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Results and Stats from Day 1 in Valdivia - Jul 20, 2016


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Group A
Dominican Republic - Brazil 58-74
Brazil knocked down Dominican Republic for the opening victory at the tournament. Gabriel Galvanini (203-G/F-98) netted 25 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for the winning side. Brazil surged ahead for a 39:24 halftime lead. They boosted the gap at 21-point mark at the final intermission and eased to the win. Rafael Monteiro (198-G/F-98) tossed in 11 points for the winners. Daniel Vitiello (178-PG-99) responded with 14 points for Dominican Republic.

Argentina - Canada 58-92
Canada got to the winning start in Valdivia. They stormed past Argentina in the opener. Lindell Wigginton (187-PG-98) posted 21 points to lead the North American side. Canada dropped 29 points in the second term to open a 15-point halftime lead. They went on a 29:10 run in the third term to clear off for good. Nickeil Alexander-Walker (195-G-98) produced 17 points in the win. Lautaro Berra (208-C/F-98) responded with 14 points for Argentina.

Group B
Chile - U.S. Virgin Islands 68-45
Hosting Chile secured the first victory in Valdivia. They dropped US Virgin Islands in the opening game. Ignacio Arroyo (185-G-00) provided 16 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side. Chile held their opponents to just 4 points in the first period to secure a 13-point lead. They kept US Virgin Islands at bay throughout the next periods and raced to the win. Felipe Haase (205-F/C-98) tossed in 12 points for the winners. Nicolas Claxton (201-G/F-99) responded with 9 points and 9 rebounds for US Virgin Islands.

Puerto Rico - USA 70-103
The USA breezed past Puerto Rico at the start of championship. Mitchell Porter (203-G-98) delivered 20 points for the winners. The USA eased to a 46:26 halftime lead. They sank 57 points in the second half and drove to the victory. Jarrett Allen (200-F-98) provided 18 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Christian Negron (200-F/C-98) responded with 23 points and 13 rebounds for Puerto Rico.

  



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FIBA Americas U18: USA defend title in Valdivia (Photo:fiba.com)
FIBA Americas U18 Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Canada
 3. Brazil
 4. P.Rico
 5. Argentina
 6. Chile
 7. US Virg.Isl
 8. Dominican R.
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nickeil ALEXANDER-WALKER
  CAN
  (195-G-98)
  Avg: 17.4
 1. Alexander-W., CAN17.4 
 2. Brissett, CAN16.4 
 3. Porter, USA15.8 
 4. Figueroa, DOM14.6 
 5. Arroyo, CHI14.4 
 6. Wigginton, CAN14.0 
 7. Fultz, USA13.8 
 8. Aguirre, CHI13.6 
 9. Negron, PUR13.4 
 10. Jackson, PUR12.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Christian NEGRON
  PUR
  (200-F/C-98)
  Avg: 13.6
 1. Negron, PUR13.6 
 2. Simmons, ISV11.6 
 3. Uchendu, BRA9.2 
 4. Allen, USA9.0 
 5. Pereira, BRA8.6 
 6. Brissett, CAN7.8 
 7. Claxton, ISV7.2 
 8. Familia, DOM6.8 
 9. Haase, CHI6.8 
 10. Bamba, USA6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Shaivonte GILGEOUS-ALEXANDER
  (193-F/G-98)
  Avg: 5.4
 1. Gilgeous-A., CAN5.4 
 2. Fultz, USA5.2 
 3. Corvalan, ARG5.0 
 4. Aguirre, CHI5.0 
 5. Coleman, USA4.4 
 6. Ruivo, BRA4.0 
 7. Wigginton, CAN3.4 
 8. Young, USA3.2 
 9. Stevens, ISV3.2 
 10. Haase, CHI2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Markelle FULTZ
  (195-SG-98)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Fultz, USA3.2 
 2. Gilgeous-A., CAN3.0 
 3. Brissett, CAN2.4 
 4. Corvalan, ARG2.4 
 5. Aguirre, CHI2.4 
 6. Alexander-W., CAN2.4 
 7. Lema, ARG2.0 
 8. Washington, USA1.8 
 9. Arroyo, CHI1.8 
 10. Porter, USA1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Nicolas CLAXTON
  (201-G/F-99)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Claxton, ISV3.6 
 2. Negron, PUR2.4 
 3. Banks, USA1.8 
 4. Pereira, BRA1.6 
 5. Waldron, DOM1.6 
 6. Familia, DOM1.5 
 7. Bamba, USA1.2 
 8. Lorca-Lloyd, USA1.2 
 9. Thompson, PUR1.2 
 10. Allen, USA1.0 
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