Virgin Islands claim Women's Centrobasket Championship 2017August 11th, 2017
Virgin Islands v Puerto Rico, 2017 Centrobasket Women's 2017 (ISV), St. Thomas(USA), Round Robin, 16 July 2017
ST. THOMAS (WOMEN’S CENTROBASKET CHAMPIONSHIP 2017) – The host Virgin Islands claimed the gold medal of the Women’s Centrobasket Championship 2017, after finishing the tournament with a 4-1 record.
Bahamas, Mexico, and Puerto Rico won in the fifth and final day of competition in the Women's Centrobasket Championship, which ended in a triple tie with a 4-1 record among the three qualified teams to the FIBA Women's AmeriCup 2017. In the tiebreaker, the host Virgin Islands came out victorious and was crowned champion. Mexico won the silver medal and Puerto Rico the bronze.
Natalie Day was named Most Valuable Player of the competition after finishing the tournament with a double-double average, 18.6 points and 11 rebounds per game.
Therefore, the three qualified teams of the Women's Centrobasket Championship 2017 to the FIBA Women's AmeriCup 2017 to be played from August 6-13 in Buenos Aires, Argentina are the Virgin Islands, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
The final positions of the Women's Centrobasket Championship 2017 are as follows:
1. Virgin Islands
3. Puerto Rico
All the games of this championship can be viewed anytime on the official FIBA channel on Youtube and Facebook.