Stadium Superdomo de La Rioja dressed up and raved with 10 thousand spectators afterwards Argentina's victory before the United States 80 to 63 and classification to the 2019 China World Cup.
For Group E of the second phase of American eliminators (coming to beat Mexico and Puerto Rico in this case), the national team played at home to the ninth game and made a note with Nicolás Laprovittola as a great figure.
Base Joventut de Badalona was chosen MVP on the night of La Rioja: he reaped 17 points (he was the top scorer of the game), 8 assists and one rebound. His quality and clarity was highlighted for Sergio Hernández's team.
In addition, experienced Luis Scola (38 years old) contributed 9 rebounds and 3 steals and young ones Nicolás Brussino add 3 blocks. On the American side, Travis Trace was the top scorer with 16 goals.
Argentina began to fall 13-16 in the first quarter but drove 35-32 at half-time. It was in the third set when he took his biggest advantage (23-8) and then leveled to keep the difference.
This Sunday, the Albiceleste will be presented again at La Rioja against the Mexicans, who marched last in the area.