1955 South American Basketball Championship

The South American Basketball Championship 1955 was the 16th edition of this tournament. It was played in Cúcuta, Colombia. The title holder is Uruguay.

1955 South American Basketball Championship
16th South American Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationColombia
DatesAugust 13–31
Teams9
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Uruguay
(7th title)
1953
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Preliminary roundEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Brazil 6 3 0 1.000 183 138 +45
  Paraguay 6 3 0 1.000 177 148 +29
  Peru 5 2 1 0.667 154 163 -9
  Uruguay 4 2 0 1.000 125 91 +34
  Argentina 4 2 0 1.000 128 97 +31
  Chile 3 0 3 0.000 154 168 -14
  Ecuador 3 0 3 0.000 153 190 -37
  Colombia 2 0 2 0.000 102 138 -36
  Venezuela 2 0 2 0.000 99 137 -38
Brazil   42–38   Chile
Brazil   84–60   Colombia
Paraguay   58–39   Ecuador
Peru   57–49   Chile
Paraguay   50–42   Venezuela
Peru   42–40   Ecuador
Uruguay   87–57   Venezuela
Uruguay   38–34   Ecuador
Argentina   54–42   Colombia
Brazil   57–40   Ecuador
Paraguay   69–67   Chile
Argentina   74–55   Peru

Final roundEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Uruguay 5 2 1 0.667 186 167 +19
  Paraguay 5 2 1 0.667 165 162 +3
  Brazil 4 1 2 0.333 154 156 -2
  Argentina 4 1 2 0.333 152 172 -20
Paraguay   50–43   Brazil
Brazil   63–35   Argentina
Paraguay   53–50   Argentina
Uruguay   61–48   Brazil
Argentina   57–56   Uruguay
Uruguay   69–62   Paraguay


 South American Basketball Championship 1955 
 
Uruguay
seventh title

Final standingsEdit

Place Team
1   Uruguay
2   Paraguay
3   Brazil
4   Argentina
5   Peru
6   Chile
7   Ecuador
8   Colombia
9   Venezuela

ReferencesEdit