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2007 FIBA Americas Championship for Women

The 2007 FIBA Americas Championship for Women was the qualifying tournament for FIBA Americas at the women's basketball tournament at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The tournament was held in Valdivia, Chile from 26 – 30 September 2007.

FIBA Americas Cup
for Women 2007
9th FIBA American Women's
Basketball Championship
FIBA Americas Women 2007.png
Tournament details
Host nation Chile
Dates26 – 30 September 2007
Teams8 
(from 1 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions United States
(2nd title)
MVPCuba Yaquelín Plutín
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Jamaica Simone Edwards (18.8)  United States (98)
Rebounds Mexico Fernanda Gutiérrez (8)  United States (38.4)
Assists United States Cappie Pondexter (4.8)  United States (25.4)
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Preliminary roundEdit

Times given below are in Atlantic Standard Time Zone (UTC-4).

Group AEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  Brazil 6 3 0 1.000 295 166 +129
  Argentina 5 2 1 0.666 218 187 +31
  Chile 4 1 2 0.333 208 224 −16
  Mexico 3 0 3 0.000 150 219 −144
September 26
16:00
Brazil   72–62   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 15–12, 23–16, 24–17, 10–17
September 26
21:30
Chile   85–54   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 21–16, 22–8, 24–19, 18–11
September 27
16:00
Chile   60–104   Brazil
Scoring by quarter: 11–34, 12–19, 22–24, 15–27
September 27
21:30
Mexico   52–90   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 5–26, 11–15, 22–23, 14–26
September 28
19:00
Brazil   119–44   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 31–9, 32–1, 26–16, 30–18
September 28
21:30
Argentina   66–63 (OT)   Chile
Scoring by quarter: 16–15, 13–4, 15–21, 12–16Overtime: 15–8
Qualified for Medal round
Relegated to Classification round

Group BEdit

Team Pts. W L PCT PF PA Diff
  United States 6 3 0 1.000 285 163 +122
  Cuba 5 2 1 0.666 230 199 +31
  Canada 4 1 2 0.333 157 207 −50
  Jamaica 3 0 3 0.000 156 259 −103
September 26
13:30
Canada   68–47   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 18–3, 19–21, 16–10, 15–13
September 26
19:00
United States   85–79   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 17–17, 16–17, 22–24, 30–21
September 27
13:30
Jamaica   47–115   United States
Scoring by quarter: 11–22, 17–26, 13–35, 6–32
September 27
19:00
Cuba   75–52   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 23–7, 16–7, 15–23, 21–15
September 28
13:30
Cuba   76–62   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 24–11, 14–19, 16–16, 22–16
September 28
16:00
United States   85–37   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 17–13, 21–6, 24–9, 23–9

Knockout stageEdit

Championship BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
September 29
 
 
  United States104
 
September 30
 
  Argentina53
 
  United States101
 
September 29
 
  Cuba71
 
  Brazil67
 
 
  Cuba69
 
Third place
 
 
September 30
 
 
  Brazil73
 
 
  Argentina41

5th place bracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFifth place
 
      
 
September 29
 
 
  Canada77
 
September 30
 
  Mexico38
 
  Canada86
 
September 29
 
  Chile68
 
  Chile75
 
 
  Jamaica67
 
Seventh place
 
 
September 30
 
 
  Mexico62
 
 
  Jamaica55

Classification roundsEdit

September 29
11:30
Classif. 5–8
Canada   77–38   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 17–9, 21–11, 24–8, 15–10
September 29
14:00
Classif. 5–8
Chile   75–67   Jamaica
Scoring by quarter: 25–20, 15–12, 16–14, 19–21
September 30
08:30
7th place
Jamaica   55–62   Mexico
Scoring by quarter: 28–24, 0–0, 16–14, 11–24
September 30
11:00
5th place
Canada   86–68   Chile
Scoring by quarter: 22–10, 20–19, 19–17, 25–22

SemifinalsEdit

September 29
16:30
United States   104–53   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 28–9, 28–6, 22–16, 26–22
September 29
20:00
Brazil   67–69   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 17–14, 14–10, 15–31, 21–14

Third place gameEdit

September 30
13:30
Brazil   73–41   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 13–15, 15–6, 26–13, 19–7

FinalEdit

September 30
16:00
United States   101–71   Cuba
Scoring by quarter: 29–13, 20–17, 29–14, 23–27


 2007 Champions of the Americas 
 
United States
Second title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team Record
1   United States 5–0
2   Cuba 3–2
3   Brazil 4–1
4   Argentina 2–3
5   Canada 3–2
6   Chile 2–3
7   Mexico 1–4
8   Jamaica 0–5

Olympic QualificationEdit

As winner of the tournament the   United States gets direct entry into the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The runner up   Cuba and the two teams that competed in the bronze medal game,   Brazil and   Argentina will get another chance through the FIBA Wildcard Tournament.

External linksEdit