11-12 PlaceHolland - Georgia 69-47
Netherlands outgunned Georgia to claim the 11th position at the tournament. Rienk Mast
(199-PF-1) scored 16 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Netherlands went on a 34:14 run in the second half to secure the winning outcome. Idir Bourjouane
(181-PG-00) had 15 points for the Dutch team. Lasha Mikeladze
(198-C-1) responded with 12 points for Georgia.
13-14 PlaceKosovo - Hungary 46-80
Hungary knocked down Kosovo to earn the 13th position in Sofia. Gergo Meleg
(203-C-00) scored 18 points to lead the winners. Hungary piled up a 36:20 halftime lead. They extended the margin at 24-point mark at the final intermission and cruised to the victory in the fourth term. Andras Dancsecs
(186-SG-00) had 16 points, 9 assists and 6 boards in the victory. Dardan Kapiti
(204-F/C-00) responded with 15 points and 10 rebounds for Kosovo.
15-16 PlaceFYR Macedonia - Romania 77-88 OT
Romania nipped FYR Macedonia in overtime to clinch the 15th position. Mihai Maciuca
(193-SF-00) scored 35 points to lead the winners. Romania snatched a narrow 44:42 halftime lead. They extended the margin at 3-point mark heading into the fourth quarter. FYR Macedonia denied the deficit in the fourth term and forced overtime. But Romania used a 13:2 run in the extra period and sealed the win. Constantin Gavriloaiai had 16 points and 10 boards for the winners. Kiril Panov
(188-PG-00) answered with 26 points for FYR Macedonia.
17-18 PlaceBulgaria - Norway 77-58
Bulgaria finished the tournament on a high note. The hosts held off Norway to claim the 17th place. Tsvetomir Chernokojev
(205-PF-00) posted 29 points and 10 rebounds in the winning case. Bulgaria accumulated a 40:28 halftime lead. They held Norway to just 5 points in the third term to open a 25-point lead at the final break. They maintained the advantage throughout the fourth quarter and rallied to the win. Alexander Matushev
(197-G/F-00) had 13 points in the victory. Sigurd Lorange
(178-G-00) responded with 19 points and 8 rebounds for Norway.
19-20 PlaceDenmark - Ireland 81-71
Denmark ended up their campaign in Sofia with victory. They beat Ireland to earn the 19th position. Anton Harbo
(195-SF-00) came up with 24 points and 8 rebounds for the Scandinavian team. Denmark registered a 26:11 lead ten minutes into the game. They protected the lead throughout the next three quarters and secured the winning outcome. Liam Sorensen
(181-G-00) had 19 points for the winners. James Beckom
(186-SG-00) responded with 16 points and 11 rebounds for Ireland.
21-22 PlaceAustria - Iceland 67-87
Iceland claimed the 21st place at the championship as they rallied past Austria in the final game. Sigvaldi Eggertsson
(197-F-00) and Arnor Sveinsson
(193-F-00) notched 24 points each for the winners. Iceland established a 43:31 halftime lead. Iceland held Austria to just 11 points in the fourth frame to seal the win. Danil Krijanofskij
(190-F-00) chipped in 12 points for the winners. Daniel Koeppel
(208-C-00) responded with 24 points and 10 boards for Austria.
23-24 PlaceScotland - Luxembourg 59-68
Luxembourg beat Scotland in the classification round. Ben Kovac
(190-SG-00) tallied 28 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Scotland jumped to a 15:13 lead after ten minutes. But Luxembourg picked up the tempo in the second frame. They established a 40:32 halftime lead. Luxembourg extended the margin at 12-point mark at the final intermission. They held off Scotland in the final stanza and marched to the win. Joe Martins
(190-PF-00) had 9 points in the victory. Lorcan McDermott
(180-G-00) responded with 15 points for Scotland.