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Review of 1/8 Finals in Zaragoza - Jun 28, 2016

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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) scored 17 but he missed three three-pointers and a lay-up in the final 40 seconds.

Taiwan - Spain 60-112
Spain, didn't even need injured top gun Miguel Gonzalez (201-G/F-99) in cruising to a 112-60 victory over Chinese Taipei. Sergi Martinez (201-PF-99) paced Spain with 25 points while Joel Parra (201-F-00) and Osas Ehigiator (203-C-99) had 17 each.

Canada - Dominican Republic 79-52
Canada picked up comfortable victory to set up a Quarter-Final showdown. Ignas Brazdeikis (198-G/F-99) and Simi Shittu each had double-doubles in the Canadians' 79-52 win against Dominican Republic. Anderson Mirambeaux (196-F-99) had 16 points and 8 rebounds for Latin Americans.

Turkey - Mali 77-58
Turkey picked up an easy win over Mali. Ragip Atar (210-C-99) scored 16 points while Ahmet Duran (205-C-99) had 8 points and 19 rebounds. Abdoul Coulibaly (202-F-00) delivered 19 points for Africans.

Finland - France 38-60
Jaylen Hoard (202-SF-99) poured in 21 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists as France hammered Finland 60-38. Finnish players scored only 2! points in third quarter.

Egypt - Lithuania 65-80
The Lithuanians got 9 three-pointers and 34 points combined from Lukas Uleckas (196-SG-99) and Ignas Sargiunas (193-G-99) in an 80-65 victory over Egypt. Ahmed Khalaf (206-F/C-99) collected 26 points, 12 rebounds and 8 blocks for Egypt and Esam Mostafa (196-PF-99) had 13 points and 18 rebounds in the loss.

China - South Korea 70-75
The other nail-biter saw Korea knock off China 75-70 to reach the Final Eight for the first time. Lee Junghyun (185-G-99) scored 25 points while Shin Minsuk (197-C-99) and Yang Jae Min (198-F/C-99) had 18 apiece to pace the Koreans, who had beaten the Chinese in the Semi-Finals of the 2015 FIBA Asia U16 Championship. Korea will next take on the three-time undefeated reigning champions USA.

USA - Argentina 109-56
USA took care of Argentina with a 109-56 victory. Collin Sexton (187-G-99) and Carteare Gordon (203-F-00) had 14 points each to lead seven Americans in double figures. Francisco Caffaro (212-C-00) responded with 16 points for Argentina.


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Collin Sexton
Dzanan Musa
Wendell Carter
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USA won 4th gold in the row on World Cup U17 - 1 Year ago
FINAL USA - Turkey 96-56 USA did it again. They won 4th gold in the row at World Cup U17. They dominated against Turkey this time with huge win by +40 points difference. They didn't allowed Turkey any quarter as they win all of them for huge win at the end. They were better in rebounds also with 10 (47-37) and also in assists 20-8 for USA in that category. Bench players for USA scored almost as starting five (49:47) while for Turkey they are equal, both scored by 28 points. One interestin...   [read more]

USA and Turkey for the gold medal! - 1 Year ago
Semifinals Turkey - Spain 83-79 OT It was quite interesting game for this semifinal game, Turkey won it after interesting over time by 4 (10:6) in extra five minutes. It was pretty equal game by points, but Turkey catched more rebounds (46 vs. Spanish 34). Sergi Martinez (201-PF-99) scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds, while Miguel Gonzalez (201-G/F-99) had 15 points and 7 rebounds for Spain, for winning side Onuralp Bitim (196-G-99) scored 23 points and had 10 rebounds and Ahmet Duran (...   [read more]

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World Championships U17: Round: 4 (Preliminary Round)

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
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 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 22.3
 1. Akoon-P., Bakken22.3 
 2. Haas, SISU18.8 
 3. Burgess, Randers18.8 
 4. Mack, Horsens IC17.9 
 5. Champagnie, Stevn.17.6 
 6. McGrew, SI.17.1 
 7. Lundberg, Horse.17.0 
 8. Dominique, Horsholm16.8 
 9. Sandager, Stevn.16.3 
 10. Baru, SISU16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Tanner MCGREW
  Avg: 10.7
 1. McGrew, SI.10.7 
 2. Sane, Naestved9.2 
 3. Champagnie, Stevn.8.1 
 4. Smith, Horsholm8.0 
 5. NaNa, Svendborg7.7 
 6. Colas, Randers7.5 
 7. Trist, Horsens IC7.5 
 8. Moten, Svendborg7.3 
 9. Midtgaard, Horsh.7.1 
 10. Mouboe, Randers6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Charles BURGESS
  Avg: 5.9
 1. Burgess, Randers5.9 
 2. Nielsen, Horsholm4.9 
 3. Mitchell, Naestved4.8 
 4. Porta, Svendborg4.3 
 5. Lundberg, Horse.4.3 
 6. Dranginis, SISU4.1 
 7. Mack, Horsens IC4.1 
 8. Gesell, Bakken3.7 
 9. Lanegger, Naestved3.5 
 10. McGrew, SI.3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Frederik NIELSEN
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Nielsen, Horsholm2.2 
 2. Bonneau, Svendborg2.0 
 3. Mack, Horsens IC1.9 
 4. Burgess, Randers1.9 
 5. Akoon-P., Bakken1.9 
 6. Gesell, Bakken1.8 
 7. Borovcanin, Horse.1.7 
 8. Adjehi, SISU1.7 
 9. Smith, Horsholm1.5 
 10. Baru, SISU1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Adjehi BARU
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Baru, SISU1.5 
 2. Smith, Horsholm1.5 
 3. Sane, Naestved1.2 
 4. Aboubakar Za., Sve.1.2 
 5. Colas, Randers1.2 
 6. Diouf, Bakken1.1 
 7. Christoffers., Bak.1.0 
 8. Artino, Horsens IC1.0 
 9. Adjehi, SISU1.0 
 10. Moten, Svendborg0.9 
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