Toros became the new LNBP champions. They retained the title after winning it in 2011. Toros overcame Halcones Xalapa on the road to seal 4-2 success in the title series. Ike Ofoegbu (205-F-85, college: SMU) fired 30 points to pace the winners. Xalapa led by four points after the opening quarter 26:22. But Toros narrowed the gap in the second frame. The visitors got within one 46:47 at the interval. Toros stepped on the gas in the third quarter. They surged ahead and rallied to a 69:64 advantage at the final intermission. Quentin Gonzalez opened a double-digit lead for the visitors early in the fourth frame. Halcones Xalapa never got closer than 7 points in the reminder of the contest and Toros cruised to the victory at the end. Adrian Henning (203-F-82, college: Austin Peay St.) chipped in 16 points, while Brody Angley (180-PG-86, college: Santa Clara) added 14 for the winners. LeRoy Hickerson (196-G-82, college: Cumberlands) answered with 25 points and 7 assists for Halcones Xalapa. Kevin Sowell (190-G-81, agency: Interperformances) and Devon Pearson (198-F-84, college: SMU) had 16 points each in the loss.
Imports edge Mexican players in LNBP All-Star Game - Nov 16, 2012
Mexican All-Stars - Import All-Stars 101:108
LNBP All-Star Game was held in Tampico. The Import All-Stars clinched an exciting victory at the end. Rodney Alexander (201-F-87, college: Oklahoma City) knocked down 19 points to lead the effort. LeRoy Hickerson (196-G-82, college: Cumberlands) added 17 points and was named All-Star Game MVP. Imports selection started strong. They jumped to a 32:26 lead after the opening quarter. They maintained the lead throughout the second frame. Imports enjoyed a 63:54 halftime lead. They kept the Mexican selection at distance throughout the third quarter. The Import All-Stars entered the final period up by 12 points 85:73. Mexican players narrowed the gap midway through the final stanza but Imports stepped on the gas in the final moments and sealed the winning outcome. Jason Horton (188-G-86, college: Missouri) and Eugene Phelps (198-F, college: Long Beach St.) netted 16 points each for the winners. Lorenzo Mata (205-C-86) answered with 18 points and 8 rebounds for Mexican All-Stars. Noe Alonzo (200-F-83, college: Grand Canyon) had 15 points in the loss.
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