1978_FIBA_World_Championship

1978 FIBA World Championship

The 1978 FIBA World Championship was an international basketball competition hosted by Philippines from October 1 to 14, 1978. Araneta Coliseum at Quezon City, Metro Manila was the venue for the event.

Competing nations

Group A Group B Group C Semifinal round









- host
- defending champion

Preliminary round

Qualified for the semifinal round
Qualified for the classification round

Group A

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
6 3 0 325 244 +81
5 2 1 260 216 +44
4 1 2 240 310 -70
3 0 3 190 245 -55

Group B

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
6 3 0 342 269 +73
5 2 1 302 263 +39
4 1 2 275 297 -22
3 0 3 296 386 -90

Group C

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
6 3 0 277 219 +58
5 2 1 220 217 +3
4 1 2 229 248 -19
3 0 3 218 260 -42

Classification round

Team Pts. W L PF PA PD First Tiebreaker
Classification for Tied Teams

10 5 0 523 444 +79
9 4 1 546 481 +65
7 2 3 495 516 -21 115-112
7 2 3 475 485 -10 112-115
6 1 4 438 521 -83 86-84
6 1 4 414 444 -30 84-86

Semifinal round

Qualified for the gold medal game
Qualified for the bronze medal game
Team Pts. W L PF PA PD
14 7 0 731 645 +86
13 6 1 691 550 +141
12 5 2 648 571 +77
11 4 3 609 582 +27
10 3 4 612 605 +7
9 2 5 605 644 -39
8 1 6 566 632 -66
7 0 7 521 754 -233

Final round

Final ranking

Rank Team
1 Yugoslavia
2 USSR
3
4 Italy
5 United States (Athletes in Action)
6 Canada
7 Australia
8 Philippines
9 Czechoslovakia
10 Puerto Rico
11 People's Republic of China
12 Dominican Republic
13 South Korea
14 Senegal

All-Tournament Team

Top scorers (ppg)

  1. Kamil Brabenec (Czechoslovakia) 26.8
  2. Zhang Weiping (People's Republic of China) 25.1
  3. Choi B.Y. (S.Korea) 21.1
  4. Dražen Dalipagić (Yugoslavia) 20
  5. Leo Rautins (Canada) 17.9
  6. Marcel De Souza (Brazil) 17.7
  7. Oscar Schmidt (Brazil) 17.3
  8. Dragan Kićanović (Yugoslavia) 16.5
  9. Renzo Bariviera (Italy) 16.2
  10. Marcos Antonio Leite "Marquinhos" (Brazil) 14.7

References

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