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2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group C

Group C of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup was the group stage of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup for the Spain, Iran, Puerto Rico and Tunisia. Each team played each other once, for a total of three games per team, with all games played at Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou.[1] After all of the games were played, the top two teams with the best records qualified for the Second round and the bottom two teams played in the Classification Round.[2]

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Appearance Best performance FIBA World Ranking
As Date Last Total Streak
  Spain European Second Round Group I Top 3 2 December 2018 2014 12 10 Champions (2006) 2
  Iran Asian Second Round Group F Top 3 24 February 2019 2014 3 3 19th place (2010) 27
  Puerto Rico Americas Second Round Group E Top 3 25 February 2019 2014 14 9 4th place (1990) 16
  Tunisia African Second Round Group E Top 2 15 September 2018 2010 2 1 24th place (2010) 51

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 3 0 247 190 +57 6 Second round
2   Puerto Rico 3 2 1 213 218 −5 5
3   Tunisia 3 1 2 205 235 −30 4 17th–32nd Classification
4   Iran 3 0 3 213 235 −22 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

GamesEdit

All times are local (UTC+8).

Iran vs. Puerto RicoEdit

This was the first competitive game between Iran and Puerto Rico.

31 August 2019
16:30
Iran   81–83   Puerto Rico
Scoring by quarter: 30–16, 19–15, 16–20, 16–32
Pts: Haddadi, Yakhchali 22
Rebs: Haddadi 16
Asts: Jamshidi 5
Pts: Huertas 32
Rebs: Balkman 6
Asts: three players 4
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Georgios Poursanidis (GRE), Ye Nan (CHN)

Spain vs. TunisiaEdit

This was the first competitive game between Spain and Tunisia.

31 August 2019
20:30
Spain   101–62   Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 16–17, 26–22, 30–8, 29–15
Pts: Rubio 17
Rebs: J. Hernangómez 8
Asts: W. Hernangómez, Llull 5
Pts: Mejri 15
Rebs: Mejri 7
Asts: Abada 6
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Michael Weiland (CAN), Krishna Domínguez (MEX), James Boyer (AUS)

Tunisia vs. IranEdit

This was the second game in the World Cup between Tunisia and Iran. The Iranians won in 2010, which was also the last competitive game between the two teams.

2 September 2019
16:30
Tunisia   79–67   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 29–19, 15–16, 15–13, 20–19
Pts: Mejri 22
Rebs: Mejri 15
Asts: three players 5
Pts: Geramipoor 18
Rebs: Haddadi 11
Asts: Haddadi 8
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Krishna Domínguez (MEX), Arnaud Kom Njilo (CMR)

Puerto Rico vs. SpainEdit

This was the second game in the World Cup between Puerto Rico and Spain. The Puerto Ricans won in 2002, which was also the last competitive game between the two teams.

2 September 2019
20:30
Puerto Rico   63–73   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 21–17, 14–19, 10–21, 18–16
Pts: Clavell 13
Rebs: three players 5
Asts: Browne 6
Pts: Gasol 19
Rebs: Rubio 8
Asts: Fernández 6
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Michael Weiland (CAN), Georgios Poursanidis (GRE), James Boyer (AUS)

Puerto Rico vs. TunisiaEdit

This was the first competitive game between Puerto Rico and Tunisia.

4 September 2019
16:30
Puerto Rico   67–64   Tunisia
Scoring by quarter: 19–18, 19–14, 14–23, 15–9
Pts: Balkman 14
Rebs: Balkman 9
Asts: Browne 8
Pts: Abada, Mejri 14
Rebs: Ben Romdhane 9
Asts: Roll 5
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Georgios Poursanidis (GRE), Krishna Domínguez (MEX)

Spain vs. IranEdit

This was the second game in the World Cup between Spain and Iran. The Spaniards won in 2014, which was also the last competitive game between the two teams.

4 September 2019
20:30
Spain   73–65   Iran
Scoring by quarter: 18–21, 15–10, 19–22, 21–12
Pts: Gasol 16
Rebs: J. Hernangómez 10
Asts: Rubio 5
Pts: Jamshidi 15
Rebs: Haddadi 15
Asts: Nikkhah, Haddadi 6
Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou
Referees: Michael Weiland (CAN), Arnaud Kom Njilo (CMR), Ye Nan (CHN)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Procedure for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw". FIBA. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Star-studded FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw completed in Shenzhen". fiba.basketball. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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