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Basketball at the 1971 Pan American Games

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The Men's Basketball Tournament at the 1971 Pan American Games was held from July 31 to August 12, 1971 in Cali, Colombia.

Contents

Men's competitionEdit

Participating nationsEdit

Group A Group B Group C

  Argentina (ARG)
  Canada (CAN)
  Colombia (COL)
  Panama (PAN)
  Virgin Islands (ISV)

  Haiti (HAI)
  Mexico (MEX)
  Peru (PER)
  Puerto Rico (PUR)

  Brazil (BRA)
  Cuba (CUB)
  Suriname (SUR)
  United States (USA)

Preliminary roundEdit

Group A Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Argentina 8 4 4 0 347 317 +30
  Panama 7 4 3 1 311 278 +33
  Canada 6 4 2 2 300 275 +25
  Colombia 5 4 1 3 266 318 –52
  Virgin Islands 4 4 0 4 267 303 –36


Group B Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Puerto Rico 6 3 3 0
  Mexico 5 3 2 1
  Peru 4 3 1 2
  Haiti (HAI) 3 3 0 3


Group C Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
  Brazil 4 3 2 1 287 205 +82
  Cuba 4 3 2 1 252 208 +44
  United States 4 3 2 1 278 200 +78
  Suriname (SUR) 3 3 0 3 170 374 –204

†Brazil, Cuba and the United States all finished the preliminary stage with identical 2–1 records. The United States was eliminated, however, on the basis of margins of victory in head-to-head games among the teams tied for first.[1]

Final roundEdit


Final rankingEdit

RANK TEAM
1.   Brazil
2.   Puerto Rico
3.   Cuba
4.   Mexico
5.   Argentina
6.   Panama
7.   United States
8.   Canada
9.   Peru
10.   Colombia
11.   Virgin Islands
12.   Haiti (HAI)
13.   Suriname (SUR)

MedalistsEdit

AwardsEdit

 1971 Pan American Games Winners 
 
Brazil
First title

Women's competitionEdit

Participating nationsEdit

China

Guatemala

Northern South

Final rankingEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pan American Games 1971". USA Basketball, Inc. 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2010.[permanent dead link]