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European Championship for Small Countries: Andorra triumph in San Marino - Jul 7, 2012


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Final
Andorra - Moldova 74:72
Andorra clinched the title at the European Championship for Small Countries. They eked out a thrilling win over Moldova in the Final. Xavier Galera (182-PG-82), Oriol Fernandez (186-F-88) and Daniel Marin (192-SF-78) came up with 16 points each for the winners.
Andorra enjoyed a narrow 17:16 lead ten minutes into the game. They stretched the gap to 5 points at halftime 32:27. Andorra maintained the lead throughout the third quarter. They arrived at the final intermission up by 13 points 58:45. Moldova went on a desperate rescue rally in the fourth quarter. Ivan Cropotov (210-C-88, college: SW Baptist) tied things up at 72 with ten seconds remaining. But Casals drained a jumper late in regulation to seal the victory for Andorra. Casals accounted for 11 points for Andorra. Ivan Cropotov posted 18 points for Moldova. Anton Rulevski (194-SF-88) netted 16 points in the loss.

Andorra: Xavier Galera 16, Oriol Fernandez 16, Daniel Marin 16
Moldova: Ivan Cropotov 18, Anton Rulevski 16

Bronze Medals
Malta - San Marino 96:57
Malta registered the victory on the final day of European Championship for Small Countries. They thumped San Marino to step onto the pedestal. Malta clinched the third position. Samuel Deguara (223-C-91) came up with impressive 41 points and 15 rebounds for the winners.
Malta left no chance for the hosts. The visitors went on a 28:13 run in the opening quarter. Malta stretched the gap to 17 points at halftime 43:26. Malta dominated right after the big break. Malta extended the advantage to as many as 29 points with ten minutes remaining. They did not slow down in the fourth quarter and rallied to a comfortable win at the end. Omar Said (177-PG-80) posted 15 points, while Darryl Jackson (189-SG-85, agency: Interperformances, college: Warner Pacific) and Steve Schembri (187-SF-79) accounted for 9 points each for the winners. Andrea Raschi (198-SG-79) answered with 16 points and 10 rebounds for San Marino. Lorenzo Liberti (183-G-91) posted 13 points in the loss.

Malta: Samuel Deguara 41+15 boards, Omar Said 15, Darryl Jackson 9, Steve Schembri 9
San Marino: Andrea Raschi 16+10 boards, Lorenzo Liberti 13

5-7 Place
Scotland - Gibraltar 84:60
Scotland finished their European Championship for Small Countries campaign on a high note. They knocked down Gibraltar to clinch the sixth overall position. Nicholas Collins (195-F-84) knocked down 20 points to lead the winners.
Scotland enjoyed a 21:12 lead after ten minutes of action. They held Gibraltar to 13 points in the second frame to enlarge the margin to 11 points 36:25. Scotland maintained the lead throughout the third term. They stretched the gap to 17 points with one period remaining 56:39. Scotland unleashed 28 points in the final stanza and sealed a comfortable win at the end. Euan Campbell (188-PG-80) provided 13 points, while Scott Russell (182-PG-81) added 11 points for Scotland. Dylan Gomez (194-F-89) answered with 11 points and 9 rebounds for Gibraltar. Jamie Sercombe (187-F-92), Angel Guerrero (192-F-75) and Sam Buxton (195-F-89) had 10 points each in the loss.

Scotland: Nicholas Collins 20, Euan Campbell 13, Scott Russell 11
Gibraltar: Dylan Gomez 11, Jamie Sercombe 10, Angel Guerrero 10, Sam Buxton 10   




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European Championships Final Standings
 1. Slovenia
 2. Serbia
 3. Spain
 4. Russia
 5. Latvia
 6. Germany
 7. Italy
 8. Greece
 9. Lithuania
 10. Croatia
 11. Finland
 12. France
 13. Montenegro
 14. Turkey
 15. Ukraine
 16. Hungary
 17. Georgia
 18. Poland
 19. Belgium
 20. Czech Rep.
 21. Israel
 22. U.Kingdom
 23. Romania
 24. Iceland
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alexey SHVED
  (198-G-88)
  Avg: 24.3
 1. Shved, RUS24.3 
 2. Schroeder, GER23.7 
 3. Porzingis, LAT23.6 
 4. Dragic, SLO22.6 
 5. Bogdanovic, CRO22.5 
 6. Bogdanovic, SRB20.4 
 7. Markkanen, FIN19.5 
 8. Shengelia, GEO18.8 
 9. Belinelli, ITA17.9 
 10. Howell, ISR17.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jonas VALANCIUNAS
  LTU
  (213-C-92)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Valanciunas, LTU11.8 
 2. Olaseni, ENG11.4 
 3. Pachulia, GEO9.2 
 4. Doncic, SLO8.3 
 5. Vucevic, MNT7.7 
 6. Gasol, ESP7.6 
 7. Shengelia, GEO7.6 
 8. Mozgov, RUS7.4 
 9. Moldoveanu, ROM7.3 
 10. Gasol, ESP7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Mantas KALNIETIS
  LTU
  (195-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Kalnietis, LTU7.2 
 2. Rodriguez, ESP6.6 
 3. Satoransky, CZE6.4 
 4. Strelnieks, LAT6.3 
 5. Koponen, FIN6.2 
 6. Shved, RUS5.9 
 7. Schroeder, GER5.4 
 8. Jovic, SRB5.4 
 9. Lukashov, UKR5.3 
 10. Bertans, LAT5.3 
Steals Per Game
 Richard HOWELL
  USA
  (203-C/F-90)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Howell, ISR3.3 
 2. Lukashov, UKR2.0 
 3. Osman, TUR2.0 
 4. Mandache, ROM2.0 
 5. Belinelli, ITA2.0 
 6. Jovic, SRB1.9 
 7. Satoransky, CZE1.8 
 8. Rubio, ESP1.8 
 9. De-Colo, FRA1.8 
 10. Dragic, SLO1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Kristaps PORZINGIS
  LAT
  (221-C/F-95)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Porzingis, LAT1.9 
 2. Pustovyi, UKR1.7 
 3. Gasol, ESP1.6 
 4. Gasol, ESP1.4 
 5. Vidmar, SLO1.3 
 6. Randolph, SLO1.3 
 7. Barovic, MNT1.2 
 8. Bender, CRO1.2 
 9. Vucevic, MNT1.2 
 10. Saric, CRO1.0 
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