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The 2010 Men's Central American and Caribbean Basketball Championship, also known as 2010 Centrobasket, was hosted in the Dominican Republic. This edition was the first time that the Centrobasket featured ten teams in the finals; previously, eight teams had qualified. Puerto Rico won the title with an 89-80 victory over Dominican Republic. Panama captured the bronze medal with a 75-74 victory over Cuba. All four teams qualified for the FIBA Americas Championship 2011.[2] Jamaica finished 5th for their best ever performance at the tournament while Belize finished 7th to match their best performance. The British Virgin Islands finished 8th after qualifying for Centrobasket for the first time in their history.

2010 Centrobasket
22nd Central American and Caribbean Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nationDominican Republic
DatesJuly 5 – July 12
Teams10 
(from 32 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Puerto Rico
(10th title)
MVPPuerto Rico Carlos Arroyo[1]
Official website
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First roundEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie-Break
  Dominican Republic 4 4 0 314 253 +61 8
  Panama 4 2 2 260 257 +3 6 +4
  Jamaica 4 2 2 255 244 +11 6 –4
  British Virgin Islands 4 1 3 223 281 –58 5 +9
  Virgin Islands 4 1 3 285 302 –17 5 –9
July 5
15:30
British Virgin Islands   59–50   Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 14–14, 15–10, 20–12, 10–14
Pts: Halstead Chiverton 23
Rebs: Steve Parillon 11
Asts: 3 tied with 3
Pts: Walter Hodge 16
Rebs: Frank Elegar 12
Asts: Hodge and Kashif Gumbs 3
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 5
20:30
Dominican Republic   63–56   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 13–16, 12–18, 13–9, 25–13
Pts: Kelvin Peña 18
Rebs: Franklin Western 7
Asts: Jack Michael Martinez 4
Pts: Danilo Pinnock 21
Rebs: Gyno Pomare 13
Asts: Jaime Lloreda 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 6
15:30
Panama   75–61   British Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 27–18, 16–19, 12–10, 20–14
Pts: Jaime Lloreda and Danilo Pinnock 13
Rebs: Gyno Pomare 10
Asts: Joel Munoz 6
Pts: Kennedy Bass and Halstead Chiverton 17
Rebs: Steve Parillon 9
Asts: Kennedy Bass 3
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 6
20:30
Jamaica   62–68   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 17–21, 22–11, 11–15, 12–21
Pts: Roy Hibbert 19
Rebs: Garfield Blair 9
Asts: Akeem Scott 4
Pts: Charlie Villanueva 13
Rebs: Jack Michael Martinez 13
Asts: Kelvin Peña 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 7
13:00
Virgin Islands   82–74   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 29–11, 18–21, 19–27
Pts: Walter Hodge 22
Rebs: Frank Elegar 10
Asts: Walter Hodge 6
Pts: Danilo Pinnock 20
Rebs: Jaime Lloreda 10
Asts: Joel Munoz 3
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 8
15:30
British Virgin Islands   56–71   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 9–13, 9–17, 18–17, 20–24
Pts: Halstead Chiverton 27
Rebs: Randy George and Kleon Penn 10
Asts: Kennedy Bass 3
Pts: Akeem Scott 18
Rebs: Kimani Ffriend 10
Asts: Garfield Blair 4
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 9
13:00
Jamaica   71–65   Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 20–13, 18–10, 12–13, 21–29
Pts: Garfield Blair 27
Rebs: Kimani Ffriend 12
Asts: Andre Smith 3
Pts: Walter Hodge 19
Rebs: Jason Edwin 10
Asts: Jason Edwin 4
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 9
20:30
Dominican Republic   85–47   British Virgin Islands
Scoring by quarter: 23–9, 19–11, 21–14, 22–13
Pts: Charlie Villanueva 28
Rebs: Jack Michael Martinez 11
Asts: 2 tied with 4
Pts: Trevon Lewis 11
Rebs: Kleon Penn 11
Asts: Steve Parillon 2
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 10
13:00
Panama   55–51   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 10–12, 10–12, 19–14, 16–13
Pts: Danilo Pinnock 19
Rebs: Jaime Lloreda 12
Asts: Joel Munoz 4
Pts: Kimani Ffriend 14
Rebs: Kimani Ffriend 7
Asts: 4 tied with 1
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 10
20:30
Virgin Islands   88–98   Dominican Republic
Scoring by quarter: 20–21, 23–21, 18–18, 27–38
Pts: Walter Hodge 26
Rebs: Frank Elegar 11
Asts: Walter Hodge 6
Pts: Elpidio Fortuna and Jack Michael Martinez 21
Rebs: Charlie Villanueva 13
Asts: Ronald Ramon 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie-Break
  Puerto Rico 4 3 1 355 318 +37 7
  Cuba 4 2 2 301 289 +12 6 +4
  Mexico 4 2 2 304 292 +12 6 +2
  Belize 4 2 2 223 281 –58 6 –6
  Trinidad and Tobago 4 1 3 280 336 –56 5
July 5
13:00
Trinidad and Tobago   71–80   Belize
Scoring by quarter: 17–14, 21–26, 16–23, 17–17
Pts: Ian Young 15
Rebs: Julius Ashby 11
Asts: Sheldon Christian 5
Pts: Milt Palacio and Alex Carcamo 16
Rebs: Richard Troyer 9
Asts: Milt Palacio 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 5
18:00
Mexico   62–82   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 15–29, 16–25, 18–14, 13–14
Pts: Gustavo Ayon 16
Rebs: Michael Strobbe 9
Asts: 4 tied with 2
Pts: Allens Jemmott 22
Rebs: Yordanis Jaca 10
Asts: 2 tied with 4
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 6
13:00
Belize   63–85   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 15–12, 17–21, 12–27, 19–25
Pts: Milt Palacio 15
Rebs: Charles Burgess 7
Asts: 3 tied with 2
Pts: Omar Quintero and Jovan Harris 19
Rebs: Gustavo Ayon 12
Asts: Jovan Harris 7
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 6
18:00
Puerto Rico   91–97 (OT)   Trinidad and Tobago
Scoring by quarter: 25–21, 25–15, 23–27, 11–21, Overtime: 7–13
Pts: Carlos Arroyo 24
Rebs: Renaldo Balkman and Peter John Ramos 9
Asts: Carlos Arroyo 9
Pts: Steven Lewis 24
Rebs: Wilfred Benjamin 11
Asts: Ian Young 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 8
18:00
Cuba   78–94   Belize
Scoring by quarter: 21–18, 15–27, 18–21, 24–28
Pts: Orestes Torres 18
Rebs: Orestes Torres 7
Asts: Juan Pinerio 7
Pts: Alex Carcamo 23
Rebs: Alex Carcamo and Richard Troyer 10
Asts: Milt Palacio 12
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 8
20:30
Mexico   82–95   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 18–27, 17–23, 22–27, 25–18
Pts: Jovan Harris 22
Rebs: Michael Strobbe 9
Asts: Jovan Harris 3
Pts: Peter John Ramos 16
Rebs: Renaldo Balkman 10
Asts: Jose Juan Barea 12
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 9
15:30
Trinidad and Tobago   52–75   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 12–15, 14–17, 13–16, 13–17
Pts: Maurice Joseph and Wilfred Benjamin 10
Rebs: Kibwe Trim 9
Asts: Ian Young 3
Pts: Victor Mariscal 21
Rebs: Gustavo Ayon 11
Asts: Jovan Harris 4
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 9
18:00
Puerto Rico   73–51   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 12–9, 20–14, 21–12
Pts: Carlos Arroyo 16
Rebs: Renaldo Balkman 14
Asts: Jose Juan Barea 9
Pts: Yordanis Jaca and Yoan Luis 9
Rebs: Yoan Luis and Orestes Torres 9
Asts: Juan Pinerio 3
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 10
15:30
Cuba   90–60   Trinidad and Tobago
Scoring by quarter: 27–11, 25–20, 20–18, 18–11
Pts: Allens Jemmott 24
Rebs: Yoan Luis 9
Asts: Juan Pineiro 6
Pts: Ian Young 18
Rebs: Kibwe Trim 9
Asts: Kibwe Trim 4
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 10
18:00
Belize   88–96   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 15–25, 23–20, 22–24, 28–27
Pts: Milt Palacio 24
Rebs: Richard Troyer 11
Asts: Milt Palacio 6
Pts: Peter John Ramos 27
Rebs: Renaldo Balkman 12
Asts: Jose Juan Barea 8
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
July 11–17:00
 
 
  Puerto Rico 77
 
July 12–20:30
 
  Panama 70
 
  Puerto Rico 89
 
July 11–19:30
 
  Dominican Republic 80
 
  Dominican Republic 85
 
 
  Cuba 71
 
Third place
 
 
July 12–18:00
 
 
  Panama 75
 
 
  Cuba 74

SemifinalsEdit

The top 2 teams from each group advance to the semifinals, in which the top team of Group A plays against the second place team of Group B and the top team of Group B plays against the second place team of Group A.

Three-team ties are determined by the point differential in games played between the three teams, not counting the margin of victory or loss against a non tied team.

July 11
17:00
Puerto Rico   77–70   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 23–13, 16–21, 20–23, 18–13
Pts: Carlos Arroyo 23
Rebs: Peter John Ramos 10
Asts: Carlos Arroyo 5
Pts: Jaime Lloreda 20
Rebs: Jaime Lloreda 11
Asts: Joel Munoz 6
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo
July 11
19:30
Dominican Republic   85–71   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 17–15, 22–22, 29–10, 17–24
Pts: Franklin Western 16
Rebs: Elys Guzman 11
Asts: Kelvin Peña 6
Pts: Yoan Luis 14
Rebs: Orestes Torres 7
Asts: Juan Pinerio 3
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo

Third Place GameEdit

July 12
18:00
Cuba   74–75   Panama
Scoring by quarter: 17–23, 19–12, 19–25, 19–15
Pts: Orestes Torres 16
Rebs: Orestes Torres 7
Asts: Orestes Torres 6
Pts: Jaime Lloreda 24
Rebs: Jaime Lloreda 12
Asts: Danilo Pinnock 5
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo

FinalEdit

July 12
20:30
Dominican Republic   80–89   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 23–19, 24–20, 17–24, 16–26
Pts: Charlie Villanueva 36
Rebs: Charlie Villanueva 11
Asts: Christian Aries 6
Pts: Carlos Arroyo 23
Rebs: Renaldo Balkman 8
Asts: Filiberto Rivera 6
Palacio de los Deportes Virgilio Travieso Soto, Santo Domingo

Final standingsEdit

Qualified for 2011 FIBA Americas Championship
Rank Team Record
    Puerto Rico 5–1
    Dominican Republic 5–1
    Panama 3–3
4   Cuba 2–4
5   Jamaica 2–2
6   Mexico 2–2
7   Belize 2–2
8   British Virgin Islands 1–3
9   Virgin Islands 1–3
10   Trinidad and Tobago 1–3

ReferencesEdit

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