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Division B. Montenegro crowned champions in Chalkida - Jul 24, 2016


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Popovic
FINAL
Iceland - Montenegro 76-78 OT
Montenegro claimed the Division B title. They outlasted Iceland in the exciting Final in Chalkida today. Petar Popovic (191-PG-96, agency: BeoBasket) provided 21 points to lead the Balkan team. Montenegro dominated throughout the first half. They established a 41:29 halftime lead. Montenegro piled up a 14-point lead heading into the fourth quarter. But Iceland once again showed character. They triggered a 26:12 run in the final stanza to force overtime. But Montenegro outscored their opponents 7:5 in the extra period and got away with the title. Milos Krivokapic (185-PG-96) posted 17 points to lead the winners. Jon Gudmundsson (192-G-96) responded with 23 points and 13 rebounds for Iceland. Petur Birgisson (185-G-96) had 17 points in the defeat.
3-4 Place
Greece - Croatia 73-67
Greece beat Croatia to earn the Bronze medals at the championship. The Hellenes also claimed Division A promotion with the win. Vasileios Charalampopoulos (205-SF-97) posted 16 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Croatia piled up a 41:26 halftime lead. However Greece turned things around in the third term. They went on a 32:8 run to spur ahead. Croatia tried to return into the game in the fourth quarter. They pulled closer but Greece hung on to seal the win. Vasileios Toliopoulos (186-PG-96, agency: Octagon Europe) had 17 points in the victory. Lovro Mazalin (204-SF-97, agency: BeoBasket) responded with 30 points and 14 rebounds for Croatia.

5-6 Place
Poland - Bosnia 63-94
Bosnia and Herzegovina sealed the fifth position at the championship. They stormed past Poland tonight. Six players scored in double digits for the winners. Markus Loncar (213-C-96) provided 17 points and 9 rebounds for Bosnia. Poland jumped to a 20:13 lead after ten minutes. But Bosnia responded with a 61:31 run in the next two quarters to spur ahead. They finished off Poland with a 20:12 rally in the fourth period. Edin Atic (201-G/F-97) posted 16 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds for the winners. Maciej Bender (210-F/C-97) replied with 15 points for Poland.

7-8 Place
United Kingdom - Georgia 77-41
Great Britain cruised past Georgia to finish 7th in Chalkida. Five players scored in double digits for the winners. Callum Lawson (196-F-96) accounted for 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort. Great Britain piled up a 37:21 halftime lead. Great Britain did not slow down after the big break. They ignited a 40:20 second half run to seal the win. Jules Akodo (188-G-96) had 11 points and 8 steals for the winners. Levan Maskhulia (200-SF-96) and Giorgi Tvalabeishvili (208-C-98) responded with 11 points each for Georgia.

9-10 Place
Romania - Russia 72-78
Russia beat Romania for the 9th place in Chalkida. Daniil Sinegubov (203-F-96) posted 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the winners. Russia built a 47:38 halftime lead. They stretched the gap at 11-point mark at the final intermission and never looked back en route to the win. Ilya Karpenkov (202-F/C-97), Dmitriy Makeev (190-PG-96) and Azat Tukmakov (190-SG-96) had 14 points each for Russia. Nicolae-Bogdan Nicolescu (200-F-97) responded with 24 points and 8 caroms for Romania.
11-12 Place
Portugal - Ireland 64-38
Portugal cruised past Ireland to finish 11th in Chalkida. Diogo Araujo (201-F/C-97) provided 19 points to pace the winners. Portugal established a 36:25 halftime lead. They held Ireland to just 13 points in the second half to seal the win. Carlos Cardoso (183-PG-97) posted 10 points and 9 assists for the winners. Graham Brannelly (190-SF-96) responded with 10 points for Ireland.

13-14 Place
Belarus - FYR Macedonia 85-33
Belarus thumped FYR Macedonia in their final game at the tournament. Maksim Salash (206-C/F-96, agency: Alti Sport) stepped up with 33 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Belarus piled up a 43:9 halftime lead. They followed with a 42:24 second half rally to celebrate victory. Andrei Rogozenko (180-PG-97) netted 10 points for the winners. Andrej Cvetkovski (192-PG-96) responded with 7 points for FYR Macedonia.

15-16 Place
Holland - Slovakia 76-46
Netherlands stormed past Slovakia to earn the 15th position. Freek Vos (201-F-97) delivered 22 points to lead the Dutch side. Netherlands secured a 39:29 halftime lead. They went on a 22:7 run in the third term to clear off for good. Coen Stolk (195-F-97) produced 12 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side. Robert Rozanek (190-G-96) responded with 14 points for Slovakia.

17-18 Place
Bulgaria - Armenia 61-65
Armenia ensured the 15th position in Chalkida. They nipped Bulgaria in the final game at the tournament. Steven Enoch (211-F/C-97) posted 23 points and 16 rebounds in the victory. Armenia posted a 39:35 halftime lead. They boosted the gap at 6-point mark at the final break. Bulgaria narrowed the gap in the fourth stanza but could not avoid the defeat. Aram Arslanian (192-PF-98) provided 18 points for the winners. Adriyan Sekulov (179-PG-96) responded with 22 points for Bulgaria.
  




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European Championships U20 Final Standings
 1. Greece
 2. Israel
 3. France
 4. Spain
 5. Serbia
 6. Lithuania
 7. Germany
 8. Iceland
 9. Turkey
 10. Ukraine
 11. Montenegro.
 12. Sweden
 13. Italy
 14. Slovenia
 15. Czech Rep.
 16. Latvia
Last:7/24/2017
European Championships U20 Final Standings Div.B
 1. Romania
 2. Croatia
 3. U.Kingdom
 4. Russia
 5. Poland
 6. Belgium
 7. Georgia
 8. Portugal
 9. Finland
 10. Holland
 11. Hungary
 12. Kosovo
 13. FYR Macedon.
 14. Albania
 15. Belarus
 16. Slovakia
 17. Armenia
 18. Ireland
 19. Azerbaijan
 20. Malta
 21. Moldova
Last:7/24/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Sviatoslav MYKHAILIUK
  UKR
  (203-G-97)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Mykhailiuk, UKR20.4 
 2. Popovic, MNT18.4 
 3. Echodas, LTU17.1 
 4. Yurtseven, TUR17.0 
 5. Birutis, LTU17.0 
 6. Hlinason, ISL16.7 
 7. Zoosman, ISR16.3 
 8. Wagner, GER16.1 
 9. Blatt, ISR16.0 
 10. Marinkovic, SRB15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Simon BIRGANDER
  SWE
  (211-F/C-97)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Birgander, SWE13.8 
 2. Popovic, MNT12.2 
 3. Hlinason, ISL11.6 
 4. Yurtseven, TUR11.4 
 5. Sjoberg, SWE9.0 
 6. Echodas, LTU8.9 
 7. Okeke, ITA8.1 
 8. Birutis, LTU8.1 
 9. Skapintsev, UKR8.0 
 10. Noua, FRA7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Tamir BLATT
  (180-PG-97)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Blatt, ISR10.1 
 2. Beliauskas, LTU6.3 
 3. Garcia, ESP5.6 
 4. Sisko, SLO5.3 
 5. Beyschlag, GER5.3 
 6. Peno, SRB5.0 
 7. Korkmaz, TUR4.8 
 8. Birkans, LAT4.7 
 9. Mykhailiuk, UKR4.4 
 10. Bakic, MNT4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Furkan KORKMAZ
  TUR
  (198-G-97)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Korkmaz, TUR2.6 
 2. Wagner, GER2.6 
 3. Koniaris, GRE2.4 
 4. Zotov, UKR2.3 
 5. Zoosman, ISR1.9 
 6. Mykhailiuk, UKR1.7 
 7. Thorbjarnars., ISL1.7 
 8. Sisko, SLO1.7 
 9. Beyschlag, GER1.6 
 10. Yilmaz, TUR1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  ISL
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Hlinason, ISL3.1 
 2. Yurtseven, TUR2.1 
 3. Durmaz, TUR2.1 
 4. Cekic, MNT1.9 
 5. Simanic, SRB1.8 
 6. Birutis, LTU1.7 
 7. Macura, SLO1.6 
 8. Birgander, SWE1.6 
 9. Tote, ITA1.4 
 10. Tkachenko, UKR1.3 
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