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Friday, August 14, 2015
#FIBAAmericasWomen2015 - Argentina makes history and confirms the Semi-Finals
by: FIBA

EDMONTON (2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship) - Argentina defeated their rivals from South America, Brazil, by 73-69, to finish in the first place of Group B. On Saturday, August 15, Argentina will face Cuba and Brazil will face the hosts, Canada, for positions in the game for the Gold Medal of the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship.

Turning Point: Brazil went to the top of the scoreboard during the fourth quarter, after being down in the first three quarters. The advantage Luiz Zanon team was of four points with 3:50 to play. A basket by Rosset and a triple by Boquete began an Argentinian streak that led to the historic victory.

• Stats don’t lie: The statistics were close, but the Argentine had better numbers in points from the paint, 36-28, and field goal percentage, 40-38.

• Game Hero: Without a doubt, Andrea Boquete was the hero of the game, thanks to the triple that she scored during the fourth quarter, sentencing the match for the team of Argentina. Boquete accumulated 12 points and 5 rebounds.

• The Bottom Line: In a historic moment, Cristian Santander’s gets the first victory of Argentina over Brazil since the 1956 South American Women's Championship. At the same time, the Semi-Finals were configured. On Saturday, August 15, Argentina will face Cuba and Brazil will face the hosts, Canada, for positions in the Gold Medal Match of the 2015 FIBA Americas Women’s Championship.

FIBA

 

073
Argentina
069
Brazil
1st 2nd 3rd 4th TOTAL
Argentina 21 17 17 18 73
Brazil 12 12 25 20 69
 
Argentina
# Player FG FT RB AS STL BLK PTS
4 Rosset, M. 1/4 2/2 4 1 1 0 4
5 Santana, O. 2/3 2/4 7 3 0 1 6
7 Cabrera, D. 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Boquete Manna, A. 4/13 2/4 5 1 5 1 12
9 Fiorotto, C. 4/5 1/4 4 0 0 1 9
10 Burani, A. 0/1 3/4 2 1 0 0 3
11 Gretter, M. 4/10 2/2 3 4 0 0 10
12 Pavon, S. 0/0 1/1 1 1 0 0 1
13 Gonzalez, D. 5/10 2/4 1 2 3 0 12
17 Vega, G. 2/10 5/6 5 0 2 0 9
21 Thomas, S. 3/6 0/0 2 1 0 0 7
44 Llorente, V. 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL: 45/93 20/31 36 14 11 3 73
 
Brazil
# Player FG FT RB AS STL BLK PTS
4 Frederico Sangalli, I. 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Fernandes Da Costa, D. 2/5 0/0 0 2 0 0 5
6 Mayara Da Paixao, T. 3/12 1/3 2 4 1 0 7
7 Teixeira Ribeiro, P. 0/1 0/0 2 2 1 0 0
8 Castro Marques, I. 9/18 4/6 5 1 0 0 25
9 De Paula Silvestre, J. 3/7 0/0 3 2 1 0 9
10 Justino, G. 3/4 6/6 4 2 0 0 12
11 Nicoletti Leite, I. 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Da Silva Jabob, K. 0/3 0/0 2 1 0 0 0
13 Gomes Colhado, N. 4/8 2/2 9 0 1 4 10
14 Lyra Macedo, I. 0/4 0/0 5 0 0 0 0
15 Santos, K. 0/2 1/2 2 0 0 0 1
TOTAL: 24/64 14/19 40 14 4 4 69

 

 

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