Quimsa of Santiago del Estero (22-4) defeated his escort tonight 80-69 San Martin de Corrientes (16-5) in Sanitary Works and increased the advantage as leader of the National Basketball League by continuing the regular phase of the competition that takes place in Buenos Aires.
Diamon Simpson, with a score of 19 points, was the best exponent of the Santiago quintet. In the Corrientes team, meanwhile, the best came from the hand of Iván Basualdo, who finished with a balance of 12 goals.
The team led by Sebastián González announced today the hiring of the American Ferrakohn Hall, a 2.03-meter-high pivot, who will be assigned to the roster that will play the Intercontinental Cup against San Pablo Burgos of Spain, scheduled for February 6, also in Works.
For his part, in the Héctor Etchart gym, in a duel of teams from Corrientes, Regattas (17-8) subdued Mercedes Communications (7-18), by 91-78.