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European Championships U16 Final Standings
 1. France
 2. Latvia
 3. Spain
 4. Turkey
 5. Italy
 6. Serbia
 7. Germany
 8. Bosnia
 9. Greece
 10. Lithuania
 11. Croatia
 12. Russia
 13. Finland
 14. Ukraine
 15. Poland
 16. Denmark

Killan Tillie - the MVP (Photo: FIBA Europe)
European Championships U16 Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Serbia 5-0 
 2. Turkey 4-1 
 3. Latvia 2-3 
 4. Bosnia 2-3 
 5. Croatia 1-4 
 6. Lithuania 1-4 
Group F
 1. France 5-0 
 2. Germany 4-1 
 3. Italy 3-2 
 4. Spain 1-4 
 5. Russia 1-4 
 6. Poland 1-4 
Group G
 1. Finland 3-0 
 2. Greece 2-1 
 3. Ukraine 1-2 
 4. Denmark 0-3 
European Championships U16 Stage One Standings
Group A
 1. Serbia 3-0 
 2. Turkey 2-1 
 3. Lithuania 1-2 
 4. Finland 0-3 
Group B
 1. Latvia 3-0 
 2. Bosnia 2-1 
 3. Croatia 1-2 
 4. Greece 0-3 
Group C
 1. France 3-0 
 2. Germany 2-1 
 3. Poland 1-2 
 4. Denmark 0-3 
Group D
 1. Italy 3-0 
 2. Spain 1-2 
 3. Russia 1-2 
 4. Ukraine 1-2 
Points Per Game
 Dzanan MUSA
  (202-SG-99)
  Avg: 23
 1. Musa, BIH N.23.0 
 2. Sedekerskis, Labor.21.0 
 3. Mushidi, Rhoendor.17.7 
 4. Maxhuni, HBA-M.16.4 
 5. Yarol, TUR N.15.9 
 6. Aranitovic, Crvena15.9 
 7. Kulboka, LTU N.15.3 
 8. Yurtseven, Fener.U.15.1 
 9. Trostin, MBA M.14.9 
 10. Tchouaffe, CFBB14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Rokas GADILIAUSKAS
  (205-C-98)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Gadiliauskas, LTU9.7 
 2. Berg, DEN N.9.6 
 3. Tillie, Antibes9.6 
 4. Hartenstein, Art.D.9.3 
 5. Skapintsev, UKR N.8.7 
 6. Christidis, Mantou.8.4 
 7. Sedekerskis, Labor.8.4 
 8. Yurtseven, Fener.U.8.1 
 9. Ovcharenko, BK Kyi.8.1 
 10. Colak, Siroki II6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Omer AL
  (181-PG-98)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Al, TUR N.6.7 
 2. Sedekerskis, Labor.4.6 
 3. Bucarelli, CZG V.4.4 
 4. Kalajzic, KK Split4.3 
 5. Figueras, ESP N.4.1 
 6. Aranitovic, Crvena3.8 
 7. Skoufis, Ikaros3.7 
 8. Gegic, Spars II3.6 
 9. Lountzis, Panathin.3.5 
 10. Mushidi, Rhoendor.3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Aleksandar ARANITOVIC
  (194-SF-98)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Aranitovic, Crvena3.7 
 2. Al, TUR N.2.7 
 3. Skoufis, Ikaros2.6 
 4. Nyman, KTP Basket2.6 
 5. Dudar, UKR N.2.6 
 6. Moraitis, GRE N.2.6 
 7. Berg, DEN N.2.5 
 8. Gegic, Spars II2.4 
 9. Kobel, WKK Wroclaw2.2 
 10. Szczypinski, WKK2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Rokas GADILIAUSKAS
  (205-C-98)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Gadiliauskas, LTU2.4 
 2. Yurtseven, Fener.U.1.7 
 3. Hartenstein, Art.D.1.5 
 4. Pietras, Estudian.1.4 
 5. Simanic, Crvena Z.1.3 
 6. Christidis, Mantou.1.3 
 7. Skapintsev, UKR N.1.3 
 8. Tillie, Antibes1.2 
 9. Kurucs, VEF skola1.1 
 10. Gegic, Spars II1.0 


France celebrate title in Latvia (Photo: FIBA Europe)

Starting five
#s#
Bathiste Tchouaffe
Tchouaffe
Jules Rambaut
Rambaut
Timothee Vergiat
Vergiat
Abdoulaye N'Doye
N'Doye
Quentin Goulmy
Goulmy
#e#5
4Timothee Vergiat 186-G-98 CFBB France
5Bathiste Tchouaffe 195-F/G-98 CFBB France
6Adam Mokoka 180-G-98 Gravelines France
7Killan Tillie 202-F-98 Antibes France
8Nathan Mepandy 184-PG-98 Orleans France
9Yves Pons 189-F/G-99
10Frank Ntilikina 190-G-98 Strasbourg France
11Abdoulaye N'Doye 213-C-89 N.Dallas V. USA
12Jules Rambaut 201-PF-98 Chalons-Reims France
13Hugo Blanc 199-F-98 Roanne France
14Quentin Goulmy 203-C-98
15El Hadje Diawara 200-F-98 Amicale France


Bernard Faure Head Coach

Eric Kehlhoffner Assistant

Frederic Fauthoux Assistant Pau Nord-Est France


Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 Awards 2014 - Sep 1, 2014

Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 1st Team 2014
Kristers Zoriks
Zoriks
Bathiste Tchouaffe
Tchouaffe
Rodions Kurucs
Kurucs
Omer Faruk Yurtseven
Yurtseven
Killan Tillie
Tillie

Best Player: Killan Tillie (202-F-98) of France
Best Guard: Kristers Zoriks (190-SG-98) of Latvia
Best Forward: Killan Tillie (202-F-98) of France
Best Center: Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) of Turkey

1st Team
SG: Kristers Zoriks (190-SG-98) of Latvia
F/G: Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) of France
G: Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) of Latvia
C: Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) of Turkey
F: Killan Tillie (202-F-98) of France

2nd Team
PG: Omer Al (181-PG-98) of Turkey
G: Lorenzo Bucarelli (192-G-98) of Italy
SF: Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) of Turkey
SF: Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) of Serbia
F: Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) of Germany

Honorable Mention
Borisa Simanic (208-PF-98) of Serbia
Isaiah Hartenstein (207-PF-98) of Germany
Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) of Finland
Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) of Greece
Dzanan Musa (202-G-99) of Bosnia
Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) of Ukraine
Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) of Lithuania
Tommaso Oxilia (197-F-98) of Italy
Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) of Poland
Sylvester Berg (201-F-98) of Denmark



France celebrate title in Latvia - Aug 30, 2014

FINAL
Latvia - France 53-78
France outgunned Latvia to clinch the Gold medals. Killan Tillie (202-F-98) stepped up with 25 points and 18 rebounds to pace Les Bleus to the triumph. France eked out a 25:22 halftime lead. They scored 26 points in the third term to to take an 8-point lead at the final break. France went on a 27:10 run in the fourth frame and sealed the victory. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) scored 16 points for the winners. Arturs Strautins responded with 17 points for Latvia. Kristers Zoriks (185-SG-98) had 13 points in the loss.
3-4 Place
Spain - Turkey 77-73
Spain held off Turkey to clinch Bronze medals. Victor Moreno (195-SG-98) nailed 17 points to pace the winners. Turkey eked out a 42:41 halftime lead. They stretched the margin at 5-point mark at the final break. But Spain responded with a 23:14 run in the fourth term to seal the victory. Sergi Martinez (196-PF-99) had 16 points and 8 rebounds for Spain. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) responded with 26 points for Turkey.

5-6 Place
Serbia - Italy 66-72
Italy outgunned Serbia to earn the fifth overall position at the tournament. Riccardo Visconti (191-G/F-98) nailed 21 points to lead the Azzurri. Serbia led by four points after ten minutes 24:20. But Italy eked out a 40:39 lead at the interval. Italy held their opponents to just 27 points in the second half and snatched a tough victory at the end. Lorenzo Penna (176-PG-98) had 14 points for the winners. Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) answered with 17 points for Serbia.

7-8 Place
Germany - Bosnia 110-69
Germany wrapped up their championship campaign with a convincing victory over Bosnia. Germany built a massive 52:37 halftime lead. They followed with a 32:9 run in the third term to run away. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) chipped in 28 points for Germany. Isaac Bonga (181-PG-99) had 18 points in the win. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) replied with 31 points and 8 rebounds in the defeat.

9-10 Place
Lithuania - Greece 68-77
Greece stepped onto the pedestal in Latvia. They fired past Lithuania in the consolation final. Six players scored in double digits for the Hellenes. Michalis Lountzis (191-PG-98) topscored with 13 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds for the winners. Greece ensured a 34:28 halftime lead. Lithuania pulled within 3 points at the final intermission. But Greece unloaded 27 points in the fourth quarter and sealed the winning outcome. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) had 12 points in the victory. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) answered with 21 points for Lithuania.
11-12 Place
Russia - Croatia 64-69
Croatia finished eleventh in Latvia. They prevailed against Russia in the final game at the championship. Croatia piled up a 10-point halftime 32:22. They protected the lead well throughout the second half posting a well-deserved victory at the end. Marko Prskalo delivered 17 points to pace the winners. Mateo Colak added 16 points in the victory. Daniil Trostin responded with 27 points for Russia.

13-14 Place
Finland - Ukraine 66-61 OT
Finland claimed a crucial victory in Latvia. They defeated Ukraine in an overtime drama to retain their Division A place for the next season. Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) stepped up with 29 points and 7 rebounds for the Finnish team. Finland led by 17 points at the interval. But Ukraine denied the deficit and forced overtime. But Finland went on a 12:7 run in the extra period and sealed the victory. Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) responded with 22 points and 8 rebounds for Ukraine.

15-16 Place
Denmark - Poland 54-69
Poland outgunned Denmark for the 15th-place finish. Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) stepped up with 22 points and 9 rebounds to lead the winners. Poland opened a comfortable 42:23 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Bartlomiej Pietras had 12 points in the win. Oscar Friis (191-G/F-98) responded with 20 points for Denmark.


Latvia and France advance into Final - Aug 29, 2014

SEMIFINALS
Spain - Latvia 71-81
Latvia prevailed against Spain to reach the title game at the championship. The hosts outgunned Spain in the semifinal clash tonight. Latvia will take on France for the title tomorrow. Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) scored 23 points to pace the hosts. Arturs Strautins (192-G-98) added 21 points and 9 rebounds in the victory. Latvia built a 46:38 halftime advantage. They held Spain to just 12 points in the fourth quarter and sealed the victory. Eric Martinez (203-F-98) responded with 21 points for Spain.

France - Turkey 78-65
France advanced into the championship game in Latvia. They held off Turkey in the first semifinal clash today. Killan Tillie (202-F-98) stepped up with 16 points and 17 rebounds for Les Bleus. France piled up a 14-point halftime lead. They unloaded 25 points in the third quarter and ran away for good. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) had 18 points for the winners. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) responded with 14 points and 7 rebounds for Turkey.
5-8 Place
Serbia - Germany 73-68
Serbia outgunned Germany in Latvia today. Borisa Simanic (208-PF-98) stepped up with 27 points and 7 rebounds to pace the Balkan team. Germany ensured a 38:33 halftime lead. Serbia pulled within one at the final intermission. They held Germany to 13 points in the fourth frame and sealed the winning outcome. Matija Radovic (197-F-98) accounted for 11 points in the victory. Lars Lagerpusch (203-PF-98) responded with 17 points for Germany.

Bosnia - Italy 66-86
Italy outgunned Bosnia and Herzegovina in the classification round clash. The Azzurri built a 49:38 halftime lead. They held their opponents to just 28 points in the second half and cruised to the victory. Tommaso Oxilia (197-F-98) came up with 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for Italy. Riccardo Visconti (191-G/F-98) added 15 points for the winners. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) responded with 32 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for Bosnia.

9-12 Place
Croatia - Greece 60-64
Greece nipped Croatia to set up the clash versus Lithuania for the ninth overall position. Greece secured a 30:28 halftime advantage. The Hellenes secured a 5-point advantage at the final intermission and hung on to win the game at the end. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) scored 20 points to pace the winners. Kresimir Ljubicic (207-C-98) answered with 14 points and 11 rebounds for Croatia.

Lithuania - Russia 78-66
Lithuania prevailed against Russia at the tournament today. Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) was once again the main man for the Baltic team. He notched 27 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to pace Lithuania to the victory. Russia led by three points at the interval 36:33. But Lithuania went on a 26:12 run after the big break to clear off for good. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) had 15 points for the winners. Maxim Barashkov (199-SF-98) answered with 31 points for Russia.
13-16 Place
Ukraine - Poland 62-56
Ukraine gained an important victory in their quest to remain in European Championship Division A for the next season. They outgunned Poland to enter the game for the 13th place. Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) knocked down 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to pace the winners. Ukraine trailed by a single point heading into the fourth frame. But they held Poland to just 7 points in the period and spurred ahead for a narrow victory. Ihor Dubonenko (193-SF-98) chipped in 13 points in the win. Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) responded with 17 points and 7 rebounds for Poland.

Denmark - Finland 53-62
Finland stayed alive in the race to protect their Division A place. They outgunned Denmark to set up the clash versus Ukraine for the Division A birth next year. Polla Hannes (207-C-98) scored 15 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to pace Finland. Edom Maxhuni added 14 points and 6 rebounds in the victory. Asbjoern Nerlov (195-G-98) answered with 16 points for Denmark.


Spain, Latvia, France and Turkey advance into semifinals - Aug 28, 2014

Quarterfinals
Germany - Latvia 39-53
Latvia thumped Germany to stay in the title race. The hosts used a 17:4 run in the third term to pile up a 17-point lead before the fourth frame. Germany tried to put up a comeback run in the fourth quarter but came up empty at the end. Arturs Strautins (192-G-98) delivered 11 points for Latvia. Roberts Blumbergs (200-F-97) accounted for 10 points in the victory. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) responded with 8 points for Germany.

Serbia - Spain 64-78
Spain rolled past Serbia for the semifinal ticket. Pol Figueras (187-G-98) scored 17 points, issued 9 assists and grabbed 4 rebounds to pace Spain to the victory. Spain grabbed a 21:10 lead after the opening frame. Serbia bounced back with a 27:10 run in the second quarter to pull ahead. But Spain went off the dressing room firing from all guns. They triggered a 29:9 run to spur ahead for good. Maxim Esteban (188-G-98) delivered 16 points for the winners. Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) responded with 32 points and 13 rebounds for Serbia.

France - Bosnia 82-52
France outgunned Bosnia to seal their semifinal appearance in Latvia. Quentin Goulmy (203-C-98) stepped up with 20 points and 11 rebounds to pace Les Bleus. Bosnia sneaked to a 23:19 lead after ten minutes. But France went on a 24:12 run in the second frame to pull in front. They followed with a 39:17 second half run to seal the victory. Jules Rambaut (201-PF-98) knocked down 11 points in the winning case. Amar Gegic (198-SG-98) responded with 19 points for Bosnia.

Turkey - Italy 82-73
Turkey became the first semifinalists after they edged Italy in the quarterfinal clash in Latvia today. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) stepped up with 25 points and 14 rebounds to pace the winners. Turkey dominated throughout the first half. They ensured a 42:23 halftime lead. The Azzurri adjusted offensively in the third term. They knocked down 30 points to pull within 6 points at the final intermission. But Turkey fired 23 points in the fourth quarter and sealed the winning outcome. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) chipped in 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for the winners. Lorenzo Bucarelli (192-G-98) responded with 15 points for Italy.
9-16 Place
Croatia - Ukraine 75-49
Croatia earned the victory over Ukraine in the classification round of the championship. Mateo Colak (206-C-98), Luka Kotrulja (203-SF-98) and Vuk Lazic (185-PG-98) scored 11 points each to pace the winners. Croatia built a 45:28 halftime advantage. They held Ukraine to just 21 points in the second half and sealed the victory. Mykhailo Horobchenko (182-PG-98) and Ihor Dubonenko produced 9 points each in the defeat.

Poland - Greece 42-66
Greece outscored Poland in the classification round. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) delivered 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Hellenes. Greece piled up a 35:19 halftime lead and controlled the tempo throughout the second half. Dimitrios Rafail Moraitis (194-PG-99) notched 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Daniel Golebiowski (194-SG-98) and Dominik Rutkowski (196-F/G-98) answered with 9 points each for Poland.

Russia - Finland 72-61
Russia prevailed against Finland in the classification round clash today. Daniil Trostin (187-SG-98) provided 15 points for the winners. Russia piled up a 33:27 halftime lead. They extended the margin to 11 points after three quarters and held on to win the battle. Andrey Lopatin (202-SF-98) and Maxim Barashkov (199-SF-98) had 14 points each for the winners. Eero Innamaa (186-G-98) responded with 14 points for Finland.

Lithuania - Denmark 88-62
Lithuania cruised past Denmark in the classification round for 9th-16th places. Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) was a usual contributor for Lithuania as he finished with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Lithuania opened a 44:26 halftime lead and marched to the victory in the second half. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) had 22 points for the winners. Asbjoern Nerlov (195-G-98) responded with 15 points for Denmark.


Quarterfinalists are set in Latvia - Aug 26, 2014

Group E
Latvia - Serbia 51-59
Serbia clinched the sixth straight victory in Latvia. They upset the hosts to win Group E. Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) provided 15 points and 7 rebounds in the victory. Serbia led by 4 points at halftime. They went on a 18:10 run in the third term to clear off for good. Dusan Beslac (198-F-98) and Aleksa Radanov (200-F-98) had 8 points each for the winners. Arturs Strautins (192-G-98) and Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) responded with 8 points each for Latvia as they finished third in the group.

Turkey - Croatia 85-73
Turkey edged Croatia to improve at 4-1 record in Group E. Croatia secured a 38:36 halftime advantage. They extended the margin at 9-point mark at the final intermission. Turkey however responded with a 31:10 rally in the fourth term to seal the victory. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) produced 17 points and 9 rebounds for Turkey. Mumin Tunc (212-F/C-98) netted 13 points in the victory. Karlo Uljarevic (188-PG-98) responded with 16 points for Croatia.

Bosnia - Lithuania 89-80
Bosnia and Herzegovina edged Lithuania in a key battle for playoff spot in Group E. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) came up with impressive 37 points to lead Bosnia to the crucial victory. Lithuania led by four points after the first frame. Bosnia secured a 47:46 halftime lead. Lithuania tied things up after three quarter but Bosnia followed with a 25:16 run in the fourth term to seal the victory. Amar Gegic (198-SG-98) had 24 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) answered with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for Lithuania.

Group F
Spain - Poland 78-54
Spain snapped their four-game losing skid in Latvia beating Poland in Group F. The victory allowed Spain occupy the fourth place in the ladder and advance into quarterfinal stage. Aleix Font (190-PG-98) scored 19 points to pace the winners. Spain built a 40:22 halftime advantage. They kept Poland at bay throughout the second half and rolled to the victory. Eric Martinez (203-F-98) provided 18 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) responded with 13 points for Poland.

Germany - Russia 64-56
Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) scored 16 points to lead Germany past Russia in Group F action. The win propelled Germany at 4-1 record in the second position. Russia led by two points at the interval. They secured a 5-point lead heading into the fourth term. But Germany shocked Russia with a 21:8 run in the final stanza. Isaiah Hartenstein (207-PF-98) had 13 points in the win. Daniil Trostin (187-SG-98) replied with 12 points for Russia as they got eliminated from the playoff race.

Italy - France 62-79
France remained undefeated in Latvia. They fired past Italy to clinch the top position in Group F. Killan Tillie (202-F-98) dropped 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace Les Bleus. France ensured a 27:16 lead after the opening frame. Italy cut the deficit at 3-point mark at the final intermission. France however went on a 26:12 run in the fourth term to seal the victory. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) netted 17 points for France. Tommaso Oxilia (197-F-98) replied with 19 points for Italy.

Group G
Denmark - Ukraine 60-62
Ukraine nipped Denmark to earn the initial victory in Group G. Ihor Dubonenko (193-SF-98) netted 19 points to lead the winners. Ukraine built a 41:32 halftime lead and withheld a determinded comeback effort from the Danish team in the second half. Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) had 10 points and 14 rebounds in the win. Sylvester Berg (201-F-98) replied with 22 points and 14 rebounds for Denmark.

Finland - Greece 52-46
Finland claimed the third straight victory in Group G. They held off Greece behind 15 points from Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98). Greece led by two points heading into the fourth term. But Finland triggered a 20:12 run in the final stanza to seal the win. Severi Kaukiainen (184-PG-98) had 12 points for the winners. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) responded with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Greece.


Recap of Day 5 in Latvia - Aug 25, 2014

Group E
Turkey - Latvia 73-46
Turkey claimed the second straight victory in Second Stage Group E. They upset hosting Latvia for 3-1 record. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the winners. Turkey silenced Latvia with a 41:13 first half run. Latvia stopped the rot in the second half but could not avoid a heavy defeat. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) netted 12 points, while Omer Al added 10 points for the winners. Arturs Strautins (192-G-98) answered with 10 points for Latvia.

Croatia - Lithuania 69-64
Croatia posted the first victory at the Second Stage of the tournament. Luka Kotrulja (203-SF-98) posted 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace the winners. Croatia trailed by five points heading into the fourth frame. But they used a 19:9 run in the final quarter to seal the victory. Luka Kotrulja (203-SF-98) had 16 points for the winners. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) responded with 19 points for Lithuania.

Serbia - Bosnia 89-52
Serbia kept piling up victories in Latvia. They knocked down Bosnia and Herzegovina for the second straight victory in Group E. Novak Music (188-G-98) and Borisa Simanic (208-PF-98) knocked down 16 points each to pace the Balkan team. Serbia piled up a 50:24 halftime lead and cruised to the victory afterwards. Srecko Gasic (205-C-98) had 12 points in the victory. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) responded iwth 23 points for Bosnia and Herzogovina.

Group F
Germany - Italy 68-67
Germany celebrated the second win in a row in Group F. They held off Italy for 3-1 record. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) came up with 21 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Germany built a 15-point halfitme lead. But they nearly wasted in the second half. The Azzurri cut the distance to a single point before running out of time. Lars Lagerpusch (203-PF-98) had 18 points for the winners. Davide Moretti (189-SG-98) responded with 29 points for Italy.

Russia - Poland 78-88
Poland opened win count in Group F. They upset Russia to improve at 1-3 record. Dominik Rutkowski (196-F/G-98) came up with 21 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Russia ensured a narrow 38:37 halftime lead. But Poland went on a 31:17 run in the third term to surge ahead for good. Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) delivered 19 points for the winners. Maxim Barashkov (199-SF-98) responded with 18 points for Russia.

France - Spain 69-56
France held off Spain to improve at 4-0 record on top of Group F. Killan Tillie (202-F-98) stepped up with 20 points and 11 rebounds for Les Bleus. France secured a 36:31 halftime lead. They held Spain to just 5 points in the third term and raced to a 16-point advantage at the final intermission. Spain cut the deficit in the fourth period but could not avoid the defeat. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) netted 12 points for the winners. Pol Figueras (187-G-98) responded with 10 points for Spain.

Group G
Ukraine - Greece 77-81 OT
Greece nipped Ukraine in overtime to gain the second straight victory in Group G. Dimitrios Chatzikyriakidis (192-PG-98) nailed 14 points to lead the Hellenes. Ukraine built a 7-point lead after three quarters of action. But Greece went on a 21:14 run in the fourth term to force overtime. They knocked down 11 points in the extra period to seal the victory. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) netted 12 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Ihor Dubonenko (193-SF-98) responded with 19 points for Ukraine. Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) had 16 points and 10 rebounds in the defeat.

Denmark - Finland 61-69
Finland upset Denmark to gain the second consecutive victory in Group G. Vili Nyman (193-F-98) tallied 22 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to pace Finland. Denmark ensured a 4-point lead at the final intermission. But Finland responded with a 19:7 rally in the fourth term and sealed the winning outcome. Elias Valtonen (192-G/F-99) dropped 12 points for the winners. Lukas Charles Speidel (193-F/G-98) responded with 15 points for Denmark.


Recap of Day 4 in Latvia - Aug 24, 2014

Group E
Lithuania - Latvia 79-71
Lithuania earned a key victory at the start of Group E action. They held off their Baltic rivals Latvia for 1-2 record in the ladder. Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) netted 23 points, pulled down 7 boards and handed out 5 assists to lead the winners. Lithuania went on a 23:11 run in the second frame to build a 10-point halftime advantage. Lithuania protected the lead well throughout the second half. Eimantas Stankevicius (184-PG-98) netted 18 points for the winners. Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) responded with 21 points for Latvia.

Bosnia - Turkey 54-85
Turkey stunned Bosnia at the start of the Second Stage. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) dropped 24 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished out 6 assists to pace the winners. Turkey outscored Bosnia in each quarter en route to a comfortable victory. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) delivered 23 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) responded with 17 points for Bosnia.

Croatia - Serbia 61-68
Serbia stayed perfect in Latvia. They defeated Croatia today to gain 3-0 record on top of Group E. Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) provided 16 points to pace the winners. Serbia recorded a 5-point lead at the first break. Croatia cut the deficit to a single point heading into the fourth frame. But Serbia went on a 15:9 run in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. Bojan Nesic (189-PG-98) delivered 13 points for the winners. Kresimir Ljubicic (207-C-98) answered with 14 points and 9 rebounds for Croatia.

Group F
Poland - Italy 59-85
Italy defeated Poland to ensure 3-0 record in Group F. Lorenzo Penna (176-PG-98) nailed 12 points to pace the Azzurri. Italy jumped at 47:21 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Cesare Barbon (192-G/F-98) connected for 11 points in the winning effort. Dominik Rutkowski (196-F/G-98) responded with 16 points for Poland.

Russia - France 44-83
France thumped Russia at the start of their Second Stage campaign. Frank Ntilikina (190-G-98) stepped up with 15 points for Les Bleus. France stayed in charge throughout the first half. They recorded a 41:21 halftime lead. France followed with a 25:11 rally in the third term to clear off for good. Quentin Goulmy (203-C-98) chipped in 12 points for France. Andrey Lopatin (202-SF-98) responded with 11 points for Russia.

Spain - Germany 68-82
Germany outgunned Spain en route to the first victory in Group F. Germany led from start to finish. They outgunned their opponents in every quarter. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) dropped 29 points to lead Germany. Isaiah Hartenstein (207-PF-98) and Lars Lagerpusch (203-PF-98) contributed 15 points each for the winners. Pol Figueras (187-G-98) responded with 25 points and 7 assists for Spain.

Group G
Greece - Denmark 93-55
Greece cruised past Denmark in the first game for both teams in Group G. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) dropped 15 points to lead the winning side. Greece piled up a 42:20 halftime advantage and breezed to the win in the second part of the game. Andreas Skoufis (190-PG-98), Dimitrios Rafail Moraitis (194-PG-99) and Diogenis Gorgonis (192-SG-98) had 13 points each for the winners. Sylvester Berg (201-F-98) responded with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Denmark.

Finland - Ukraine 71-67
Finland held off Ukraine to record first victory in classification round. Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) scored 22 points, issued 7 assists and grabbed 6 rebounds to lead the winners. Ukraine secured a one-point halftime lead. Finland responded with a 15:9 rally in the third period to pull ahead. Ukraine notched 25 points in the fourth frame but could not avoid the defeat. Elias Valtonen (192-G/F-99) had 11 points for the winners. Danil Ovcharenko (201-F-98) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds for Ukraine.


Recap of Day 3 in Latvia - Aug 22, 2014

Group A
Turkey - Serbia 63-67
Serbia clinched the third consecutive victory in the championship. They defeated Turkey to occupy the top position in Group A. Aleksandar Aranitovic (194-SF-98) posted 26 points to pace the winners. Serbia piled up a 41:28 halftime advantage and withheld a furious comeback effort from the Turkish opponents in the second half. Aleksa Radanov (200-F-98) had 12 points for the winners. Oguzhan Yarol (195-SF-98) replied with 12 points for Turkey.

Finland - Lithuania 58-83
Lithuania clinched a vital win in Group A. They defeated Finland in the last game of the preliminary round and booked the Second Stage ticket. Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace the Baltic side. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) delivered 21 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Finland grabbed a 19:13 lead after the opening frame. But Lithuania responded with a 29:11 run in the second quarter and marched to the victory in the second half. Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) netted 9 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for Finland.

Group B
Bosnia - Latvia 55-63
Latvia edged Bosnia and Herzegovina to win Group B. Arturs Strautins (192-G-98) and Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) posted 13 points each to lead the hosts to the third straight victory. Latvia ensured a 32:28 halftime lead. The margin grew at 9-point lead at the final intermission and protected the lead throughout the fourth frame. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) responded with 20 points and 12 rebounds for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Greece - Croatia 51-56
Croatia defeated Greece to advance into the Second Stage of the championship. Both teams entered the game winless but Luka Kotrulja (203-SF-98) posted 19 points to lead the Croats to the crucial win. Greece enjoyed a 12:8 lead at the first break. Croatia bounced back in the second quarter and ensured a 30:29 halftime advantage. They held Greece to 22 points in the second half to escape with a narrow victory. Leo Cizmic (205-F-98) had 11 points for the winners. Dimitrios Rafail Moraitis (194-PG-99) had 13 points for the Hellenes.

Group C
Germany - France 59-70
Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) scored 18 points to pace France to the third consecutive victory in Group C. They edged German counterparts to occupy the top position. Germany jumped at 25:22 lead after ten minutes. But France responded with a 24:10 run in the second term to surge ahead. France maintained the lead throughout the second half and sealed the winning outcome. Jules Rambaut (201-PF-98) had 15 points and 8 rebounds for Les Bleus. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) netted 20 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and issued 4 assists for Germany.

Denmark - Poland 58-68
Poland booked their Second Stage ticket as they upset Denmark in the key clash in Group C. Mateusz Szczypinski (192-SG-98) came up with 20 points and 8 rebounds to lead the winners. Poland piled up a 34:30 halftime advantage. They extended the margin at 14-point mark at the final break and never looked back en route to the victory. Bartlomiej Pietras (206-F/C-98) netted 15 points and collected 9 rebounds for the winners. Sylvester Berg (201-F-98) answered with 14 points and 11 rebounds for Denmark.

Group D
Ukraine - Russia 68-61
Ukraine outgunned Russia for the first victory in Group D. Ihor Dubonenko (193-SF-98) knocked down 18 points to lead the winners. However it was not enough for Ukraine to qualify for the Second Stage. Russia clinched the third position in the ladder and scraped into the next stage. Dmytro Skapintsev (206-C-98) had 17 points and 8 boards for the winners. Daniil Trostin (187-SG-98) responded with 20 points for Russia.

Italy - Spain 71-53
Italy recorded the third straight victory in Latvia. They overcame the reigning champions Spain to clinch the top position in Group D. Davide Moretti (189-SG-98) nailed 17 points to pace the Azzurri. Lorenzo Penna (176-PG-98) added 16 points for the winners. Italy ensured a 36:30 halftime advantage. They held Spain to 23 points in the second half and cruised to the victory. Victor Moreno (195-SG-98) responded with 16 points for Spain.


Recap of Day 2 in Latvia - Aug 21, 2014

Group A
Lithuania - Serbia 73-98
Serbia ensured the second straight victory in Latvia. They rolled past Lithuania to improve at 2-0 record in Group A. Novak Music (188-G-98) recorded 22 points to pace the Balkan team. Serbia unloaded 54 points in the first half to pile up a 13-point halftime lead. Serbia controlled the tempo in the second half and sealed the victory. Arnoldas Kulboka (208-F/C-98) registered 16 points for Lithuania as they slipped at 0-2 record.

Finland - Turkey 61-74
Turkey earned the second straight victory in Group A. They outscored Finland to stay on top of the ladder. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Mehmet Gulek contributed 14 points. Turkey jumped at 35:22 halftime lead. They extended the gap at 17-point mark at the final intermission. Turkey stayed in charge throughout the fourth frame and sealed the winning outcome. Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) responded with 20 points for Finland.

Group B
Bosnia - Greece 56-51
Bosnia and Herzegovina ensured the second straight win in Latvia. They upset Greece to improve at 2-0 record in Group B. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) came up with 21 points for the winners. Bosnia trailed by 6 points at halftime. But they held the Hellenes at just 20 points in the second half and sealed the victory. Sikiras Njegos (205-F-99) finished with 12 points for the winning team. Georgios Tarlas (197-SF-98) responded with 10 points for Greece.

Latvia - Croatia 84-62
Latvia outgunned Croatia to stay perfect in Group B. Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) scored 16 points to pace the hosts to the victory. Latvia piled up a 49:28 halftime lead. They kept Croatia at bay throughout the second half marching to the victory. Arturs Garoza netted 12 points for the home team. Mate Kalajzic (192-PG-98) answered with 10 points for Croatia.

Group C
Poland - France 41-79
France cruised past Poland to secure 2-0 record on top of Group C. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) accounted for 15 points for Les Bleus. France dominated right from the start. They ensured a 35:20 halftime advantage. France went on a 28:8 run in the third term to silence their opponents. Killan Tillie (202-F-98) tossed in 11 points and collected 9 rebounds for the winners. Daniel Golebiowski (194-SG-98) responded with 6 points for the Scandinavian side.

Denmark - Germany 48-87
Germany bumped down Denmark en route to the second victory in Group C. Moritz Sanders (210-PF-98) delivered 21 points and 8 rebounds to pace the winning side. Germany piled up a 42:25 halftime lead. They followed with a 24:8 run in the third term to clear off for good. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) delivered 19 points for the winners. Sylvester Berg (201-F-98) replied with 20 points for Denmark.

Group D
Russia - Spain 76-67
Russia gained the first victory at the tournament. They upset the defending champions Spain for 1-1 record in Group D. Daniil Trostin (187-SG-98) provided 23 points and 8 rebounds to lead the winners. Russia grabbed a 38:28 halftime lead. They stretched the lead at 16-point mark at the final intermission and withheld Spanish comeback effort in the fourth frame. Maxim Barashkov (199-SF-98) had 16 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Victor Moreno (195-SG-98) responded with 18 points for Spain.

Ukraine - Italy 27-85
Italy thrashed Ukraine to secure the second victory in Latvia. Tommaso Oxilia (197-F-98) delivered 13 points and 7 caroms to pace the Azzurri. Italy limited their counterparts to just 11 points in the first half to ensure a 44:11 halftime lead. Italy never looked back afterwards. Cesare Barbon (192-G/F-98) accounted for 11 points in the victory. Mykyta Yarmaki (196-PF-98) responded with 4 points for Ukraine.


Recap of Day 1 in Latvia - Aug 20, 2014

Group A
Turkey - Lithuania 76-68
Tadas Sedekerskis (201-F/G-98) came up with impressive 35 points and 8 rebounds but could not rescue Lithuania in their opening clash versus Turkey in Group A. Turkey went on a 21:10 run in the fourth frame and snatched a tough victory at the end. Omer Faruk Yurtseven (208-C-98) delivered 18 points for the winners. Omer Al (181-PG-98) added 16 points for the Turkish youngsters. Rokas Gadiliauskas (205-C-98) chipped in 10 points and grabbed 15 boards in the defeat.

Serbia - Finland 79-55
Serbia rolled past Finland in the opening game of the championship. Borisa Simanic (208-PF-98) scored 15 points to pace the Balkan team. Serbia used a 60:32 run in the second and third periods combined to clear off for good. Novak Music (188-G-98) and Bojan Nesic (189-PG-98) accounted for 12 points each in the victory. Edon Maxhuni (177-PG-98) responded with 20 points for Finland.

Group B
Greece - Latvia 67-74
Latvia got things going the right way at home tournament. The hosts defeated Greece in Group B action. Rodions Kurucs (204-G-98) posted 22 points and 9 rebounds to pace the home side. Latvia and Greece were tied at 35 at halftime. But Latvia held their opponents to 32 points in the second half and eked out a tough win at the end. Kristers Zoriks (185-SG-98) had 19 points for the winners. Vasileos Christidis (206-C/F-98) responded with 13 points and 7 rebounds for Greece.

Croatia - Bosnia 64-65
Bosnia and Herzegovina snatched a narrow victory over Croatia at the start of their campaign in Latvia. Dzanan Musa (202-SG-99) came up with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the winners. Amar Gegic (198-SG-98) and Sikiras Njegos (205-F-99) scored final five points in regulation to propel Bosnia to a dramatic win. Sikiras Njegos delivered 16 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Mate Kalajzic (192-PG-98) responded with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for Croatia.

Group C
France - Denmark 87-33
France thumped Denmark in the starting game at the tournament. Les Bleus dominated from start to finish. They ensured a 44:22 halftime lead. France went on a 28:3 run in the third term to clear off for good. Bathiste Tchouaffe (195-F/G-98) knocked down 16 points and collected 10 rebounds for France. Hugo Blanc (199-F-98) and Yves Pons (189-F/G-99) netted 12 points each for the winners. Nikolaj Boje Bank (210-C-98) answered with 6 points for Denmark.

Germany - Poland 72-60
Germany defeated Poland in the opening game in Latvia. Isaiah Hartenstein (207-PF-98) delivered 15 points and 9 rebounds to pace the winners. Germany piled up a 39:31 halftime lead. Poland pulled within 6 points at the final intermission. But Germany bounced back with a 21:15 run in the fourth frame to seal the victory. Kostja Mushidi (190-F-98) and Ferdinand Zylka (188-SF-98) chipped in 11 points each for the winners. Mateusz Szczypinski and Dominik Rutkowski (196-F/G-98) responded with 16 points apiece for Poland.

Group D
Spain - Ukraine 81-46
Spain coasted past Ukraine in the opening game of the tournament. Maxim Esteban (188-G-98) scored 14 points to pace the winners. Spain secured a 36:27 halftime lead. They stretched the gap at 22-mark at the final intermission and never looked back en route to the victory. Vazquez nailed 13 points in the winning case. Ihor Dubonenko (193-SF-98) responded with 12 points for Ukraine.

Italy - Russia 66-41
Italy got to a confident start of their U16 European Championship campaign. They knocked down Russia in Group D. Davide Moretti (189-SG-98) posted 14 points to pace the Azzurri. Italy raced to a 10:4 lead after ten minutes. Russia cut the deficit to a single point at halftime. However Italy raced to a 19-point lead at the final intermission and cruised to the victory afterwards. Lorenzo Bucarelli (192-G-98) delivered 12 points and 8 rebounds in the victory. Daniil Trostin (187-SG-98) responded iwth 10 points for Russia.





by Greg
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