1949 South American Basketball Championship

The 1949 South American Basketball Championship was the 14th edition of this regional tournament. It was held in Asunción, Paraguay and won by the Uruguay national basketball team. 6 teams competed.

Tournament details
Host nationParaguay
Dates21 April - 7 May
Teams6
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Uruguay
(5th title)

Final rankingsEdit

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

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 0 161 134 +27
2   Brazil 8 3 2 188 178 +10
3   Chile 8 3 2 179 174 +5
4   Peru 7 2 3 178 162 +16
5   Argentina 7 2 3 188 187 +1
6   Paraguay 5 0 5 134 193 -59
Uruguay 34 - 26 Brazil
Uruguay 35 - 34 Chile
Uruguay 32 - 21 Peru
Uruguay 35 - 34 Argentina
Uruguay 25 - 19 Paraguay
Brazil 40 - 31 Chile
Brazil 32 - 30 Peru
Brazil 40 - 48 Argentina
Brazil 50 - 35 Paraguay
Chile 41 - 35 Peru
Chile 47 - 40 Argentina
Chile 26 - 24 Paraguay
Peru 37 - 29 Argentina
Peru 55 - 28 Paraguay
Argentina 37 - 28 Paraguay

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