Mexican U16 team collects third consecutive defeat Fiba U16 which is played in Mérida, Yucatán after falling before the Almighty America By a huge margin of 112 to 53. With this result, the Mexican team finished the group stage with a 0-3 record and at the bottom of Group A, so they will face Canada in the quarterfinals next Friday, June 9 at 8 pm.
led by daniel ojeda They couldn’t do much against the United States, who dominated the field 18–0 in the first three minutes of the first quarter. Mexico responded with two points from Kareem López and by the end of the period the light showed 33 to 14 in favor of the Americans.
For much of the second period, Mexico continued to struggle to score in the visiting ring, scoring just seven points through Karim López and big edgarThe score against the national team was close to 32 to 20.
Already for the fourth period, Mexico was more successful in front of the hoop, achieving its best harvest with 20 total points against the United States, which performed the stockings at halftime, the work of Aniket Diabanta Jr., Darrin Peterson And tyrann stokesExcept for a partial score of 88 to 41.
The national team closed gracefully with colorful baskets in the final round. Karim Lopez, who also covered Koa Pete and a foul by the American team that led him to the penalty line. The game ended 122-53 for the USA team, which looks like the number one candidate for the title. A team full of NBA prospects,
For Mexico, the top scorer was Karim López, with 23 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 blocks, while Elior Fernandez He scored 6 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. For the Stars and Stripes, the best player was Aniket Diabanta Jr. 23 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assistsCameron Boozer followed with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 6 steals.
Kareem lopez is the best
player of Youth of Badlona He has been the most outstanding element of the Tricolor team during its continental tournament debut, as he averaged 32.4 minutes on the court during the group stage and contributed 15.3 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 2 steals and 3 blocks per game. ,
Against the United States, the Sonora player scored 23 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and blocked 3 shots, the most outstanding performance of the team and made a great impression on the national fans.