The Institute path in the Americas Champions League started with a hard stumble against Minas at Maracanazinho after falling by 100 to 85 due to a great performance by David Jackson, an old acquaintance of La Liga, who scored 24 points.
The start of the game La Gloria started more awake and quickly took out a seven-point light from the hand of Nestor Colmenares and a great collective game. However, at the end of the quarter, the Brazilians settled down and leveled the issue in a high scoring match. (25-28)
In the second set, things did not change and parity was still present in the Maracanazinho. In this quarter those led by Sebastián Ginobili suffered the double base of Minas, made up of Luciano Parodi and Jackson. (50-51)
After the break came the break of the game. Instituto lowered the effectiveness, especially in free throws, and his rival punished him in each attack. The partial was in favor of Tennis Clube by 27 to 13. (77-64)
Those led by Sepo once again picked up the scoring rhythm and fought to discount on the scoreboard, but those from Belo Horizonte did not allow it and from their effectiveness they maintained the advantage generated in the previous ten minutes. (100-85)