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Day 1 games in the 2006 FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men - Jun 29, 2006


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Argentina - Bahamas 99-59 (21-16, 17-10, 38-19, 23-14) (Nicolas De Los Santos 21, Diego Gerbaudo 13, Fabian Oscar Sahdi 11 - Kyle alfonso Grant 14, Devaughn Zendal Jackson 13, Dartyn Lecluse Baker 12)
Argentina beated Bahamas with 99-59. Nicolas de los santos led Argentina with 21 points. Diego Gerbaudo was key organizing the attack with 13 points and 9 assists. Fabian Oscar Sahdi added 11 points for the team. The first quarter ended 21-16 with 13 points from Nicolas de los Santos. In the second quarter Argentina made a 11-0 run and maintained control at the end of the first half 38-26. In a losing cause Kyle Grant had 14 points. On day 2 Argentina takes on Puerto Rico and Bahamas faces Canada.

Canada - Puerto Rico 90-73 (18-18, 30-17, 18-18, 24-20) (Kristopher Joseph 27, Oluseyi Adebayo Ashaolu 24, Junior Cadougan 21 - Luis Damian Morales Alvarez 18,Angel Luis Garcia Garcia 16, Gilberto Clavell Lopez 14)
Canada defeated Puerto Rico with 90-73. The game tied at 18 after the first quarter, Canada outgunned Puerto Rico 30-17 in the second quarter. Helping Canada to 50.0 percent shooting from the field and 46.2 percent from 3-point were Joseph Kristophers, who scored 27 points, Oluseyi Ashaolu tallied 24 points and Junior Cadougan added 21.
Puerto Rico struggled from the field and from 3-point, shooting 38.5 and 24.0 percent respectively. Luis Morales scored 18 points, while Angel Garcia contributed 16 and Gilberto Clavell added 14.

USA - Uruguay 111-64 (33-18, 24-7, 20-18, 34-21) (Michael Beasley 17, Jerryd Bayless 17, Taylor King 11 - Federico Haller 14, Jason Granger Amodio 13, Guillermo Nathan 9)
Showing athleticism on both ends of the court right from the start of their game versus Uruguay, Jerryd Bayless and Michael Beasley scored 17 points each and the host USA Men's U18 Team sprinted ahead early and ran on to a commanding 111-64 victory over Uruguay. Federico Haller led Uruguay with 17 points, and Jason Granger Amodio added 13 points. The USA is off Thursday and wraps up its preliminary play Friday against Brazil in a 7 p.m. (CDT) game.  



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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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