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World Championships U17 Basketball (Men)

First Day Schedule
Group A
Egypt 50% Jun.23 Turkey
USA 50% Jun.23 Taiwan
Group B
Argentina 50% Jun.23 Lithuania
Spain 50% Jun.23 Mali
Group C
Australia 50% Jun.23 Canada
Finland 50% Jun.23 China
Group D
Bosnia 50% Jun.23 Dominican R.
South Korea 50% Jun.23 France
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Group A
USA - China 116-47
USA registered the fifth straight win at the U17 World Championship in Lithuania. They coasted past China to win Group A. Seven USA players scored in double figures for the winners. Conner Frankamp (186-G-95) knocked down 17 points to lead the winning side. China fell at 3-2 record in the third position in the ladder. USA jumped right into this one. They were up by 14 points after ten minutes. The gap just kept on growing in the second quarter. The USA secured a 53:18 halftime lead. The North American unloaded 63 points in the second half to seal a comfortable win at the end. Stephen Domingo (201-F-95) delivered 16 points, while Stanley Johnson added 15 points for the winning team. Yang LinYi (190-G-95) and Heng YiFeng answered with 9 points each in the loss.

France - Australia 42-64
Australia finished the U17 World Championship preliminary round on a high note. They defeated France to secure 4-1 record in the second place in Group A. France fell at 1-4 record and failed to advance into playoffs. Australia dominated from start to finish. The Aussies built a 16:13 lead after ten minutes. They held the French counterparts to 8 points in the second quarter and secured a 32:21 halftime lead. The teams traded baskets throughout the low-scoring third quarter. France managed to narrow the gap at 10-point mark. But Australia triggered a 21:9 run in the final quarter to seal a comfortable win at the end. Fabijan Krslovic (204-C/F-95) provided 13 points to lead the winners. Felix Kalau Van Hofe contributed 11 points for Australia. Paul Rigot (199-SF-95) answered with 11 points for France. Arthur Rozenfeld had 8 points in the loss.

Egypt - Czech Republic 70-78
Czech Republic gained the third win in the U17 World Championship. They overcame Egypt to seal the quarterfinal ticket. Martin Peterka (203-PF-95) came up with 21 points and 6 boards to pace the winners. Egypt suffered the fifth loss in a row and remained at the bottom of the ladder. Czech Republic did not waste time surging ahead early in the encounter. They built a 23:11 lead ten minutes into the clash. Czech Republic stretched the margin in the second quarter. They secured a 42:23 halftime buffer. Egypt gradually tuned in offensively. They knocked down 20 points in the third term to narrow the margin by two points. Egypt unloaded 27 points in the fourth quarter in the desperate attempt to save the game but the margin proved too deep to overcome. Prokop Slanina (204-C-95) notched 13 points and 9 rebounds, while Radovan Kouril added 12 points and 12 assists in the victory for the winners. Ahmed Sayed Soliman (202-F/C-95), Walid Aly and Omar Abdeen had 12 points each in the loss.

Group B
Lithuania - Argentina 82-92
Argentina finished the U17 World Championship preliminary round on a high note. They defeated hosting Lithuania to gain the third win at the tournament. Argentina clinched the third position at the tournament and advanced to the quarterfinals where they are going to face Australia. Lithuania fell at 1-4 record in the fifth place Group B ladder. Argentina set the tone in the first half. They started the game strongly and built a 42:32 halftime lead. The Latin American side boosted the margin to 12 points at the third break. Lithuania exploded with 30 points in the fourth frame but Argentina matched the effort and sealed the victory at the end. Gabriel Deck (202-C/F-95) notched 26 points and 9 rebounds for Argentina. Rodrigo Haag (193-SG-95) added 20 points in the victory. Edvinas Seskus (192-SF-95) answered with 23 points for Lithuania. Ernestas Serkevicius provided 18 points in the losing case.

Croatia - Spain 73-68
Croatia stayed undefeated at the U17 World Championship. They overcame Spain tonight to clinch the top position in Group B with 5-0 record. Spain fell at 3-2 record in the second place in the ladder. Mario Hezonja (202-G/F-95) had another amazing performance for Croatia scoring 30 points. Spain eked out a 16:15 lead ten minutes into the game. But Croatia opened the second frame on a 13:4 run to surge ahead. Croatia boosted the gap at 13-point mark at halftime eventually 40:27. Spain were able to change the complexion of the encounter in the third quarter. They ignited a 19:4 run to take a 54:47 lead late in the period. Spain entered the final term up by four points 54:50. Spain were still up by two points 68:66 with under a minute to go. However Mario Hezonja drilled a three-pointer and then followed with a pair of free throws to set Croatia in charge. Karlo Zganec (205-C/F-95) then sealed the victory from the stripe. Karlo Zganec finished with 15 points, while Marko Arapovic added 11 points for Croatia. Ilimane Diop (210-C-95) answered with 29 points and 19 rebounds for Spain. Jose Nogues netted 12 points in the losing effort.

South Korea - Canada 61-82
Canada finished the preliminary round at U17 World Championship with victory. They beat South Korea to improve at 3-2 record in Group B. Malcolm Duvivier (186-G-95) stepped up with 16 points to pace Canada. South Korea suffered the fifth straight loss at the tournament. Canada cleared off to a 20:10 lead ten minutes into the game. South Korea narrowed the margin in the second quarter. The Asian team trailed by just five points at the interval 27:32. The North American team restored a safe buffer at the final intermission. They entered the final frame up by 12 points 54:42. Canada exploded with 28 points in the fourth term and rallied to the victory at the end. Tyrell Bellot-Green (198-G/F-95) notched 14 points, while Marial Shayok added 13 points in the winning case. Kim Gookchan answered with 21 points for South Korea. Kim Minki netted 9 points in the loss.
  



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World Championships U17 Standings
Group A
 1. Egypt 0-0 
 2. Taiwan 0-0 
 3. Turkey 0-0 
 4. USA 0-0 
Group B
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Spain 0-0 
 3. Lithuania 0-0 
 4. Mali 0-0 
Group C
 1. Australia 0-0 
 2. Canada 0-0 
 3. China 0-0 
 4. Finland 0-0 
Group D
 1. Bosnia 0-0 
 2. Dominican R. 0-0 
 3. France 0-0 
 4. S.Korea 0-0 
Last:4/15/2016
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 
Last:7/17/2012
Points Per Game
 Rui HACHIMURA
  (199-C-98)
  Avg: 22.6
 1. Hachimura, JPN N.22.6 
 2. Zhao, Zhejiang CB21.6 
 3. Humphries, BA CoE18.9 
 4. Noua, AS.18.7 
 5. Gombauld, CFBB18.0 
 6. Hu, Zhejiang CB17.4 
 7. Vasiljevic, BA CoE17.4 
 8. Murray, CAN N.16.4 
 9. Fu, Bayi R.16.3 
 10. Toro, PUR N.16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Arnaldo TORO
  (205-C-97)
  Avg: 13.6
 1. Toro, PUR N.13.6 
 2. Hu, Zhejiang CB12.3 
 3. Gombauld, CFBB12.0 
 4. Humphries, BA CoE11.6 
 5. Fernandes, 1 De A.10.6 
 6. Stone, High School9.7 
 7. De Sousa, 1 De A.9.4 
 8. Khalaf, Al Gezira9.3 
 9. Noua, AS.8.4 
 10. Jackson, High S.7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Stefan PENO
  GUY
  (193-G-97)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Peno, FC.3.4 
 2. Liu, DongGuan L.3.3 
 3. Owies, Melbourn.3.1 
 4. Aliende, Olimpico.3.0 
 5. Newman, High S.3.0 
 6. Fjellerup, Wuber-.2.9 
 7. Jackson, High S.2.9 
 8. Murray, CAN N.2.9 
 9. Perez, Valencia2.7 
 10. Nieto, PHI N.2.7 
Steals Per Game
 Yanhao ZHAO
  (195-F-97)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Zhao, Zhejiang CB3.3 
 2. Metwaly, Al Ittihad3.0 
 3. Mohamed, Al Ahly2.4 
 4. Giles, High School2.3 
 5. Pecchia, EA7 A.2.1 
 6. Fjellerup, Wuber-.2.1 
 7. De Sousa, 1 De A.2.1 
 8. He, DongGuan L.2.0 
 9. Muto, JPN N.1.9 
 10. Costa, Casalpus.1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Ahmad KHALAF
  (203-F/C-99)
  Avg: 4.9
 1. Khalaf, Al Gezira4.9 
 2. Stone, High School3.3 
 3. Humphries, BA CoE3.3 
 4. Fernandes, 1 De A.2.7 
 5. Vila, FC Barcelona1.7 
 6. Hachimura, JPN N.1.7 
 7. Papagiannis, Panat.1.6 
 8. Washington, PUR N.1.4 
 9. Toro, PUR N.1.4 
 10. Sorolla, FC Barce.1.3 
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