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Results and Stats from Day 2 in Sao Sebastian - Jun 18, 2012

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Trey Lyles
Group A
U.S. Virgin Islands - Brazil 65-84
Brazil U18 National Team posted the second win at the FIba Americas Championship. The hosts fired past Virgin Islands for 2-0 record on top of Group A. Lucas Dias (205-C-96) came up with 21 points to lead the winners. Brazil secured a confident start. They established a 23:17 lead at the first intermission. Brazil stretched the lead in the second quarter. They piled up a 14-point lead at the interval. Brazil kept their opponents at bay throughout the third quarter. They entered the final frame up by 15 points and rallied to the victory at the end. Danilo Fuzaro (189-F-94) and Deryk Ramos (185-G-94) finished with 16 points each in the win. Khalid Hart (198-SF-95) notched 29 points for Virgin Islands. Justin Gray (198-F) accounted for 11 points in the losing effort.

Mexico - USA 59-110
USA U18 selection delivered the second consecutive win at the start of U18 Fiba Americas Championship. They held off Mexico for 2-0 record on top of Group A. Jake Layman (201-F-94) stepped up with 18 points to lead the winners. Mexico fell at 0-2 record after the loss. USA stunned their opponents in the opening quarter. They went on a 32:12 run in the frame to take a comfortable lead. USA maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. They arrived at halftime up by 32 points 58:26. USA stayed dominant in the second half. They boosted the margin to 42 points with one quarter remaining. The North American team never looked back and rallied to the win at the end. Rodney Purvis (193-G-94) and Shaquille Goodwin (203-F-94) delivered 13 points each for the winners. Kevin Arias (94) answered with 13 points for Mexico. Abel Miranda had 9 points in the loss.

Group B
Puerto Rico - Argentina 65-76
Argentina registered the second straight win at the U18 Fiba Americas Championship in Sao Sebastian. They toppled Puerto Rico to remain on top of Group B. Matias Bernardini (190-G-94) scored 20 points to lead the winners. Argentina earned a narrow 16:13 lead after ten minutes. Puerto Rico however cut the deficit to a single point at halftime 28:29. Argentina took over in the third term again. They held Puerto Rican counterparts to 14 points in the period to ensure an 8-point lead with one quarter remaining. Argentina fired 26 points in the final stanza to seal the victory at the end. Gabriel Deck (199-F/C-95) accounted for 18 points for the winners. Allen Baez (94) answered with 16 points for Puerto Rico. Alexander Curet and Wilfredo Rodriguez notched 14 points each in the loss.

Colombia - Canada 67-98
Canada celebrated the second win at the U18 Fiba Americas Championship. They knocked down Colombia in Group B action. Six Canada players scored in double figures. Andrew Wiggins (202-F-95) and Trey Lyles (206-PF-94) accounted for 17 points each for the winners. Lyles also added 19 rebounds in the victory. Canada and Colombia stayed neck and neck throughout the opening quarter. The scoreboard read 17:17 after ten minutes. But Canada exploded with 30 points in the second frame to clear off. The North American team secured a 15-point lead at the interval. Colombia cut the deficit in the third term. The Latin American team got within 7 points at the final break. However Canada shocked their opponents with a 32:8 run in the final period and sealed the victory at the end. Duane Notice (188-G-94) provided 14 points for Canada. Kevin Cuesta (94) answered with 17 points for Colombia. Brian Angola, Tony Trocha and Juan Lopez finished with 13 points each in the loss.   

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FIBA Americas U18 Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Canada
 3. Argentina
 4. P.Rico
 5. Chile
 6. Dominican R.
 7. Panama
 8. Ecuador

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 18.5
 1. Giordano, ARG18.5 
 2. Frink, DOM18.2 
 3. Quinones, DOM17.5 
 4. Miller, CAN17.3 
 5. Caffaro, ARG16.7 
 6. Nembhard, CAN15.7 
 7. Moncayo, ECU15.3 
 8. White, USA15.3 
 9. Lawson, CAN14.8 
 10. Marcos, ARG14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Lorca-Lloyd, CHI11.3 
 2. Caffaro, ARG8.8 
 3. Frink, DOM8.7 
 4. Robinson, USA8.5 
 5. Samuel, CAN8.0 
 6. Gunn, PAN7.8 
 7. Capurro, ECU7.7 
 8. Torres, PUR7.3 
 9. Miller, CAN7.3 
 10. Lombardo, PAN7.3 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Nembhard, CAN8.8 
 2. Arroyo, CHI6.5 
 3. Andrade, PAN5.4 
 4. Farabello, ARG5.3 
 5. Santiago, PUR5.3 
 6. Dosunmu, USA4.5 
 7. Anthony, USA4.2 
 8. Marcos, ARG4.0 
 9. Brown, CAN4.0 
 10. Grimes, USA3.8 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Nembhard, CAN2.7 
 2. Andrade, PAN2.2 
 3. Moncayo, ECU2.2 
 4. Gunn, PAN2.2 
 5. Rubel, DOM1.8 
 6. Maxey, USA1.8 
 7. Farabello, ARG1.8 
 8. Grimes, USA1.7 
 9. Patterson, CAN1.5 
 10. Marcos, ARG1.5 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Conditt, PUR3.3 
 2. Lorca-Lloyd, CHI2.8 
 3. Hurt, USA1.5 
 4. Capurro, ECU1.5 
 5. Davis, USA1.2 
 6. Rivera, ECU1.2 
 7. Caffaro, ARG1.0 
 8. Bediako, CAN1.0 
 9. Frink, DOM1.0 
 10. Linares, PUR1.0 
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