Montenegro - Belgium 46-56 Belgium clinch Division B title at the U16 European Championship. The team overcame Montenegro 56:46 in the Final to seal the important victory in Bucharest. Both teams advanced to Division A for the next year. Although both teams advanced to the top division, their thoughts were still about the gold medals. Belgium started with 25:8 in the opening period and Kanda-Kanyinda scored for 19:10 early in the second. Montenegro meanwhile was far to give up and closed the half with 6-0 run that gave them 28:27 halftime advantage. Later on the teams exchanged the lead several times until Rayan Kayembe-Milongo (96) closed the third period at 40:36. He also scored five points in a row midway through the last quarter for 49:41. His free throws were also last in the game for the trophy in Bucharest. Rayan Kayembe-Milongo top-scored for the title with 19 points and Sami Demirtas (189-G-96) netted 15. Dubois and Kohajda followed them with 6 points apiece. Mihailo Radunovic (199-SF-96) and Dozic finished the night with 9 points in the losing effort.
Sweden - Hungary 79-55 Sweden catches up the last train to Division A at the U16 European Championship. The Scandinavian team overcame Hungary 79:55 in the game for the third place that gave the last spot in the top division the next year. Sweden did not waste time and started with 29-16 in the first period. They produced 19-16 in the second frame for 48:32 at the halftime as Lightner closed the half. Moreover Sweden needed 13-11 in the third period for a nigger lead. They finished the game with 18-12 in the last stanza for the final victory. Ludvig Hakanson (190-PG-96) paced all the winners with 23 points and 11 assists, while Johansson notched 22. Andreas Von Uthmann (196-F-96) followed them with 9 points. Hodi ended up with 12 points in defeat and Gyorgy Goloman (204-F/C-96) scored 11. Sweden together with Montenegro and Belgium advanced to Division A.
Israel - Bosnia 65-71 Bosnia and Herzegovina finished 5th in Romania at the U16 European Championship in Division B. The team won over Israel 71:65 in their last game. The latter meanwhile ended up on the 6th position. It was a game of two different halves. At first Israel won the first period 19-17 and added 24-12 in the second frame. It seemed that 43:29 lead at the halftime was enough for Israel but Bosnia and Herzegovina did not give up. djorde Beronja (199-C-96) reduced to 52:49 at the end of the third period and Djorde Aleksic (184-PG-97) tied the game at 61:61 with 3 minutes to go. Bosnia finished the game with 10-4 burst and won the game. Ivo Garic (192-PG-96) top-scored for the winners with 15 points and Sandro Gacic (196-SG-96) nailed 11. Lazic collected 10 points and 10 rebounds in the winning effort. Tamir Blatt (178-PG-97) finished the game with 19 points and Huber scored 13 in defeat. Tessone poured in 11, whilst Yevgeni Holodov (178-PG-96) added 7.
Portugal - FYR Macedonia 56-70 Nikolov paces F.Y.R. of Macedonia to the 7th place at the U16 European Championship in Division B. he poured in 32 points as F.Y.R. of Macedonia outscored Portugal 70:56 in their last game. Portugal meanwhile finished on the 8th spot. F.Y.R. of Macedonia opened the game with 8-0 run and won the first period 23:15. Bakoch increased the lead to 10 points, while Cvetkovski scored for 30:20. Portugal managed to win the second frame as Mendes cut it to 6 points at the halftime. Mendes also reduced to 36:38 in the middle of the third period, but F.Y.R. of Macedonia closed a quarter with 13-2 burst. They added narrow 19-18 in the last stanza to seal the victory. Andrej Magdevski (190-G-96) collected 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Cvetkovski nailed 8. Sergio da Silva (191-SG-96) answered with 10 points in defeat, whilst Araujo, Francisco Amiel (186-PG-96) and Camara had 9 each.
Belarus - Holland 63-71 Netherlands finished 9th in Bucharest at the U16 European Championship in Division B. The Dutch side overcame Belarus 71:63 in the last game for both teams at the tournament. The latter meanwhile finished on the 10th position. Both teams tried to finish the tournament on the higher place and showed their best in the last game. Belarus won the opening period 22-15, but failed in the rest of the quarters. Netherlands replied with 21-17 in the second frame and Tom de Haas (183-PG-96) closed the half at 39:36. Yannick Franke (185-G-96) nailed three midway through the third period to give his side 47:46 advantage and he also was the last to score in the period for 53:46 lead. Netherlands added 18-14 in the last stanza to seal a necessary win. Yannick Franke top-scored for the winners with 26 points and Hahn collected 10 points and 12 rebounds. Maksim Salash (203-C-96) replied with 27 points and 12 rebounds, while Rubinshteyn notched 13. Uladzislau Kandybovic (190-G-96) delivered 12 and Repeka added 6.
Georgia - Finland 48-89 Finland destroy Georgia for the higher place at the U16 European Championship in Division B. Finland won over Georgia 89:48 in the game for the 13-14 places. Finland prepared better for the game and as a result they erupted with 26:8 in the first period. The Nordic side did not slow down and added 17-14 the second frame. Moreover Finland allowed the opponents to score 13 points in the third and the last quarters. They, meanwhile produced 22 and 24 respectively for the final result. Samuli Nieminen (200-F-96) and Juho-Matti Henttonen (195-C-96) nailed three at the very end to give their side 41-point victory. Juho-Matti Henttonen led the way with 17 points and Eerikinharju netted 12. Fiifi Aidoo (175-PG-96) poured in 10 points in a winning effort. Luka Zakradze (187-PG-96) ended up with 9 points in defeat, while Levan Maskhulia (196-SF-96) and Gogaladze had 7 each.
Denmark - Romania 91-67 Denmark edged the hosts in Bucharest to close the U16 European Championship campaign. The Danish side grabbed 91:67 victory over Romania to finish on the 13 the place. The hosts of the campaign meanwhile finished on the 14th position. Denmark did not mind the support for the local team in Bucharest. They started with 25-16 and added 25-24 in the second frame. The second half also belonged to the Danish team. They won the third quarter 24-22 as Jacob Larsen (204-PF-97) made it 74:60. The guests also won the last stanza 17-5 for the final result. Jacob Larsen erupted with 28 points and 12 rebounds, while Ravn notched 16. Hansen delivered 13 points for the guests. Emanuel Cate (201-C-97) answered with 25 points and 14 rebounds in the losing case and Marius Ciotlaus (194-SF-96) chipped in with 11.
Switzerland - Bulgaria 62-63 Bulgaria grab the win over Switzerland at the U16 European Championship in Division B. Even 35 points from Luka Mandic (195-F-96) were not enough for the Swiss side as they lost to the Bulgarian side 62:63. The latter finished on the 15th place in Bucharest. It was a real thriller in the court and kept the spectators alive until the last seconds. At first Switzerland started with 19-12, but could not win the half. Bulgaria replied with 23-12 in the second frame and took 35:31 lead at the hlaftime after Alex Ouandie (193-G-96)'s shot. Mathieu Giroud (185-SF-96) later gave Switzerland 41:40 lead, while Alex Ouandie closed the frame at 48:47. The squads exchanged the lead several more times in the fourth quarter and then Nedkov scored for 61:61. Nedkov meanwhile scored the last basket for Bulgaria and brought a 1-point win. Iliev, Alex Ouandie, Kraev and Nedkov top-scored for the winners with 10 points each. Luka Mandic paced all the Swiss player with 35 points and 12 rebounds. Mathieu Giroud nailed 8, while Cafisi delivered 7 points.
Luxembourg - Estonia 73-102 Estonia successfully finished the campaign as they overcame Luxembourg in their last game of the U16 European Championship in Division B. Estonia clinched the 17th place after a comfortable 102:73 victory, while Luxembourg dropped at 18th. Estonia took 28:22 after an offensive first period and added 26-18 in the second quarter. Moreover the second half also belonged to the Baltic State. Estonia won the third period 20-16 and finished the game with 28-17 in the last quarter. Mirko Laanisto (197-SF-96) gave his side three-digit number on the biard and he also scored the last points in the game. Karl-Robin Jurjens (199-F-96) paced all the winners with 23 points, while Russak notched 22. Lill poured in 21 points and Meimer delivered 10. Timothy Kauffmann (191-SF-96) answered with 24 points in the losing effort and Vic Heuschling (196-F-96) added 12. Vujakovic poured in 10 points and Fischer chipped in with 8.
Slovakia - Norway 84-45 Slovak Republic and Norway open the last day at the U16 European Championship in Division B. Slovak Republic easily rolled over the opponent 84:45 to clinch the 19th place, while Norway ended up on the 20th position. Slovak Republic controlled the entire game and started with 26-13 after the first period. They added 24-12 in the second frame for 50:25 halftime advantage. Moreover the second half also belonged to the Slovakian side. They won the third period 16-8 and finished the game with 18-12 in the last stanza. Jakub Meress (200-PF-96) paced all the winners with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Rozanek netted 19. Norbert Janicek (206-C-96) and Abrham followed them with 10 points each. Berg delivered 16 points and Frey posted 8.
Division C. Azerbaijan to face Cyprus in Final - 1 hour ago
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SEMIFINALS Moldova - Azerbaijan 44-60 Azerbaijan topped Moldova to punch their Final tickets. Papuna Kirtadze (180-PG-1) provided 11 points, 7 assists, 7 steals and 5 rebounds for the winners. Azerbaijan enjoyed a narrow 28:25 halftime lead. The Azeri side stretched the margin at 8-point mark heading into the fourth frame. They followed with a 17:9 run in the final period and sealed the victory. Alex Akhundov (191-SF-00) had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Vadim Raducan(192-G/... [read more]
Moldova - Azerbaijan 44-60 Azerbaijan topped Moldova to punch their Final tickets. Papuna Kirtadze (180-PG-1) provided 11 points, 7 assists, 7 steals and 5 rebounds for the winners. Azerbaijan enjoyed a narrow 28:25 halftime lead. The Azeri side stretched the margin at 8-point mark heading into the fourth frame. They followed with a 17:9 run in the final period and sealed the victory. Alex Akhundov (191-SF-00) had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Vadim Raducan (192-G/F-00) answered with 14 points and 25 rebounds for Moldova.
Cyprus - Gibraltar 70-36 Cyprus coasted past Gibraltar to enter the Final in Nicosia. The hosts looked completely dominant in the first half. Cyprus built a 23:10 lead ten minutes into the game. They stretched the lead at 29-point mark at the interval 45:16. Cyprus kept Gibraltar at distance throughout the second half and marched to the victory. Demetris-Neoptolemos Iasonides (180-SG-00) came up with 17 points for Cyprus. Rovertos Alexandrou (192-F-00) added 15 points for the winners. Alejandro Garcia (186-G-1) answered with 14 points and 17 rebounds for Gibraltar.
Division C. Semifinals are up next in Nicosia - 2 days ago
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Group A San Marino - Wales 65-56 San Marino earned the first victory in Nicosia. They beat Wales in Group A action. Pietro Ugolini (198-C-00) posted 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the winners. San Marino went on a 19:9 run in the second term to take a 13-point halftime lead. Wales narrowed the gap in the second half but stopped short of victory at the end. Giacomo Nicolini (178-PG-1) provided 14 points in the win. Cai Thomas (182-SG-1) responded with 15 points and 9 rebounds for Wales. [read more]
San Marino - Wales 65-56 San Marino earned the first victory in Nicosia. They beat Wales in Group A action. Pietro Ugolini (198-C-00) posted 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the winners. San Marino went on a 19:9 run in the second term to take a 13-point halftime lead. Wales narrowed the gap in the second half but stopped short of victory at the end. Giacomo Nicolini (178-PG-1) provided 14 points in the win. Cai Thomas (182-SG-1) responded with 15 points and 9 rebounds for Wales.
Azerbaijan - Malta 81-33 Azerbaijan fired past Malta to seal their semifinal appearance. Papuna Kirtadze (180-PG-1) posted 16 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the winners. Azerbaijan recorded a 49:17 halftime lead. They maintained the lead throughout the second half and cruised to the victory. Alex Akhundov (191-SF-00) and Saadettin Donat (201-C-1) had 13 points apiece for the winners. Nathan Xuereb (171-SF-1) and Nicholas Formosa (173-PG-00) responded with 7 points each for Malta.
Albania - Andorra 37-60 Andorra rallied past Albania to gain 2-2 record in Group B. They however finished just short of the second place in the standings and missed out on the semis. Nil Joval (194-F/G-00) provided 15 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Andorra held Albania scoreless in the first period to take a 13-point lead. Andorra piled up a 29:12 halftime lead and cruised to the victory in the second half. Alex Serra (194-F/G-00) netted 14 points for the winners. Enes Kita (184-PG-00) and Nazareno Coco (187-G-00) replied with 6 points each for Albania.
Armenia - Gibraltar 44-73 Gibraltar beat Armenia for the second victory in Nicosia. Alejandro Garcia (186-G-1) posted 31 points and 24 rebounds to lead the winners. Gibraltar posted a 28:24 halftime lead. They went on a 26:13 run in the third term to clear off for good. Michael Rodriguez (169-G-00) had 10 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Gurgen Melikyan (178-PG-00) responded with 18 points for Armenia.
Division C. Review of Day 4 in Nicosia - 3 days ago
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Group A Wales - Cyprus 56-60 Cyprus celebrated the fourth consecutive victory in Nicosia. The hosts overcame Wales to remain perfect. Rafail Papaioannou (194-C-00) came up with 14 points and 11 rebounds for Cyprus. The hosts took a 36:30 halftime lead. They extended the margin at 8-point mark heading into the fourth quarter. Wales pulled closer in the final stanza but could not avoid the defeat. Rovertos Alexandrou (192-F-00) had 10 points for the winners. Jamie Gray (198-F/C-00) and Pav... [read more]
Wales - Cyprus 56-60 Cyprus celebrated the fourth consecutive victory in Nicosia. The hosts overcame Wales to remain perfect. Rafail Papaioannou (194-C-00) came up with 14 points and 11 rebounds for Cyprus. The hosts took a 36:30 halftime lead. They extended the margin at 8-point mark heading into the fourth quarter. Wales pulled closer in the final stanza but could not avoid the defeat. Rovertos Alexandrou (192-F-00) had 10 points for the winners. Jamie Gray (198-F/C-00) and Pavle Igic (180-PG-00) answered with 15 points each for Wales.
Malta - San Marino 58-57 Malta registered the second victory in Group A. They nipped San Marino for 2-1 record. Nicholas Formosa (173-PG-00) posted 19 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Malta eked out a 26:25 halftime lead. San Marino snatched a one-point lead heading into the fourth term. But Malta sank 22 points in the final period and snatched a tough win. Myron Agius (155-PG-00) had 12 points for the winners. Pietro Ugolini (198-C-00) replied with game-high 33 points and 13 rebounds for San Marino.
Andorra - Moldova 54-68 Moldova stayed on the winning track in Nicosia. They beat Andorra for the fourth consecutive victory at the championship. Vadim Raducan (192-G/F-00) accounted for 19 points, 25 rebounds and 6 assists for the winning side. Moldova built a 21:12 lead after ten minutes. They followed with a 20:10 run in the third term to clear off for good. Alexandru Fadin (194-F/G-00) produced 19 points and 10 boards in the win. Albert Pons (187-G-1) replied with 15 points for Andorra.
Gibraltar - Albania 60-74 Albania outgunned Gibraltar for the opening victory in Group B. Ergys Muhametaj (192-G/F-1) posted 18 points and 7 rebounds to lead the winners. Albania established a 38:30 halftime lead. They held Gibraltar to 30 points in the second half and eased to the victory. Redon Peraj (199-F-00) poured in 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the winners. Alejandro Garcia (186-G-1) responded with 24 points and 11 rebounds for Gibraltar.
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