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CIBACOPA Standings
 1. Hermosillo 14-2 
 2. Obregon 11-5 
 3. Tijuana 10-5 
 4. Guaymas 10-6 
 5. Guasave 7-9 
 6. Mazatlan 7-9 
 7. Navolato 6-10 
 8. Culiacan 5-11 
 9. Los Mochis 5-11 
 10. Durango 4-11 
Full Standings
Last:4/23/2017
LNBP Standings
 1. Fuerza Regia 32-4 
 2. Soles 23-13 
 3. Garzas 22-14 
 4. Toros 22-14 
 5. Panteras 19-17 
 6. Barreteros 17-19 
 7. Indios 15-21 
 8. Santos 14-22 
 9. Abejas 10-26 
 10. Correcaminos 6-30 
Last:2/12/2017
Regional Standings
Chihuahua Vive
 1. Dorados 16-2 
 2. Pioneros 15-3 
 3. Soles 13-5 
 4. Cerveceros 10-8 
 5. Choriceros 10-8 
 6. Manzaneros 8-10 
 7. Nogaleros 7-11 
 8. Vaqueros 6-12 
 9. Mineros 4-14 
 10. Cabalgantes 3-15 
 11. Centauros 2-16 
CIBAPac
 1. Linces 7-3 
 2. Halcones 5-4 
 3. Empacadores 5-5 
 4. Liebres 2-7 
LNB
 1. Brujos 0-0 
 2. Caudillos 0-0 
 3. Cimarrones 0-0 
 4. Freseros 0-0 
 5. Guitarreros 0-0 
 6. Industriales 0-0 
 7. Tejones 0-0 
Last:10/27/2015
Liga Americas Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Fuerza Regia 3-0 
 2. Guaros 2-1 
 3. La Union 1-2 
 4. Soles 0-3 
Group F
 1. Ponce 2-1 
 2. Weber Bahia 2-1 
 3. Hebraica 1-2 
 4. San Lorenzo 1-2 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/8/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Travis FRANKLIN
  Guasave
  (200-F-88)
  Avg: 27.7
 1. Franklin, Guasave27.7 
 2. Yeager, Guasave26.4 
 3. Forte, Los Mochis26.2 
 4. Ammons, Navolato23.4 
 5. Mitchell, Navolato22.6 
 6. Zamarco, Durango22.3 
 7. Rice-Jr, Obregon21.6 
 8. Spurlock, Hermosillo21.2 
 9. Tucker, Mazatlan21.1 
 10. Glover, Obregon20.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Cameron FORTE
  Los Mochis
  (201-F-93)
  Avg: 13.9
 1. Forte, Los Mochis13.9 
 2. Ammons, Navolato12.2 
 3. Glover, Obregon10.1 
 4. Gibson, Tijuana9.7 
 5. Puckett, Culiacan9.2 
 6. Little, Hermosillo9.0 
 7. Glaze, Culiacan8.4 
 8. Lathan, Tijuana7.7 
 9. Morrison, Tijuana7.5 
 10. Spurlock, Hermosillo7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Dwayne MITCHELL
  Navolato
  (196-G/F-82)
  Avg: 6.2
 1. Mitchell, Navolato6.2 
 2. Morrison, Tijuana5.3 
 3. Monreal, Hermosillo5.1 
 4. Yeager, Guasave5.1 
 5. Rice-Jr, Obregon4.9 
 6. Kabongo, Hermosillo4.2 
 7. Newby, Los Mochis3.8 
 8. Lathan, Tijuana3.6 
 9. Puckett, Culiacan3.6 
 10. Zamarco, Durango3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Glen RICE JR.
  Obregon
  (198-G/F-91)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Rice-Jr, Obregon1.8 
 2. Morrison, Tijuana1.6 
 3. Tucker, Mazatlan1.4 
 4. Mitchell, Navolato1.4 
 5. Hutchingson, Obreg.1.3 
 6. Lathan, Tijuana1.3 
 7. Newby, Los Mochis1.3 
 8. Pittman, Guasave1.2 
 9. Gardner, Tijuana1.2 
 10. Morris-W., Culiacan1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Shane HEYWARD
  Guaymas
  (200-C-92)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Heyward, Guaymas2.1 
 2. Ammons, Navolato1.8 
 3. Gibson, Tijuana1.2 
 4. Puckett, Culiacan1.2 
 5. Lathan, Tijuana0.9 
 6. Keller, Durango0.7 
 7. Hernandez, Los M.0.6 
 8. Spurlock, Hermosillo0.6 
 9. Pittman, Guasave0.6 
 10. Forte, Los Mochis0.5 
Player of the Week

 Glen Rice Jr.
  Obregon
  ( 198-G/F-91 )
  

 Brandon Provost
  Barreteros
  ( 190-G-90 )
  
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Round 18 (Regular Season)

Guaymas 51% Apr.25 Obregon
Tijuana 61% Apr.25 Mazatlan
Los Mochis 71% Apr.25 Durango
Hermosillo 83% Apr.25 Culiacan
Navolato 55% Apr.25 Guasave
Interview with Pep Claros, Coach of the Year in Liga Americas - May 15, 2012


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Josep Claros
Hello Pep (Josep Claros), let us congratulate you first on Liga Americas title with Pioneros de Quintana Roo-Cancun and of course on Coach of the Year award.

Let us know please is the Liga Americas title the most important trophy in your coaching career so far?
Is something hard to say because I have a lot of feelings for all the other titles as well. Obviously in America is a big thing, and I know this one will be in the Mexican history forever, but I really think every championship was special. Is difficult to reach the final and even more to win so Im proud of every championship I got because is always a lot of hours, a lot of personal connections fighting for the same goal and a lot of experiences that you just know when you win and lose finals.

Which game was the most difficult for you and your team at the Final Four Tournament?
All of them. I will explain why: the first one because we were playing against the home team and even we had a lot of confidence there are some things you cant control playing away. We knew we could beat them if we had the mentality to smash and send a message, let everybody knows that we were good enough to win the championship. In some point we were 27 up, we finally won by 18. The second one was difficult because the Brazilian team has winning experience and players like Giovannoni and Alex (ex- Maccabi) and 3 National Team players. The last one, was obviously tough because Obras Sanitarias is the best Argentinean team, with the National Team head coach and they just need to win by 1 to be champions. We won by 9 and we were ahead all game using 12 players in the first half.

Can you compare the level of Liga Americas with some of the European leagues?
Liga Americas is a competition that every game is all or nothing. You have to win 3 finals four before get the championship. All the teams you compete against are the best ones of their countries, so they know what it takes to get there and they have the best talent of their leagues. Every country has their own characteristics in terms of style of play. Is not the same to play against a Brazilian team than to the Argentineans and even more different if you play against the Puerto Rican team. You have to be clearly the best and do well some aspects of the game like dominate the rhythm, develop the toughness during the competition and have a good team mentality.

You reached 13 Finals so far with different teams in different countries. Which one you will never forget, except of the Liga American Final 4?
I have good memory so I will remember all of them...I also remember all the losses I had so eventually they push me to keep fighting. I will not forget a game when with American University (NCAA Div. II school) we upset No.1 in the country Arkansas who was undefeated at that time. It was 16 years ago in a Christmas day. It wasnt a title game but it was just special and we made a big presentation to college basketball. After that we won the conference 2 years in a row with just 3 loses in 2 years and beating other schools like top 10 Alabama or Texas C. and Hofstra.

You started the season with the Halifax Rainmen. It was the inaugural year of the NBL Canada, so can you please tell us something more about the league?
The NBL is an athletic league where you can have 10 Americans per team. Most of the players have stints in Europe , D- League and some even NBA. Is very interesting to see because you have all of the teams with real possibilities to improve the roster (22 transactions during the season) and to win every game because you are constantly thinking about winning the game but also to recruit the best talent available at the same time. Most of my players had played in Europe so they could adapt to practices and some of rules that I adopted.

What are your plans for the next season? You are still Head Coach of the Mexican National Team.
I will decide very soon. The Pioneros of Cancun organization will run the team so it looks that Mexico could have a strong team if they add 5 or 6 players to the Mexican team we won the Liga Americas. After the silver medal we got in 2010 is a good opportunity to keep winning internationally. If they can have the best players Mexico can be very close to Argentina and Brazil , so eventually we could have good results. In the other hand there is an option in Europe that could be an excellent project for an emerging country that I m sure will be top in the very next future, because they have talent, physical strength, mentality and is run for good basketball minds. My goal is keep winning so I feel very fortunate if Im part of them.

Thank you Pep and we wish you all the best in the future!   




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Rice Jr.'s double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 19 hours ago
25-year old swingman Glen Rice Jr. (198-G/F-91) put on an amazing game in the last round for second-ranked Obregon and receives a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 17. He had a double-double of 26 points and 12 rebounds, while his team crushed Guasave (#5, 7-9) with 16-point margin 105-89. Obregon is placed at 2nd position in Mexican league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Obregon will need more victories to improve th...   [read more]

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CIBACOPA Round 17: Lobos UAD Mazatlan beats Ostioneros de Guaymas by three after a very close game - 1 day ago
The most exciting game of round 17 in the CIBACOPA took place in Mazatlan. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (10-6) to seventh ranked Lobos UAD Mazatlan (7-9) 106-103 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ostioneros de Guaymas. It was a great shooting night for Lobos UAD Mazatlan especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. 24 personal fouls committed by Ost...   [read more]

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Best players of Mexican CIBACOPA round 16 - 2 days ago
American Glen Rice Jr. (198-G/F-91) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's second-best Obregon and that's him to receive a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 16. The 25-year old swingman had the game-high 36 points adding seven rebounds and seven assists for Obregon in his team's victory, helping them to beat Guasave (#5, 7-9) 107-100. Obregon is placed at 2nd position in Mexican CIBACOPA. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earl...   [read more]


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