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Draw results in for FIBA AmeriCup 2017
BUENOS AIRES (FIBA AmeriCup 2017) – The draw for the FIBA AmeriCup 2017 took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at midday on Thursday.
The results of the draw are as follows:
Group A: TBC, Puerto Rico, México, Colombia
Group B: Virgin Islands, Argentina, Venezuela, Canada
Group C: Dominican Republic, USA, Panama, Uruguay
The Semi-Finals match-ups were also drawn and will be, C1 vs. B2 and B1 vs. A1.
The FIBA AmeriCup 2017 will open with a Group Phase consisting of three (3) groups of four (4) teams each to be played in a round-robin format in Medellín (Colombia), Bahía Blanca (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay). The best team from each group will advance to the Final Phase, along with Argentina who will automatically qualify because of its status as the main organizer of the competition. The Final Phase will be played in Cordoba (Argentina), where the winners of the Semi-Finals will square off in the title game.
The calendar is as follows:
Group A: Medellín, Colombia – 25-27 August
Group B: Bahía Blanca, Argentina – 27-29 August
Group C: Montevideo, Uruguay – 28-30 August
Semifinal and Final: Córdoba, Argentina – 2-3 September
For the most up-to-date information and coverage of the FIBA AmeriCup 2017, visit fiba.com/AmeriCup and follow our social media channels @FIBA.
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