FIBA Oceania Championship 1971

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FIBA Oceania Championship 1971
1st FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation New Zealand
Dates August 7 – August 13
Teams (from 21 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Australia (1st title)

The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1971 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. The tournament, a best-of-three series between Australia and New Zealand, was held in Auckland, Roturua and Christchurch. Australia won the series 3-0 to win the first Oceania Championship.


7 August
Australia  91–56  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 51-33, 40-23
Australia  107–58  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 48-30, 59-28
14 August
Australia  117–72  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 44-37, 73-35
Australia wins series 3–0

1971 Oceanian Champions:
First championship


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