Bolivia – Paraguay 49-77
Paraguay secured the 2023 World Cup Americas Qualifiers berth. They beat Bolivia in the final game in Pre-Qualifier Group B to occupy the second place. Edgar Riveros (184-PG-91) provided 17 points to lead the charge.
Paraguay went on a strong 21-9 run in the first period to take a comfortable lead. Paraguay stayed dominant in the next periods. They ignited a 24-14 run in the fourth frame to ice a convincing victory. Jorge Martinez (178-PG-98) and Bruno Zanotti (198-SF-82, college: Merrimack) banked in 10 points each for Paraguay. Rene Calvo (193-F/G-93) responded with 9 points for Bolivia.