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The End of the Preliminary Round - Jun 20, 2009

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Venezuela U16 -Brazil U16 81:58

Venezuela overcame Brazil 81:58 to clinch the semifinal birth of 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship. Venezuela celebrated the second victory to finish Group A with 2-1 record and will play against Argentina in the semifinals. Brazil finishes with an 0-3 record.
It was Brazil that had nothing to lose and could play their game. Brazil dominated the first quarter 18:14 and looked forward to keep the score for good. Venezuela responded however with a 9-0 run to take the lead 23:18 and finish at halftime up 38:26. Led by Anthony Perez (-94) and Blanco Key Israel de Jesus Venezuela U16 just needed a victory to take the semifinal ticket. In the third period the intrigue went to the end as Venezuela U16 played too good for the opponents. The winners produced 28-15 to take 66:41 advantage. In the final quarter the lead was never lower than 24 points.
Anthony Perez paced all the winners with 22 points. Michael Carrera (-92) collected 18 points and 15 rebounds, while Blanco Key Israel de Jesus netted 16. Scaglia Gustavo finished the night with 16 points for Brazil. Simoes Leonardo and Martini Giovanni poured in 11 points apiece in the losing case.

Venezuela U16: Anthony Perez 22, Michael Carrera 18+15 rebs, Blanco Key Israel de Jesus 16
Brazil U16: Scaglia Gustavo 16, Simoes Leonardo 11, Martini Giovanni 11

United States of America U16-Puerto Rico U16 126:73

The United States of America U16 easily won Group A of FIBA Americas U16 Championship. In the last day of the Preliminary Round the favorites smashed Puerto Rico 126:73 and advanced to the semifinals. The United States of America U16 will face Canada that finished second in Group B.
Puerto Rico opened the game with a three pointer and thanks to those baskets they stayed in the game for most of the first quarter. USA again showed great basketball and dominated the whole game as they won the first period 26:21. USA made a 14-0 run in the second quarter to take a 46:25 lead and finish up 56:33. In the third period the favorites produced 33-19 and the task for the last frame was to reach 100. They easily made it as the team posted 37 points in the period to celebrate 126:73 victory.
Brad Beal (6'3''-G-93) top-scored for the winners with 18 points as USA finished Group A with 3-0 record. Adonis Michael Thomas and Sterling Gibbs (6'1''-G-92) followed him with 17 points apiece. Gary Browne (-92) ended up with 16 points in the losing effort, while Carmelo Betancourt (-92) added 10.

United States of America U16: Brad Beal 18 points, Adonis Thomas (6'6''-F-92) 17, Sterling Gibbs 17
Puerto Rico U16: Gary Browne 16, Carmelo Betancourt 10

Mexico U16 - Bahamas U16 84:73 (OT)
Mexican U16 National Team celebrated the first win at the Fiba Americas championship in Argentina. They toppled Bahamas in the extra period to improve at 1-2 record and clinched the third spot in preliminary Group B. Bahamas failed to post a single victory and remained at the bottom of the ladder at 0-3. Mexico will now take on Brazil in the 5th-8th spot qualifying games. Bahamas will play against Puerto Rico.
Mexico and Bahamas looked well-matched in the first half. The Latin American team grabbed a 15:13 lead after ten minutes of action but could not maintain it. Bahamas tied the game at 30 with twenty minutes gone in the encounter. The Caribbean team surged in front in the third stanza as Michael Carey Jr. (196-G-93) led the charge. But Mexico reacted with a burst early in the final term to regain control. They cleared off to an 8-point distance midway through the term before Bahamas came back to life. They posted eight unanswered points to draw things level. Bahamas pulled in front 65:63 with 16 seconds left but Jose Vega (-92) rescued Mexico. He tied the score at 65 and went to the line for the win. The free throw attempt though rimmed out and the teams went into overtime. There Mexico registered a 5:0 run to clear off for good. Jose Vega knocked down 21 points and pulled down 7 boards to lead Mexico. Raul Borquez (-93) added 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Michael Carey Jr. responded with 26 points and 10 boards for Bahamas. Garth Brown (-G/F-92) had 18 points in the loss.

Mexico: Jose Vega 21, Raul Borquez 19, Ernesto Quintero (-92) 16+11 boards
Bahamas: Michael Carey Jr. 26+10 boards, Garth Brown 18

Argentina U16 - Canada U16 87:81 (OT)
Argentina clinched the top spot in preliminary Group B of the U16 Fiba Americas championship held in Mendoza. They outgunned Canada in overtime in the third round to finish the preliminary campaign undefeated. Argentina will now take on Venezuela in the semifinals. Canada also made it to the semis despite the loss. They clinched the second spot in the pool and would face the USA tonight.
The teams kept it close in the opening frame and finished it tied at 23. Pangos led Canada in the second frame as he accounted for 13 points in the half. His bucket capped the second stanza giving Canada a 41:40 advantage at the interval. Argentina struck right back stealing the lead from their opponents in the third quarter. Tomas Zanzotera (-G-92) ensured a narrow 59:58 advantage for the hosts after three quarters of action. The teams traded baskets throughout the final frame with neither side able to clear off. It all came down to the final seconds but it did not bring any final answers as the sides were leveled at 76 and headed into overtime. Argentina did not waste too much time in the extra period firing down the visitors and celebrating a tough win at the end.
Tomas Zanzotera and Carlos Benitez produced 17 points apiece for Argentina. Luciano Massarelli (-G-93) added 14 points in the win. Anthony Bennett (196-F-92) responded with game-high 24 points and 11 boards for Canada. Kevin Pangos (183-G-92) had 22 points, 5 assists and 4 boards in defeat.

Argentina: Tomas Zanzotera 17, Carlos Benitez 17, Luciano Massarelli 14
Canada: Anthony Bennett 24+11 boards, Kevin Pangos 22

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SEMIFINALS 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]

Recap of Day 3 in Bahia Blanca. Semifinals are set - 2 Years ago
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FIBA Americas U16 Standings
Group A
 1. Brazil 0-0 
 2. Dominican R. 0-0 
 3. P.Rico 0-0 
 4. USA 0-0 
Group B
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Canada 0-0 
 3. Mexico 0-0 
 4. Venezuela 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  High School
  Avg: 19.6
 1. Ayala, High School19.6 
 2. Frink, High School18.0 
 3. Lopez, Villa S.17.8 
 4. Martinez, MEX N.17.6 
 5. Trent, High School16.8 
 6. Howard, High S.15.0 
 7. Barrett Jr., CAN N.14.6 
 8. Mafio, Flamengo14.0 
 9. Shittu, CAN N.13.8 
 10. Carter, High Scho.13.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Simisola SHITTU
  CAN N.
  Avg: 11.4
 1. Shittu, CAN N.11.4 
 2. Djuricic, CAN N.9.2 
 3. Mafio, Flamengo8.8 
 4. Carter, High School8.8 
 5. Basualdo, Atenas8.6 
 6. Vanderbilt, High S.7.8 
 7. Pino, Columbus 997.2 
 8. Alvarez, MEX N.7.2 
 9. Frink, High School7.2 
 10. Brazdeikis, CAN N.7.2 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Dos Santos, Palme.4.4 
 2. Nembhard, CAN N.4.2 
 3. Jones, High School3.6 
 4. Willis, Hermosillo3.3 
 5. Barros, FIATC J.3.0 
 6. Lopez, Villa S.2.8 
 7. Ayala, High School2.8 
 8. Paez, Columbus 992.6 
 9. Araujo, Brasilia2.4 
 10. Vanderbilt, High2.4 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Willis, Hermosillo4.5 
 2. Jones, High School3.8 
 3. Rial, High School3.2 
 4. Dos Santos, Palme.3.2 
 5. Paez, Columbus 992.4 
 6. Martinez, MEX N.2.2 
 7. Pino, Columbus 992.0 
 8. Shittu, CAN N.2.0 
 9. Berroa, Pueblo N.2.0 
 10. Howard, High S.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2
 1. Ferreira, Bauru2.0 
 2. Carter, High School1.8 
 3. Diaz, DOM N.1.7 
 4. Djuricic, CAN N.1.6 
 5. Ayala, High School1.6 
 6. Vanover, High S.1.5 
 7. Mafio, Flamengo1.4 
 8. Shittu, CAN N.1.4 
 9. Mirambeaux, DOM N.1.3 
 10. Franco, ARG N.1.2 
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