Basketball: Argentina has a tough test against Puerto Rico in the AmeriCup

Basketball: Argentina has a tough test against Puerto Rico in the AmeriCup

Pablo Prigioni’s team is looking for a major victory in the tournament taking place in Brazil. It starts on 20.10 and goes for TyC Sports.

The Argentina’s basketball team will be dealt with this Sunday Puerto Ricofrom 8:10 pm and with the transmission of TyC Sports, for the second date of AmeriCup taking place in Brazil from September 2 to 11.

The team led by Paul Prigioniwho yesterday had his debut in the office, debuted at the event with a wide win over the Virgin Islands 95-62for the first date of Group B. Meanwhile, the Puerto Ricans defeated the Dominican Republic 88-82.

Should they win, Argentina are guaranteed qualification to the quarterfinals as the first two in each zone and the two best third parties in the three zones will advance to the round.

Fixtures of the Argentine Basketball Team in AmeriCup 2022

  • Virgin Islands 62-95 Argentina National Team | Saturday, September 3 at 1:40 pm
  • Argentina team vs. Puerto Rico | Sunday, September 4 at 8:10 pm
  • Dominican Republic vs. Argentina National Team | Tuesday, September 6 at 8:10 pm

Basketball AmeriCup 2022: what are the groups

  • Group A: Brazil, Canada, Colombia and Uruguay.
  • Group B: Argentina, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Virgin Islands.
  • Group C: United States, Mexico, Panama and Venezuela.

Basketball AmeriCup 2022: what’s the format

The tournament will be played in two rounds. In the first group stage, the 12 participating teams were divided into three groups (A, B and C) of four teams each. Teams play, in a round robin system, once against each opponent in the group. At the end of this stage, the two best teams in each group plus the two best third parties qualify for the quarterfinals.

The final stage is by direct elimination from a game. The four quarter-final winners advance to the semi-finals, where their losers play a match for third place, while the winners play in the final.

Source: Tycsports

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