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USA, Spain, Lithuania and Turkey advancing into semifinals in Zaragoza - Jul 1, 2016


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Quarterfinals
Lithuania - France 73-72 OT
Huge start for Lithuania as they won first ten minutes with 25:10 but then they just stooped. France get some new energy and start playing better in next three quarters which they all won. They won second quarter with 3, third quarter with 10 and last quarter with 2 points...but that was enough only for over time in this thriller game. In over time, somehow Lithuania gained power and won extra five minutes with 10:9 for total win of 73:72. They will play semifinal game against USA. Best for winning team was Arnas Velicka (192-PG-99) 23 points and 5 assists, while in France Jaylen Hoard (202-SF-99) had 21 points and 8 rebounds.

Turkey - Canada 80-74
Rowan Barrett Jr. (201-SF-99) had huge game on Quarterfinals against Turkey, he scored 33 points for Canada but that was not enough for his National Team as Turkey were better for 6 points (80:74). In Turkey Ragip Atar (210-C-99) had amazing performance with 28 points and 15 (!) rebounds. He was followed from Ahmet Duran (205-C-99) with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Probably thing that decided this game was points from the bench. Turkey scored 37 while Canada scored only 8 points from the bench. Also, entire game was pretty tied except last ten minutes where Turkey won with 27:20 for total of 80:74 for European team.

Spain - Australia 74-63
Sergi Martinez (201-PF-99) lead his National Team to important win and advancing into Semifinals with 26 points and 9 rebounds. True MVP of the game. He was followed with Miguel Gonzalez (201-G/F-99) with 11 points and 8 rebounds. For losing side Tom Fullarton (200-F-99) scored 16 points and catches 9 rebounds. Last quarter was decider who will go into next round and Spain won last ten minutes with 27:16. They will face Turkey in semifinal.

USA - South Korea 133-81
USA was favorite at this game and they prove it on court what everybody was thinking. They dominated entire game, they won all four quarters without any bigger problems and they win the game with magnificent difference in their favor (+52). Interesting fact from the game is that USA scored 133 points and bench players scored more then half (77). Collin Sexton (187-G-99) lead USA offensive with 24 points and also Carteare Gordon (203-F-00) had 16 points and 7 rebounds. For South Korea best was Yang Jae Min (198-F/C-99) with 14 points.
Places 9-16
Egypt - Finland 73-84
Finland overcame Egypt 84-73. Europeans took early lead, but after strong second quarter Egyptians were up 41-34 in the half. Then came third quarter where Finland outscored opponents 33-14 and keep the lead until the end of the game. Elias Valtonen (192-G/F-99) was a star of the game with 24 points. Ahmed Khalaf (206-F/C-99) responded with 20 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks.

Argentina - China 74-80
China booked their date against Finland in the Classification 9-12 by knocking off win less Argentina 80-74 as Zhu Rongzhen (210-C-99) had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Li Xiangbo (203-F-99) added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Argentina were topped by Lautaro Lopez (188-PG-99) and Francisco Caffaro (212-C-00) both scoring 19 points.

Mali - Dominican Republic 70-74
Dominican Republic got their first taste of U17 Worlds victory with a 74-70 defeat of Mali. Alanzo Frink (203-F-00) collected 24 points and 11 rebounds while Yeison Rivera (178-PG-99) Rivera scored 16 points and Miguel Diaz (192-G/F-99) had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Mali will face Taiwan in the Classification 13-16.

Taiwan - Bosnia 75-105
Less than a day after shedding tears of disappointment, Bosnia and Herzegovina star Dzanan Musa (203-G-99, agency: BeoBasket) grabbed a bit of consolation by breaking the FIBA U17 World Championship scoring record with 50 points in the Classification 9-16 game against Chinese Taipei. Musa unleashed his disappointment on the Asians as he scored 50 points in 27:15 minutes. He made 18-of-26 shots from the field, went 11-of-15 from the free-throw line, grabbed 7 rebounds, handed out 4 assists and drew 12 fouls. Bosnia and Herzegovina will take on the Dominican Republic in the Classification 9-12.
Places 13-16
Argentina - Egypt 76-73 3OT
This was a real thriller of the game. Argentina and Egypt played 3 (!!) over times. Argentina at the end won it by 3 and it was great display for both National Teams. Lautaro Lopez (188-PG-99) was leading Argentinians with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists while in Egypt Ahmed Khalaf (206-F/C-99) scored 20 points and had 22 (!!) rebounds.

Mali - Taiwan 61-77
Taiwan win this game for placement from 13 to 16 place with easy win against Mali. 77 points was just enough for this type of opponent as Mali scored only 61. Tang Wei-Chieh (190-SF-99) was most efficient with 18 points and 9 rebounds, he also added 5 assists while in Mali best was Lassana Haidara (197-SF-99) with 13 points.
Places 9-12
Dominican Republic - Bosnia 73-96
Another MVP performance by Dzanan Musa (203-G-99, agency: BeoBasket) for Bosnian side. 34 points and 10 rebounds was something that he is use to do in last few games. Huge game for him. He was also great from the field (8/13 for 2PT). Also Aljosa Jankovic (200-SG-99) had 15 points and 18 rebounds and 10 assists. Amazing performance with triple-double for him. For Dominican Republic best was Alanzo Frink (203-F-00) with 23 points and 12 rebounds. Bosnia scored almost 100 points on this game (96) and they let Dominican Republic score only 73. Bosnia won 3 out of 4 quarter on this game.

China - Finland 77-57
Wang Yibo (185-G-99) comes from the bench and was leading China with 21 points and 4 rebounds for winning against Finland on this match. For Europeans, Miika Heinonen (185-G-99) was best with 11 points and 6 rebounds. China was losing side on half time with 10 points difference but they made it +30 in second half with winning +19 in third quarter and +11 in last ten minutes for final win of +20 (77:57) for Asian side.   




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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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Devaughn AKOON-PURCELL
  
  (196-G-93)
  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
  
  (203-F-93)
  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
  
  (186-PG-84)
  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
  
  (178-PG-88)
  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
  
  (206-F-91)
  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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