The game between Brazil U16 and Puerto Rico U16 became the most interesting in Day 2 of FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Puerto Rico U16 grabbed 83:81 win over Brazil U16 to tie their record at 1-1. From the very beginning it became clear that the teams would fight up to the end of the campaign. Brazil looked better in the first half and took 22:19 lead at the end of the opening quarter. The things got better for the Brazilian squad in the second quarter as they started to increase the lead. A productive 22-12 in the frame brought them 44:31 advantage at the halftime. The game however was not over for Puerto Rico U16. led by Browne Ramirez Gary and Betancourt Carbonell Carmelo they became to reduce the gap and to dominate the court. Puerto Rico shocked Brazil 29-13 in the third period for 60:57. The last period became very exciting for the spectators as the teams remained alive for the victory until the last seconds. Puerto Rico grabbed the last seconds win to tie both teams records at 1-1. Gary Browne was unstoppable with 32 points and 10 rebounds. Carmelo Betancourt netted 24, while Kevin Ramiu (-92) scored 9. Martini Giovanni ended up with 17 points and 10 rebounds in defeat. Scaglia De Paula Gustavo and Alcantara Abbade Aguiar Faria Pedro scored 13 each, while Guimaraes Minuci Eduardo added 10.
The United States of America U16 become the leader of Group A as the team celebrated the second victory in a row. The win in all the quarters against Venezuela U16 remained them undefeated in the group. United States of America U16 started offensively and took the control of the court from the very beginning. The first quarter was finished at 26:21 as Quinn Cook (-92), Mc Adoo James and Beal Bradley pulled their team up. In the second period the favorites paid even more attention to defense and as a result allowed Venezuela U16 to score only 13 points. USA meanwhile notched 22 to take 48:34 advantage at the halftime. The tempo remained high in the beginning of the third period as USA dominated the court. A 26-18 in the third frame gave them 74:52 advantage after thirty minutes of the game. With 28-24 the team finished the winning campaign to take 2-0 in the group. Quinn Cook paced all the winners with 22 points and Mc Adoo James added 15. Beal Bradley delivered 14 points in the winning effort. Michael Carrera (-92) top-scored for Venezuela U16 with 21 points and 17 rebounds. Blanco Key Israel de Jesus collected 14 points and 13 rebounds, while Anthony Sanchez and Edyn Calatayud (-93) nailed 10 each.
Argentina U16 - Mexico U16 84:35 Argentinean U16 National Team posted the second consecutive victory at the Fiba American championship. They dismantled Mexico to remain on top of Group B. The win also propelled the hosts into the semifinal stage of the tourney. Mexico suffered the second loss in a row and remained at the bottom of the ladder winless. Mexico tried to stay close in the first frame. They trailed by 7 points after ten minutes but then turnovers plagued the team. Argentina held their opponents to just 4 points in the second stanza to clear off to a 40:15 distance at halftime. Mexico could not pick up the tempo offensively as they managed just 9 points in the third frame. Argentina eased to a 40-point advantage after three quarters. The home team cruised to the victory in the final term. Tomas Zanzotera (-G-92) secured 16 points for Argentina. Patricio Garino (-G-92) finished with 15 points for the winning side. Raul Borquez (-93) responded with 11 points and 8 boards for Mexico. Ernesto Quintero (-92) added 7 points in defeat. Mexico committed 35 turnovers and lost the battle on the boards 34:63.
Canadian U16 National Team posted the second straight win at the Fiba Americas championship in Mendoza, Argentina. They rallied past Bahamas on the second day of the competition to ensure their semifinal birth. Canada will now take on Argentina for the top position in Pool B. Canada rallied in front early in the encounter. Their offense worked hard to account for as many as 32 points in the opening stanza. It was worth a 26-point advantage after ten minutes. Michael Carey Jr. (196-G-93) kept Bahamas in the game as they showed some signs of recovery in the second quarter. The Caribbean team adjusted their defense and limited Canada to 16 points. Bahamas thus clipped the margin to trail by 23 points at the interval. Bahamas stayed persistent in the third frame as they got the rhythm now. They shot down Canada and got as close as 13 points from their opponents. But the North American team snapped the run from Bahamas in the fourth term. Negus Webster-Chan (198-G-92) helped Canada to run away to a well-deserved victory at the end. Webster-Chan finished with game-high 23 points and 8 rebounds for Canada. Kevin Pangos (183-G-92) and Anthony Bennett (196-F-92) added 14 points each in the win. Michael Carey Jr. responded with 21 points and 10 rebounds for Bahamas. Wannah Bail (203-C-92) had 17 points and 8 rebounds in defeat.
USA celebrate the title in Bahia Blanca - 2 Years ago
follow us on
USA - Canada 77-60
USA celebrated the FIBA Americas Championship title. They edged Canada in the championship game in Bahia Blanca. The victory marked the third straigth title for Team USA. Jarred Vanderbilt (203-F/C-99) tallied 19 points and 10 rebounds to pace the champions. Canada got to a terrific start. They held Team USA to just 3 points in the first ten minutes to open a 16-point lead. But the USA slowly improved their performance. They dropped 46 points in the next two... [read more]
USA - Canada 77-60 USA celebrated the FIBA Americas Championship title. They edged Canada in the championship game in Bahia Blanca. The victory marked the third straigth title for Team USA. Jarred Vanderbilt (203-F/C-99) tallied 19 points and 10 rebounds to pace the champions. Canada got to a terrific start. They held Team USA to just 3 points in the first ten minutes to open a 16-point lead. But the USA slowly improved their performance. They dropped 46 points in the next two quarters to pill within 2 points 49:51. Team USA then followed with a stunning 28:9 run in the fourth quarter to capture the trophy. Gary Trent (191-G/F) provided 19 points, while Wendell Carter (206-C-99) added 11 points and 10 boards for the winners. Simisola Shittu (205-G/F-00) responded with 18 points and 14 rebounds for Canada. Rowan Barrett Jr. (195-G/F-99) netted 13 points in the loss.
Argentina - Dominican Republic 74-59 Argentina celebrated the Bronze medals at the U16 FIBA Americas Championship. They knocked down Dominican Republic in the consolation final. Lautaro Lopez (188-G-99) and Franco Baralle (177-PG-99) stepped up with 15 points each to pace the hosts. Dominican Republic eked out a 20:18 lead after the opening quarter. Argentina cut the deficit to a single point at the interval 34:35. But the hosts picked up the defensive aggressivness in the second half. They held Dominican Republic to 24 points in the second part of the game and rallied to the win. Jonathan Basualdo and Valentin Bettiga had 14 points each for Argentina. Alanzo Frink (200-F-00) responded with 26 points and 8 rebounds for Dominican Republic.
Puerto Rico - Brazil 43-62 Brazil earned the second straight victory in Bahia Blanca. They bruised Puerto Rico to earn the fifth overall position at the FIBA Americas Championship. Kayo Mafio (198-PF-99) finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. The teams traded baskets throughout the opening quarter. Brazil surged ahead in the second frame. They secured a 28:21 halftime lead. Brazil boosted the margin in the third frame. They accumulated a 15-point buffer heading into the fourth period. Brazil held their opponents to just 9 points in the final frame and sealed the win. Guilherme Braga (195-SF-99) accounted for 11 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Javier Quinonez (187-G-00) answered with 16 points for Puerto Rico.
Venezuela - Mexico 80-71 Venezuela beat Mexico to finish 7th in Bahia Blanca. Luis Mora (188-G-99) stepped up with 17 points and 7 rebounds for Venezuela. Venezuela grabbed a 13:6 lead ten minutes into the encounter. Mexico cut the deficit at 2-point mark at the interval 26:28. But Venezuela unleashed 52 points in the second half and raced to the victory. Carlos Lenuz (187-G-99) delivered 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Alonso Landin (187-SF-99) replied with 15 points for Mexico.
Canada and USA to clash for title in Bahia Blanca - 2 Years ago
follow us on
USA - Argentina 119-76
Team USA claimed the fourth consecutive victory at the FIBA Americas tournament. They rallied past Argentina to book their Final appearance. Seven players scored in double digits for the winners. Markus Howard (185-G-99) and Jordan Brown (206-C-99) delivered 16 points each for the USA. The North American team erupted for 70 points in the first half to gain a massive 34-point lead. They did not slow down after the big break cruising to the victory. G... [read more]
USA - Argentina 119-76 Team USA claimed the fourth consecutive victory at the FIBA Americas tournament. They rallied past Argentina to book their Final appearance. Seven players scored in double digits for the winners. Markus Howard (185-G-99) and Jordan Brown (206-C-99) delivered 16 points each for the USA. The North American team erupted for 70 points in the first half to gain a massive 34-point lead. They did not slow down after the big break cruising to the victory. Gary Trent chipped in 15 points in the win. Agustin Perez (187-G-99) responded with 20 points for Argentina. Lautaro Lopez (188-G-99) and Nicolas Franco (204-F/C-0) chipped in 12 points each in the loss.
Canada - Dominican Republic 95-49 Canada advanced into the title clash in Bahia Blanca. They recorded the fourth straight victory at the tournament beating Dominican Republic in the semis. Rowan Barrett Jr. (195-G/F-99) tossed in 17 points to pace the North American team. Canada exploded with 45 points in the first half to ensure an 18-point advantage. Canada added 50 points more in the second half to ease to the victory. Noah Kirkwood (195-G/F-0) had 13 points, while Simisola Shittu (205-G/F-0) contributed 11 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Alanzo Frink (200-F-0) answered with 15 points for Dominican Republic.
Mexico - Brazil 69-80 Brazil posted the first victory at the FIBA Americas tournament. They rolled over Mexico in the classification round. Brazil will now take on Puerto Rico for the fifth overall position. Marcos Louzada (185-SG-0) stepped up with 19 points and 6 rebounds to pace the winning side. Mexico snatched a 16:14 lead ten minutes into the game. But Brazil quickly erased the deficit and posted a 48:45 lead heading into the fourth frame. Brazil went for 32 points in the final quarter and sealed the win. Pedro Barros (185-PG-1) accounted for 16 points and 13 rebounds for Brazil. Salvador Martinez (193-SF-99) answered with 18 points for Mexico. Alexis Martinez (193-SG-99) had 12 points and 7 rebounds in the loss.
Puerto Rico - Venezuela 81-70 Puerto Rico beat Venezuela in the classification round. Eric Ayala (193-F/G-99) nailed 29 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and issued 6 assists to pace the winners. Puerto Rico piled up a 21:18 lead after the opening quarter. Venezuela erased the deficit and pulled ahead for a 34:33 halftime lead. They dropped 27 points in the third quarter to secure a 6-point advantage at the final intermission. But Puerto Rico responded with a 26:9 run in the fourth quarter to snatch victory. Fabian Rial (190-G-99) delivered 15 points for the winners. Carlos Lenuz (187-G-99) answered with 17 points and 6 rebounds for Venezuela.
Recap of Day 3 in Bahia Blanca. Semifinals are set - 2 Years ago
follow us on
USA - Brazil 123-83
Team USA stayed untamed at the FIBA Americas tournament. They cruised past Brazil to clinch the top position in Group A. Wendell Carter (206-C-99) came up with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the winners. Team USA erupted for 36 points in the second frame to gain a 63:32 halftime lead. They never looked back afterwards cruising to the victory. Kevin Knox II (201-F-99) finished with 16 points, while Jalen Hill and Jordan Brown (206-C-99) added 14 points... [read more]
USA - Brazil 123-83 Team USA stayed untamed at the FIBA Americas tournament. They cruised past Brazil to clinch the top position in Group A. Wendell Carter (206-C-99) came up with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the winners. Team USA erupted for 36 points in the second frame to gain a 63:32 halftime lead. They never looked back afterwards cruising to the victory. Kevin Knox II (201-F-99) finished with 16 points, while Jalen Hill and Jordan Brown (206-C-99) added 14 points each for Team USA. Danilo Araujo (194-SG-99) responded with 24 points for Brazil. Yago Dos Santos (175-PG-99) had 12 points in the losing case.
Dominican Republic - Puerto Rico 71-66 Dominican Republic clinched a decisive victory over Puerto Rico and made it into the semifinal stage. Alanzo Frink (200-F-0) stepped up with 16 points to pace Dominican Republic to the second victory in Group A. They grabbed a 19:15 lead ten minutes into the game. Puerto Rico lived up to the challenge denying the deficit in the second period. They accounted for a 32:31 halftime advantage. But Dominican Republic stepped on the gas in the second half. They dropped 40 points after the big break and ensured a key victory. Miguel Diaz (192-G/F-99) finished with 13 points for the winners. Eric Ayala (193-F/G-99) responded with 22 points and 9 rebounds for Puerto Rico. Jose Placer (185-G-0) chipped in 20 points in the loss.
Argentina - Canada 62-76 Canada registered the third consecutive victory in Bahia Blanca. They upset hosting Argentina to enter the semifinal stage undefeated. Simisola Shittu (205-G/F-0) paced well-balanced effort with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Canada got to a strong start. They rallied to a 25:16 advantage after ten minutes. Argentina narrowed the distance at 3-point mark at the interval 33:36. But Canada held Argentina to 29 points after the big break and marched to the victory. Danilo Djuricic (200-F-99) and Ignas Brazdeikis (198-G/F-99) posted 13 points each for Canada. Lautaro Lopez (188-G-99) responded with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for Argentina.
Mexico - Venezuela 88-70 Mexico earned the opening victory in Bahia Blanca. They toppled Venezuela for 1-2 record in Group B. Salvador Martinez (193-SF-99) delivered 15 points to lead the winners. Mexico established a 41:31 halftime lead. Mexico unleashed 35 points in the third quarter to open a 23-point lead. They never looked back cruising to the victory in the fourth quarter. Diego Willis (192-PG-99) accounted for 13 points, 7 assists and 6 steals, while Jorge De La Serna (200-PF-0) and Alonso Landin (187-SF-99) added 11 points apiece for Mexico. Gabriel Pino (194-F/G-99) and Carlos Lenuz (187-G-99) responded with 15 points each for Venezuela.
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the
content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.