Torneo InterLigas

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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.

History[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

2010 Torneo InterLigas[edit]

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

2011 Torneo InterLigas[edit]

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

2012 Torneo InterLigas[edit]

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

List of champions[edit]

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[edit]

By club[edit]

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

By country[edit]

Nation Winners
 Argentina 3
 Brazil 0

MVPs[edit]

References[edit]

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