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1937 South American Basketball Championship

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The South American Basketball Championship 1937 was the fifth South American Basketball Championship. It was held in Valparaíso and Santiago, Chile and won by the host Chile national basketball team. A record 5 teams competed, including Peru in their first appearance.

Tournament details
Host nationChile
Dates5 March - 16 March
Teams5
Venues
(in 2 host cities)
Champions Chile
(1st title)
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points {{{ppg_p}}} Chile

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Chile
  2.   Uruguay
  3.   Brazil
  4.   Peru
  5.   Argentina

ResultsEdit

Each team played the other four teams twice apiece, for a total of eight games played by each team and 20 overall in the tournament.

Rank Team Pts W L PF PA Diff
1   Chile 16 8 0 244 185 +59
2   Uruguay 13 5 3 201 198 +3
3   Brazil 11 3 5 181 214 -33
4   Peru 10 2 6 182 190 -8
5   Argentina 10 2 6 197 218 -21
Chile 21 - 20 Argentina
Argentina 30 - 33 Chile
Chile 35 - 22 Brazil
Brazil 18 - 34 Chile
Chile 33 - 21 Peru
Peru 34 - 35 Chile
Chile 19 - 13 Uruguay
Uruguay 27 - 34 Chile
Uruguay 26 - 30 Argentina
Argentina 29 - 30 Uruguay
Uruguay 28 - 23 Brazil
Brazil 27 - 30 Uruguay
Uruguay 24 - 17 Peru
Peru 19 - 23 Uruguay
Brazil 31 - 22 Argentina
Argentina 21 - 30 Brazil
Brazil 12 - 29 Peru
Peru 15 - 18 Brazil
Peru 23 - 20 Argentina
Argentina 25 - 24 Peru

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