San Lorenzo defeated Franca from Brazil tonight by 75-70, a result that allowed him to get among the eight best of the tournament in the Basketball Champions League Americas, after being awarded zone C of the continental competition. At the Templo del Rock stadium, by Obras Basket, the Azulgrana team achieved its fourth consecutive victory, with the following progression: 23-19, 41-42, 56-61 and 75-70.
The group led by Silvio Santander achieved a laborious triumph, based on the iron defense exhibited in the final quarter, where the paulistas could barely score 9 points.
The Cordovan base José Vildoza became the main bulwark of victory, by presenting a roster with 21 points (2-7 in doubles, 4-9 in triples, 5-5 in free), 7 assists, 3 steals and a rebound in 35m. Meanwhile, the intern Kevin Hernandez (ex Ferro, Boca and River) He contributed 11 points, 7 rebounds, a goal pass and a recovery.
In the Brazilian quintet the North American forward stood out Rodney Green (ex Instituto de Córdoba), which ended with a score of 18 points, 2 steals and a rebound. Franca (1-2) will close his participation in this second qualifying window tomorrow, facing the local Obras Basket (0-3), in a match that will start at 20.10.
San Lorenzo, next to Quimsa de Santiago del Estero (current champion), the passage to a next instance of the continental contest has already been assured.