Turkey - Spain 71-56 Turkey kept piling up victories at the second round of U16 European Championship. They knocked down Spain tonight to take 3-1 record in Group E. Spain fell at 2-2 record after the defeat. Turkey left their opponents behind in the opening quarter. They triggered a 25:13 run in the first ten minutes. Spain however quickly stopped the rot. They answered with a 21:13 rally of their own to narrow the gap 4-point mark at halftime 38:34. Turkey stiffened their defence in the third frame. They held Spain to 11 points and entered the final period up by 5 points 50:45. Spain managed just 11 points in the fourth quarter and had to surrender at the end. Ediz Oktay (192-G-96) and Mert Cevik (198-G-96) nailed 14 points each for Turkey. Okben Ulubay added 11 points in the victory. Marc Garcia (194-F-96) answered with 13 points for Spain. Marc Bauza and Brais Gago netted 9 points each in the loss.
Latvia - Croatia 72-76 Croatia celebrated the third straight win at the U16 European Championship. The reigning champions defeated Latvia to improve at 2-2 record in Group E. Latvia slipped at 0-4 record after the loss. Croatia led by three points at the first intermission 23:20. The Balkan team extended the margin in the second quarter. They posted a 35:31 halftime advantage. The teams exchanged baskets throughout the third term. Croatia ensured a 4-point lead at the final intermission. Croatia secured an 8-point cushion with under three minutes remaining. Ervins Meznieks (184-F-96) and Cima put Latvia within three but Croatia hung on to clinch the victory at the end. Lovro Mazalin (198-SF-97) tallied 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for Croatia. Marko Arapovic (207-C/F-96) added 25 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Ervins Meznieks answered with 20 points for Latvia. Klavs Cavars contributed 18 points in the loss.
Italy - Ukraine 83-65 Italy stayed on the winning track at the U16 European Championship. They knocked down Ukraine to improve at 4-0 record in Group E. Federico Mussini (179-PG-96) stepped up with 22 points for the Azzurri as they remained on top of the ladder. Ukraine suffered the third straight loss at the tournament and slipped at 1-3 record. Italy held Ukraine to 12 points in the opening quarter to take a 7-point lead. They boosted the margin in the second quarter. Italy established a 43:24 halftime buffer. Italy stayed in charge throughout the third quarter. They arrived at the final intermission up by 21 points. Ukraine outscored the Azzurri in the final frame but could not threaten the margin. Daniel Donzelli (199-SG-96) notched 14 points, while Pierfrancesco Oliva added 10 points for the winners. Sergii Pryimak (200-PF-96) answered with 22 points for Ukraine. Kyrylo Podkovyrov had 13 points in defeat.
Serbia - France 56-53 Serbia earned the second straight win at the second stage of U16 European Championship. They held off France to improve at 3-1 record in Group F. Nikola Pavlovic (199-PF-96) accounted for 15 points and 7 rebounds to lead the winners. France fell at 2-2 record after the loss. France enjoyed a 14:11 lead after ten minutes. Serbia outscored their opponents to narrow the gap at 2-point mark at halftime 25:27. Serbia held France to 7 points in the third term to surge ahead. The Balkan team established a 39:34 lead at the final break. France got within two points with 5 seconds remaining in regulation but Ivan Daskalovic hit a free throw and then Etienne Ory (175-PG-96) missed a three-pointer as Serbia sealed the win at the end. Ilija Dokovic (185-G-96) nailed 10 points, while Ivan Daskalovic and Vukan Stojanovic netted 8 points each in the win. Etienne Ory answered with 12 points for France. Felix Michel had 9 points in the losing effort.
Germany - Greece 58-47 Germany posted the first win at the second stage of U16 European Championship. They held off Greek counterparts to climb at 3-1 record in Group F. Greece fell at 1-3 record. Andreas Obst (190-SG-96) was pivotal for Germany with 20 points. Germany and Greece exchanged baskets throughout the opening quarter. The scoreboard read 14:14 at the first break. Things hardly changed in the second quarter. The teams went neck and neck as they entered the second half tied at 23. Germany pulled ahead in the third quarter. They held Greece to 13 points in the period to secure a 3-point lead at the final intermission. Germany limited the Hellenes to only 11 points in the fourth term and sealed the victory at the end. Jan Wimberg (202-G-96) had 11 points, while Niklas Kiel added 8 points and 17 rebounds for the winners. Dimitrios Stamatis (192-G-96) answered with 13 points for Greece. Vasileios Toliopoulos had 11 points in the loss.
Poland - Lithuania 77-69 Poland registered the second straight win at the start of the second stage at U16 European Championship. They knocked down Lithuanian counterparts to improve at 2-2 record in the ladder. Marek Zywert (185-SG-96) once again stepped up for the Polish team scoring 23 points as they stayed hopeful of playoff appearance. Lithuania fell at 1-3 record after the loss. Poland earned a 16:13 lead at the first break. Lithuania adjusted the tempo and unloaded 24 points in the second period to take a 37:36 halftime lead. Poland however regained the advantage late in the third quarter. They entered the fourth frame up by a single point 56:55. Marek Zywert and Filip Pruefer organized a 10:0 run as Poland posted a 66:57 lead midway through the final frame. Lithuania trimmed the deficit at 2-point mark but Kamil Zywert knocked down three free throws late in regulation as Poland sealed the victory at the end. Artur Wlodarczyk (174-PG-96) netted 11 points, while Filip Pruefer and Kamil Zywert added 10 points each for the winners. Antanas Krimelis (191-SF-96) answered with 24 points for Lithuania. Domantas Sabonis had 15 points and 27 rebounds in the loss.
Czech Republic - Russia 66-76 Russia fired past Czech Republic in Group G of U16 European Championship. Ilya Karpenkov (200-C-97) finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds to pace the winners. Russia climbed at 2-0 record, while Czech Republic slipped at 0-2 after the loss. Czech Republic got to a slightly better start. They grabbed a 13:11 lead after ten minutes. But Russia turned things around in the second quarter. They unloaded 24 points to ensure a 35:27 halftime lead. Czech Republic slowed their opponents down in the third term. Russia scored just 12 points and Czech Republic eked out a 2-point lead 49:47 at the final break. But it was not enough. Aleksandr Zuev (193-PG-96) opened the final frame with a three-pointer and Russia spurred in front. They quickly opened a double-digit lead and cruised to the victory at the end. Pavel Afanasev (194-SG-96) and Aleksandr Zuev provided 14 points each for Russia. Matej Svoboda (200-PF-96) answered with 24 points and 11 rebounds for Czech Republic. David Skranc netted 15 points in the loss.
Slovenia - United Kingdom 83-69 Slovenia posted the first win at the U16 European Championship. They knocked down England to improve at 1-1 record in Group G. Nejc Zupan (203-PG-96) came up with 19 points to lead the charge. Slovenia led by 6 points at the first intermission 22:16. England cut the deficit in the second quarter. They narrowed the gap at just 2-point mark at the interval 38:40. England denied the deficit in the third term. They knotted things up at 56 with ten minutes remaining. However Slovenia tipped off the fourth frame on a 14:2 run to clear off. They never looked back again cruising to the victory at the end. Matej Kavas (193-G-96) had 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Grega Sajevic added 15 points for the winners. Joe Mvuezolo (193-SF-96) answered with 16 points and 9 rebounds for England. Ikponmwosa Oghide and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye netted 13 points each in the loss.
Best Player: Usman Garuba (200-G/F-2) of Spain Best Guard: Eray Akyuz (187-G-0) of Turkey Best Forward: Usman Garuba (200-G/F-2) ofSpain Best Center: Marko Pecarski (208-C-0) of Serbia 1st Team G: Dovydas Giedraitis (185-G-0) of Lithuania G: Eray Akyuz (187-G-0) of Turkey G/F: Usman Garuba (200-G/F-2) of Spain C: Luka Samanic (208-C-0) of Croatia C: Marko Pecarski (208-C-0) ofSerbia 2nd Team G: Carlos Alocen (190-G-0) of Spain G: Igor Drobnjak (189-G-0) of Montenegro G: Federico Mias [read more]
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Best Player: Alexander Shashkov (206-C-0) of Russia Best Guard: Denys Klevzunyk (193-SG-0) of Ukraine Best Forward: Nik Dragan (198-F-0) of Slovenia Best Center: Alexander Shashkov (206-C-0) of Russia 1st Team G: Eidan Alber (190-G-0) of Israel SG: Denys Klevzunyk (193-SG-0) ofUkraine F: Nik Dragan (198-F-0) ofSlovenia G: Konstantin Shevchuk (189-G-0) ofRussia C: Alexander Shashkov (206-C-0) ofRussia 2nd Team G: Sacha De Vreught (G) of Belgium SG: German Plotnikov (193-SG-0) of [read more]
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FINAL Spain - Lithuania 74-72 Spain conquered the title in Radom. They snatched a tough victory over Lithuania in the championship game tonight. Carlos Unanue (192-F-00) sank a three-pointer late in regulation to propel Spain to the triumph. Spain secured a 24:20 lead ten minutes into the game. Lithuania pulled within 2 points at the interval 36:34 halftime advantage. Spain stretched the margin at 6-point mark heading into the final quarter. Lithuania denied the deficit late in regulatio... [read more]
Spain - Lithuania 74-72 Spain conquered the title in Radom. They snatched a tough victory over Lithuania in the championship game tonight. Carlos Unanue (192-F-00) sank a three-pointer late in regulation to propel Spain to the triumph. Spain secured a 24:20 lead ten minutes into the game. Lithuania pulled within 2 points at the interval 36:34 halftime advantage. Spain stretched the margin at 6-point mark heading into the final quarter. Lithuania denied the deficit late in regulation. Arlauskas put the Baltic side in front 72:71 with 10 seconds left in regulation. But Carlos Unanue responded with a triple to win the game for Spain. Joel Parra (199-F-00) topscored with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists for the champions. Usman Garuba (200-G-2) had 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks in the victory. Dovydas Giedraitis (185-G-00) responded with 18 points for Lithuania.
Croatia - Turkey 70-77 OT Turkey stepped onto the pedestal in Radom. They nipped Croatia in overtime to claim Bronze medals. Eray Akyuz (187-G-00) stepped up with 23 points and 7 steals to lead the winners. Turkey ensured a 36:33 halftime lead. Croatia spurred ahead for a 4-point lead at the third break. But Turkey held their opponents to just 15 points in the fourth frame and forced overtime. Turkey sank 11 points in the extra period and sealed the victory. Yavuz Gultekin (196-F-00) tossed in 14 points for the winners. Luka Samanic (208-C-00) answered with 24 points and 12 rebounds for Croatia.
Finland - France 79-71 Finland claimed the fifth position in Poland. They wrapped up the campaign with victory over France. Tomas Pihlajamaki (185-G-00) and Janne Lehtoranta (185-G-00) notched 11 points each for the winners. Finland jumped to a 24:17 lead after the first period. France used a strong rally in the next two periods to gain a 5-point advantage. But Finland exploded with 29 points in the final quarter to snatch the victory. Erik Sajantila (193-F/G-1) delivered 10 points for the winners. Babacar Niasse (192-G/F-00) responded with 26 points for les Bleues.
Italy - Montenegro 81-75 Alvise Sarto (196-F-00) notched 25 points to lead Italy past Montenegro in the clash for the 7th overall position. Montenegro secured a 38:33 halftime lead. But Italy went on a 25:16 rally in the third term to clinch a 4-point lead heading into the fourth quarter. Italy poured in 23 points in the final stanza to seal the win. Federico Miaschi (188-G-00) chipped in 19 points for the Azzurri. Jovan Kijajic responded with 25 points for Montenegro.
Serbia - Germany 63-65 Germany finished their campaign on a high note. They nipped Serbia to earn the 9th place. Hendrik Drescher (202-C-00) came up with 15 points to pace the winners. Germany eked out a 23:22 halftime lead. They poured in 42 points in the second half to ice the victory. Luc Van Slooten (195-F/G-2) totaled 13 points in the win. Zoran Paunovic (190-G-00) answered with 24 points for Serbia.
Latvia - Sweden 65-51 Latvia topped Sweden in the classification round game. Adrians Snipke (188-PF-00) chipped in 15 points, collected 9 rebounds and issued 6 assists for the Baltic state. Latvia accumulated a 20:7 lead ten minutes into the game. They held Sweden to just 27 points in the second half to rally to the win. Anrijs Miska (201-F-00) tossed in 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds in the victory. Erik Persson (185-G-00) responded with 13 points for Sweden.
Bosnia - Estonia 59-85 Estonia remained in Division A following a comfortable win over Bosnia and Herzegovina. Henri Drell (198-SF-00) came up with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Estonia grabbed a 43:30 halftime lead. The Baltic team went on a 28:11 run in the third term to clear off for good. Karl Karpin (205-C-00) had 15 points for the winners. Semir Karic (183-PG-00) answered with 12 points for Bosnia.
Poland - Greece 85-74 Poland edged Greece in the classification round clash. The hosts occupied the 15th position following the win. Sebastian Walda (194-SF-00) posted 23 points to lead the winners. Poland accumulated a 46:35 halftime lead. The hosts sank 39 points in the second half and rallied to the victory. Przemyslaw Golek (195-SF-00) tossed in 21 points for Poland. Konstantinos Altinis (195-F/G-00) responded with 13 points for Greece.
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