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USA clinch the title in Kaunas - Jul 8, 2012


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FINAL
USA - Australia 95-62
USA defended the title at the U17 World Championship. The winners overcame Australia 95:62 in the Final game of the competition. Pre-tournament favorites USA has looked unstoppable all tournament long and rightfully reached the trophy. USA started with 22-14 and never looked behind. They added 16-10 in the second period as FRANKAMP brought 38:24. Dante Exum (193-PG-95) and Justice Winslow gave their teams the first points in the second half and later USA added 26-19 in the third quarter. FRANKAMP scored for 66:43 early in the fourth, while Dante Exum responded for 68:49. After NUNN and NDUKA-ANYA free throws Conner Frankamp nailed three for 86:59 and then Jahlil Okafor-Benton (210-C-95) delivered two for 88:61. Justice Winslow scored another two from the free throw line, while DOMINGO scored three for 93:62. Jahlil Okafor-Benton made the final successful shot for the winners. Conner Frankamp top-scored for the winners with 22 points and Jahlil Okafor-Benton nailed 17. Justice Winslow delivered 13, while Jabari Parker notched 12. Dante Exum ended up with 21 points and Nicholas Duncan scored 10 in defeat.

3rd place
Spain - Croatia 61-93
Croatia stepped on the podium at the U17 World Championship. They denied Spain in the consolation final tonight to claim Bronze. Mario Hezonja (202-G/F-95) scored 23 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and issued 4 assists to lead the winners. Croatia led by four points ten minutes into the game 15:11. They stretched the margin in the second frame. Croats went on a massive 28:12 run to take a comfortable 43:23 halftime lead. Croatia did not loosen the grasp in the second half. They piled up a 22-point lead at the final break. Croatia poured in 27 points in the fourth quarter to seal a confident win at the end. Paolo Marinelli (190-G-95) and Karlo Zganec (205-C/F-95) delivered 13 points each for Croatia. Bosnjak and Gabric added 11 points each in the victory. Ilimane Diop (210-C-95) answered with 13 points for Spain. Sans netted 11 points in the losing case.

5th place
Canada - Argentina 84-79
Canada finished 5th in Kaunas after the victory over Argentina in their last game. Canada sealed a 84:79 victory in the game for the 5-6 places. It was a productive first period as Canada grabbed 32:22 at the end of the first 10 minutes. Argentina woke up in the second frame and after a fantastic run Haag tied the game at 40:40. Moreover he scored another free throw for the lead in the game, but Patrick Steeves (201-F/G-95) closed the half at 44:41. Canada looked better in the third period and after 22-16 grabbed 66:57 advantage. Zabo made free throws for 80:72 with 3 minutes to go, while Rodrigo Haag and made reduced to 5 points. The teams exchanged several more shots as the board remained the final difference at 5 points. Kevin-Mbezela Zabo (186-G-95) top-scored for the winners with 26 points, while Patrick Steeves netted 14. Tanveer Bhullar and Marial Shayok followed them with 12 points each. Gabriel Deck (202-C/F-95) answered with 26 points for Argentina and Alvaro Merlo notched 16. Guillermo Lopez scored 13, whilst Rodrigo Haag added 11.

7th place
China - Czech Republic 77-70
China ended their U17 World Championship campaign with victory. They defeated Czech Republic to clinch the 7th place. Wang Zhengbo (187-G-96) and Zhou Qi (216-C-96) came up with 16 points each for the winners. Czech Republic knocked down 25 points in the first quarter to take a 5-point lead. But China easily denied the deficit and pulled ahead for a 39:38 halftime lead. Czech Republic bounced back in the third quarter. They levelled things up at 59 with one period remaining. But the final quarter belonged to the Asian team. China held their opponents to 11 points in the fourth frame and sealed the victory at the end. Liu Bo (203-F-96) and Zhao JiWei (185-G-95) accounted for 13 points each in the victory. Adam Pechacek (207-C-95) answered with 16 points for Czech Republic. Radovan Kouril finished with 13 points, 12 assists and 7 rebounds in the loss.
  




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World Championships U17 Final Standings
 1. USA
 2. Turkey
 3. Lithuania
 4. Spain
 5. Canada
 6. France
 7. Australia
 8. S.Korea
 9. Bosnia
 10. China
 11. Dominican R.
 12. Finland
 13. Argentina
 14. Taiwan
 15. Mali
 16. Egypt
Last:7/4/2016
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
 Dzanan MUSA
  BIH
  (203-G-99)
  Avg: 34
 1. Musa, BIH34.0 
 2. Hoard, FRA22.4 
 3. Lin, TAI21.3 
 4. Martinez, ESP19.9 
 5. Lee, KOR18.9 
 6. Barrett Jr., CAN18.4 
 7. Lopez, ARG17.1 
 8. Sexton, USA17.0 
 9. Khalaf, EGY17.0 
 10. Campara, BIH15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ahmed KHALAF
  EGY
  (206-F/C-99)
  Avg: 14
 1. Khalaf, EGY14.0 
 2. Martinez, ESP12.9 
 3. Duran, TUR12.0 
 4. Mostafa, EGY11.6 
 5. Froling, AUS10.4 
 6. Mirambeaux, DOM10.4 
 7. Jankovic, BIH9.1 
 8. Zhu, CHN8.9 
 9. Atar, TUR8.7 
 10. Cerkezovic, BIH8.6 
Assists Per Game
 Arnas VELICKA
  (192-PG-99)
  Avg: 4.7
 1. Velicka, LTU4.7 
 2. Chen, TAI4.3 
 3. Sexton, USA4.2 
 4. Alocen, ESP4.0 
 5. Lee, KOR3.9 
 6. Campara, BIH3.9 
 7. Nembhard, CAN3.7 
 8. Beyhurst, FRA3.7 
 9. Smart, USA3.4 
 10. Cerkezovic, BIH3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Oluwasimisola SHITTU
  (210-C-99)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Shittu, CAN3.5 
 2. Nembhard, CAN3.0 
 3. Brown, USA2.9 
 4. Velicka, LTU2.7 
 5. Haidara, MLI2.7 
 6. Lopez, ARG2.4 
 7. Trent, USA2.3 
 8. Alocen, ESP2.3 
 9. Knox II, USA2.2 
 10. Shin, KOR2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Ahmed KHALAF
  EGY
  (206-F/C-99)
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Khalaf, EGY4.4 
 2. Zhu, CHN1.4 
 3. Sarr, FRA1.4 
 4. Froling, AUS1.3 
 5. Minaya, DOM1.3 
 6. Pons, FRA1.3 
 7. Atar, TUR1.3 
 8. Dante, MLI1.2 
 9. Valdez, DOM1.2 
 10. Jackson, USA1.2 
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