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Torneo InterLigas

The Torneo InterLigas (Portuguese: Torneio Interligas Brasil-Argentina) (English: InterLeagues Tournament) is an international professional club basketball competition between the four best-placed teams in the Argentine and Brazilian leagues.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Format 2
  • Participating teams 3
    • 2010 Torneo InterLigas 3.1
    • 2011 Torneo InterLigas 3.2
    • 2012 Torneo InterLigas 3.3
  • List of champions 4
  • Performances 5
    • By club 5.1
    • By country 5.2
  • MVPs 6
  • References 7

History

The presidents of the Asociación de Clubes de Basquetbol of Argentina and of the Brazilian Liga Nacional de Basquete do Brasil met on March 12, 2010 in São Paulo, Brazil, to discuss the creation of a tournament between the top clubs from both countries.[1]

Format

In the first stage, the eight teams are divided in two groups of four teams each. Each group has two teams from Argentina, and two teams from Brazil. One group is played in Argentina while the other group is played Brazil. The teams plays against the other teams of their respective groups once. The winner of each group play the final. The final will be played in Argentina, if there is at least one Argentine team, if there are two Brazilian teams, the final will be played in Brazil.

Participating teams

2010 Torneo InterLigas

Group A Group B Final
Brasília (Brazil) Mar del Plata (Argentina) Mar del Plata (Argentina)
Universo Brasília Peñarol Mar del Plata Peñarol Mar del Plata 90-78 Universo Brasília
Flamengo Atenas de Córdoba April 15
Sionista Minas TC
Libertad Sunchales Franca

2011 Torneo InterLigas

Group A Group B Final
Mendoza (Argentina) Franca (Brazil) São Paulo (Brazil)
Obras Sanitarias Franca Pinheiros 77-80 Obras Sanitarias
Peñarol Mar del Plata Pinheiros April 21
Universo Brasília Libertad Sunchales
Flamengo Atenas de Córdoba

2012 Torneo InterLigas

Group A Group B Final
Uberlândia (Brazil) Buenos Aires (Argentina) Mar del Plata (Argentina)
Pinheiros Peñarol Mar del Plata Peñarol Mar del Plata 88-75 Pinheiros
Uberlândia Obras Sanitarias
Lanús Bauru
Libertad Sunchales Paulistano

List of champions

Year Venue Champion Result Runner-up
2010 Mar del Plata, Argentina Peñarol 90-78 Universo Brasília
2011 São Paulo, Brazil Obras Sanitarias 80-77 Pinheiros
2012 Mar del Plata, Argentina Peñarol 88-75 Pinheiros

Performances

By club

Team Winners Years Won
Peñarol 2 2010, 2012
Obras Sanitarias 1 2011

By country

Nation Winners
 Argentina 3
 Brazil 0

MVPs

References

  1. ^ "Se creó el Torneo InterLigas" (in Spanish). ciudadmilrayitas.com.ar. Retrieved April 6, 2010. 
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