Institute reached this afternoon a meritorious triumph from 84 to 81 on Minas Tenis Clube, in Belo Horizonte, at the start of the second qualifying window of group D of the Basketball Champions League Americas (BCLA).
The rojiblanco team, led on an interim basis by Gustavo Peirone, prevailed in Brazilian territory, with the following progression: 21-19, 38-39, 61-55 and 84-8.
The Juninense base Santiago Scala was erected in the main offensive route of the Gloria attack, with a mark of 21 points (1-1 in doubles, 5-8 in triples, 4-6 in free), 6 assists and 3 rebounds, in 33 minutes he remained on the court. In addition, the Venezuelan inmate Néstor Colmenares contributed 17 goals (7-9 in doubles, 3-6 in free), 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
In the Brazilian quintet there was the return of Uruguayan point guard Luciano Parodi (former Bahía Basket), who conquered 11 points, took 2 rebounds and led to 2 recoveries in 15m., According to the FIBA Americas website.
Institute, which compiles a provisional record of 1-1, Tomorrow they will face the other group rival, Flamengo, starting at 17.40.