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Panama remain perfect after win over Nicaragua
PANAMA (Centrobasket) – With an impressive outburst during the third quarter, Panama captured its third win after defeating Nicaragua, 99 – 60.
• Turning Point: After taking a one-point lead into halftime, Panama’s defense created easy fast break points for the host, who along with good percentages from long range won the third quarter, 32 – 9.
• Stats don’t lie: Panama shot for a 56% from the field.
• Game Hero: Michael Hicks was the top scorer for Panama with 16 points.
• The Bottom Line: Panama added its third win of Group A, after a powerful and dominant win over Nicaragua. Tomorrow on the last day of group phase, Panama will face Cuba hoping to get into the semifinals as the top team of Group A.