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CIBACOPA Standings
 1. Hermosillo 30-8 
 2. Obregon 25-13 
 3. Tijuana 21-16 
 4. Guaymas 19-19 
 5. Los Mochis 19-19 
 6. Guasave 18-20 
 7. Mazatlan 18-20 
 8. Navolato 16-22 
 9. Culiacan 13-25 
 10. Durango 10-27 
Full Standings
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 
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 
 1. Linces 7-3 
 2. Halcones 5-4 
 3. Empacadores 5-5 
 4. Liebres 2-7 
 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 
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Franklin, Guasave25.5 
 2. Forte, Los Mochis25.4 
 3. Yeager, Guasave25.1 
 4. Rice-Jr, Obregon23.8 
 5. Crawford, Culiacan21.6 
 6. Glover, Obregon21.5 
 7. Samarco, Durango21.3 
 8. Spurlock, Hermosillo21.2 
 9. Ledbetter, Mazat.20.9 
 10. Tucker, Mazatlan20.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Cameron FORTE
  Los Mochis
  Avg: 12.2
 1. Forte, Los Mochis12.2 
 2. Glover, Obregon10.3 
 3. Ammons, Navolato10.2 
 4. Wilson, Hermosillo9.4 
 5. Gibson, Tijuana9.2 
 6. West, Guaymas8.9 
 7. Puckett, Culiacan8.8 
 8. White, Mazatlan8.7 
 9. Little, Hermosillo8.5 
 10. Rice-Jr, Obregon7.7 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Crawford, Durango5.9 
 2. Ledbetter, Mazat.5.6 
 3. Mitchell, Navolato5.5 
 4. Capers, Obregon5.4 
 5. Murphy, Los Mochis5.4 
 6. Monreal, Hermosillo5.3 
 7. Rice-Jr, Obregon5.2 
 8. Yeager, Guasave5.1 
 9. Howard, Mazatlan5.0 
 10. Perez, Hermosillo5.0 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Ledbetter, Mazat.3.1 
 2. Early, Los Mochis2.3 
 3. Rice-Jr, Obregon2.1 
 4. Capers, Obregon2.0 
 5. Murphy, Los Mochis1.8 
 6. Crawford, Durango1.6 
 7. White, Mazatlan1.4 
 8. Casillas, Mazatlan1.4 
 9. Henry, Hermosillo1.4 
 10. Monreal, Hermosillo1.4 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2
 1. Heyward, Guaymas2.0 
 2. West, Guaymas1.4 
 3. Ammons, Navolato1.2 
 4. Pittman, Guasave1.2 
 5. Keller, Guasave1.1 
 6. Maxwell, Culiacan1.0 
 7. Lathan, Tijuana1.0 
 8. Smith, Durango0.9 
 9. White, Mazatlan0.9 
 10. Puckett, Culiacan0.9 
Mexican men teams in Latin cups 2016-2017
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Hermosillo 69% Jul.3 Obregon
Gustavo Ayon selected the top Mexican playing abroad in last week's games - May 19, 2017

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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Mexican players, who play currently abroad.

Gustavo Ayon
Gustavo Ayon
   #1. This week's number one is an international power forward Gustavo Ayon (207-85, college: San Jose St., currently plays in Spain). He contributed to an easy victory against the 14th-ranked Joventut (11-21) crushing them 95-70 in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Thursday night's game. Ayon scored 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 20 minutes on the court. Real Madrid (25-7) is placed first in the Liga Endesa. It was his team's consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Ayon averages: 8.5ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.9apg, 2FGP: 64.9%(100-154) and FT: 64.9% in 28 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Mexican senior national team.

Jorge Gutierrez
Jorge Gutierrez
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Jorge Gutierrez (190-88, college: California, currently plays in Turkey). Gutierrez led Trabzonspor to a victory against the closely-ranked Usak Sportlif (8-22) 101-92 in the Turkish BSL last Friday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and making 15 passes. Gutierrez also added 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Trabzonspor Medical Park Basketbol (10-20) is placed 12th in the BSL. The Regular Season already ended. It's Gutierrez's first season with the team. His overall stats this year are: 9.4ppg, 4.5rpg, 5.4apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 53.0%, 3FGP: 20.5% and FT: 70.6%. Ex-Pioneros de Quintana Roo-Cancun player is in the roster of the Mexican senior national team.

Francisco Cruz
Francisco Cruz
   #3. The Mexican player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Francisco Cruz (190-89, college: Wyoming, currently plays in Spain). Cruz could not help Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (12-20) in their last game. Despite his good performance Baloncesto Fuenlabrada was crushed 103-66 on the road by the second-ranked Baskonia. Cruz was the second best scorer with 13 points in 24 minutes. It was Baloncesto Fuenlabrada's third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended. This year Cruz's overall stats are: 8.9ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 52.1%, 3FGP: 28.6% and FT: 76.9% in 31 games. Ex-Fuerza Guinda Nogales player is also a member of the Mexican senior national team.

Hector Hernandez
Hector Hernandez
   #4. Power forward Hector Hernandez (205-85, agency: BeoBasket, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Puerto Rico) contributed to Vaqueros' victory against the closely-ranked Leones (8-10) 76-71 in the Puerto Rican BSN last Thursday. Hernandez scored 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 34 minutes. Vaqueros de Bayamon (9-12) is placed fifth in the BSN. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Hernandez has relatively good stats this year: 11.9ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.8apg in 12 games. He is also Mexican national team player.

Israel Gutierrez
Israel Gutierrez
   #5. International center Israel Gutierrez (206-93, currently plays in Argentina) was not able to help Argentino in their game against Obras Basket (5-0) in the Argentinian LigaA. Gutierrez scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. But the fourth-placed Argentino (29-27) was defeated 83-73 at home by the leading Obras Basket in the Sur group. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Gutierrez's total stats this season are: 6.5ppg and 4.3rpg. He plays currently for the Mexican national team.

Orlando Mendez-Valdez
Orlando Mendez-Valdez
   #6. Point guard Orlando Mendez-Valdez (183-86, agency: Pro Sports, college: W.Kentucky, currently plays in Israel) was not able to secure a victory for Maccabi Haifa (16-17) in their game against Hapoel Jerusalem (19-14) in the Israeli Winner League. He scored 6 points and added 3 passes in 23 minutes. Maccabi Haifa lost 63-69 in Jerusalem to the higher-ranked (#3) Hapoel. It was Maccabi Haifa's fourth consecutive loss in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. This year Mendez-Valdez's total stats are: 8.7ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.0apg and 1.1spg in 31 games. He is a naturalized American. Mendez-Valdez is an international player who is currently on the senior Mexican National Team roster. He used to play for Halcones UV Xalapa in Mexican league.

The list of other players, who all have Mexican passport but never been selected to any of Mexican national teams:

   #1. Joseph Soto (190-G-93, currently plays in Puerto Rico) could not help one of league's weakest teams Vaqueros (9-12) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his good performance Vaqueros was crushed 75-53 on the road by the higher-ranked Capitanes (#4). Soto was the top scorer with 13 points. He also added 7 assists. Soto's total stats this season are: 9.4ppg, 1.7rpg and 4.9apg. He has a dual citizenship: Mexican and Puerto Rican.

   #2. Joel Gierbolini (203-F-89, college: USC Aiken, currently plays in Puerto Rico) is a teammate of previously mentioned Joseph Soto and both played together in the last Puerto Rican BSN game. Gierbolini was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Vaqueros in their game against Capitanes (10-10), despite his good performance in Sunday night's game. He was the second best scorer with 12 points in a mere 18 minutes. But Vaqueros was crushed 75-53 in Arecibo by the higher-ranked (#4) Capitanes. This year Gierbolini's total stats are: 2.1ppg and 2.1rpg in 16 games he played so far.

   #3. Alexander Perez Kaufmann (191-PG-93, agency: Pro Sports, currently plays in Argentina) managed to help San Lorenzo de Almagra to win against the leader Obras Basket (5-0) 81-65 in the Argentinian LigaA last Thursday. He scored only 2 points and added 7 passes. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Sur. San Lorenzo de Almagra (40-16) is placed first. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Perez Kaufmann's total stats this season are: 6.3ppg, 3.5rpg, 3.4apg and 1.1spg.

   #4. Jimmy Villalobos (190-F-93, college: Westminster, MO, currently plays in El Salvador) was not able to secure a victory for ExSAL ST (7-8) in their game against San Marcos (13-3) in the Salvadorean Liga Superior. Despite his very good performance in Thursday night's game Villalobos scored 13 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This season Villalobos has relatively solid stats: 10.3ppg, 4.2rpg and 1.7apg.   

Brandon Provost (ex Guaymas) agreed terms with Caciques - 1 day ago
Caciques de Valledupar (Liga DirecTV) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old American guard Brandon Provost (190-86kg-90, college: UTRGV). He played in the summer at Ostioneros de Guaymas in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 30 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 3.2rpg and 3.4apg. The last season Provost played at Barreteros (LNBP) in Mexican league where in 13 games he averaged 12.5ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.9apg and 1.0spg. Three years ago (a year after he left the college) Provos...   [read more]

Carl Jones
CIBACOPA Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Guaymas and Obregon post victories - 1 day ago
Guaymas - Hermosillo 83-79 Guaymas held off Hermosillo to gain the opening win in the series. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Rayos de Hermosillo won third quarter 24-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 24 personal fouls committed by Rayos de Hermosillo helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American point guard Carl Jones (180-91, college: St.Joseph's, agency: DTMones) fired 30 points and...   [read more]

Glen Rice
CIBACOPA Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Obregon and Hermosillo post wins - 2 days ago
Los Mochis - Obregon 94-95 Obregon snatched a narrow road win over Los Mochis to grab 2-1 lead in the series. The guests were ahead by 9 points but lost the second period ending it with a 2-point deficit before their 29-26 run, which allowed them to win the game. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for swingman Glen Rice-Jr (198-91, college: Georgia Tech) who saved his team from a defeat with 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Landon Atterberry (198-9...   [read more]

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CIBACOPA Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Los Mochis and Hermosillo take victories - 5 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Hermosillo and Obregon record wins - 6 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 6 of Quarter-Finals. Guaymas join semifinal stage - 9 days ago  
Mexican U16 National Team 2017 - 13 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 5 of Quarter-Finals. Hermosillo reach semifinals - 13 days ago  
Recap of CIBACOPA Round 3 of Quarter-Finals - 15 days ago  
Recap of CIBACOPA Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 18 days ago  
Recap of CIBACOPA Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 19 days ago  
Henry number one in Mexico for round 39 - 21 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 39: Halcones de Ciudad Obregon defeats Lobos UAD Mazatlan in the closest game of the week - 22 days ago  
Laudermill is back at Mono Thew, ex Correcaminos - 22 days ago  
Jones' 45-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 25 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 37: Ostioneros de Guaymas beat Halcones de Ciudad Obregon by two after a very close game - 26 days ago  
Best players of Mexican CIBACOPA round 36 - 27 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 36: Halcones de Ciudad Obregon beats Ostioneros de Guaymas in the most crucial game of the week - 28 days ago  
Rice Jr. number one in Mexico for round 35 - 29 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 35: Rayos de Hermosillo defeats Aguilas Doradas de Durango in the closest game of the week - 30 days ago  
Gustavo Ayon selected the top Mexican playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Libertad adds Gibson to their roster, ex Tijuana - 1 month ago  
Glover's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
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