1947 South American Basketball Championship

The 1947 South American Basketball Championship was the 13th edition of this regional tournament. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and won by the Uruguay national basketball team. 6 teams competed.

Tournament details
Host nationBrazil
Dates31 May - 17 June
Teams6
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Uruguay
(4th title)

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Uruguay
  2.   Brazil
  3.   Chile
  4.   Ecuador
  5.   Argentina
  6.   Peru

ResultsEdit

Each team played the other five teams once, for a total of five games played by each team and 15 overall in the preliminary round. Ties in the standings were broken by head-to-head results, as only a tie for first would have resulted in a final match.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1   Uruguay 10 5 0 225 183 +42
2   Brazil 8 3 2 200 181 +19
3   Chile 8 3 2 205 193 +12
4   Ecuador 7 2 3 193 234 -41
5   Argentina 7 2 3 223 228 -5
6   Peru 5 0 5 196 223 -27
Uruguay 37 - 27 Brazil
Uruguay 45 - 44 Chile
Uruguay 46 - 33 Ecuador
Uruguay 51 - 48 Argentina
Uruguay 46 - 31 Peru
Brazil 44 - 33 Chile
Brazil 50 - 34 Ecuador
Brazil 37 - 38 Argentina
Brazil 42 - 39 Peru
Chile 52 - 31 Ecuador
Chile 42 - 41 Argentina
Chile 34 - 32 Peru
Ecuador 47 - 43 Argentina
Ecuador 48 - 43 Peru
Argentina 53 - 51 Peru

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