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Group A
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Results and Stats from Day 3 in Caracas - Sep 2, 2013


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Group A
Puerto Rico - Uruguay 93-69
Puerto Rico claimed the third consecutive victory at the FIBA Americas Championship. They outgunned Uruguay to remain on top of Group A. Alexander Galindo (200-F-85, college: FIU) and Carlos Arroyo (188-PG-79, agency: Interperformances, college: FIU) finished with 19 points each for Puerto Rico. They started the game aggressively. Puerto Rico unleashed 29 points in the first ten minutes to build an 11-point lead. Puerto Rico dominated throughout the second frame. They registered a 52:32 halftime advantage. Uruguay could not match their opponents in the third term. Puerto Rico secured a comfortable 23-point lead at the final break. Puerto Rico eased to the victory in the final stanza. Renaldo Balkman chipped in 18 points, while Daniel Santiago added 10 points in the victory. Leandro Garcia Morales (186-PG-80, college: Texas A&M) answered with 17 points for Uruguay. Mathias Calfani had 14 points in the defeat.

Brazil - Canada 62-91
Canada registered the second victory at the FIBA Americas Championship. They trounced Brazil to improve at 2-1 record in Group A. Cory Joseph (190-PG-91, college: Texas) stepped up with 28 points and 9 rebounds to pace the North American team. Brazil fell at 0-2 record after the defeat. Brazil snatched a 22:19 lead after ten minutes of action. But Canada turned the tables in the second frame. The North American team went on a strong 25:12 rally in the period and established a 44:34 halftime advantage. Canada boosted the lead in the third term. They held struggling Brazil to 12 points in the period to pile up a massive 22-point lead at the final intermission. Canada fired 23 points in the fourth frame to seal the victory at the end. Jermaine Anderson (188-G-83, college: Fordham) chipped in 14 points, while Andrew Nicholson added 13 points in the win. Guilherme Giovannoni (203-F-80, agency: Interperformances) answered with 11 points for Brazil. Alex Ribeiro had 10 points in the loss.

Group B
Venezuela - Dominican Republic 70-65
Venezuela earned the second consecutive victory at the FIBA Americas Championship. The hosts rallied past Dominican Republic for 2-1 record in Group B. Donta Smith (201-SF-83, college: SE Illinois JC) nailed 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for the winners. Venezuela ensured a strong start to the game. They accounted for a 20:12 lead after ten minutes. Venezuela stretched the advantage in the second quarter. The home side secured a 38:28 halftime lead. Dominican Republic scored just 14 points in the third term as the home side boosted the gap at 11-point mark. The visitors finally tuned in offensively but it was too late as Venezuela escaped with the victory at the end. David Cubillan (181-PG-87, college: Marquette) knocked down 12 points, while Rafael Perez added 11 points in the victory. James Feldeine (193-G-88, college: Quinnipiac) answered with 19 points for Dominican Republic. Francisco Garcia had 12 points in the loss.

Mexico - Paraguay 87-65
Mexico celebrated the second straight win at the start of FIBA Americas Championship in Caracas. They shot down Paraguay to keep their record spotless. Orlando Mendez-Valdez (185-G-86, college: W.Kentucky) delivered 17 points in the victory. Paraguay suffered the third consecutive defeat at the tournament. Mexico silenced their opponents in the first frame. They went on a 29:9 run to clear off. Mexico ballooned the distance in the second frame. They accounted for a 50:25 halftime advantage. Paraguay could not change the complexion of the game in the third term. Mexico eased to a 32-point lead at the final intermission. Paraguay unloaded 26 points in the fourth stanza but just sweetened the pill at the end. Gustavo Ayon (209-F/C-85, agency: Duran International, college: San Jose St.) accounted for 14 points, while Jorge Gutierrez and Paul Stoll contributed 11 points apiece in the victory. Ramon Sanchez (194-F-91) answered with 15 points for Paraguay. Guillermo Araujo chipped in 14 points in the loss.   



Draw Results in for FIBA AmeriCup 2017 - 8 days ago
The draw for the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at midday on Thursday. The results of the draw are as follows: Group A: TBC, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia Group B: Virgin Islands, Argentina, Venezuela, Canada Group C: Dominican Republic, USA, Panama, Uruguay. The FIBA AmeriCup 2017 will open with a Group Phase consisting of three (3) groups of four (4) teams each to be played in a round-robin format in Medellin (Colombia), Bahia Blanca (Argentina) and Montevide...   [read more]
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FIBA Americas Standings
Group A
 1. Colombia 0-0 
 2. Mexico 0-0 
 3. P.Rico 0-0 
 4. TBA 0-0 
Group B
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Canada 0-0 
 3. US Virg.Isl 0-0 
 4. Venezuela 0-0 
Group C
 1. Dominican R. 0-0 
 2. Panama 0-0 
 3. Uruguay 0-0 
 4. USA 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Luis SCOLA
  ARG
  (206-F/C-80)
  Avg: 21.1
 1. Scola, ARG21.1 
 2. Barea, PUR20.3 
 3. Rivero, CUB18.8 
 4. Ayon, MEX17.7 
 5. Nocioni, ARG16.7 
 6. Benite, BRA16.0 
 7. Wiggins, CAN15.1 
 8. Sosa, DOM15.1 
 9. Fitipaldo, URU13.8 
 10. Vieira, BRA13.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Gustavo AYON
  MEX
  (207-C/F-85)
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Ayon, MEX12.4 
 2. Scola, ARG10.1 
 3. Nocioni, ARG9.0 
 4. Justiz, CUB8.3 
 5. Olynyk, CAN7.5 
 6. Haiti, CUB7.3 
 7. Calfani, URU6.9 
 8. Lloreda, PAN6.8 
 9. Garces, PAN6.6 
 10. Rivero, CUB6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Jose Juan BAREA
  PUR
  (183-PG-84)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Barea, PUR6.3 
 2. Campazzo, ARG5.9 
 3. Joseph, CAN5.7 
 4. Stoll, USA4.7 
 5. Laprovittola, ARG4.5 
 6. Vargas, VEN4.4 
 7. Fitipaldo, URU4.1 
 8. Gutierrez, MEX3.9 
 9. Freire Luz, ESP3.8 
 10. Feldeine, DOM3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Renaldo BALKMAN
  USA
  (203-F-84)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Balkman, USA1.6 
 2. Benite, BRA1.5 
 3. Vargas, VEN1.5 
 4. Barea, PUR1.5 
 5. Gutierrez, MEX1.4 
 6. Campazzo, ARG1.4 
 7. Vieira, BRA1.3 
 8. Ayon, MEX1.3 
 9. Valdez, CUB1.3 
 10. Lewis, USA1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Augusto LIMA
  BRA
  (207-C-91)
  Avg: 1.3
 1. Lima, BRA1.3 
 2. Pomare, USA1.3 
 3. Rivero, CUB1.3 
 4. Ayon, MEX1.2 
 5. Balkman, USA1.1 
 6. Justiz, CUB1.0 
 7. Newsome, USA1.0 
 8. Olynyk, CAN0.9 
 9. Scola, ARG0.9 
 10. Nocioni, ARG0.8 
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