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Day Two in Amsterdam - Aug 18, 2012


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Diamond
Deshields
Group A
USA - Canada 86-47
Another easy win for USA in Amsterdam. The defending champion blasted Canada today 86-47 for perfect 2-0 record at FIBA U17 World Championship. At the same time, it was the second straight loss for Canadian NT at this event. USA won every single quarter of this game and dominated in all segments. They created 17-point lead until the halftime and increased it to plus 20 for the next ten minutes. USA totally took control on Canada in Q4 (28-9) to celebrate huge 39-point win at the end. Diamond Deshields (186-G/F-95) (6'1''-G/F-95) stepped up for her team with 29 points and 6 rebounds (MVP, valuation 28). Kaela Davis (6'1''-G/F-95) had 14 points and 9 rebs, while Taya Reimer (6'3''-F-95) helped USA with 10 pts. In Canada, Kia Nurse (5'11''-PG-96) was the best scorer with only 8 points (6 rebs). Hannah Jardine, Kolbie Orum (6'2''-F-95) and Emily Potter (6'5''-C/F-95) stopped to 7 pts each. USA's next rival will be Italy. Canada will take on Belgium tomorrow.

Italy - Mali 71-31
Another great performance by Italy in Amsterdam. This time Italy destroyed Mali 71-31 for perfect 2-0 record in Preliminary Group A of FIBA U17 World Championship. Italy took control on its rival from the very beginning and never looked back. Quarters: 18-5, 13-7, 14-6, 26-13. Antonia Peresson (177-PG-95) led the winners with 14 points and 7 assists, while Francesca Pan (180-SG-97) followed her with 11 points. Elisa Ercoli (190-C-95) netted 9 points and grabbed impressive 20 rebounds. Mali got 9 points from Mariam Maiga (169-G-96) and 8 points, plus 6 rebounds from Awa Keita (182-C-96). They dropped to 0-2 in the group. On Sunday, Italy will meet the defending champion USA. Mali will play against South Korea hoping to win the first game in Amsterdam.

Belgium - South Korea 84-53
Belgium celebrated second straight win at FIBA U17 World Championship in Amsterdam. This time Belgium cruised past South Korea 84-53 for 2-0 record in Group A. Hind Ben Abdelkader (173-SG-95) had another great game for her team collecting 29 points and 5 rebounds. She reached valuation 25 and was the MVP of this meeting. Celine Lemmens (182-PF-95) had 9 points and 6 rebounds, and Kyara Linskens (191-C-96) added 7 pts, plus 5 rebs. In defeat, Yang Inyoung (95) (5 rebs) and Shin Jihyun (95) netted 11 points each. Lee Min Ji (95) delivered two less. Belgium made 11-point lead until the halftime and destroyed its rival in Q3 with huge 28-6. All after that was just the formality. South Korea dropped to 0-2 in this pool and will meet Mali tomorrow. It could be a nice chance for the first victory in Amsterdam. Belgium will play against Canada.

Group B
Holland - Japan 53-73
Japan demonstrated wonderful performance in Amsterdam today. They handed 73-53 loss to hosts of FIBA U17 World Championship improving to 2-0 record in Preliminary Group B. At the other side, it was the first loss for Holland who has 1-1 now. Japan was up by 11 with ten minutes remaining in the game and it was expected that Holland will make an effort to close the gap, but they simply were not able to do it. Japanese players exploded in Q4 closing this game with 23-14 for the final 20-point win. Yunika Nakamura (95) top-scored in Japan with 22 points and she pulled down 6 rebounds beside that. Ai Yamada (95) scored 17 points and Haruka Hatakenaka (95) added 14 pts, plus 7 rebs. The hosts got 12 points from Deborah Vos (178-PF-96) and she was their only player with double digits in scoring. Lisanne de Jonge (181-F-95) stopped to 9 pts and Isabella Slim (181-F-95) had 7. Japan will meet last ranked Turkey on Sunday and it will be a nice chance for third straight win. Holland will take on Australia.

Spain - Turkey 77-49
Spain was too strong for Turkey 77-49 in Day Two of FIBA U17 World Championship in Amsterdam. Spain celebrated on Friday as well, so they jumped to 2-0 record in Preliminary Group B. Leticia Romero (177-G-95) top-scored for the winners with 15 points, while Carolina Esparcia (178-G-95) (6 rebs) and Yaiza Rodriguez (163-PG-95) netted 12 points each. Busra Akbas (171-PG-95) collected 13 points and 6 rebounds in defeat. Their second scorer was Hulya Coklar (188-C-95) with 9 points. Turkey stays winless (0-2), but still has a chance to reach the Quarterfinals in Amsterdam. Spain created 9-point lead in the first quarter and jumped to plus 22 until the HT. Turkey was not able to reply for rest of the way. Spain will meet Brazil on Sunday, while Turkey will play against Japan. There are three more days left in the Preliminary Round.

Brazil - Australia 46-56
Both teams failed in Day One of FIBA U17 World Championship in Amsterdam. Today, Australia was better than Brazil 56-46 for the first win at this event. Australia now has 1-1 record in Group B, while Brazil fell to 0-2. Third period was the crucial on in this meeting. Teams were tied at 24-24 at the half time, after what Australia limited its rival to 9 points for 10 minutes, while they drained 19 at the other side. Brazil was not able to reply and Australia kept its lead for rest of the way. Tiana Mangakahia (165-PG-95) led the winners with double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds. Alicia Froling (187-PF-96) scored 9 points and Stephanie Collins (195-C-95) added 9 points, plus 6 rebounds. Kananda Ribeiro (183-F/C-96) responded with 13 points and 5 rebounds in defeat, and Carla Silva Lucchini (95) followed with 11 pts, plus 9 rebounds. Monique Soares (97) had 7 pts and 9 rebs. Australia will meet Holland tomorrow, while Brazil will take on Spain.
  




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World Championships U17 Final Standings
 1. Australia
 2. Italy
 3. USA
 4. China
 5. Czech Rep.
 6. Spain
 7. Canada
 8. France
 9. Japan
 10. Latvia
 11. Mali
 12. Portugal
 13. Brazil
 14. Mexico
 15. S.Korea
 16. Nigeria
Points Per Game
 Jihyun PARK
  (180-F-0)
  Avg: 16.5
 1. Park, KOR16.5 
 2. Gulbe, LAT15.7 
 3. Kourouma, MLI15.6 
 4. Han, CHN15.0 
 5. Wang, CHN13.9 
 6. Yamamoto, JPN13.7 
 7. Galeron, ESP13.0 
 8. Magbegor, AUS12.5 
 9. Amihere, CAN12.5 
 10. Ramos, POR12.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Laeticia AMIHERE
  (185-C-1)
  Avg: 13
 1. Amihere, CAN13.0 
 2. Han, CHN10.7 
 3. Kourouma, MLI10.6 
 4. Decosta, USA10.1 
 5. Ayala, MEX9.9 
 6. Nelson-Ododa, USA9.4 
 7. Da Silva, BRA9.3 
 8. Bailey, USA9.1 
 9. Lipe, LAT8.8 
 10. Simmons, AUS8.3 
Assists Per Game
 Destanni HENDERSON
  (172-G-99)
  Avg: 5
 1. Henderson, USA5.0 
 2. Wang, CHN5.0 
 3. Simmons, AUS4.2 
 4. Nicoletti, BRA4.2 
 5. Ayuso, ESP4.1 
 6. Yamamoto, JPN4.0 
 7. Ramos, POR4.0 
 8. Pinzan, ITA3.3 
 9. Conti, AUS3.0 
 10. Ozola, LAT3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Jiaqi WANG
  (170-G-99)
  Avg: 3.9
 1. Wang, CHN3.9 
 2. Park, KOR3.3 
 3. Lee, KOR3.0 
 4. Da Silva, BRA3.0 
 5. Madera, ITA2.6 
 6. Rosas, MEX2.6 
 7. Kourouma, MLI2.4 
 8. Simmons, AUS2.3 
 9. Yamamoto, JPN2.2 
 10. Lim, KOR2.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Laeticia AMIHERE
  (185-C-1)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Amihere, CAN3.3 
 2. Magbegor, AUS2.8 
 3. Han, CHN2.6 
 4. Decosta, USA2.0 
 5. Jordao, POR1.8 
 6. Cubaj, ITA1.7 
 7. Nelson-Ododa, USA1.7 
 8. Dodson, USA1.4 
 9. Brown, CAN1.3 
 10. Cano, MEX1.3 
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