Torneo InterLigas

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Torneo InterLigas
Sport Basketball
Founded 2010
Inaugural season 2009–10
Ceased 2012
Country Argentina Argentina
Brazil Brazil
Continent South America South America
Last
champion(s)
Peñarol
(2nd title)
Most titles Peñarol
(2 titles)
Related
competitions
Liga Nacional de Básquet
Novo Basquete Brasil

The Torneo InterLigas (Portuguese: Torneio Interligas Brasil-Argentina) (English: InterLeagues Tournament) was an international professional club basketball competition between the four best-placed teams in the top-tier level 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] The tournament was held from 2010 to 2012.

Format[edit]

In the first stage, the eight teams were divided in two groups of four teams each. Each group had two teams from Argentina, and two teams from Brazil. One group was played in Argentina, while the other group was played in Brazil. The teams played against the other teams of their respective groups once. The winner of each group plaed in the final. The finals were played in Argentina, if there was at least one Argentine team. If there were two Brazilian teams, the final was 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]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]