Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:   Facebook   Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Become A Member
Men Women
Mexico Internationally
Authors:
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Mexican basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
CIBACOPA Standings
 1 Hermosillo 23-11 
 2 Obregon 21-13 
 3 La Paz 18-16 
 4 Jalisco 18-16 
 5 Tijuana 16-18 
 6 Culiacan 15-19 
 7 Los Mochis 15-19 
 8 Venados 14-20 
 9 Guaymas 13-21 
Full Standings
Last:6/10/2019
LNBP Standings
North
 1 Fuerza Regia 31-9 
 2 Mineros 30-10 
 3 Lenadores 25-14 
 4 Laguneros 19-20 
 5 Correcaminos 18-22 
 6 Santos 13-27 
 7 Huracanes 6-33 
South
 1 Capitanes 26-13 
 2 Soles 26-13 
 3 Aaguacateros 23-16 
 4 Abejas 18-21 
 5 Panteras 17-22 
 6 Libertadores 13-26 
 7 Angeles 13-27 
Last:2/20/2019
Liga Americas Standings
Group E
 1 Paulistano 3-0 
 2 Capitanes 2-1 
 3 Franca 1-2 
 4 Atenas 0-3 
Group F
 1 Guaros 3-0 
 2 San Lorenzo 2-1 
 3 Arecibo 1-2 
 4 Las Animas 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/18/2019
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Glen RICE JR.
  Obregon
  (198-G/F-91)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Rice Jr. Obregon25.5 
 2. Yeager Culiacan24.9 
 3. Williams Jalisco22.6 
 4. Scott Venados21.0 
 5. Pena La Paz20.1 
 6. Early Los Mochis20.0 
 7. Hollowell Herm.19.8 
 8. Jackson Guaymas18.9 
 9. Glover Jr. Los M18.8 
 10. White La Paz18.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Timajh PARKER-RIVERA
  Obregon
  (202-F-94)
  Avg: 11.5
 1. Parker Obregon11.5 
 2. Mitchell Los M10.9 
 3. Johnson Culiacan10.8 
 4. James Hermosillo9.8 
 5. Durley Guaymas8.3 
 6. Ammons Tijuana8.3 
 7. McIntosh Culiacan8.2 
 8. Puckett La Paz7.6 
 9. Space Venados7.5 
 10. Rice Jr. Obregon7.5 
Assists Per Game
 Jeffery STUBBS
  Culiacan
  (189-PG-91)
  Avg: 6
 1. Stubbs Culiacan6.0 
 2. Rice Jr. Obregon5.9 
 3. Ali Guaymas5.4 
 4. Scott Venados5.4 
 5. Ricks Obregon5.0 
 6. White La Paz4.4 
 7. Williams Tijuana4.3 
 8. Moody Culiacan4.1 
 9. Guerrero Hermosillo4.1 
 10. Yeager Culiacan4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Akeem SCOTT
  Venados
  (185-SG-83)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Scott Venados2.8 
 2. Ali Guaymas2.2 
 3. Early Los Mochis2.0 
 4. Rice Jr. Obregon2.0 
 5. Garcia La Paz1.7 
 6. Jordan Obregon1.7 
 7. Filer Jalisco1.6 
 8. Jackson La Paz1.6 
 9. Sword Hermosillo1.6 
 10. Galloway La Paz1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 AJ WEST
  Tijuana
  (206-C-91)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. West Tijuana1.8 
 2. Mitchell Los M1.4 
 3. Parker Obregon1.1 
 4. Riley Tijuana1.1 
 5. Hall Venados1.1 
 6. Swannegan Jalisco1.0 
 7. Durley Guaymas0.9 
 8. Johnson Culiacan0.9 
 9. Villanueva Herm.0.8 
 10. James Hermosillo0.8 
Mexican men teams in Latin cups 2018-2019
 Liga Americas:

Articles
Interviews

Next Round Schedule

Game 4 (Quarter-Finals)

Jalisco 72%  Jun.16  Tijuana
Los Moc.  Jun.16  Obregon 64%
La Paz 73%  Jun.16  Culiacan
Guaymas  Jun.16  Hermosi. 55%
CIBACOPA Round 11: Halcones de Ciudad Obregon beats Gigantes by two after a very close game - May 18, 2019


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter


Glen Rice
Jr.
Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

The most exciting game of round 11 in the CIBACOPA took place in Ciudad Obregon. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 5th ranked Gigantes (11-11) to fourth ranked Halcones de Ciudad Obregon (13-10) 78-76 on Friday evening. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. American players dominated the game. Swingman Glen Rice-Jr (198-91, college: Georgia Tech) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Timajh Parker-Rivera (202-94, college: Towson) contributed with 4 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Forward Brandon Swannegan (206-93, college: Tulsa) answered with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 13 rebounds for Gigantes. Gigantes' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon moved-up to second place. Newly promoted Gigantes dropped to the sixth position with 11 games lost. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon are again looking forward to face Gigantes (#6) in Guadalajara in the next round. Gigantes will play at home against Venados and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Tijuana Zonkeys (12-11) against sixth ranked Venados (11-12) on Tuesday night. Host Tijuana Zonkeys were defeated by Venados in a tough game in Tijuana 69-76. It was a great evening for Jamaican-American Akeem Scott (185-83, college: High Point) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points and 5 rebounds. Carl Hall helped adding 17 points. American Greg Smith (198-92, college: Colorado St.) responded with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Tijuana Zonkeys' coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Despite that victory Venados went down to seventh position due to points difference. Defending champion Tijuana Zonkeys dropped to the fourth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with La Paz. Venados will play against higher ranked Gigantes (#6) in Guadalajara in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tijuana Zonkeys will play on the road against Pioneros Los Mochis and hope to get back on the winning track.
Very important is a home loss of second ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (12-9) against fourth ranked Halcones de Ciudad Obregon (13-10) on Wednesday night. Host Caballeros de Culiacan was defeated by Halcones de Ciudad Obregon in Culiacan 100-84. It was a key game for the second position in the league. It was an exceptional evening for Glen Rice-Jr who led the winners and scored 25 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Dane Johnson came up with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 14 rebounds for Caballeros de Culiacan in the defeat. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon moved-up to second place. Caballeros de Culiacan at the other side dropped to the third position with nine games lost. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon will meet at home Gigantes (#6) in the next round. Caballeros de Culiacan will play against Ostioneros de Guaymas and hope to secure a win.
Very important is a home loss of second ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (12-9) against seventh ranked Mantarrayas (12-11) on Friday night. Host Caballeros de Culiacan was defeated by Mantarrayas in Culiacan 95-84. The best player for the winners was Antonio Pena who scored 20 points and 7 rebounds. Caballeros de Culiacan's coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Mantarrayas moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tijuana. Caballeros de Culiacan at the other side dropped to the third position with nine games lost. Mantarrayas' next round opponent will be league's leader Rayos de Hermosillo on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Caballeros de Culiacan will play against Ostioneros de Guaymas and hope to win that game.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Tijuana Zonkeys (12-11) against ninth ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (7-16) on Friday night. Host Tijuana Zonkeys were defeated by Ostioneros de Guaymas in a tough game in Tijuana 71-78. Brent Jackson orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Ostioneros de Guaymas maintains ninth place with 7-16 record. Defending champion Tijuana Zonkeys dropped to the fourth position with 11 games lost. Ostioneros de Guaymas will face higher ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tijuana Zonkeys will play against Pioneros Los Mochis and hope to win that game.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 11: Obregon were beaten by Culiacan on the road 102-95. La Paz lost to Jalisco on its own court 65-73. Los Mochis managed to outperform Guaymas in a road game 100-94. Tijuana managed to beat Venados at home 82-74. Jalisco were defeated by La Paz on the opponent's court 81-72. Bottom-ranked Guaymas smashed Los Mochis in a home game 120-89. Hermosillo won against Venados on the road 86-77.



Culiacan - Obregon 102-95

No shocking result in a game when second ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (12-9) beat at home 4th placed Halcones de Ciudad Obregon (13-10) 102-95 on Tuesday. Caballeros de Culiacan made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. American forward Sammy Yeager (193-89, college: CS Fullerton) orchestrated the victory by scoring 36 points (!!!) and 4 assists. American-Jamaican center Dane Johnson (208-86, college: Hofstra) contributed with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. Caballeros de Culiacan's coach Martin Knezevic used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American swingman Glen Rice Jr. (198-91, college: Georgia Tech) answered with 30 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and the other American import power forward Germain Jordan (198-86, college: Dillard) added 15 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals in the effort for Halcones de Ciudad Obregon. Four Halcones de Ciudad Obregon players scored in double figures. Despite that victory Caballeros de Culiacan went down to third position due to points difference. Loser Halcones de Ciudad Obregon dropped to the second place with ten games lost. Caballeros de Culiacan will face bottom-ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (#9) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon will play against Gigantes (#6) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Obregon: G.Rice Jr. 30+8reb+4ast, P.Reyes 20+3reb+2ast, G.Jordan 15+6reb+6ast, I.Wilkerson 11+3reb+1ast, T.Parker-Rivera 9+8reb+4ast, D.Axel 8+1reb
Culiacan: S.Yeager 36+4reb+4ast, C.Barry 20+6reb+2ast, D.Johnson 19+15reb+2ast, A.Moody 8+2reb+4ast, J.Samuel 8+4reb+2ast, J.Valdez 5+1reb
gschID: 724753


Tijuana - Venados 69-76

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Tijuana Zonkeys (12-11) against sixth ranked Venados (11-12) on Tuesday night. Host Tijuana Zonkeys were defeated by Venados in a tough game in Tijuana 69-76. It was a great evening for Jamaican-American Akeem Scott (185-83, college: High Point) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points and 5 rebounds. American forward Carl Hall (202-89, college: Wichita St.) helped adding 17 points. Scott is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Venados players scored in double figures. American Greg Smith (198-92, college: Colorado St.) responded with 9 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and the other American import Mychal Ammons (198-92, college: S.Alabama) scored 16 points and 7 rebounds. Tijuana Zonkeys' coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Despite that victory Venados went down to seventh position due to points difference. Defending champion Tijuana Zonkeys dropped to the fourth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with La Paz. Venados will play against higher ranked Gigantes (#6) in Guadalajara in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tijuana Zonkeys will play on the road against Pioneros Los Mochis and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Tijuana: M.Ammons 16+7reb, D.Riley 12+7reb+2ast, G.Smith 9+8reb+6ast, J.Cesar Martin 8+3reb+1ast, A.Olivas 7+3reb, B.Heredia 6+2ast
Venados: A.Scott 21+5reb+2ast, J.Ramirez 17+3reb+1ast, C.Hall 17+4reb+2ast, N.Waddell 10+10reb+2ast, D.White 9+4reb, V.Mibsan 2+2reb
gschID: 724754


La Paz - Jalisco 65-73

Rather expected game when 7th ranked Mantarrayas (12-11) lost to fifth ranked Gigantes (11-11) in La Paz 65-73 on Tuesday. Gigantes looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. American guard Jordan Williams (198-92, college: N.Texas) orchestrated the victory by scoring 19 points and 8 rebounds. Nigerian-American Obinna Oleka (203-93, college: ASU) contributed with 17 points and 6 assists for the winners. Four Gigantes players scored in double figures. Naturalized American Eder Zuniga (190-87, college: Carroll, MT) answered with 20 points and 8 rebounds and American-Dominican Antonio Pena (204-86, college: Villanova) added 22 points in the effort for Mantarrayas. Despite that victory Gigantes went down to sixth position due to points difference. Mantarrayas at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the fourth place with 11 games lost. Gigantes will face Venados (#7) in Mazatlan in the next round. Mantarrayas will play on the road against the league's leader Rayos de Hermosillo and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
La Paz: A.Pena 22+4reb+3ast, E.Zuniga 20+8reb+3ast, T.White 13+7reb+1ast, M.Jackson 6+5reb+2ast, B.Puckett 4+5reb+5ast, L.Quintero 0+1reb
Jalisco: J.Williams 19+8reb+2ast, O.Oleka 17+4reb+6ast, A.Solares 11+4reb+1ast, B.Swannegan 10+4reb+4ast, H.Daniel 7+2reb, A.Filer 4+4reb+5ast
gschID: 724755


Guaymas - Los Mochis 94-100

The game between closely ranked teams ended with eighth ranked Pioneros Los Mochis' (8-13) road victory over bottom-ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (7-16) 100-94 on Tuesday. Pioneros Los Mochis made 29-of-34 free shots (85.3 percent) during the game, while Ostioneros de Guaymas only scored nine points from the stripe. Ostioneros de Guaymas were plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. American players dominated also this game. Guard Anthony Glover-Jr (185-96, college: Indiana, PA) orchestrated the victory by scoring 28 points and 5 rebounds (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!). Guard Jeff Early (190-88, college: SIU) contributed with 24 points for the winners. Glover Jr. is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top summer league for players who want to play basketball overseas. Five Pioneros Los Mochis players scored in double figures. Swingman Brent Jackson (193-94, college: Columbus St.) answered with 28 points and 6 rebounds and forward Malik Benlevi (196-97, college: Georgia St.) added 14 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Ostioneros de Guaymas. Ostioneros de Guaymas' coach gave the chance to play for ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Pioneros Los Mochis have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain eighth place with 8-13 record. Loser Ostioneros de Guaymas stay at the bottom position with 16 games lost. Pioneros Los Mochis will face higher ranked Tijuana Zonkeys (#5) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ostioneros de Guaymas will play against Caballeros de Culiacan (#3) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Guaymas: B.Jackson 28+6reb+3ast, M.Benlevi 14+9reb+2ast, B.Ramon 12+4reb, A.Villanueva 11+1reb+2ast, D.Giron 9+3reb+3ast, H.Ali 9+3reb+5ast
Los Mochis: A.Glover Jr. 28+5reb+1ast, J.Early 24+3reb+3ast, J.Mitchell 18+7reb+1ast, D.Pollard 13+8reb+3ast, R.Alejandro 11+2reb+1ast, M.Hernandez 4+2reb
gschID: 724756


Culiacan - Obregon 84-100

Very important is a home loss of second ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (12-9) against fourth ranked Halcones de Ciudad Obregon (13-10) on Wednesday night. Host Caballeros de Culiacan was defeated by Halcones de Ciudad Obregon in Culiacan 100-84. It was a key game for the second position in the league. It was an exceptional evening for American swingman Glen Rice-Jr (198-91, college: Georgia Tech) who led the winners and scored 25 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. His fellow American import guard Isaiah Wilkerson (191-90, college: NJIT) accounted for 28 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. American-Jamaican center Dane Johnson (208-86, college: Hofstra) came up with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 14 rebounds and American forward Sammy Yeager (193-89, college: CS Fullerton) added 26 points and 5 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) respectively for Caballeros de Culiacan in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon moved-up to second place. Caballeros de Culiacan at the other side dropped to the third position with nine games lost. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon will meet at home Gigantes (#6) in the next round. Caballeros de Culiacan will play against Ostioneros de Guaymas and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Culiacan: S.Yeager 26+5ast, D.Johnson 23+14reb+2ast, A.Moody 11+4reb+7ast, C.Barry 10+10reb+2ast, J.Samuel 9+2reb+1ast, J.Valdez 3+1reb
Obregon: I.Wilkerson 28+5reb+2ast, G.Rice Jr. 25+9reb+4ast, P.Reyes 14+1reb+4ast, G.Jordan 14+8reb+5ast, H.Carrillo 8+1reb, J.David Estrada 6+4reb+1ast
gschID: 724757


Tijuana - Venados 82-74

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both third ranked Tijuana Zonkeys and 6th ranked Venados had identical 11-11 record. This time Tijuana Zonkeys used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Mazatlan 82-74 on Wednesday night. Tijuana Zonkeys looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Venados' players. American point guard Richard Williams (178-87, college: San Diego St., agency: HMS) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points and 6 rebounds. Point guard Luis Ramirez (180-82) contributed with 10 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Tijuana Zonkeys' coach James Penny used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Jamaican-American Akeem Scott (185-83, college: High Point) answered with 25 points and 5 rebounds and American forward Carl Hall (202-89, college: Wichita St.) added 15 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Venados. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Despite that victory Tijuana Zonkeys went down to fourth position due to points difference, which they share with La Paz. Loser Venados dropped to the seventh place with 12 games lost. Tijuana Zonkeys will face Pioneros Los Mochis (#8) on the road in the next round. Venados will play against Gigantes in Guadalajara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Venados: A.Scott 25+5reb+3ast, C.Hall 15+9reb+2ast, N.Waddell 14+5reb, D.White 13+6reb, J.Ramirez 3+5reb+1ast, R.Jose 2+1reb
Tijuana: M.Ammons 15+3reb+2ast, R.Williams 14+6reb+2ast, A.Olivas 13+4reb+1ast, L.Ramirez 10+5reb+5ast, P.Raul 9+1reb, J.Cesar Martin 8+3reb+3ast
gschID: 724758


La Paz - Jalisco 81-72

There was a small surprise when seventh ranked Mantarrayas (12-11) defeated 5th ranked Gigantes (11-11) in La Paz 81-72 on Wednesday. Mantarrayas looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. American-Dominican Antonio Pena (204-86, college: Villanova) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. American center Benjamin Puckett (205-83, college: Clayton St.) contributed with 15 points and 7 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners. Four Mantarrayas players scored in double figures. American guard Adonis Filer (195-93, college: FAU) answered with 18 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists and the other American import forward Brandon Swannegan (206-93, college: Tulsa) added 18 points in the effort for Gigantes. Mantarrayas moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tijuana. Gigantes at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the sixth position with 11 games lost. Mantarrayas will face league's leader Rayos de Hermosillo on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Gigantes will play against Venados (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jalisco: B.Swannegan 18+4reb+3ast, A.Filer 18+6reb+6ast, J.Williams 12+3reb+3ast, A.Solares 9+4reb+2ast, O.Oleka 6+3reb+2ast, J.Alfredo Casillas 5+4reb+1ast
La Paz: E.Zuniga 19+4reb+2ast, B.Puckett 15+7reb+3ast, A.Pena 14+6reb+7ast, I.Avalos 13+5reb+6ast, T.White 6+6reb+4ast, R.Garcia 5+4reb+3ast
gschID: 724759


Guaymas - Los Mochis 120-89

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 8th ranked Pioneros Los Mochis (8-13) were outleveled on the road by bottom-ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (7-16) 120-89 on Wednesday. Ostioneros de Guaymas looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Pioneros Los Mochis' players. Pioneros Los Mochis were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American players dominated also this game. Guard Hameed Ali (188-93, college: Texas A&M-CC) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 32 points and 10 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Swingman Brent Jackson (193-94, college: Columbus St.) contributed with 31 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Jackson attended previously one of camps at Eurobasket Summer League on his way to pro basketball. Ostioneros de Guaymas' coach L Taylor felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guard Anthony Glover-Jr (185-96, college: Indiana, PA) answered with 23 points and power forward John Mitchell (208-91, college: Virginia Union) added 14 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Pioneros Los Mochis. Four Ostioneros de Guaymas and five Pioneros Los Mochis players scored in double figures. Ostioneros de Guaymas maintains ninth place with 7-16 record. Loser Pioneros Los Mochis keep the eighth position with 13 games lost. Ostioneros de Guaymas will face higher ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Los Mochis: A.Glover Jr. 23+3reb+2ast, M.Hernandez 16+1reb+3ast, J.Mitchell 14+10reb+1ast, J.Early 12+1reb+1ast, D.Pollard 11+6reb, I.Robles 6+3reb
Guaymas: H.Ali 32+2reb+10ast, B.Jackson 31+9reb+3ast, T.Bond 13+4reb+5ast, M.Benlevi 11+2reb, R.Bryan 8+1reb, A.Villanueva 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 724760


Culiacan - La Paz 84-95

Very important is a home loss of second ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (12-9) against seventh ranked Mantarrayas (12-11) on Friday night. Host Caballeros de Culiacan was defeated by Mantarrayas in Culiacan 95-84. The best player for the winners was American-Dominican Antonio Pena (204-86, college: Villanova) who scored 20 points and 7 rebounds. The former international forward Jesus Gonzalez (195-86) chipped in 18 points and 4 assists. American forward Sammy Yeager (193-89, college: CS Fullerton) produced 30 points and 5 rebounds and American-Jamaican center Dane Johnson (208-86, college: Hofstra) added 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks respectively for the hosts. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Caballeros de Culiacan's coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Mantarrayas moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tijuana. Caballeros de Culiacan at the other side dropped to the third position with nine games lost. Mantarrayas' next round opponent will be league's leader Rayos de Hermosillo on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Caballeros de Culiacan will play against Ostioneros de Guaymas and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Culiacan: S.Yeager 30+5reb+3ast, D.Johnson 20+9reb+1ast, J.Stubbs 14+1reb+6ast, C.Barry 10+6reb+2ast, J.Samuel 8+5reb+1ast, J.Valdez 2
La Paz: A.Pena 20+7reb+2ast, E.Zuniga 18+4reb+1ast, J.Gonzalez 18+4reb+4ast, R.Galloway 16+2ast, R.Garcia 12+9reb+5ast, B.Puckett 6+9reb+4ast
gschID: 724761


Venados - Hermosillo 77-86

No shocking result in a game when first ranked Rayos de Hermosillo (14-7) beat 6th ranked Venados (11-12) in Mazatlan 86-77 on Friday. American forward Joel James (208-94, college: UNC) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Craig Sword (190-94, college: Mississippi St.) contributed with 22 points and 4 assists for the winners. Five Rayos de Hermosillo players scored in double figures. Rayos de Hermosillo's coach Dan Tacheny used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Jamaican-American Akeem Scott (185-83, college: High Point) answered with 29 points, 7 assists and 4 steals and American forward Decensae White (198-88, college: San Francisco St.) added 14 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Venados. Rayos de Hermosillo have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 14-7 record. Loser Venados dropped to the seventh position with 12 games lost. Rayos de Hermosillo will face Mantarrayas (#4) in La Paz in the next round. Venados will play on the road against Gigantes in Guadalajara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Venados: A.Scott 29+4reb+7ast, C.Hall 14+5reb+2ast, D.White 14+11reb+1ast, N.Waddell 9+3reb+1ast, J.Ramirez 9+2reb+4ast, D.Onofre 2+4reb+1ast
Hermosillo: C.Sword 22+2reb+4ast, J.Villanueva 17+4reb+1ast, J.James 16+14reb+1ast, J.Hollowell 15+3reb+5ast, T.Drisdom 12+6reb+5ast, J.Manuel Esteva 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 724762


Obregon - Jalisco 78-76

The most exciting game of round 11 in the CIBACOPA took place in Ciudad Obregon. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 5th ranked Gigantes (11-11) to fourth ranked Halcones de Ciudad Obregon (13-10) 78-76 on Friday evening. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. American players dominated the game. Swingman Glen Rice-Jr (198-91, college: Georgia Tech) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Timajh Parker-Rivera (202-94, college: Towson) contributed with 4 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Forward Brandon Swannegan (206-93, college: Tulsa) answered with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 13 rebounds and guard Jordan Williams (198-92, college: N.Texas) added 21 points in the effort for Gigantes. Four Gigantes players scored in double figures. Gigantes' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon moved-up to second place. Newly promoted Gigantes dropped to the sixth position with 11 games lost. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon are again looking forward to face Gigantes (#6) in Guadalajara in the next round. Gigantes will play at home against Venados and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Jalisco: J.Williams 21+4reb+1ast, B.Swannegan 21+13reb+3ast, O.Oleka 11+3reb+3ast, J.Alfredo Casillas 10+3reb+1ast, A.Solares 6+4reb+5ast, A.Filer 4+4reb+1ast
Obregon: G.Rice Jr. 23+10reb+6ast, G.Jordan 13+6reb+1ast, I.Wilkerson 10+4ast, F.Rosales 9+3reb, P.Reyes 7+5reb+2ast, J.David Estrada 6+4reb+4ast
gschID: 724763


Tijuana - Guaymas 71-78

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Tijuana Zonkeys (12-11) against ninth ranked Ostioneros de Guaymas (7-16) on Friday night. Host Tijuana Zonkeys were defeated by Ostioneros de Guaymas in a tough game in Tijuana 71-78. American swingman Brent Jackson (193-94, college: Columbus St.) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Panamanian guard Daniel Giron (193-89) contributed with 11 points for the winners. Jackson is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. American point guard Richard Williams (178-87, college: San Diego St., agency: HMS) answered with 15 points and 5 assists and the other American import Mychal Ammons (198-92, college: S.Alabama) added 10 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Tijuana Zonkeys. Four Tijuana Zonkeys players scored in double figures. Ostioneros de Guaymas maintains ninth place with 7-16 record. Defending champion Tijuana Zonkeys dropped to the fourth position with 11 games lost. Ostioneros de Guaymas will face higher ranked Caballeros de Culiacan (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tijuana Zonkeys will play against Pioneros Los Mochis and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Tijuana: R.Williams 15+4reb+5ast, L.Ramirez 15+5reb+1ast, G.Smith 11+4reb+2ast, M.Ammons 10+10reb+2ast, P.Raul 6+2reb, J.Cesar Martin 4+3reb+3ast
Guaymas: B.Jackson 20+10reb+2ast, D.Giron 11+4reb+3ast, A.Villanueva 11+4reb, F.Benitez 9+5reb, M.Benlevi 9+4reb+3ast, T.Bond 8+4reb+1ast
gschID: 724764
  




John
Mitchell
Results and Stats from CIBACOPA Round 3 of Quarter-Finals - 1 hour ago
Los Mochis - Obregon 133-132 Los Mochis held off Obregon to take 2-1 lead in the series. Pioneros Los Mochis forced 20 Halcones de Ciudad Obregon turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon was plagued by 30 personal fouls down the stretch. Americans were the main players on the court. It was an exceptional evening for power forward John Mitchell (208-91, college: Virginia Union) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 2...   [read more]

Timajh
Parker-Rivera
Recap of CIBACOPA Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 3 days ago
Obregon - Los Mochis 101-69 Obregon overcame Los Mochis to even the series at 1-1. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon players were unselfish on offense dishing 26 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Pioneros Los Mochis' players. Americans were the main players on the court. Forward Timajh Parker-Rivera (202-94, college: Towson) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead the effort and power forward Germain Jordan (198-86, college: Dillard) supported him with 2...   [read more]

Jeff Early
Recap of CIBACOPA Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 4 days ago
Obregon - Los Mochis 80-82 Los Mochis toppled Obregon to surge ahead in the series. Strangely Halcones de Ciudad Obregon outrebounded Pioneros Los Mochis 46-29 including a 23-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. Americans were the main players on the court. Guard Jeff Early (190-88, college: SIU) stepped up and scored 22 points for the winners and power forward John Mitchell (208-91, college: Virginia Union) chipped in 14 points and 6 rebounds. Four Pioneros Los Mochis players scored in...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
Rice Jr.'s double-double lands him Interperformances Player of the Week award - 5 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 17: Caballeros de Culiacan defeats leader Rayos de Hermosillo - 6 days ago  
Best players of Mexican CIBACOPA round 16 (by Interperformances) - 9 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 16: Leader Rayos de Hermosillo loses to Pioneros Los Mochis - 10 days ago  
Mexican U16 National Team 2019 - 12 days ago  
Lamonte number one in Mexico for round 15 - 13 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 15: #1 Rayos de Hermosillo is defeated by Halcones de Ciudad Obregon - 14 days ago  
Early's 40-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 16 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 14: Halcones de Ciudad Obregon loses to Ostioneros de Guaymas - 17 days ago  
Shane Henry (ex Llaneros) agreed terms with Culiacan - 19 days ago  
Best players of Mexican CIBACOPA round 13 (by Interperformances) - 20 days ago  
Mantarrayas defeat Halcones de Ciudad Obregon in the closest game of the week - 21 days ago  
Gustavo Ayon selected the top Mexican playing abroad in last week's games - 23 days ago  
Bond number one in Mexico for round 12 - 23 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 12: #1 Rayos de Hermosillo is defeated by Venados - 24 days ago  
Tijuana signs AJ West - 24 days ago  
Jordan Glynn sign with Mayaguez - 25 days ago  
Ali's double-double lands him Interperformances Player of the Week award - 28 days ago  
CIBACOPA Round 11: Halcones de Ciudad Obregon beats Gigantes by two after a very close game - 29 days ago  
La Paz adds Galloway to their roster, ex Al Ettehad - 29 days ago  
1 | 2 | 3

Site Map:
Latinbasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2019 Sports I.T. Solutions Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.