USA - Poland 111-80 USA U17 became the winner of the U17 World Championship in Hamburg, Germany. The favorites overcame European best team Poland U17 111:80. Pre-tournament favorites USA has looked unstoppable all tournament long and rightfully reached the trophy. Poland on the other hand were not pre-tournament favorites. Poland's unbeaten run has come as such a surprise that the Polish Federation and a number of media booked a last minute trip to Hamburg to assist the semi-final, and have stayed on for the final. Poland surprised the US team with four straight points in the start. James McAdoo (206-F-93) gave USA 9:7, while Wrotten delivered for 29:21 after the first quarter. Szymkiewicz closed the first frame at 29:24. Niedzwiedzki scored for 32:28, but USA responded with 8-0 run as Teague made it 40:28. Ponitka Mateusz cut it later to 46:41, while Drummond closed the run for the USA at 58:41. Poland actually won the third frame 21-20 and reduced to 78:62 after thirty minutes. USA enjoyed 78:62 win in the start of the final period. They grabbed 84:65 with 8 minutes in the court and reached three digits with 2.23 to go as Parker made it 101:75. USA kept the advantage for good and triumphed in the tournament. James McAdoo led all the winners with 20 points for the trophy. Beal Bradley nailed 19, while Gilchrist Michael netted 16. Gielo Tomasz delivered 21 points in the losing case. Ponitka Mateusz and Matczak Filip produced 14 points for the 'Silver' team.
Canada - Lithuania 83-81 Canada reached the podium at the U17 World Championship in Hamburg. They snatched a tough win in the consolation final against Lithuania. Olivier Hanlan (188-G-93) tallied 15 points to pace the North American side. Lithuania finished fourth despite 18 points and 5 assists from Martynas Paliukenas. Lithuania and Canada exchanged baskets throughout intense first frame. Lithuania were able to eke out a 28:24 lead at the first break. Narkevicius exploded with back-to-back three-pointers at the start of the second period to give Lithuania a 36:25 advantage. Canada however trimmed the deficit at just three points at halftime 40:43. Negus Webster-Chan opened the second half with a triple to draw things level. Osvaldas Olisevicius answered with five points in a row as Lithuania regained control. The Baltic team soon stretched the margin to 11 points but Canada once again proved character. They wrapped up the third term on a 9:0 rally to get within just two 59:61. Kymantas and Mantas Mockevicius gave Lithuania some breathing space at 65:59 at the beginning of the fourth term. But an 8:0 run from Canada put them in the drivers seat. The teams stayed neck and neck in the reminder of the contest. Semaska provided Lithuania with a four-point advantage with 44 seconds to go in regulation. Olivier Hanlan came up with a timely three-pointer to drag Canada closer. Olivier Hanlan followed with two free throws to put the North American team in charge. Pierre then accounted for one free throw to ensure an 83:81 lead for Canada. Mantas Mockevicius had a chance to force overtime but missed a lay-up and sealed the win for Canada. Junior Lomomba produced 14 points for the winners. Negus Webster-Chan and Kevin Pangos added 13 points each for Canada. Osvaldas Olisevicius delivered 17 points in the loss.
Australia - Serbia 64-74 Serbian U17 team occupied the fifth spot at the World Championship in Germany. They wrapped up their campaign on a high note firing past Australia. The Aussies finished in the sixth position. Luka Mitrovic stepped up with 18 points and 9 rebounds to pace Serbia. Daniel Carlin (202-C-93) and Odigie ensured a 4:0 start for Australia. But Serbia gradually turned things around and soon accumulated a 17:12 lead. The Balkan team won the opening stanza 21:18. Luka Mitrovic scored four points in a row at the start of the second period to boost the lead. Australia could not deny the deficit as they trailed by 7 points at halftime 34:40. Milosevic and Luka Mitrovic kept Serbia in charge throughout the third frame. However a 9:0 run from Australia drew things level at 52. Aleksandar Cvetkovic and Nenad Miljenovic allowed Serbia to enjoy a 56:52 lead at the final pause. Nenad Miljenovic and Luka Mitrovic helped Serbia to clear off to an 8-point distance in the fourth stanza. Australia could not respond and had to surrender at the end. Aleksandar Cvetkovic provided 17 points and 8 rebounds for Serbia. Nenad Miljenovic accounted for 15 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists in the victory. Daniel Carlin answered with game-high 27 points for Australia. Mitch Norton tallied 10 points in the loss.
China - Germany 65-64 Germany U17 lost their last game of U17 World Championship to finish on the 8th spot. China U17 grabbed 65:64 win to take the seventh position. China scored the first five points of the game and kept the hosts scoreless in the first four minutes of the quarter. Germany tied it later at 5:5 and then grabbed 14:12 lead at the end of 10 minutes. Moreover Germany continued their run until 20:12 when Muller hit the three-pointer. Germany increased to 34:19 at the halftime and looked forward to keep the score for good. China however changed after the break and produced another style in the next two periods. The Asian team reduced to 41:46 at the end of the third period as they exploded with 22-12 in the third frame. Moreover China tied the game at 48:48 in the start of the last stanza. Bleck brought 49:48 for Germany, while Guo Ailun (193-G-93) closed 6-0 run fro 54:49 with 6 minutes to go. Wang made it 60:54 with 4 minutes and Guo Ailun scored for 63:54. The European team finished with 6-0 run but it was enough only for 64:65 on the board. Guo Ailun stepped up with 23 points for the winners. Wang Zirui nailed 16, while Xu Tao posted 8. Bekteshi Besnik brought 23 points for the home side. Muller Malik and Radosavljevic Bogdan delivered 8 points each in a loss.
Group C Canada - Finland 92-68 Canada crushed Finland on this game. They at very beginning showed 'who is the boss' by winning first quarter with 37:22 and second one with 19:9 for going on half time with big lead 56:31. Rowan Barrett Jr.(201-SF-99). lead her team with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Ignas Brazdeikis (198-G/F-99) with 17 points and 8 rebounds. Finland responded via Andre Gustavson (184-PG-99) with 17 points and 5 rebounds. China - Australia 90-72 China get first win on thi... [read more]
Canada - Finland 92-68 Canada crushed Finland on this game. They at very beginning showed 'who is the boss' by winning first quarter with 37:22 and second one with 19:9 for going on half time with big lead 56:31. Rowan Barrett Jr. (201-SF-99). lead her team with 16 points and 10 rebounds and Ignas Brazdeikis (198-G/F-99) with 17 points and 8 rebounds. Finland responded via Andre Gustavson (184-PG-99) with 17 points and 5 rebounds.
China - Australia 90-72 China get first win on this tournament and it was big win against Australia by 18 point margin. Bai Haotian (192-G-99) lead Chinese team to the victory with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. In away team best was Tom Fullarton (200-F-99) with amazing performance of 25 points and 5 rebounds for index rating 17 in total. For Australian team this was second lose on this tournament.
Dominican Republic - South Korea 71-77 South Korea stayed perfect and recorded another win on World Cup this year. They win against Dominican Republic by 6 points. It was ups and downs in this game. South Korea won first quarter by 6, then Dominican Republic won second quarter by 7 and they had lead on half time. In third quarter South Korea comes with more freshness and won this period of the game by 5 (16:21) which was enough for the new lead and in last period they just confirmed win on the game by wining last quarter with 2 points.
Shin Minsuk (197-C-99) lead his team to the victory with 19 points and 7 rebounds and Anderson Mirambeaux (196-F-99) had good response with 24 points and 22 rebounds at Dominican Republic team.
France - Bosnia 84-65 Jaylen Hoard (202-SF-99) with 23 points and Yves Pons (192-F/G-99) with 22 points lead France to second victory on tournament, this time they are a lot of better then Bosnian and Herzegovian team. Big talent from Bosnia, Dzanan Musa (203-G-99, agency: BeoBasket) nipped 19 points for losing side. France was just better on this game, they played smarter with great shooting from the field. They scored 24 from 50 attempts for 2 points and 6 from 22 for 3 points. They are also better in rebound so this victory of France was not a surprise at all.
Group A Taiwan - Egypt 71-88 Abdelrahman Abdelmaged (190-SG-00) lead the Egypt in first victory of this tournament against Taiwan. He nipped 16 points and had 11 rebounds for his double double record at this game. He was followed by Esam Mostafa (196-PF-99) with 15 points and 13 rebounds and also, Ahmed Khalaf (206-F/C-99) had huge game as he score 11 points and had big rebound game with 16 rebounds. In Taiwan Lin Ting-Chien (190-SG-99) had amazing performance with 30 points alongside his... [read more]
Taiwan - Egypt 71-88 Abdelrahman Abdelmaged (190-SG-00) lead the Egypt in first victory of this tournament against Taiwan. He nipped 16 points and had 11 rebounds for his double double record at this game. He was followed by Esam Mostafa (196-PF-99) with 15 points and 13 rebounds and also, Ahmed Khalaf (206-F/C-99) had huge game as he score 11 points and had big rebound game with 16 rebounds. In Taiwan Lin Ting-Chien (190-SG-99) had amazing performance with 30 points alongside his name and 6 rebounds. Even his great game, that was not enough for Taiwan as Egypt had more then a good game.
Turkey - USA 66-84 USA stayed with perfect record after this win while Turkey is now at 1-1. USA won 3 out of 4 quarters this game and had domination in all segments. Biggest was in the rebounds as they catch 44, while Turkey had only 21 rebounds for 40 minutes of the game. Collin Sexton (187-G-99) was a leader of this game for USA as he scored 20 points and 4 assists while in Turkey Erkin Senel (191-G/F-99) was the best individual in there with 10 points and 5 rebounds for only 13 minutes on the floor.
Lithuania - Spain 61-65 On European derby, Spain was better this time with 4 point game win this time. Lithuania had it better opening of the match as they won first quarter with 18:9 and they go to half time break with 40:32. After that Spain put another energy of the court and they make amazing comeback as they won third and fourth quarter allowing Lithuania only 21 points in second half time and they scored 33. That was enough for final result of 61:65 for Spanish side. Sergi Martinez (201-PF-99) was true MVP of the game as he scored 16 points and have same amounts of rebounds (!). Miguel Gonzalez (201-G/F-99) followed him with 19 points. In Lithuania Lukas Uleckas (196-SG-99) had 12 points and Tomas Balciunas (201-F-00) had 6 points and 10 rebounds.
Mali - Argentina 56-47 Mali make history. They won it against Argentina for now 1-1 record and they send Argentina to the bottom of the standings in Group B with 0-2. Small amount of the points in entire game, but Mali know how to play defense on this game as they allowed Argentina only 47 points for 40 minutes played. Mali won second quarter with 19:11 and that was most crucial part of the game, after that Argentina didn't know how to respond and Mali was winning side with 56:47 victory. Lassana Haidara (197-SF-99) had 13 points for Mali, while Lautaro Lopez (188-PG-99) scored 18 points with 12 rebounds for losing side.
Group A Egypt - Turkey 61-71 Turkey rallied past Egypt in Group A opener. Mert Konuk (194-SG-00) posted 13 points for the winning side. Egypt jumped to a massive 27:8 lead after the opening quarter. However Turkey responded with a 51:17 run in the next two periods to pull ahead. They maintained the advantage throughout the final frame and marched to the victory. Ragip Atar (210-C-99) chipped in 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Turkey. Tarek Raafat (187-G-99) responded with 26 points... [read more]
Egypt - Turkey 61-71 Turkey rallied past Egypt in Group A opener. Mert Konuk (194-SG-00) posted 13 points for the winning side. Egypt jumped to a massive 27:8 lead after the opening quarter. However Turkey responded with a 51:17 run in the next two periods to pull ahead. They maintained the advantage throughout the final frame and marched to the victory. Ragip Atar (210-C-99) chipped in 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Turkey. Tarek Raafat (187-G-99) responded with 26 points for Egypt.
USA - Taiwan 119-45 The USA got to the winning start of the championship. The defending champions cruised past Taiwan in the opener. Seven players scored in double digits for the winners. Kevin Knox II (201-F-99) led the charge with 15 points. The USA piled up a 67:24 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the victory. Wendell Carter (208-F/C-99) produced 14 points for the winning side. Lin Ting-Chien (190-SG-99) responded with 12 points for Taiwan.
Spain - Mali 86-55 Spain outmuscled Mali at the start of the tournament. Miguel Gonzalez (201-G/F-99) came up with 20 points to lead the European side. Spain eked out an 18:17 lead after the first period. They held Mali to just 14 points in the next two periods to boost the margin at 29-point mark. Spain sank 26 points in the fourth quarter and eased to the victory. Josep Busquets (197-G/F-99) produced 19 points for the winners. Blaise Keita (210-C-99) responded with 18 points and 9 rebounds for Mali.
Argentina - Lithuania 57-74 Lithuania opened their World Championship campaign on a high note. They outscored Argentina in the opener. Ignas Sargiunas (193-G-99) stepped up with 15 points for the Baltic team. Lithuania rallied to a 41:26 halftime lead. They stayed in charge throughout the second half and coasted to the win. Lukas Uleckas (196-SG-99) chipped in 12 points for Lithuania. Lautaro Lopez (188-PG-99) responded with 20 points and 8 rebounds for Argentina.
Finland - China 65-58 Finland held off China for the opening victory in Zaragoza. Elias Valtonen (192-G/F-99) delivered 22 points to lead the effort. Finland recorded a 23:12 lead after ten minutes. China pulled within 5 points at the final intermission. However Finland held their opponents to just 15 points in the fourth stanza and marched to the victory. Andre Gustavson (184-PG-99) netted 18 points and 7 rebounds in the win. China answered with 14 points and 10 rebounds from Li Xiangbo (203-F-99).
Australia - Canada 78-81 Canada held off Australia in the tight contest in Group C. Simisola Shittu (205-SF-00) posted 22 points, 12 rebounds and 5 steals to lead the North American side. Australia and Canada were tied at 34 after twenty minutes of action. Canada however used a 26:16 run in the third term to surge ahead. Australia narrowed the deficit in the fourth frame but Canada hang on to snatch a tough victory at the end. Rowan Barrett Jr. (201-SF-99) totaled 19 points for Canada. Dragan Elkaz (192-G/F-99) answered with 22 points for Australia.
South Korea - France 90-84 OT South Korea topped France in overtime for 1-0 record in Group D. Yang Jae Min (198-F/C-99) stepped up with 32 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. South Korea established a 39:33 halftime lead. France narrowed the distance to a single point heading into the fourth frame. Les Bleues denied the deficit in the next period forcing overtime. But South Korea drained 12 points in the extra period and marched to the win. Lee Junghyun (185-G-99) tossed in 23 points and issued 7 assists for South Korea. Jaylen Hoard (202-SF-99) responded with 41 points for France.
Bosnia - Dominican Republic 84-59 Dzanan Musa (203-G-99, agency: BeoBasket) scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace Bosnia and Herzegovina past Dominican Republic. The Europeans dominated from start to finish. Bosnia registered a 25:9 lead at the first break. They stretched the margin at 21-point mark at halftime. Dominican Republic could not recover in the second half as Bosnia rallied to the victory. Sani Campara (188-PG-99) tossed in 18 points for the winning side. Yeison Rivera (178-PG-99) nailed 17 points for Dominican Republic.
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