1932 South American Basketball Championship

The 1932 South American Basketball Championship was the 2nd edition of this regional tournament. It was held in Santiago, Chile and won by Uruguay.

1932 South American Basketball Championship
2nd South American Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationChile
Dates29 April - 14 May
Teams3
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Uruguay
(2nd title)
1930
1934 >

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Uruguay
  2.   Chile
  3.   Argentina

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Each team played the other two teams twice apiece, for a total of four games played by each team.

Rank Team W L PF PA Diff
1   Uruguay 3 1 83 71 +12
2   Chile 3 1 81 77 +4
3   Argentina 0 4 81 97 -16
Uruguay 21 - 19 Chile
Chile 14 - 13 Uruguay
Uruguay 31 - 25 Argentina
Argentina 13 - 18 Uruguay
Chile 27 - 24 Argentina
Argentina 19 - 21 Chile

Uruguay's loss to Chile was its first defeat; nevertheless it took the top seed in the preliminary round.

FinalEdit

As Uruguay and Chile finished level on points, a play-off match for the championship was required.

Uruguay 42 - 28 Chile

Uruguay won the final to claim its second South American title.

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