Spain - Australia 55-49 Another great performance by Spain in Chile. It was the Semifinals game of the FIBA U19 World Championship and Spain celebrated 55-49 win against Australia. Thanks to this win Spain secured at least Silver, but they will have a chance to fight for the Gold and their rival will be USA. Australia will try to win the Bronze at this event. In order to do it Australia will have to beat Brazil. Astou Ndour (193-C-94) had double-double of 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Mariona Ortiz (183-F-92) scored 10 points and handed out 5 assists, while Laura Gil (190-C-92, agency: Josep and Nicolas) added 8 points and 9 boards. In defeat, Rebecca Cole (177-PG-92) delivered 14 points. Their second scorer was Sara Blicavs (188-F-93) with 11 pts. Quarters: 16-15, 8-5, 13-15, 18-14. Sunday is the last day of the championship.
USA - Brazil 82-66 USA cruised past Brazil 82-66 in the Semifinals of the FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile. USA advanced to the Big Final, where they will meet Spain. Of course, the winner will take the Gold at this event. Brazil will play against Australia for the Bronze. Bria Hartley (178-G-92) was the leading player in victory with 20 points. Stefanie Dolson (6'5''-C-92) had 12 points and 8 rebounds, while Cierra Burdick (6'2''-F-93) added 11 pts and 9 rebounds for 15 minutes on the court. In Brazil, Damiris Dantas (6'4''-C-92) came up with 13 points and 8 rebounds. Joice Coelho (5'9''-F-93) and Tassia Carcavalli (5'10''-F-92) netted 12 and 11 points respectively. Quarters: 20-15, 29-21, 17-16, 16-14. Championship ends today.
Canada - Japan 77-71 Canada made a first step forward to fifth place at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile. They handed 77-71 loss to Japan and will have to beat France in order to win position No.5. On the other side, Japan will meet Russia in the battle for seventh place. Both games will be played today. Michelle Plouffe (193-C-92) top-scored for Canada with 19 points and she pulled down 8 rebounds beside that. Nirra Fields (178-PG-93) had 14 points and 7 rebounds, while Katherine Plouffe (190-C-92) helped with 13 pts and 7 rebs. In Japan, Shiori Takada (170-G-92) collected 29 points and 5 rebounds. Rui Machida (160-PG-93) had 14 pts, 8 rebs and 11 assists. Quarters: 27-17, 20-11, 14-11, 16-32. Today is the last day of the championship in Chile.
France - Russia 82-50 France destroyed Russia 82-50 in the first game of the Classification Round from 5th to 8th place. It means that France will play against Canada and the winner of that game will take position No.5 in Chile. Russia will meet Japan in the battle for seventh place. Both games will be played today. Jenny Fouasseau (179-F-92) shined in France with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Helena Akmouche (174-G-92) scored 16 points, while Clarince Djaldi-Tabdi (184-F-95) added 13 points and 11 boards. In the loosing squad, Ksenia Tikhonenko (174-G-93, agency: RIZO) collected 8 points and 7 rebounds. Yulia Poluyanova (187-F-92) netted 8 pts. Quarters: 12-15, 20-13, 22-14, 28-8. Today is the last day of the FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile.
Italy - China 62-66 China was better than Italy 66-62 in the game for ninth place at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile. So China ended as No.9 at this event, while Italy finished as tenth ranked team. China took control on their rivals from the very beginning. They made 11-23 lead in the first ten minutes and were looking comfortable. Nothing has changed after that as China jumped to plus 19 until the half time. Italy slightly improved after the breather and came to minus 15 at the end of Q3, but still it was too much for them. Last ten minutes also belonged to Italy (27-16), but they were not able to make a turn. Yu Dong (195-C-93) was the leading player China with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Ma XueYa (188-C/F-93) had 15 points and 10 boards, while Sun Mengran (197-C-92) helped with 10 pts. In the loosing squad, Alessandra Formica (174-G-93) delivered 23 points. Their second scorer was Chiara Zanin (182-C-92) with 15 pts. Quarters: 11-23, 9-16, 15-11, 27-16. Championship officially ends today.
Chile - Taiwan 49-86 Taiwan celebrated in their last game at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Chile. Taiwan destroyed the host of this event 86-49 to win the 11th place. Chile finished as No.12. Lin Yu-Ting (183-F-94) was the leading player in victory with 15 points and 5 rebounds. Liu Jung-Hsing (173-G-92) had 13 points and 8 boards, while Chang Chi-Fang (174-G-93) (6 as) and Yang Jung (183-F-93) added 12 points each. In the loosing squad, Fernando Serrano (82) delivered 11 points. Their second scorers were Fernanda Tapia (180-F-93) and Monserrat Videla (175-F-92) (5 rebs) with 7 points each. Taiwan made double-digit lead in the first ten minutes of this game and never looked back after that. Quarters: 9-25, 13-16, 10-20, 17-25. Championship will officially end today.
FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 groups confirmed - 24 days ago
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The groups for the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 were confirmed during the Draw Ceremony held in Udine, Italy on Wednesday. A fourth team from the Americas will be announced by FIBA at a later stage to finalise the 16-team line-up in light of the suspension currently being served by Brazil's Basketball Federation. The tournament will take place from July 22-30 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, beginning with the Group Phase (July 22-25), followed by the Final Phase (July 26-3... [read more]
The groups for the FIBA U19 Women's Basketball World Cup 2017 were confirmed during the Draw Ceremony held in Udine, Italy on Wednesday. A fourth team from the Americas will be announced by FIBA at a later stage to finalise the 16-team line-up in light of the suspension currently being served by Brazil's Basketball Federation. The tournament will take place from July 22-30 in Udine and Cividale del Friuli, beginning with the Group Phase (July 22-25), followed by the Final Phase (July 26-30). Click here for the Competition Schedule and here for the Competition System. The ceremony also served to reveal the tournament's official logo and establish the new name of the competition, formerly known as the FIBA U19 Women's World Championship. Draw Results: Group A: China, Mali, USA, Italy Group B: Puerto Rico, Russia, Egypt, Spain Group C: Canada, Latvia, France, South Korea Group D: Hungary, Australia, Japan
USA celebrate sixth consecutive title - 2 Years ago
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Russia - USA 70-78
The USA conquered the title at the World Championship in Chekhov. They overcame hosting Russia to celebrate the sixth straight trophy. AJa Wilson (196-G/F-96) was unstoppable with 30 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Russia grabbed a 21:19 lead at the first break. They extended the gap early in the second frame. But the USA turned things around late in the first half. They pulled ahead and ensured a 39:34 halftime lead. Russia pulled within 4 points at... [read more]
Russia - USA 70-78 The USA conquered the title at the World Championship in Chekhov. They overcame hosting Russia to celebrate the sixth straight trophy. AJa Wilson (196-G/F-96) was unstoppable with 30 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Russia grabbed a 21:19 lead at the first break. They extended the gap early in the second frame. But the USA turned things around late in the first half. They pulled ahead and ensured a 39:34 halftime lead. Russia pulled within 4 points at the final intermission. However the USA stormed to a double-digit lead late in regulation and held on to the victory at the end. Azura Stevens (196-F-96) finished with 18 points, while Chatrice White (190-C-96) and Napheesa Collier (186-C/F-97) provided 10 points each for the champions. Daria Kolosovskaya (182-SF-96) responded with 19 points for Russia. Raisa Musina (189-F/C-98) delivered 16 points in the defeat.
Spain - Australia 62-69 Australia stepped onto the pedestal at the World Championship. They knocked down Spain in the consolation final to earn the Bronze medals. Alanna Smith (188-PF-96) stepped up with 20 points and 16 rebounds for the Gems. Australia opened a massive 29:13 lead after ten minutes. Spain narrowed the gap at 9-point mark heading into the fourth quarter. Spain pulled closer in the final frame but could not avoid the defeat. Alexandra Sharp (184-G-97) chipped in 16 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Angela Salvadores (178-G-97) responded with 22 points for Spain.
France - Belgium 53-40 France outgunned Belgium to clinch the fifth position in Chekhov. Victoria Majekodunmi (174-PG-96) was responsible for 17 points in the win. France and Belgium were tied at 18 after twenty minutes. France however used a 35:22 second half run to spur to the victory. Camille Cirgue (184-PF-96) and Marylie Limousin (160-PG-96) finished with 8 points apiece in the win. Elise Ramette (167-PG-98) and Sofia Ouahabi (165-G-97) responded with 11 points each in the loss.
China - Canada 67-47 China fired past Canada to earn the 7th position at the championship. The Asian team capped their campaign with a near-perfect basketball. Xing Jinbo (181-F-96) stepped up with 15 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds for the winners. China jumped to a 42:19 halftime lead. They kept Canada at distance throughout the second half and rolled to a comfortable win. Meiqi Zhu (186-C-96) accounted for 12 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. Bridget Carleton (185-G-97) responded with 12 points for Canada.
Brazil - Holland 72-83 Netherlands occupied the ninth position at the World Championship. They knocked down Brazil in their final game in Chekhov. Emese Hof (190-C-96) stepped up with 23 points and 8 rebounds to lead the winners. Netherlands got to a sizzling start. They registered a 47:27 halftime lead. The margin grew at 28-point mark at the final intermission. Brazil exploded with 30 points in the fourth frame but could not avoid the defeat. Laura Westerik (170-G-98) netted 16 points for the winners. Gabriela De Paula (180-F-96) responded with 13 points for Brazil.
Mali - Serbia 46-58 Serbia overcame Mali to earn the 11th overall position at the championship. Jovana Nogic (181-G-97) posted 13 points to lead balanced effort. Serbia rallied to a comfortable 33:17 halftime lead. Mali narrowed the gap in the second half but could not avoid the defeat. Kristina Arsenic (193-C-97) and Bojana Stevanovic (180-PF-96) accounted for 12 points each for the winners. Christina Dakouo responded with 19 points and 7 rebounds for Mali.
Taiwan - South Korea 67-78 South Korea victoriously wrapped up their campaign. They outgunned Taiwan for the 13th overall position. Lee Juyeon (168-PG-98) stepped up with 21 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. South Korea opened a 38:32 halftime lead. Taiwan got within 3 points at the final break. But South Korea went on a 20:12 run in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. An Jin (185-C-96) contributed 15 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Hsu Yu-Lien (177-F-97) responded with 18 points for Taiwan.
Egypt - Argentina 43-50 Argentina topped Egypt in the final game in Chekhov for both teams. Victoria Llorente (184-F/C-96) stepped up with 14 points and 16 rebounds to lead the effort. Argentina opened a 24:18 halftime lead. Argentina held their opponents to just 10 points in the fourth quarter and raced to the victory. Emilia Giustiniani (159-PG-96) netted 11 points for the winners. Nadine Selaawi (180-F-98) answered with 17 points for Egypt.
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