FIBA Oceania Championship 2001

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FIBA Oceania Championship 2001
16th FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation New Zealand
Dates September 21 – September 23
Teams (from 21 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  New Zealand (2nd title)

The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 2001 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 2002 FIBA World Championship. The tournament, a best-of-three series between  Australia and  New Zealand, was held in Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton. New Zealand won the series 2-1 to claim its second Oceania Championship and first championship that Australia also participated in.

Teams that did not enter[edit]


September 21
7:30 p.m.
New Zealand  85–78  Australia
Scoring by quarter: 28-15, 25-29, 15-24, 18-10
September 22
7:00 p.m.
Australia  81–79 OT  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 18-18, 22-23, 15-19, 15-10, OT: 11-9
September 23
1:00 p.m.
Australia  78–89  New Zealand
Scoring by quarter: 29-21, 22-24, 16-25, 11-19
New Zealand wins series, 2-1
2001 Oceanian Champions:
New Zealand
Second championship

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