Canada - USA 83-103 USA U17 becomes the first finalist of the FIBA U17 World Championship. The favorites outscored Canada U17 as Michael Gilchrist (201-F-93) shined for the US squad. Pierre surprised US in the start of the game, while Pangos tied it at 5:5. After that time USA took the control and never looked behind. Michael Gilchrist scored for 22:12 and Teague closed the period at 30:17. The top-scorer of the game opened the second frame and he scored another 9 points in a row. Cook later delivered for 43:23 at the middle of the second quarter. Webster-Chan reduced with Canada at 42:48 at the halftime. Wagner later reduced to 52:55, but USA did nt allow the opponents to tie the game. Drummond made it 71:61 and McAdoo closed the third frame at 75:65. With 28-18 USA won the last stanza and advanced to the Final. Thomas hit a three-pointer for the final success. Michael Gilchrist collected massive 30 points and 15 rebounds. Beal Bradley notched 17, while Thomas Adonis added 12. Wiggins Andrew ended up 20 points in the losing case. Pangos Kevin poured in 17, whilst Lomomba Junior netted 13.
Lithuania - Poland 65-75 Poland U17 joins USA U17 in the Final of the FIBA U17 World Championship. The European favorite rolled over Lithuania U17 75:65 to remain undefeated. The victory over the Baltic side was not however that easy. Lithuania opened the game with six consecutive baskets and had 11:2 later in the period. They increased to massive 21:8, but could not keep the deficit for good. Gielo Tomasz reduced with his team at 21:12 at the end of the first frame. Moreover he also tied the game at 21 and then Michalak gave Poland 23:21 lead. Ponitka Mateusz sent the teams to the lockers for 39:38 halftime advantage. In the third period the lead changed several times, while Poland took it for good in the end of the frame. Matczak brought the winners 60:52 after thirty minutes in the court. Lithuania however tried hard to get the lead back and reduced to 63:65 with 4 minutes to go. Poland did not allow them to do something else as they increased to 10 points at the end of the game. Ponitka Mateusz paced all the winners with 22 points to reach the Final game. Przemyslaw Karnowski (213-C-93) collected 18 points and 13 rebounds, while Gielo Tomasz posted 12. Mockevicius Mantas replied with 24 points in defeat and Narkevicius Rokas added 12.
China - Australia 66-68 Australia U17 won the thriller to remain alive for the 5th position at the U17 World Championships in Germany. The team from Oceania edged China U17 68:66 as Hill Daniel hit the three-pointer that brought the victory for Australia. Australia scored the first five points in the game, while China took 7:6. Both squads exchanged the lead several times in the opening quarter as the team from Oceania had 15:14 after it. Guo Ailun (193-G-93) tied the game at 17, but Australia went on a run. Gilmore nailed a three-pointer to give his side 31:22 advantage. China managed to reduce at the halftime as Guo Ailun made a jump shot for 29:33. Again Australia reached plus 10 as Odigie posted two for 41:31. Norton Mitch increased to 45:34 with 6 minutes in the third period. China again used a chance of catching up as they closed the quarter at 48:51. Moreover Guo Ailun tied it all at 55:55 with less than 8 minutes to play in the game. The score was also tied at 57:57, 59:59 and 61:61. Zhu scored from the perimeter to give China 64:61 lead with 3 minutes to go. Carlin Daniel tied it again at 65:65, while Hill Daniel hit the three-pointer that brought the victory for Australia. Carlin Daniel poured in 16 points to lead all the winners. Hill Daniel and Norton Mitch scored 12 each as Australia will play tomorrow for the 5th spot. Guo Ailun erupted with 24 points in the losing effort. Wang Zirui notched 14 and Zhai Xiaochuan added 12.
Germany - Serbia 51-67 Serbia U17 overcame Germany U17 to stay alive for the 5th spot at the FIBA U17 World Championship. Serbian team needed 67:51to play for fifth place against Australia, Germany will face China in the game for seventh place. The hosts opened the first points in the game, while Serbia grabbed 15:6 later in the period. Germany reduced a bit as the quarter as finished at 13:19. Serbian tea did not even think of slowing down and increased to 10 points in the second period. Bogdan Radosavljevic (211-C-93) however closed the half at 30:32 to send the squads to the lockers. Serbia had a minimum lead in the start of the third quarter, while Peric posted for 40:38. The guests however did not allow Germany to taste the lead for a long time and finished the frame at 47:42. Right after that time it was too late for Germany to catch up. Serbia created 20-9 in the last frame and won the game. ljenovic Nenad poured in 31 points for the winners. Mitrovic Luka collected 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Radicevic Nikola added 7. Bekteshi Besnik and Bogdan Radosavljevic ended up with 11 points in the losing effort. Muller Malik delivered 10 points for the home side.
Argentina - Spain 66-56 Argentina U17 clinched the 9th place at the U17 World Championships. They sent Spain U17 to the 10th position beating them 66:56 in the last game for both teams. Argentina scored the first four points in the game, while they had 8:2 later in the period. Spain reduced to 13:11 and 15:13, but Argentina took 16:13 after the opening quarter. Martin Massone (187-F-94) hit the 3 point shot to bring his team 24;17 in the middle of the second quarter. Diez reduced to 26:23 and Suarez gave Spain 34:32 halftime advantage. In the third period Spain looked better and dominated the court. They grabbed 46:38 as Costa hit a three-pointer. Moreover Olaizola made two points inside the paint as Spain enjoyed the biggest lead at 50:42. Massarelli closed the quarter at 47:52 as Argentina looked forward for the last stanza. The run continued until the first three minutes of the last period when Spain was scoreless. Argentina took 54:52 with 7 minutes to go. Right after that they never looked behind and even increased the lead. Massarelli scored three last points of the winners to bring the final success. Herrera Frederico and Martin Massone top-scored with 12 points each for the 9th place. Garino Patricio poured in 11, while Bortolin Matias scored 10. Diez Daniel delivered 13 points in the losing case and Conde Luis added 9.
South Korea - Egypt 87-88 Egypt U17 rolls over South Korea U17 in the last game for both teams at the U17 World Championships in Germany. The team from Africa celebrated 88:87 win to clinch 11th spot. South Korea U17 finished the tournament on the last spot without wins. The game between two winless teams before seeing each other brought so much interest and intrigue. They both started offensively and exchanged the lead several times. Ahmed Hamdy (195-C-93) scored for 15:8 in the middle of the quarter, while Heo responded for 23;22 Korea's lead. Kim closed the period at 27:20 for Asian team. Lee Dong-Yeop delivered two as South Korea took one of the biggest 41:25 lead in the middle of the second frame. Moreover they enjoyed 47:30 at the end of the second period, while Alaa reduced to 49:36 at the halftime. In the third quarter it was a nightmare for South Korea that could not score in the first 5 minutes of the period. Egypt managed to take 51:49 in the middle of the third frame. South Korea meanwhile remained in front after 30 minutes, 65:63. It was hot in the court in the next 10 minutes as both teams had a chance to win. Trailing 85:87, Egypt posted the last three points of the game and won it 88:87. Ahmed Hamdy was unstoppable with 21 points and 17 rebounds. Moustafa Ahmed nailed 17, whilst Shousha Youssef scored 16. Lee Dong-Yeop poured in 22 points in defeat and Moon Seong-Gon notched 18.
Draw results in for FIBA U17 World Championships - Apr 13, 2016
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The Official Draws of the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women took place in Zaragoza, Spain, early Wednesday evening. Both events are to be staged in Zaragoza from 22 June to 3 July. It will be the first time the tournaments are played jointly - as part of a youth world basketball festival. Here the Draw Results: FIBA U17 World Championship 2016 (23 June to 3 July) Group A: 1. USA; 2. Egypt; 3. Turkey; 4. Chinese Taipei Group B: 1. Argentina; 2. Spain; 3. Mali; 4. Lithu... [read more]
The Official Draws of the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women took place in Zaragoza, Spain, early Wednesday evening. Both events are to be staged in Zaragoza from 22 June to 3 July. It will be the first time the tournaments are played jointly - as part of a youth world basketball festival.
Here the Draw Results: FIBA U17 World Championship 2016 (23 June to 3 July)
Group A: 1. USA; 2. Egypt; 3. Turkey; 4. Chinese Taipei Group B: 1. Argentina; 2. Spain; 3. Mali; 4. Lithuania Group C: 1. Australia; 2. Finland; 3. China; 4. Canada Group D: 1. Bosnia and Herzegovina; 2. Korea; 3. France; 4. Dominican Republic.
Spanish city of Zaragoza to host 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships; Egypt and Italy to stage 2017 FIBA U19 World Championships - Mar 12, 2016
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FIBA's Central Board on Saturday announced that the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women will take place in Zaragoza, Spain and also revealed the hosts of the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championships. The Egyptian capital of Cairo will be the backdrop of next year's FIBA U19 World Championship, the first-ever FIBA world youth event staged in Africa. Meanwhile, the Italian cities of Udine and Cividale Del Friuli will host the FIBA U19 Women's World Championship. This summer's FIBA... [read more]
FIBA's Central Board on Saturday announced that the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women will take place in Zaragoza, Spain and also revealed the hosts of the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championships. The Egyptian capital of Cairo will be the backdrop of next year's FIBA U19 World Championship, the first-ever FIBA world youth event staged in Africa. Meanwhile, the Italian cities of Udine and Cividale Del Friuli will host the FIBA U19 Women's World Championship. This summer's FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women will be played jointly for the first time ever - as part of a youth world basketball festival - from 22 June-3 July. This comes after FIBA endorsed the Spanish Basketball Federation (FEB)'s proposal of having a unique and innovative sporting event that combines all the elements most attractive to youth basketball players - competition, fun, shared experience, music and technology. The young players from 16 men's and 16 women's national teams - and united by the excitement of basketball - will have the opportunity to be part of a diverse community, sharing experiences with people of the same age group from different cultures and backgrounds
Here are the countries that qualified and will compete in the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women: MEN (23 June-3 July) Host: Spain Africa: Egypt, Mali Americas: USA, Canada, Argentina, Dominican Republic Asia: Korea, Chinese Taipei, China Europe: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Lithuania, Turkey, France, Finland Oceania: Australia
WOMEN (22 June-2 July) Host: Spain Africa: Mali, Nigeria Americas: Canada, Brazil, USA, Mexico Asia: China, Japan, Korea Europe: Czech Republic, Portugal, Italy, Latvia, France Oceania: Australia
Best Player: Malik Newman (6'4''-G-97) of USA Best Guard: Malik Newman (6'4''-G-97) of USA Best Forward: Diamond Stone (6'10''-C/F-97) of USA Best Center: Isaac Humphries (216-C-98) of Australia 1st Team G: Malik Newman (6'4''-G-97) of USA SG: Nikola Rakicevic (198-SG-97) of Serbia G: Dejan Vasiljevic (187-G-97) of Australia C/F: Diamond Stone (6'10''-C/F-97) of USA C: Isaac Humphries (216-C-98) of Australia 2nd Team G: Stefan Peno (193-G-97) of Serbia SG: Maximo Fjellerup (192-SG-... [read more]
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