (7-12) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. Cimarrones were defeated by Patriotas in a tough game in Boyaca 63-72. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Cimarrones. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Patriotas made 7 blocks. American forward Titus Mims (201, college: Hardin-Simmons) fired a double-double by scoring 29 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. His fellow American import power forward Aramie Brooks (203-87, college: Northwestern St.) chipped in 23 points and 9 rebounds. Brooks is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. American forward Tyquane Goard (201-93, college: Marshall) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 20 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) and the former international point guard Rodrigo Caicedo (180-88) added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Cimarrones' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Defending champion maintains seventh place with 7-12 record. Cimarrones at the other side keep the second position with six games lost. They share it with Bucaros. Patriotas are again looking forward to face league's second-placed Cimarrones in Quibdo-Choco in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Cimarrones will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Aguilas: T.Mims 29+15reb+6ast, A.Brooks 23+9reb+1ast, M.Solarte 7+9reb+2ast, J.Pardo 6+4reb, C.Fisher 4+7reb+6ast, Y.Fernandez 2+1reb
Cimarrones: T.Goard 17+20reb+1ast, R.Caicedo 14+7reb+2ast, D.Haskins 11+4reb, E.Guevara 8+9reb+4ast, B.Sperling 7+6reb+1ast, E.Renteria 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 467573


Bucaros - Halcones 112-96

There was no surprise in Bucaramanga where 5th ranked Halcones (8-11) were defeated by third ranked Bucaros (13-6) 112-96 on Monday. Bucaros shot 66.7 percent from the field. They shot the lights out from three sinking 16 long-distance shots on high 61.5 percentage. Bucaros looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. It was a great evening for American-Jamaican guard T.J. Sapp (190-92, college: Murray St., agency: Duran International) who led his team to a victory scoring 36 points (!!!) and 5 assists (on 15-of-19 shooting from the field). Costa Rican swingman Michael Jackson (197-87) helped adding 14 points and 11 rebounds. At the losing side naturalized Venezuelan point guard Jorge Leon (188-79) responded with 23 points and American forward R.J. McGhee (198, college: Oklahoma City, agency: CGL Sports) scored 20 points and 6 assists. Four Bucaros and five Halcones players scored in double figures. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Bucaros. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Cimarrones. Loser Halcones keep the fifth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Condores. Bucaros will again meet at home Halcones (#5) in the next round. Halcones will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Bucaros: T.Sapp 36+4reb+5ast, F.Lucena 19+1reb+5ast, M.Jackson 14+11reb+2ast, T.Thomas 12+5reb+8ast, P.Obasi 9+2reb+3ast, D.Restrepo 8
Halcones: J.Leon 23+2reb+3ast, R.McGhee 20+1reb+6ast, S.Harris 14+6reb+1ast, J.Medina 14+1reb+2ast, H.Diaz 13+2reb+3ast, A.Acosta 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 467571
  




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PBD Round 27: Condores defeat Piratas in the closest game of the week - 3 hours ago
There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in Liga DirecTV. The most exciting game of round 27 in the Liga DirecTV took place in Bogota. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 6th ranked Piratas (9-18) to fourth ranked Condores (13-14) 99-96 on Saturday evening. It was a great evening for American forward Lamar Roberson (203-86, college: La-Lafayette, agency: Interlace Hoops) who led his team to a victory scoring 27 points and 4 assists. His fellow Ame...   [read more]

Tyler Murray
Tyler Murray's triple-double lands him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
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