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USA, Lithuania head U17 Men's groups, event logo unveiled - Jan 15, 2012

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The draw for the second edition of FIBA's U17 World Championship took place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on Tuesday with the ceremony also serving as a platform to officially launch the event's logo.

The 12 qualified teams were divided into two groups of six.

Here are the results of the draw:
Group A: Australia, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, USA
Group B: Argentina, Canada, Croatia, Korea, Lithuania, Spain

The 2012 FIBA U17 World Championship will be played in Kaunas from 29 June-8 July.

In the First Round, each team will play the other five in their respective groups.

The top four teams from each group will advance to the Quarter-Finals, at which point the competition continues through to the Final on 8 July in a standard knock-out format.

The draw was conducted by FIBA in collaboration with the Lithuanian Basketball Federation (LBBF), with FIBA Hall of Fame inductee and LBBF President Arvydas Sabonis in attendance as well as Senior Men's National Team player Jonas Maciulis.

The FIBA U17 World Championships for Men and Women were created by FIBA in order to boost the development of the sport among the younger age categories.

The first editions of these tournaments were held in 2010 in Hamburg, Germany (Men) and Toulouse/Rodez, France (Women).

The USA are the reigning champions having beaten surprise package Poland in the Final two years ago.
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Dragan Elkaz
Review of 1/8 Finals in Zaragoza - 1 day ago

Australia - Bosnia 75-72 Australia survived a thriller with Bosnia and Herzegovina to reach the Quarter-Finals of the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship. Dragan Elkaz (192-G/F-99) scored 17 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter as Australia beat Bosnia and Herzegovina 75-72. Elkaz nailed four of his six three-pointers in the final period and also finished with 8 rebounds and 3 assists. Dzanan Musa (203-G-99, agency: BeoBasket) led the Bosnians with 34 points while Sani Campara (188-PG-99)...   [read more]

Dzanan Musa
Review of Day 4 in Zaragoza - 2 days ago

Group A Turkey - Taiwan 76-56 Easy win for Turkey against team who after this game don't have any victory from three games - team of Taiwan. Turks are lead by Ahmet Duran (205-C-99) with 16 points and 15 rebounds, amazing performance was also done by Ragip Atar (210-C-99) with 8 points and 14 rebounds (10 defensive). In Taiwan, Lin Ting-Chien (190-SG-99) scored 15 points. First quarter was decided victory as Turkey won the first ten minutes with 29:11. After that entire game was equal bu...   [read more]

Jaylen Hoard
Review of Day 3 in Zaragoza - 3 days ago

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]

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World Championships U17 Standings
Group A
 1. USA 3-0 
 2. Turkey 2-1 
 3. Egypt 1-2 
 4. Taiwan 0-3 
Group B
 1. Spain 3-0 
 2. Lithuania 2-1 
 3. Mali 1-2 
 4. Argentina 0-3 
Group C
 1. Canada 3-0 
 2. China 1-2 
 3. Finland 1-2 
 4. Australia 1-2 
Group D
 1. Bosnia 2-1 
 2. France 2-1 
 3. S.Korea 2-1 
 4. Dominican R. 0-3 
World Championships U17 Standings
Group A
 1. USA 5-0 
 2. Australia 4-1 
 3. China 3-2 
 4. Czech Rep. 2-3 
 5. France 1-4 
 6. Egypt 0-5 
Group B
 1. Croatia 5-0 
 2. Spain 3-2 
 3. Argentina 3-2 
 4. Canada 3-2 
 5. Lithuania 1-4 
 6. S.Korea 0-5 
Points Per Game
 Dzanan MUSA
  Avg: 34.2
 1. Musa, BIH34.2 
 2. Hoard, FRA24.3 
 3. Lee, KOR23.0 
 4. Lin, TAI20.0 
 5. Martinez, ESP19.0 
 6. Yang, KOR17.5 
 7. Khalaf, EGY17.4 
 8. Valtonen, FIN17.0 
 9. Barrett Jr., CAN16.5 
 10. Campara, BIH16.4 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Martinez, ESP13.8 
 2. Khalaf, EGY12.6 
 3. Duran, TUR11.8 
 4. Mostafa, EGY11.4 
 5. Mirambeaux, DOM10.4 
 6. Zhu, CHN10.2 
 7. Fevrier, FRA9.5 
 8. Carter, USA9.3 
 9. Froling, AUS9.0 
 10. Balciunas, LTU9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Junghyun LEE
  Avg: 4.8
 1. Lee, KOR4.8 
 2. Campara, BIH4.0 
 3. Howard, USA3.8 
 4. Keita, MLI3.8 
 5. Akyuz, TUR3.8 
 6. Heinonen, FIN3.6 
 7. Velicka, LTU3.5 
 8. Shin, KOR3.5 
 9. Nembhard, CAN3.3 
 10. Smart, USA3.3 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Nembhard, CAN3.5 
 2. Velicka, LTU3.3 
 3. Trent, USA3.0 
 4. Sargiunas, LTU2.8 
 5. Brown, USA2.8 
 6. Rivera, DOM2.4 
 7. Haidara, MLI2.4 
 8. Lin, TAI2.4 
 9. Alocen, ESP2.3 
 10. Senel, TUR2.3 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Khalaf, EGY4.6 
 2. Sarr, FRA2.3 
 3. Atar, TUR1.8 
 4. Valtonen, FIN1.6 
 5. Johns, AUS1.3 
 6. Bediako, CAN1.3 
 7. Froling, AUS1.3 
 8. Minaya, DOM1.3 
 9. Carter, USA1.3 
 10. Dalton, AUS1.3 
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