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Virgin Islands win against Costa Rica, keep Semi-Finals hopes alive
PANAMA (Centrobasket) – The team coached by Sam Mitchell claimed its second win of the 2016 Centrobasket Championship by defeating Costa Rica, 75 - 68
• Turning Point: After a closely contested first half, Virgin Islands got into their usual fast pace and with a 19 – 7 third quarter cultivated the lead that will eventually get them the win.
• Stats don’t lie: Virgin Islands accumulated 8 less turnovers than Costa Rica (11-19).
• Game Hero: Walter Hodge was the top scorer for the winning team with 14 points and 7 assist.
• The Bottom Line: Virgin Islands kept alive their hopes of qualifying to the Semifinals of the Centrobasket after capturing their second win of the competition. Tomorrow in the last day of the first phase, Virgin Islands will face the National Team of the Dominican Republic.