1997 Centrobasket

This page shows the results of the 1997 Men's Central American and Caribbean Basketball Championship, also known as the 1997 Centrobasket, which was held in the city of Tegucigalpa, Honduras from May 25 to June 1, 1997. The top four teams qualified for the 1997 Pan American Tournament, held from August 21 to August 31 in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Competing nationsEdit

Group A Group B

  Cuba
  Honduras
  Mexico
  Virgin Islands

  Dominican Republic
  El Salvador
  Jamaica
  Puerto Rico

Preliminary roundEdit

Group A Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Cuba 6 3 3 0 290 189 +101
  Mexico 5 3 2 1 243 237 +6
  Virgin Islands 4 3 1 2 227 246 –19
  Honduras 3 3 0 3 178 266 –88
  • 1997-05-24
Cuba   113 – 73   Mexico
Virgin Islands   90 – 75   Honduras
  • 1997-05-25
Cuba   100 – 72   Virgin Islands
Honduras   59 – 99   Mexico
  • 1997-05-26
Virgin Islands   65 – 71   Mexico
Cuba   77 – 44   Honduras



Group B Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Puerto Rico 6 3 3 0 192 119 +73
  Dominican Republic 5 3 2 1 267 232 +35
  Jamaica 4 3 1 2 168 149 +19
  El Salvador 3 3 0 3 167 294 –127
  • 1997-05-25
Puerto Rico   103 – 36   El Salvador
Dominican Republic   88 – 73   Jamaica
  • 1997-05-26
Jamaica   95 – 59   El Salvador
Puerto Rico   87 – 83   Dominican Republic
  • 1997-05-27
Dominican Republic   96 – 72   El Salvador
Puerto Rico   2 – 0 [1]   Jamaica

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Jamaica withdrew, and therefore Puerto Rico was given a regular 2-0 victory

Consolidation RoundEdit

Group C (5th/8th place) Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Virgin Islands 4 2 2 0 189 140 +49
  Honduras 3 2 1 1 145 140 +5
  El Salvador 2 2 0 2 115 169 –54
  Jamaica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • 1997-05-28
Honduras   70 – 50   El Salvador
  • 1997-05-30
Virgin Islands   99 – 65   El Salvador
Final Group (1st/4th place) Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Puerto Rico 6 3 3 0 262 212 +50
  Cuba 5 3 2 1 262 238 +24
  Dominican Republic 4 3 1 2 260 242 +18
  Mexico 3 3 0 3 208 300 –92
  • 1997-05-28
Puerto Rico   89 – 67   Mexico
Cuba   87 – 79   Dominican Republic
  • 1997-05-30
Puerto Rico   86 – 62   Cuba
Dominican Republic   98 – 68   Mexico

Final roundEdit

  • 1997-05-31 — 1st/4th place
Puerto Rico   116 – 71   Mexico
Cuba   88 – 84   Dominican Republic
  • 1997-06-01 — 5th/6th place
Virgin Islands   84 – 59   Honduras
  • 1997-06-01 — 3rd/4th place
Dominican Republic   92 – 75   Mexico
  • 1997-06-01 — 1st/2nd place
Cuba   106 – 93   Puerto Rico

Final rankingEdit

Team RostersEdit

1.Cuba: Caballero · Abréu · Echevarría · Matamoros · Diago · Ro. Herrera · Pérez · Borrell · Vázquez · Rojas · Núñez · Ru. Herrera · All. Miguel Calderón

ReferencesEdit