The National Basketball League (LNB) ended the regular phase, which crowned Quimsa as the best team in the category after its 79-64 victory against Hispano Americano de Río Gallegos (17-21) and Santiago del Estero’s team advanced directly to the quarterfinals with a record of 31 wins and 7 losses.
The match played at the Obras Basket stadium was always dominated by the local who won in the four sets by 21-15, 33-31, 61-50 and 79-64. In the team led by Sebastián González, Alejandro Diez, former Peñarol from Mar del Plata, stood out, who finished with a total of 22 points, a product of 8-9 in doubles, 2-4 in triples, 0-1 in free) and accumulated a total of 3 rebounds in 22 minutes of play.
On the side of the visiting team, American insider Charles Mogga Lado had 15 points and 7 rebounds. With this defeat, the Patagonia team finished in twelfth location and He will face Gimnasia de Comodoro Rivadavia (fifth) in the playoff crossovers.
The other pairings that will occur in the reclassification are: Basket Works (sixth) -Mercedes Communications (eleventh); San Martín (seventh) -Platense (tenth) and Instituto (eighth) -Ollympico de La Banda (ninth). While the tournament leader along with San Lorenzo (2), Regatas Corrientes (3) and Boca Juniors (4) will enter directly for the quarterfinals.
On the other hand, on Tuesday 6th the best of three games between Atenas de Córdoba (19) and Bahía Basket (20) will begin to define who will maintain the category and who will be relegated to the Argentine League.