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Division B: Day 3 in Sarajevo - Aug 11, 2012


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Jusuf Nurkic
Group A
United Kingdom - Romania 60-55
England clinched the third straight win at the U18 European Championship in Division B. They knocked down Romania to stay perfect in Group A. Luke Nelson (189-PG-95) knocked down 19 points to lead the winners. Romania fell at 1-2 record after the loss. England started the game confidently. They limited Romania to 10 points in the opening quarter earning a 6-point lead. England stretched the lead in the second term. They ensured a 41:24 halftime advantage. Romania slowed their opponents down in the third term. They narrowed the margin to 11 points heading into the fourth stanza. Romania got within a single point midway through the final term. But Luke Nelson four points and Dwayne Orija added two more in the final three minutes to seal the victory for England. Kingsley Okoroh (213-C-95) had 11 points and 11 rebounds for England. Vlad Popovici (200-PF-94) answered with 20 points and 11 rebounds for Romania. Vlad Cobzaru netted 10 points in the loss.

Israel - Hungary 78-58
Israel clinched the second victory in U18 European Championship in Division B. They outgun Hungary for 2-1 record in Group A. Egor Koulechov (194-SF-94) scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace the winners. Hungary suffered the first loss at the tournament to slip at 2-1 record. Hungary secured a 20:16 lead ten minutes into the game. But Israel rebounded in the second term. They posted a 37:32 halftime advantage. Israel held their opponents to just 8 points in the third quarter to boost the lead. Israel ensured a 16-point advantage at the final intermission. They kept Hungary at bay throughout the fourth stanza and rolled to a comfortable victory at the end. Daniel Sealine (187-SG-94) accouted for 17 points, while Itay Segev added 13 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Zoltan Perl (194-G-95) answered with 18 points and 9 boards for Hungary. Janos Velkey had 10 points in the loss.


Belarus - Scotland 78-52

Group B
Austria - Slovakia 56-52
Austria celebrated the second victory at U18 European Championship in Division B. They knocked down Slovakia to improve at 2-1 record, while the Slovaks slipped at 0-2. Slovakia jumped to an early lead. They posted a 13:12 advantage at the first intermission. Slovakia boosted the lead in the second quarter. They cleared off to a 7-point lead at halftime 28:21. But Austria managed to turn the tables in the second half. Austria cut the distance to a single point at the final break. Mueller and Benedikt Guettl put Austria in front midway through the final stanza 46:45. Slovakia regained the lead but Valentin Bauer (181-PG-94) and Jakob Poeltl (208-PF-95) put Austria in charge late in regulation and sealed the victory at the end. Jakob Poeltl came up with 16 points and 14 rebounds for Austria. Valentin Bauer added 14 points for the winners. Robert Rozim (199-F-94) answered with 16 points for Slovakia. Martin Matejcik had 9 points in the loss.

Estonia - Luxembourg 65-63
Estonia earned the second consecutive win at the start of U18 European Championship in Division B. They held off Luxembourg for 2-0 record on top of Group B. Sander Saare (182-PG-94) came up with 14 points to lead the charge. Luxembourg in the meantime suffered the third loss in a row. Estonia dominated the opening minutes. They posted a 17:12 lead after ten minutes. Luxembourg reacted with more aggressive defence in the second term. They cut the deficit and eventually pulled ahead for a 24:23 halftime lead. But Estonia turned things their way in the third quarter. The Baltic team shifted the gear scoring 29 points and taking a 10-point lead into the fourth stanza. Alain Gengler and Bob Melcher (196-G-94) drained 7 free throws in a row midway through the fourth frame to level things up at 54. Wolff put Luxembourg in front 61:58 with just three minutes remaining. However Vene drained a decisive three-pointer and then Nomm added a free throw to seal the victory for Estonia. Martin Jurtom (198-PF-94) provided 11 points, while Georg Tambre added 8 poitns and 12 rebounds for the winners. Bob Melcher replied with 19 points for Luxembourg. Alain Gengler netted 15 points in the loss.

Group C
Montenegro - Switzerland 77-57
Montenegro registered the second win at the U18 European Championship in Division B. They overcame Switzerland in Group C action. Montenegro improved thus at 2-1 record, while Switzerland slipped at 0-3. Milija Mikovic (205-C-94) came up with 29 points to pace the winners. Montenegro held their counterparts to 8 points in the first quarter to take a 7-point lead. Montenegro consolidated their lead in the second quarter. The Balkan team went on a 27:11 rally to deepen the margin. Montenegro entered the second half up by 23 points. Switzerland cut the margin in the third term. They got within 14 points at the final intermission. But Montenegro reacted with 21:15 run in the fourth term and sealed the victory. Vasilije Vusovic (191-G-94) netted 9 points, while Masan Vrbica contributed 8 points for the winning side. Daniel Andjelkovic (200-PF-94) answered with 16 points for Switzerland. Leo Schittenhelm had 14 points in defeat.

Iceland - Norway 81-65
Iceland kept winning at U18 European Championship Division B. They posted the third straight win at the tournament beating Norway. Iceland are on top of the ladder in Group C. Norway suffered the third straight loss and remained winless. Iceland eked out an 18:16 lead after ten minutes. Norway bounced back in the second term. They surged ahead to take a 33:32 halftime lead. Iceland increased the tempo in the third quarter. They fired 26 points to secure a 5-point lead heading into the fourth stanza. Iceland took over completely in the final period. They outgunned Norway 23:12 in the final ten minutes and sealed the victory at the end. Martin Hermannsson (190-SG-94) provided 20 points to lead the charge. Elvar Fridriksson (180-PG-94) added 18 points, while Valur Valsson contributed 14 points for the winners. Nikola Blatancic (194-F-94) answered with 25 points for Norway. Nicholas Seach and Marko Lepovic had 7 points apiece in the loss.

Finland - Sweden 91-76
Finland recorded the second victory at the U18 European Championship in Division B. Joonas Lehtoranta (183-SG-94) knocked down 29 points to pace the Finnish side past Sweden. Finland climbed at 2-1 record, while Sweden slipped at 2-1 record in Group C. Finland and Sweden started the game aggressively. They teamed up for 46 points in the first stanza to stay tied at 23. Finland cleared off in the second term. They posted a 44:37 halftime advantage. Sweden denied the deficit in the third quarter. They pulled ahead for a 2-point lead at the final break. But Finland exploded with 33 points in the last ten minutes and sealed the victory at the end. Iikka Maki (191-SF-94) and Niko Mattila (191-SG-94) nailed 14 points each for the winning side. Adam Ramstedt (203-SF-95) replied with 22 points and 14 rebounds for Sweden. Alexander Gorski notched 18 points in the loss.

Group D
Bosnia - Georgia 85-74
Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrated the third victory in a row at the start of U18 European Championship in Division B. The hosts held off Georgia to stay perfect in Group D. Jusuf Nurkic (212-C-94) came up with 31 points and 15 rebounds to lead the winners. Georgia looked confident early in the game. The visitors fired 24 points in the opening quarter to take a 3-point lead at the first break. But Bosnia and Herzegovina gradually took over. The home side eked out a 41:40 halftime lead. Bosnia and Herzegovina started to get away in the third quarter. They ensured 9-point lead before the fourth stanza. Bosnia and Herzegovina kept Georgia at safe distance throughout the fourth term and sealed the victory at the end. Adin Vrabac (202-G/F-94) nailed 17 points, issued 7 assists and grabbed 6 boards for the winners. Irakli Mikeladze (180-PG-94) answered with 25 points for Georgia. Beka Burjanadze had 12 points and 14 boards in the loss.

Belgium - Portugal 71-45
Belgium opened win count at U18 European Championship in Division B. They held off Portugal to improve at 1-1 record in Group D. Portugal in the meantime slipped at 1-2 record. Belgium cleared off in the opening quarter. They held Portugal to only 6 points in the opening quarter to take a 14-point lead. Belgium maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. They established a 35:18 halftime lead. Belgium exploded with 27 points in the third quarter. They piled up a 29-point advantage with one quarter remaining. Portugal could not recover and had to surrender at the end. Louis Hazard (199-F-94) scored 12 points for Belgium. Naim El Khounchar (193-G-94) and Emmanuel Lecomte (180-G-95) netted 10 points apiece for the winning side. Pedro Marques (173-PG-95) answered with 16 points for Portugal. Isaias Insaly netted 7 points in the loss.
  




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European Championships U18 Standings
Group A
 1. Croatia 0-0 
 2. Spain 0-0 
 3. Italy 0-0 
 4. Sweden 0-0 
Group B
 1. Finland 0-0 
 2. Germany 0-0 
 3. Greece 0-0 
 4. Turkey 0-0 
Group C
 1. Bosnia 0-0 
 2. Israel 0-0 
 3. Latvia 0-0 
 4. Lithuania 0-0 
Group D
 1. France 0-0 
 2. Russia 0-0 
 3. Slovenia 0-0 
 4. Serbia 0-0 
Last:1/26/2016

European Championships U18 Final Standings Div.B
 1. Montenegro.
 2. Ukraine
 3. Slovakia
 4. Hungary
 5. Belgium
 6. Poland
 7. Estonia
 8. Czech Rep.
 9. U.Kingdom
 10. Georgia
 11. Belarus
 12. Bulgaria
 13. Iceland
 14. Portugal
 15. Denmark
 16. FYR Macedo.
 17. Holland
 18. Austria
 19. Luxembourg.
 20. Romania
 21. Albania
 22. Scotland
 23. Ireland
 24. Cyprus
Last:8/10/2016

European Championships U18 Final Standings
 1. Azerbaijan.
 2. Andorra
 3. Kosovo
 4. San Marino.
 5. Wales
 6. Monaco
 7. Malta
 8. Moldova
 9. Gibraltar
Last:7/18/2016
Points Per Game
 Raisa MUSINA
  RUS
  (191-F/C-98)
  Avg: 19.5
 1. Musina, RUS19.5 
 2. Kroselj, SLO19.0 
 3. Lelik, HUN18.5 
 4. Strautmane, LAT16.5 
 5. Meskonyte, LTU16.5 
 6. Chartereau, FRA16.0 
 7. Katanic, SRB15.0 
 8. Henket, BEL14.5 
 9. Kepenc, TUR14.5 
 10. Guclu, TUR14.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Raisa MUSINA
  RUS
  (191-F/C-98)
  Avg: 19
 1. Musina, RUS19.0 
 2. Mikulasikova, SVK12.5 
 3. Strautmane, LAT10.0 
 4. Castello, ISR10.0 
 5. Yildizhan, TUR9.5 
 6. Djordjevic, SRB9.0 
 7. Meskonyte, LTU9.0 
 8. Petrenaite, LTU8.5 
 9. Juhasz, HUN8.0 
 10. Naumcev, SRB7.5 
Assists Per Game
 Reka LELIK
  (178-SG-99)
  Avg: 7
 1. Lelik, HUN7.0 
 2. Nuritdinova, RUS4.5 
 3. Ogun, RUS3.5 
 4. Katanic, SRB3.5 
 5. Sahin, TUR3.5 
 6. Gallasova, CZE3.0 
 7. van Vlijmen, NED3.0 
 8. Ari, TUR3.0 
 9. Yildizhan, TUR3.0 
 10. Kroselj, SLO3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Kamilla OGUN
  (190-PF-99)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Ogun, RUS3.5 
 2. Pinzan, ITA3.0 
 3. Simunic, CRO3.0 
 4. Alonso, ESP3.0 
 5. Caceres, ESP3.0 
 6. Djekoundade, FRA2.5 
 7. Neubauerova, CZE2.5 
 8. Cvijanovic, SLO2.5 
 9. Zitkova, CZE2.5 
 10. Echarri, ESP2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Gabija MESKONYTE
  (181-SG-98)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Meskonyte, LTU2.5 
 2. Strautmane, LAT2.0 
 3. Jorritsma, NED2.0 
 4. Massey, BEL1.5 
 5. Septe, LAT1.5 
 6. Ogun, RUS1.5 
 7. Guclu, TUR1.5 
 8. Driessen, NED1.0 
 9. Markova, LAT1.0 
 10. Rozentale, LAT1.0 
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