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First Day Schedule
Group A
Spain 50% Jul.9 Poland
Bosnia 50% Jul.9 Portugal
Group B
Serbia 50% Jul.9 Sweden
Germany 50% Jul.9 Italy
Group C
Latvia 50% Jul.9 Holland
France 50% Jul.9 Greece
Group D
Slovakia 50% Jul.9 Belgium
Russia 50% Jul.9 Turkey
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First Day Schedule
Group A
Ukraine 50% Jul.7 Czech R.
Group B
Croatia 50% Jul.7 Bulgaria
Romania 50% Jul.7 Belarus
Group C
United Kingd 50% Jul.7 Lithuania
Group D
Ireland 50% Jul.7 Slovenia
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Division A, Day 7: Russia, Holland, Spain and Turkey advance to Semifinals - Aug 25, 2012

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Ukraine - Holland
Holland had another great game in Debrecen. This time they downed Ukraine 71-63 in the Quarterfinals of U20 EuroBasket and will meet Russia in the Semis. Ukraine will continue in Classification Round from 5th-8th place at this event. Their first rival will be Sweden. Holland had 3-point lead at the half time and after that made impressive 19-9 in Q3. Ukraine came to minus 7 in the last quarter, but it was all from them in this meeting. Marlou De Kleijn (182-F-92, agency: Regeneracom Sports) stepped up for the winners with 23 points and Zera Butter (179-G-92) added 14. Sharon Lammerink (189-C-93) posted 12 pts in this victory. At the other side, Alina Iagupova (186-G-92, agency: LBM Management) collected 21 points and 11 rebounds, but she made only 2 of 10 attempts from behind the arc. Oleksandra Chek (191-C-93, agency: New Trend Agency) (7 rebs) and Lyudmyla Naumenko (184-F-93) scored 13 points each. Semifinals, as well as first games of Classification Round from 5th-8th place, will be played today.

Sweden - Russia 65-73
Russia advanced to the Semifinals of U20 EuroBasket in Debrecen. They handed 73-65 loss to Sweden in the QFinals. Russia's rival in the battle for the gold medal game will be Holland. At the other side, Sweden will continue in Classification Round from 5th-8th place. Alexandra Stolyar (178-G-92) top-scored in victory with 15 points and Ksenia Tikhonenko (190-F/C-93, agency: Ryzhov Stanislav) helped with 14 points and 9 rebounds. Galina Kiseleva (184-F-93) secured a nice help adding 13 points, plus 6 boards. In defeat, Josefin Vesterberg (187-F/C-93) was better than the others with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Farhiya Abdi (188-F-92) scored 14 points and Binta Drammeh (180-F-92) added 10 pts, plus 8 rebs. Russia was up by four at the end of Q3 and jumped to 68-54 with 4 minutes remaining in the game. That was simply too much for Sweden. Quarters: 20-18, 18-12, 12-16, 23-19. Championship continues today.

Spain - France 55-53
Spain grabbed 55-53 thriller win against France in the Quarterfinals of U20 EuroBasket in Debrecin. It means that Spain advanced to the Semis, where they will meet Turkey. France will continue in Classification Round from 5th-8th place. Their first rival will be Belarus. Spain was 54-46 up with 2:55 remaining in the game, after what France made 7-0 run in something more than a minute. Both teams were scoreless in the next minute and a half, after what Laura Gil (190-C-92, agency: Josep and Nicolas) made on free throw for Spain. France had 7 seconds for the last possession and Diallo tried from behind the arc, but she missed and Spain advanced to the Semifinals. Quarters: 10-16, 21-10, 10-12, 14-15. Mariona Ortiz (183-F/G-92) led the winners with 21 points and 8 rebounds (valuation 29, MVP). Gil had 16 points and 7 rebs, while Queralt Casas (180-G-92) added 12 pts. In the loosing squad, Sara Chevaugeon (177-G-93) delivered 13 pts. Their second scorer was Romane Bernies (170-PG-93) with 9 points, while Alice Nayo (186-C-93) collected 8 points and 7 rebs. Teams will continue with games today.

Turkey - Belarus 66-61
Turkey extended its winning streak at U20 EuroBasket in Debrecen. They downed Belarus 66-61 in the Quarterfinals and booked a spot for the Semis. There, Turkey will meet Spain. Ayse Cora (175-G/F-93) (5 rebs) and Pelin Bilgic (173-G-94) led the winners with 12 points each. Merve Aydin (174-PG-94) followed them with 10 points and 7 rebs. In Belarus, Maryia Papova (186-PF-94) (7 rebs) and Aliaksandra Musatava (174-SG-92) scored 16 points apiece, and Maryia Filonchyk (187-PF-92) posted 15 points in this defeat. Turkey had 48-42 lead after 30 minutes, but Belarus closed the gap to 3 pts soon after that. Ayse Cora and her teammates shined when it mattered most and stayed in charge for rest of the game. Championship continues today. As mentioned above, Turkey will meet Spain, while Belarus will play against France. It will be the first game of the Classification Round from 5th-8th place.

Places 9-12
Slovakia - Lithuania 54-57
Lithuania made a first step forward to 9th place at U20 EuroBasket in Debrecin. They grabbed 57-54 win over Slovakia on Friday. Today, Lithuania will meet Poland and winner of that game will take 9th place at this event. Slovakia will meet Serbia in the battle for position No.11. Laura Svaryte (190-C/F-92) paced Lithuania with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Monika Grigalauskyte (190-PF-92) (12 rebs) and Monika Petrauskaite (183-F-92) (6 rebs) netted 10 points each. In defeat, Marta Palenikova (184-G/F-92) scored 14 points and Angelika Oravcova (175-PG-92) had three less than her. Barbora Balintova (176-G-94) stopped to 8 pts in this loss. Lithuania was constantly in charge during the last ten minutes, despite Slovakia touched minus one with 7:55 to go. Quarters: 16-22, 25-10, 4-8, 12-14. Championship continues today.

Poland - Serbia 72-66 2OT
Poland grabbed 72-66 double overtime win against Serbia in the first game of the Classification Round from 9th-12th place. Today, Poland will meet Lithuania and winner of that game with finish as No.9 of U20 EuroBasket in Debrecein. Serbia will meet Slovakia in the battle for 11th place. It was a heartbreaking thriller and Poland shined in the second OT to take the victory. Quarters: 7-16, 12-13, 9-8, 20-11, 10-10 OT1, 14-8 OT2. Martyna Stelmach (187-F/C-92) stepped up for the winners with 18 points and 8 rebounds. Magdalena Zietara (170-G/F-92) had 12 points and 6 assists, while Dorota Mistygacz (183-F/C-92) helped with double-double of 11 points and 10 rebs. In Serbia, Natasa Kovacevic (187-F-94) delivered 15 points, while Milica Toskovic (187-G-93) added 11 pts and 5 rebs. Snezana Colic (178-G-92) collected 10 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in this game. Both teams will play their last games in Debrecen today.

Group G
Portugal - Italy 52-56
Italy celebrated its fourth straight victory in Group G of U20 EuroBasket. They downed Portugal 56-52 for 4-0 record in this pool. After this win Italy is very close to survival in Division A and actually victory against UK today would be enough. At the other side, Portugal dropped to 2-2 and they are in very difficult situation now. Giovanna Pertile (182-F-92) led the winners with 9 points and 10 rebounds. Francesca Dotto (170-PG-93) and Nene Diene (169-PG-92) also scored 9 points each in this victory. At the other side, Jessica Almeida (172-PG-93) delivered 12 points and Daniela Domingues (176-G/F-92) added 11 pts, plus 10 boards. Laura Ferreira (177-G-95) stopped to 9 pts in this loss. Italy was better in the last ten minutes to take the victory in this meeting. Quarters: 16-15, 10-16, 10-7, 20-14. Today, Italy will meet UK. Portugal will play against Latvia.

United Kingdom - Latvia 61-72
Latvia registered second win in Group G of U20 EuroBasket in Debrecen. They handed 71-61 loss to UK on Friday. After this win Latvia kept their hopes alive for the survival in Division A, but it will be very difficult task as Italy already has 4-0 in this pool. UK dropped to 0-4. Sabine Dukate (174-F-93) netted 18 points for the winners and Dita Rozenberga (181-F-92) added 14 pts. Ance Aizsila (175-G-94) followed them with 12 pts. In the loosing squad, Jessica Hurd (185-C-92) was better than the others with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Erin McGarrachan (182-G-92) had 12 points and 5 rebs, while Olufemi Hamilton (170-G-93) stopped to 9 pts and 6 rebs. Quaretrs: 16-11, 12-14, 25-16, 19-20. In the next game Latvia will meet Portugal. UK will take on Italy.

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Men Women
European Championships U20 Standings
Group A
 1. Bosnia 0-0 
 2. Spain 0-0 
 3. Poland 0-0 
 4. Portugal 0-0 
Group B
 1. Germany 0-0 
 2. Italy 0-0 
 3. Serbia 0-0 
 4. Sweden 0-0 
Group C
 1. France 0-0 
 2. Greece 0-0 
 3. Latvia 0-0 
 4. Holland 0-0 
Group D
 1. Belgium 0-0 
 2. Russia 0-0 
 3. Slovakia 0-0 
 4. Turkey 0-0 
European Championships U20 Standings Div.B
Group A
 1. Czech Rep. 0-0 
 2. Hungary 0-0 
 3. Ukraine 0-0 
Group B
 1. Belarus 0-0 
 2. Bulgaria 0-0 
 3. Croatia 0-0 
 4. Romania 0-0 
Group C
 1. U.Kingdom 0-0 
 2. Israel 0-0 
 3. Lithuania 0-0 
Group D
 1. Ireland 0-0 
 2. Montenegro 0-0 
 3. Slovenia 0-0 
Points Per Game
  Avg: 22
 1. Ben Abdelkad., BEL22.0 
 2. Crvendakic, SRB18.0 
 3. Stankovic, SRB16.3 
 4. Ferreira, POR15.0 
 5. Hof, NED14.2 
 6. Stankiewicz, POL13.6 
 7. Nagy, HUN12.8 
 8. Romero, ESP12.8 
 9. Gaye, FRA12.2 
 10. Gulcan, TUR12.0 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Antonyuk, UKR12.4 
 2. Stankovic, SRB10.3 
 3. Degbeon, GER9.6 
 4. Ferreira, POR8.3 
 5. Slim, NED8.3 
 6. Senyurek, TUR8.0 
 7. Stach, GER7.6 
 8. Grzesinski, BEL7.4 
 9. Kostourkova, BUL7.2 
 10. Hof, NED7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Leticia ROMERO
  Avg: 4
 1. Romero, ESP4.0 
 2. Soeiro, POR3.9 
 3. Naczk, POL3.9 
 4. Akbas, TUR3.8 
 5. Mandic, SRB3.7 
 6. Komarova, RUS3.2 
 7. Johannes, FRA3.1 
 8. Cornelius, NED3.0 
 9. Stach, GER2.9 
 10. Kudule, LAT2.7 
Steals Per Game
 Leticia ROMERO
  Avg: 2
 1. Romero, ESP2.0 
 2. Kacerik, ITA2.0 
 3. Crvendakic, SRB2.0 
 4. Akbas, TUR1.9 
 5. Erat, TUR1.8 
 6. Johannes, FRA1.7 
 7. Nagy, HUN1.7 
 8. Trimboli, ITA1.6 
 9. Stankovic, SRB1.6 
 10. Dudasova, SVK1.6 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Stankovic, SRB3.6 
 2. Shchetina, RUS2.1 
 3. Strautmane, LAT1.9 
 4. Remenarova, SVK1.6 
 5. Hof, NED1.4 
 6. Yatskovets, UKR1.2 
 7. Degbeon, GER1.1 
 8. Lo Sylla, ESP1.0 
 9. Szajtauer, POL0.9 
 10. Fridenberga, LAT0.8 
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