Basketball at the 1971 Pan American Games

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The Men's Basketball Tournament at the 1971 Pan American Games was held from July 31 to August 12, 1971 in Cali, Colombia.

Participating nations[edit]

Group A Group B Group C

 Argentina (ARG)
 Canada (CAN)
 Colombia (COL)
 Panama (PAN)
 Virgin Islands (ISV)

 Haiti (HAI)
 Mexico (MEX)
 Peru (PER)
 Puerto Rico (PUR)

 Brazil (BRA)
 Cuba (CUB)
 Suriname (SUR)
 United States (USA)


Preliminary round[edit]

Group A Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Argentina 8 4 4 0 347 317 +30
 Panama 7 4 3 1 311 278 +33
 Canada 6 4 2 2 300 275 +25
 Colombia 5 4 1 3 266 318 –52
 Virgin Islands 4 4 0 4 267 303 –36


Group B Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Puerto Rico 6 3 3 0
 Mexico 5 3 2 1
 Peru 4 3 1 2
 Haiti 3 3 0 3


Group C Pts Pld W L PF PA Diff
 Brazil 4 3 2 1 287 205 +82
 Cuba 4 3 2 1 252 208 +44
 United States 4 3 2 1 278 200 +78
 Suriname 3 3 0 3 170 374 –204

†Brazil, Cuba and the United States all finished the preliminary stage with identical 2–1 records. The United States was eliminated, however, on the basis of margins of victory in head-to-head games among the teams tied for first.[1]

Final round[edit]


Final ranking[edit]

RANK TEAM
1.  Brazil
2.  Puerto Rico
3.  Cuba
4.  Mexico
5.  Argentina
6.  Panama
7.  United States
8.  Canada
9.  Peru
10.  Colombia
11.  Virgin Islands
12.  Haiti
13.  Suriname


Medalists[edit]


Awards[edit]

 1971 Pan American Games Winners 

Brazil
First title


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pan American Games 1971". USA Basketball, Inc. 2010. Retrieved 25 June 2010.