Final Monaco U16 - Scotland U16 61:53 Monaco claimed the crown at the U16 European Championship in Division C. They held off Scotland in the title game in Gibraltar tonight. Alessandro Generale (185-C-96) scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace the winners. Scotland led by a single point at the first break 11:10. Monaco turned things around in the second quarter. They posted a 29:19 halftime lead. The teams traded baskets throughout the third quarter. Monaco managed to ensure a 10-point lead at the final intermission. Scotland got within a single point midway through the final frame but Alessandro Generale and Daniel Pieper (185-F-96) helped Monaco regain the lead. They never looked back afterwards and cruised to the victory at the end. Daniel Pieper nailed 16 points and grabbed 13 boards for Monaco. Pierrick Motillon (177-PG-97) and Marechal added 7 points each for the winners. Gregor Gray (193-G/F-96) answered with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Scotland. Rian Neill (188-PF-96) netted 12 points in the loss.
3rd-4th Place Gibraltar U16 - San Marino U16 50:45 Gibraltar clinched the Bronze medals at U16 European Championship in Division C. They overcame San Marino on the final day of the tourney. Thomas Yome (178-G/F-96) stepped up with 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead the hosts. Gibraltar and San Marino traded baskets throughout the opening quarter. The scoreboard read 14:14 after ten minutes. San Marino pulled ahead in the second quarter. They established a 30:21 halftime lead. Gibraltar took over in the third term. The home team unloaded 24 points in the third term and secured a 6-point lead at the final intermission. Gibraltar scored just 5 points in the final quarter but San Marino answered with just six and had to surrender at the end. Jake Haefner (185-G/F-97) notched 11 points and 9 rebounds, while Matthew Martinez (187-C-96) had 8 points for the winners. Igor Biordi (200-C-96) answered with 17 points and 24 boards for San Marino. Lucas Barrena (178-PG-96) netted 12 points and collected 10 rebounds in the loss.
5th-7th Place Andorra U16 - Malta U16 76:67 Andorra posted the victory on the final day of U16 European Championship in Division C. They knocked down Malta to claim the fifth overall position. Sergi Jordana (178-G-96) came up with 21 points to lead the charge. Malta led by as many as six points at the first intermission 20:14. Andorra took over in the second quarter. They exploded with a 25:7 rally to secure a 39:27 halftime advantage. Malta cut the distance in the third term. They narrowed the deficit at 6-point mark at the final intermission. But Andorra scored 20 points in the fourth period and escaped with the victory at the end. Jimenez Martinez had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Andorra. Blanca Salinas netted 9 points in the winning case. Zane Micallef (170-PG-96) answered with 18 points for Malta. Kieron Caruana (178-F/C-97) had 12 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.
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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