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European Championships U18 Final Standings
 1. Russia
 2. France
 3. Spain
 4. Serbia
 5. Belgium
 6. Holland
 7. Italy
 8. Croatia
 9. Portugal
 10. Slovenia
 11. Czech Rep.
 12. Poland
 13. Lithuania
 14. Greece
 15. Turkey
 16. Sweden
Points Per Game
 Angela SALVADORES
  (178-G-97)
  Avg: 17.2
 1. Salvadores, Segle17.2 
 2. Kolosovskaya, Spar.15.7 
 3. Kuijt, Grasshoppers14.9 
 4. Juskaite, Jaunie.14.3 
 5. Maiga, Nadezhda O.14.2 
 6. Tagliamento, Brind.14.0 
 7. Crvendakic, UNIQA14.0 
 8. Kostourkova, Lomb.13.9 
 9. Radomska, AZS U.13.3 
 10. Ndiba, CTO13.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Tatiana SEMA
  (193-C-96)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Sema, Dynamo K.11.3 
 2. Kostourkova, Lomb.10.6 
 3. Sarauskaite, Jauni.10.2 
 4. Ndiba, CTO8.7 
 5. Juskaite, Jaunie.8.7 
 6. Hof, CTO7.9 
 7. Crvendakic, UNIQA7.1 
 8. Mainclova, IMOS B.7.0 
 9. Ocvirk, Athlete Ce.6.9 
 10. Maiga, Nadezhda6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Ksenia LEVCHENKO
  (165-PG-96)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Levchenko, Spartak5.6 
 2. Bernardeco, GDEM.3.7 
 3. Pavlopoulou, Prote.3.6 
 4. Bujniak, SMS L.3.0 
 5. Katanic, Crvena Z.2.9 
 6. Allemand, Castor.2.9 
 7. Costa, Alges2.9 
 8. Slonjsak, Tresn.2.9 
 9. Potocnik, Athlete2.8 
 10. Juskaite, Jaunie.2.7 
Steals Per Game
 Pinelopi PAVLOPOULOU
  (172-PG-96)
  Avg: 4.9
 1. Pavlopoulou, Prote.4.9 
 2. Zandalasini, Famil.3.0 
 3. Sema, Dynamo K.3.0 
 4. Dambach, SIG2.8 
 5. Flores, Sant Adria2.7 
 6. Salvadores, Segle2.7 
 7. Manlaci, Ceyhan Bld2.7 
 8. Allemand, Castor.2.7 
 9. Juskaite, Jaunie.2.6 
 10. Goles, Split2.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Daugile SARAUSKAITE
  (195-C-96)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Sarauskaite, Jauni.3.6 
 2. Sema, Dynamo K.2.9 
 3. Fasoula, Proteas1.4 
 4. Kracikova, Slovank.1.2 
 5. Hof, CTO1.1 
 6. Lopez, Uni Girona1.1 
 7. Linskens, Castor.1.1 
 8. Conde, Araski AES1.1 
 9. Kelava, Tresnjevka0.9 
 10. Pobozy, SMS L.0.8 
European Championships U18 Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. France 4-1 
 2. Russia 4-1 
 3. Serbia 3-2 
 4. Belgium 2-3 
 5. Slovenia 2-3 
 6. Lithuania 0-5 
Group F
 1. Spain 5-0 
 2. Italy 4-1 
 3. Holland 2-3 
 4. Croatia 2-3 
 5. Czech Rep. 1-4 
 6. Portugal 1-4 
Group G
 1. Poland 3-0 
 2. Greece 2-1 
 3. Sweden 1-2 
 4. Turkey 0-3 
European Championships U18 Stage One Standings
Group A
 1. Russia 2-1 
 2. France 2-1 
 3. Slovenia 2-1 
 4. Turkey 0-3 
Group B
 1. Belgium 2-1 
 2. Serbia 2-1 
 3. Greece 1-2 
 4. Lithuania 1-2 
Group C
 1. Spain 3-0 
 2. Holland 1-2 
 3. Croatia 1-2 
 4. Poland 1-2 
Group D
 1. Italy 3-0 
 2. Czech Rep. 2-1 
 3. Portugal 1-2 
 4. Sweden 0-3 

Ksenia Kolosovskaia - the MVP (Photo: FIBA Europe)


Russia celebrate the title in Matosinhos (Photo: FIBA Europe)

French U18 National Team 2014
#s#
Maryle Limousin
Limousin
Ornella Bankole
Bankole
Marie Milapie
Milapie
Katia Clanet
Clanet
Louise Dambach
Dambach
#e#5
4Leslie Makosso 96 Lyon France
5Maryle Limousin 160-PG-96 CFBB France
6Ornella Bankole 180-SF-97 CFBB France
7Marie Milapie 191-C-96 Landes France
8Katia Clanet 187-F-96 Nantes France
9Louise Dambach 175-SG-96 SIG France
10Carla Blatrie 174-F-96 CFBB France
11Maimouna Ba 190-F-96 CFBB France
12Desiree Bakabadio 180-F-96 CFBB France
13Mathilde Combes 184-C-96 Bourges France
14Camille Cirgue 184-PF-96 CFBB France
15Victoria Majekodunmi 174-PG-96 Flammes Carolo France


Arnaud Guppillotte Head Coach

Yann Fonteneau Assistant Carquefou-SL France


Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U20 Awards 2014 - Jul 30, 2014

Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U20 1st Team 2014
Angela Salvadores
Salvadores
Louise Dambach
Dambach
Ksenia Kolosovskaia
Kolosovskaia
Aleksandra Crvendakic
Crvendakic
Tatiana Sema
Sema

Best Player: Ksenia Kolosovskaia (180-G-82) of Russia
Best Guard: Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) of Spain
Best Forward: Ksenia Kolosovskaia (180-G-82) of
Russia
Best Center: Tatiana Sema (193-C-96) of Russia

1st Team
G: Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) of Spain
SG: Louise Dambach (175-SG-96) of France
G: Ksenia Kolosovskaia (180-G-82) of
Russia
F: Aleksandra Crvendakic (188-F-96) of Serbia.
C: Tatiana Sema (193-C-96) of
Russia

2nd Team
PG: Laia Flores (170-PG-96) of Spain
PG: Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) of Greece
G/F: Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) of Poland
F: Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) of Italy
C: Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) of Russia

3rd Team
PG: Julie Allemand (173-PG-96) of Belgium
PG: Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) of Proteas
G/F: Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) of Italy
F/C: Janis Ndiba (182-F/C-97) of Holland
C: Daugile Sarauskaite (195-C-96) of Lithuania

Honorable Mention
Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) of Lithuania
Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) of Portugal
Tereza Kracikova (190-C-96) of Czech rep.
Iva Slonjsak (181-SG-97) of Croatia
Karolina Pobozy (190-PF-96) of Poland
Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96) of France
Laura Quevedo (185-PF-96) of Spain



Russia and France reach Final in Matosinhos - Jul 27, 2014

SEMIFINALS
Spain - Russia 59-65
Russia stunned Spain to reach the title game in Matosinhos. Ksenia Levchenko (165-PG-96) scored 19 points to pace the winners. Spain accounted for a narrow 32:28 halftime lead. They stretched the margin at 5-point mark at the final intermission. But Russia responded with a 26:15 rally in the fourth quarter to seal the winning outcome. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) recorded 17 points, while Zhosselina Maiga added 12 points in the victory. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) and Laia Flores (170-PG-96) answered with 18 points each for Spain.

France - Serbia 58-56
France nipped Serbia to advance into Final. Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96) recorded 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for Les Bleus. Serbia jumped to a 19:14 lead after ten minutes. France answered with an 18:3 run in the second term. The roller-coaster action continued after the big break. Serbia erased the deficit and tied things up at 44 at the final intermission. Marie Milapie (191-C-96) and Victoria Majekodunmi (174-PG-96) gave France a decisive lead late in regulation as they snatched a narrow win at the end. Maryle Limousin (160-PG-96) had 11 points for France. Aleksandra Katanic (172-PG-97) responded with 12 points for Serbia. Snezana Bogicevic (176-PG-97) and Aleksandra Crvendakic had 11 points each in the loss.
5-8 Place
Belgium - Croatia 60-26
Belgium fired past Croatia in their last but one game at the tournament. Aline Verelst (172-SG-96) posted 14 points to pace the winners. Belgium secured a 20:11 halftime advantage. They went on a 26:9 run in the third term to clear off for good. Julie Allemand (173-PG-96, agency: LBM Management) produced 11 points for the winning side. Patricija Bura (185-C-96) replied with 6 points for Croatia.

Holland - Italy 59-54
Netherlands defeated Italy in the classification round battle. Italy were up by ten points after the first frame. But Netherlands cut the deficit at 5-point mark at the interval. They followed with a 27:11 run in the third term to spur ahead for good. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) delivered 13 points, while Janis Ndiba (182-F/C-97) added 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Dutch team. Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) responded with 22 points and 9 rebounds for Italy.

9-12 Place
Czech Republic - Portugal 54-55
Portugal snatched a tough narrow victory over Czech Republic. Simone Costa (177-G/F-96) produced 12 points to lead the hosts. Czech Republic secured a 21:17 lead after ten minuts. But Portugal erased the deficit and pulled ahead for a 49:42 advantage at the final break. Czech Republic triggered a strong comeback rally in the fourth frame but Portugal hung on to eke out victory. Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) tallied 9 points and 10 rebounds for the home side. Tereza Kracikova (190-C-96) answered with 12 points and 8 rebounds for Czech Republic.

Slovenia - Poland 70-59
Slovenia outgunned Poland in the classification round game in Matosinhos. Slovenia secured an 18:12 lead after ten minutes. Poland pulled within 2 points at the interval. Slovenia went on a 24:11 run in the third term to clear off for good. Ela Micunovic delivered 17 points for Slovenia. Annamaria Prezelj and Larisa Ocvirk had 12 points each for the winning side. Sylwia Bujniak responded with 12 points for Poland.
13-16 Place
Sweden - Greece 46-51
Greece knocked down Sweden to stay hopeful of their Division A place. Eleanna Christinaki (181-G-96) scored 15 points to pace the Hellenes. Greece grabbed a 24:16 halftime lead. They protected the lead throughout a tense second half and sealed the victory. Maria Fasoula (190-C-97) netted 12 points for the winners. Linnea Rosendahl (181-SG-96) responded with 18 points for Sweden.

Turkey - Lithuania 61-72
Lithuania overcame Turkey in the classification round. The Baltic team therefore made a step towards securing Division A place. Saruna Melinauskaite tallied 17 points to pace Lithuania. The Baltic team went on a 21:9 run in the third term to clear off for good. Daugile Sarauskaite (195-C-96) had 14 points and 16 rebounds for Lithuania. Basak Altunbey (189-C-96) responded with 14 points for Turkey.


Russia celebrate the title in Matosinhos - Jul 27, 2014

FINAL
France - Russia 53-57
Russia conquered the title in Matosinhos. They defeated France en route to the trophy. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) came up with 19 points and 7 rebounds to pace the champions. France ensured the better start to the game. Les Bleus built a 22:14 lead after the opening quarter. Russia cut the distance at 4-point mark at the interval. But France were back in control in the third term. Les Bleus entered the fourth frame leading by 6 points 44:38. However Russia responded with a 19:9 run in the fourth period and sealed the winning outcome. Ksenia Levchenko (165-PG-96) delivered 13 points, 7 assists and 4 rebounds, while Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) added 10 points for the winners. Louise Dambach (175-SG-96) responded with 16 points for France. Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96) netted 11 points in the defeat.
3-4 Place
Serbia - Spain 69-74
Spain outscored Serbia to earn the Bronze medals in Matosinhos. Lara Quevedo and Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) nailed 18 points each to pace the Spanish team. They secured a 41:33 halftime advantage. Serbia erased the deficit in the third quarter. They tied things up at 52 heading into the fourth frame. But Spain responded with a 22:17 rally in the final quarter to seal the winning outcome. Ani Calvo (183-F-96, agency: Regeneracom Sports) had 11 points for Spain. Aleksandra Crvendakic (188-F-96) answered with 24 points and 9 rebounds for Serbia.

5-6 Place
Holland - Belgium 55-63
Belgium accounted for the fifth position in the final ladder as they toppled Netherlands today. Julie Allemand (173-PG-96, agency: LBM Management) scored 22 points to pace the winners. Belgium secured a 36:24 halftime lead. Netherlands cut the distance at 3-point mark at the final intermission. But Belgium ignited an 18:13 rally in the fourth term to seal the victory. Esther Fokke (185-PF-96) answered with 21 points and 7 rebounds for Netherlands.

7-8 Place
Italy - Croatia 53-51
Italy nipped Croatia in the final day of action in Matosinhos and earned the 9th position in the championship. Ilenia Cordola (183-PF-96) provided 15 points and grabbed 6 boards for the Azzurri. Italy trailed by as many as 7 points heading into the fourth quarter. But they bounced back with a 19:10 run in the final period to seal the victory. Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) delivered 12 points for Italy. Dora Goles (167-PG-97) had 13 points for Croatia in the loss.

9-10 Place
Slovenia - Portugal 51-61
Portugal outgunned Slovenia and earned the ninth overall position. Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) notched 16 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Slovenia ensured a 14:11 lead after ten minutes of action. But Portugal took over soon. They eked out a 30:29 halftime lead. Portugal organized a 31:22 rally in the second half and sealed the winning outcome. Carolina Bernardeco (163-PG-97) notched 14 points for Portugal. Alma Potocnik (173-PG-97) responded with 11 points for Slovenia.
11-12 Place
Poland - Czech Republic 65-73
Czech Republic clinched the 11th position at the tournament. They defeated Poland in the final game. Gabriela Andelova (191-PG-96) notched 17 points to pace the Czech team. They raced to a 37:32 halftime lead. Czech Republic went on a 20:17 run in the third term to gain a key advantage that they did not surrender throughout the fourth period. Eva Kopecka (171-SF-96) nailed 13 points for the winners. Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) responded with 17 points for Poland.

13-14 Place
Lithuania - Greece 52-42
Lithuania earned a crucial victory at the championship today. They held off Greece to retain Division A place. Greece got relegated into Division B after the defeat. Lithuania ensured an 11:4 lead after ten minutes. They went on a 30:23 second half run to ensure the winning outcome. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) tallied 15 points, 21 rebounds and 5 assists for Lithuania. Daugile Sarauskaite (195-C-96) had 12 points for the winners. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) responded with 9 points for Greece.

15-16 Place
Turkey - Sweden 54-52
Turkey added some positive emotions to their rather dull campaign in Matosinhos with a narrow win over Sweden in the final game of the tournament. Basak Altunbey (189-C-96) scored 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for Turkey. Sweden grabbed a 41:36 lead heading into the fourth frame. But Turkey answered with an 18:11 run in the final quarter to seal the victory. Ezgi Manlaci (174-PG-96) and Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) delivered 6 points each for Turkey. Elin Ljunggren (184-F-96) responded with 12 points for Sweden.


Serbia, Spain, France and Russia reach semifinals in Matosinhos - Jul 25, 2014

Quarterfinals
Italy - Serbia 51-66
Serbia cruised past Italy to advance into the semifinal stage in Matosinhos. Julijana Vojinovic (178-G-96) and Jovana Nogic (180-G-97) scored 16 points each to pace the Balkan team. Serbia opened a 10-point halftime lead. They stretched the margin at 14-point mark at the final break and cruised to the victory. Aleksandra Crvendakic (188-F-96) and Snezana Bogicevic (176-PG-97) had 11 points each for the winners. Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) responded with 12 points, 7 assists and 5 boards for the Azzurri.

Spain - Belgium 52-47
Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) scored 14 points to pace Spain past Belgium into semifinal stage. Spain built a 28:17 halftime lead. Belgium narrowed the gap at 5-point lead at the final intermission but Spain held on to snatch the victory. Laia Flores (170-PG-96) netted 11 points for the winners. Kyara Linskens (189-C-96, agency: LBM Management) responded with 13 points for Belgium.

France - Holland 70-57
Louise Dambach (175-SG-96) scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace France past Netherlands in the quarterfinal battle. Les Bleus secured a 34:22 halftime advantage. Netherlands narrowed the gap at 10-point mark at the final break. But France poured in 26 points in the final stanza and raced to the victory. Maryle Limousin (160-PG-96) netted 17 points for the winners. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) delivered 19 points for Netherlands.

Russia - Croatia 67-41
Russia coasted past Croatia in the first quarterfinal clash of the day in Matosinhos. Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) stepped up with 18 points and 8 rebounds to pace the winning side. Russia accounted for a 31:19 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Tatiana Sema (193-C-96) netted 15 points and 14 rebounds for Russia. Dora Goles (167-PG-97) answered with 14 points for Croatia.

9-16 places
Lithuania - Poland 52-75
Poland stunned Lithuania in the classification round clash. Poland raced to a 42:24 halftime lead and cruised to the victory at the end. Sylwia Bujniak (174-PG-96) notched 18 points to pace the winners. Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) added 12 points in the victory. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) responded with 14 points and 8 rebounds for Lithuania.

Portugal - Greece 57-54
Carolina Gonsalves nailed 24 points to pace Portugal past Greece. The Hellenes earned a 34:29 halftime lead. But Portugal cut the distance at one-point mark at the final break. Portugal held Greece to only 8 points in the fourth stanza and sealed the winning outcome. Simone Costa (177-G/F-96) netted 12 points, while Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) had 11 points and 14 boards in the victory. Eleanna Christinaki (181-G-96) responded with 14 points for Greece.

Czech Republic - Sweden 60-56
Tereza Kracikova (190-C-96) stepped up with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists to pace Czech Republic past Sweden. The Czech team trailed by six points after the first frame. But they used a 33:21 run in the next two quarters to pull ahead for good. Aneta Mainclova (191-C-96) delivered 13 points and 9 rebounds in the victory. Elin Ljunggren (184-F-96) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds for Sweden.

Slovenia - Turkey 54-44
Slovenia outgunned Turkey in the classification round. Alma Potocnik (173-PG-97) nailed 12 points to pace the winners. Turkey grabbed a 16:13 lead after ten minutes. But Slovenia went on a 19:7 run in the fourth frame to eke out victory. Larisa Ocvirk (185-SF-97) netted 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the winners. Beylem Ilba (185-F-96) recorded 10 points for Turkey.


Quarterfinals are set in Matosinhos - Jul 23, 2014

Group E
France - Lithuania 50-43
France held off Lithuania and claimed the second position in Group E. Louise Dambach (175-SG-96) recorded 13 points for Les Bleus. Lithuania raced to a 22:19 halftime lead. France however erased the deficit in the third term and secured a 37:33 advantage before the final stanza. France held their opponents to just 10 points in the fourth frame to seal the win. Ornella Bankole (180-SF-97) netted 9 points for the winners. Agne Cerneckyte (175-SG-96) responded with 12 points for Lithuania.

Belgium - Slovenia 61-55
Belgium earned the first victory at the second stage of the tournament. They knocked down Slovenia in Group E but could not get into the playoffs. Heleen Nauwelaers (180-F-96) knocked down 18 points to pace Belgium. Fauve Bastiaenssen (176-PF-97) added 10 points for the winners. Belgium overcame a 6-point deficit after the first period to tame Slovenia at the end. Annamaria Prezelj (177-SG-97) and Larisa Ocvirk (185-SF-97) responded with 10 points each for Slovenia.

Serbia - Russia 64-68
Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) dropped 25 points and pulled down 9 rebounds to pace Russia past Serbia. The victory propelled Russia at 4-1 record in Group E. Serbia jumped to a 22:16 lead after ten minutes. But Russia bounced back with a 24:15 run in the second quarter to spur ahead. Russia maintained the lead throughout the second half and sealed the victory. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) netted 20 points and grabbed 9 rebounds for the winners. Julijana Vojinovic (178-G-96) answered with 20 points and 8 rebounds for Serbia.

Group F
Czech Republic - Croatia 58-64
Croatia punched the quarterfinal ticket with a tough win over Czech Republic counterparts. Iva Slonjsak (181-SG-97) was pivotal with 25 points for Croatia. They accumulated a 35:29 halftime advantage. The teams traded baskets throughout the second half as Croatia marched to the win. Dora Goles (167-PG-97) produced 11 points for Croatia. Tereza Sipova (179-F/C-97) responded with 13 points and 10 rebounds for Czech Republic.

Holland - Portugal 64-50
Netherlands prevailed against hosting Portugal to clinch the quarterfinal ticket. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) came up with 21 points, 6 assists and 4 boards to pace the Dutch team. Netherlands used a 20:10 rally in the second frame to spur ahead for a 9-point advantage. Netherlands kept Portugal at bay throughout the second half and sealed the victory. Janis Ndiba (182-F/C-97) registered 18 points for the winners. Simone Costa (177-G/F-96) responded with 21 points for Portugal.

Italy - Spain 63-68
Spain edged Italy in the battle of two undefeated teams in Matosinhos. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) nailed 17 points to pace the winners as they improved at 5-0 record in Group F. Helena Orts added 15 points for the winning side. Spain accumulated a 39:26 halftime advantage. Italy cut the deficit at just 2-point mark at the final intermission. Spain outscored the Azzurri in the fourth period and sealed the winning outcome. Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) responded with 21 points for Italy.

Group G
Poland - Sweden 67-55
Poland celebrated the third consecutive victory in the classification round of the championship. They held off Sweden to win Group G. Karolina Pobozy (190-PF-96) stepped up with 14 points and 10 rebounds for Poland. Amalia Rembiszewska netted 11 points in the victory. Sweden led by 8 points after the first frame. But Poland recovered in the second term. They accounted for a 28:25 halftime lead. Sweden pulled within a single point at the final intermission however Poland bounced back with a 22:11 run in the final stanza to seal the winning outcome. Ellen Astrom (170-F-96) provided 11 points for Sweden.

Turkey - Greece 39-55
Greece knocked down Turkey to improve at 2-1 record in Group G. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) scored 15 points and collected 7 rebounds to pace the Hellenes. Greece jumped to a 28:16 halftime lead. They went on a 13:5 run in the final stanza to seal the victory. Maria Fasoula (190-C-97) delivered 10 points and 9 rebounds for Greece. Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds for Turkey. Serife Onar had 11 points in the loss.


Review of Day 5 in Matosinhos - Jul 22, 2014

Group E
Russia - Belgium 54-42
Russia collected another win at the tournament as they bruised Belgium. Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) came up with 15 points and 8 rebounds to pace the charge. Russia led by just 3 points at the interval. But they went on a 32:23 second half run to seal the win. Tatiana Sema (193-C-96) had 14 points and 11 rebounds in the victory. Julie Allemand (173-PG-96, agency: LBM Management) responded with 12 points and 9 rebounds in the defeat.

France - Serbia 68-52
France toppled Serbia to catch up with their opponents in Group E ladder. Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96) stepped up with 14 points for Les Bleus. France outscored Serbia in each quarter to march to the win. Mathilde Combes (184-C-96) netted 12 points for the winners. Aleksandra Crvendakic (188-F-96) answered with 15 points for Serbia.

Lithuania - Slovenia 62-69
Slovenia claimed a crucial win in their quarterfinal quest. They outgunned Lithuania to improve at 2-2 record in Group E. Maja Jakobcic (187-PF-97) posted 22 points to pace Slovenia. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) responded with 15 points and 11 rebounds for Lithuania. The Baltic team gaiend a 35:31 halftime lead. But Slovenia went on a 38:27 run in the second half to seal the win.

Group F
Holland - Italy 59-61
Italy snatched a narrow win over Netherlands to improve at 4-0 record on top of Group F. Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) stepped up with 16 points to lead the effort. Italy jumped to a 20:12 lead after the opening frame and never looked back afterwards. Sofia Vespignani (166-PG-96) had 12 points in the win. Fleur Kuijt replied with 19 points for Holland.

Spain - Czech Republic 69-60
Spain held off Czech Republic to record the fifth straight win in Portugal. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) recorded 16 points and 7 rebounds to pace the winners. Laia Flores (170-PG-96) added 14 points for Spain. Tereza Kracikova (190-C-96) answered with 11 points for Czech Republic.

Portugal - Croatia 59-44
Portugal stayed in the race for the playoffs after they upset Croatia in Matosinhos. Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) posted 18 points and 11 rebounds for Portugal. The hosts gained a 22:14 lead ten minutes into the game. They protected the advantage well enough throughout the rest of the game. Simone Costa (177-G/F-96) chipped in 12 points for Portugal. Iva Slonjsak (181-SG-97) replied with 16 points for Croatia.

Group G
Sweden - Greece 40-54
Greece prevailed against Sweden to get first victory in Group G. Eleanna Christinaki (181-G-96) scored 17 points for the Hellenes. Greece posted a 16:8 lead ten minutes into the game. Sweden cut the distance at 4-point mark at the interval. But Greece used an 18:9 rally in the fourth stanza to seal the win. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) had 10 points and 8 steals for the winners. Elin Ljunggren responded with 8 points for Sweden.

Poland - Turkey 65-53
Poland outgunned Turkey for the second straight win in the classification round Group G. Aleksandra Mysinska (174-G-96) produced 15 points for the Polish team. Turkey accumulated a 28:23 halftime lead. But Poland responded with a 42:25 second half rally to seal the victory. Karolina Pobozy accounted for 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Jowita Ossowska (181-SF-96) had 11 points in the win. Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) replied with 14 points for Turkey.


Review of Day 4 in Matosinhos - Jul 21, 2014

Group E
Slovenia - Serbia 62-79
Serbia opened the Second Stage campaign with a comfortable win over Slovenia. Julijana Vojinovic (178-G-96) scored 19 points to pace the winners. Serbia accounted for a 44:23 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the win. Kristina Arsenic (193-C-97) netted 12 points in the victory. Sara Vujacic (176-SG-96) recorded 12 points for Slovenia.

Belgium - France 46-58
France outgunned Belgium behind 18 points and 7 rebounds from Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96). Belgium jumped to a 14:10 lead after ten minutes. Les Bleus cut the deficit at one point at the interval 29:28. France used a 17:7 run in the third term to spur ahead. They held Belgium to only 10 points in the fourth frame and sealed the winning outcome. Mathilde Combes (184-C-96) had 12 points for the winners. Aline Verelst (172-SG-96) answered with 10 points for Belgium.

Lithuania - Russia 43-86
Russia gained the first victory at the Second Stage in Matosinhos. They defeated Lithuania in Group E action. Tatiana Sema (193-C-96) nailed 21 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for Russia as they improved at 2-1 record. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) accounted for 13 points in the victory. Russia went on a 46:20 second half rally to seal the win. Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) recorded 15 points for the winners. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) responded with 10 points for Lithuania.

Group F
Portugal - Spain 52-62
Spain registered the fourth consecutive victory at the tournament. They knocked down Portugal at the start of the Second Stage. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) poured in 28 points for the winners. Laia Flores (170-PG-96) added 10 points for Spain. Chelsea Guimaraes (189-F/C-97) responded with 14 points and 10 boards for Portugal.

Czech Republic - Holland 57-70
Netherlands defeated Czech Republic for 2-1 record in Group E. Janis Ndiba (182-F/C-97) tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Netherlands piled up a 30:20 halftime lead. Czech Republic spurred ahead for a 48:42 lead at the final intermission. But the Dutch side responded with a 28:9 rally in the fourth term to seal the victory. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) netted 21 points in the win. Eva Kopecka (171-SF-96) responded with 12 points for Czech Republic.

Croatia - Italy 53-68
Sofia Vespignani (166-PG-96) and Martina Kacerik (179-PG-96) notched 14 points each for Italy as they defeated Croatia at the start of the Second Stage of the championship. Croatia jumped to a 17:15 lead after ten minutes. Italy responded with a 22:5 run in the second term to secure a 37:22 halftime advantage. The Azzurri maintained the lead throughout the second half and rallied to the victory. Stefania Trimboli (178-G-96) and Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) had 8 points each in the win. Dora Goles responded with 13 points for Croatia.

Group G
Turkey - Sweden 60-63
Sweden victoriously opened their classification round campaign. They held off Turkey. Adriana Camber (174-F-97) recorded 12 points for the winners. Sweden registered a 35:31 halftime lead. Turkey pulled within three points at the final intermission. But Sweden held on to the lead throughout the fourth quarter and sealed the winning outcome. Elin Ljunggren (184-F-96) netted 11 points and collected 9 rebounds for the Scandinavian team. Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) responded with 18 points for Turkey.

Greece - Poland 51-61
Poland claimed victory over Greece in the classification round. Karolina Pobozy (190-PF-96) netted 20 points to pace the winners. Poland recorded a 36:24 halftime lead. Greece cut the distance at 8-point mark at the final intermission. However Poland sealed the winning outcome with an 18:16 run in the fourth term. Amalia Rembiszewska (190-F-96) chipped in 14 points for the winners. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) responded with 18 points for Greece.


Review of Day 3 in Matosinhos - Jul 19, 2014

Group A
France - Turkey 54-43
France toppled Turkey and advanced into the second stage of the tournament. Ornella Bankole (180-SF-97) and Maryle Limousin (160-PG-96) accounted for 10 points apiece as Les Bleus improved at 2-1 record in the second position in Group A ladder. Turkey slipped at 0-3 record after the defeat. France trailed by 2 points before the fourth frame but they went on a 25:12 run in the final stanza to seal the win. Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) recorded 13 points for Turkey.

Slovenia - Russia 42-72
Russia defeated Slovenia to win Group A. Ksenia Levchenko (165-PG-96) dropped 14 points to pace the winners. Russia went on a 24:6 run in the first frame and protected the lead throughout the reminder of the contest. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) topscored with 15 points for Russia. Annamaria Prezelj (177-SG-97) nailed 14 points as Slovenia occupied the third position in the standings.

Group B
Greece - Serbia 77-65
Greece defeated Serbia in the final game of the preliminary round for both teams but could not avoid the relegation battle. Greece occupied the fourth position in Group B. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) scored 20 points to pace the winners. Greece accounted for a 35:25 halftime lead. They maintained the advantage throughout the second half to seal the winning outcome. Eleanna Christinaki had 17 points for the winners. Bojana Stevanovic (180-PF-96) answered with 12 points for Serbia.

Lithuania - Belgium 57-59
Belgium snatched narrow win over Lithuania to seal their Second Stage appearance at the tournament. Aline Verelst (172-SG-96) scored 12 points to pace Belgium to a crucial win in Group B. Lithuania enjoyed a 32:31 halftime advantage. But Belgium went on a 16:9 run in the third term to pull ahead. Lithuania cut the deficit in the fourth frame but could not avoid a sour defeat at the end. Julie Allemand (173-PG-96, agency: LBM Management) netted 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for the winners. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) topscored with 23 points for Lithuania.

Group C
Croatia - Holland 58-57
Croatia held off Netherlands but it was not enough for the winners to leapfrog their opponents in Group C ladder. Netherlands finished second despite the loss. Dora Goles (167-PG-97) scored 21 points to pace Croatia. Iva Slonjsak (181-SG-97) added 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) responded with 16 points for Netherlands.

Poland - Spain 71-76 OT
Spain earned the third consecutive victory in Portugal. They shot down Poland in overtime to finish the preliminary round undefeated. Laura Quevedo (185-PF-96, agency: Josep and Nicolas) scored 24 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for the winners. Spain looked well in control building a 36:26 halftime lead. But Poland denied the deficit forcing overtime. Spain needed a 10:5 extra period run to seal the victory. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) and Laia Flores (170-PG-96) accounted for 13 points each in the win. Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) responded with game-high 28 points for Poland.

Group D
Portugal - Italy 44-61
Italy secured the third straight victory in Matosinhos as they rallied past Portugal. The Azzurri therefore clinched the top spot in Group D. Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) scored 20 points for the winners. Alessia Cabrini (178-PG-96) and Martina Kacerik (179-PG-96) added 7 points each for Italy. Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) responded with 20 points and 11 rebounds for Portugal as they finished third at 1-2 record.

Czech Republic - Sweden 75-46
Czech Republic fired past Sweden for the second victory in Group C. Tereza Kracikova (190-C-96) stepped up with 18 points and 9 rebounds for the Czech team. They accumulated a 35:26 halftime lead. Czech Republic went on a 22:6 run in the third term to clear off for good. Sarah Berankova (176-PG-96) delivered 14 points for the winners. Amanda Kantzy (187-C-96) responded with 10 points for Sweden.


Review of Day 2 in Matosinhos - Jul 18, 2014

Group A
Turkey - Russia 56-75
Russia gained the first victory in Matosinhos as they edged Turkey in Group A. Russia piled up a 40:26 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) nailed 23 points to pace Russia. Zhosselina Maiga (193-C-96) contributed 18 points for the winners. Melis Gulcan (186-SF-96, agency: 1x1 Sports) responded with 20 points for Turkey.

France - Slovenia 46-47
Slovenia escaped with a narrow win over France in the second game at the European Championship. Slovenia now improved at 2-0 record in Group A. Maja Jakobcic (187-PF-97) scored 13 points for the winners. Slovenia built a 31:21 halftime lead. France held their opponents to just 16 points in the second half but stopped just short of victory. Annamaria Prezelj (177-SG-97) had 12 points for the winners. Louise Dambach (175-SG-96) responded with 14 points for France.

Group B
Serbia - Belgium 57-39
Serbia thumped Belgium to gain 2-0 record in Group B. Aleksandra Crvendakic (188-F-96) chipped in 20 points and collected 7 rebounds for the Balkan team. Serbia went on a 19:6 run in the fourth frame to seal the victory. Snezana Bogicevic (176-PG-97) had 10 points for Serbia. Laeticia Mpoyi (179-C-96) and Serena-Lynn Geldof (195-C-97) answered with 9 points each for Belgium.

Greece - Lithuania 65-70
Lithuania defeated Greece to improve at 1-1 record in Group B. Agne Cerneckyte (175-SG-96) produced 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists to pace the Baltic team. Lithuania secured a 5-point lead before the fourth frame and held on to the victory in the final minutes. Laura Juskaite (186-PF-97) was responsible for 16 points and 9 rebounds for the Baltic team. Eleanna Christinaki (181-G-96) replied with 27 points for Greece.

Group C
Holland - Spain 46-68
Spain improved at 2-0 record at the tournament as they rallied past Netherlands in Group C. Laia Flores (170-PG-96) tossed in 17 points to lead the winners. Spain built a 34:20 halftimt lead. They stretched the margin at 24-point mark at the final intermission and never looked back en route to the victory. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) and Laura Quevedo (185-PF-96, agency: Josep and Nicolas) delivered 12 points each for the winning side. Esther Fokke (185-PF-96) answered with 12 points for Holland.

Croatia - Poland 50-52
Poland went on a 28:22 run in the second half and snatched a tough win over Croatia in the second day of action in Portugal. Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) chipped in 20 points to lead the winners. Karolina Pobozy (190-PF-96) contributed 10 points for the Polish side. Patricija Bura (185-C-96) replied with 12 points for Croatia.

Group D
Czech Republic - Portugal 60-59
Czech Republic came from behind in the second half to tame hosting Portugal in the European Championship tonight. Sarah Berankova notched 16 points to pace the winners. Tereza Sipova (179-F/C-97) added 11 points and 7 rebounds for the Czech team. Portugal responded with 13 points from Simone Costa (177-G/F-96). Carolina Bernardeco (163-PG-97) had 12 points in the loss.

Sweden - Italy 51-61
Italy recorded the second consecutive victory in Portugal. They knocked down Sweden for 2-0 record in Group D. Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) posted 16 points for the Azzurri. Italy went on a 22:11 run in the fourth stanza to seal the victory. Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) had 11 points for the Azzurri. Kristin Seman (171-SF-97) replied with 17 points for Sweden.


Review of Day 1 in Matosinhos - Jul 17, 2014

Group A
Slovenia - Turkey 73-54
Slovenia prevailed against Turkey in the first game in Matosinhos. Maja Jakobcic (187-PF-97) scored 19 points and collected 8 rebounds for the winners. Slovenia grabbed a 38:24 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Alma Potocnik (173-PG-97) had 15 points for Slovenia. Iren Naz Topuz answered with 16 points for Turkey.

Russia - France 50-55 OT
France escaped with a narrow win over Russia in the opening game at the tournament. Maryle Limousin (160-PG-96) scored 13 points to pace Les Bleus past Russia in overtime. Russia came from behind in the fourth frame to force overtime. France however limited Russia to just 2 points in the extra period and escaped with a narrow victory. Marie Milapie (191-C-96) chipped in 12 points for the winning side. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) and Ksenia Levchenko (165-PG-96) responded with 13 points each for Russia.

Group B
Belgium - Greece 61-43
Aline Verelst (172-SG-96) scored 15 points to pace Belgium past Greece in the opening game at the European Championship. The Hellenes jumped to a 14:10 lead after the opening frame. But Belgium responded with a 17:6 run in the second term to take a 27:20 halftime lead. Greece cut the deficit at 6-point mark but Belgium responded with a 21:9 rally in the final stanza to seal the victory. Eva Devliegher (169-SG-96) chipped in 11 points for the winners. Pinelopi Pavlopoulou (172-PG-96) responded with 11 points for Greece.

Lithuania - Serbia 68-80
Kristina Arsenic (193-C-97) nailed 22 points as Serbia rolled past Lithuania. Serbia accounted for a 25:13 lead after ten minutes. They held the Baltic team to just 29 points in the second half and sealed the victory. Juljana Vojinovic had 19 points for the Serbian side. Daugile Sarauskaite (195-C-96) topscored with 16 points and 15 rebounds for Lithuania.

Group C
Spain - Croatia 102-35
Spain thumped Croatia in the opener. Laia Flores (170-PG-96) netted 20 points to lead the charge. Spain accumulated a 43:23 halftime lead and cruised to the victory in the second half. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) had 19 points, while Itsaso Conde netted 12 points for the winners. Andrea Maric (193-C-97) had 11 points and 9 rebounds for Croatia.

Poland - Holland 50-66
Netherlands defeated Poland for the opening victory in Portugal. Janis Ndiba (182-F/C-97) fired 21 points and collected 8 rebounds for the Dutch team. Netherlands limited Poland to only 15 points in the first half to gain a 20-point lead and never looked back en route to the win. Fleur Kuijt (178-SG-96) chipped in 15 points in the victory. Monika Radomska (178-G/F-96) answered with 12 points for Poland.

Group D
Portugal - Sweden 63-50
Maria Kostourkova (191-C-97) nailed 20 points and pulled down 9 rebounds for Portugal as they knocked down Sweden. The hosts jumped to a 28:23 halftime lead. They used a 21:8 run in the third term to clear off for good. Simone Costa (177-G/F-96) accounted for 15 points in the victory. Sofia Hagg (168-PG-97) replied with 9 points for the Scandinavian team.

Italy - Czech Republic 70-60
Italy came strong in the second half to overcome Czech Republic in the first game of the European Championship. Marzia Tagliamento (179-F-96) tossed in 18 points for the Azzurri. Cecilia Zandalasini (183-G/F-96) posted 14 points for Italy. Aneta Mainclova (191-C-96) replied with 11 points and 9 rebounds for Czech Republic.




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