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Quarterfinals are set in Heraklion - Jul 1, 2015

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Tunisia - Greece 48-100
Greece eased into the quarterfinal stage of the championship. The hosts stormed past Tunisia in Heraklion today. Tyler Dorsey (193-SG-96) recorded 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the Hellenes. Greece opened a comfortable 59:22 halftime lead. The home team stretched the gap at 47-point mark heading into the fourth quarter and cruised to the victory. Dionysis Skoulidas (200-PF-97) chipped in 11 points in the win. Achref Gannouni (194-SG-97) replied with 10 points for Tunisia.

Australia - Serbia 69-56
Australia dropped Serbia to remain in the title quest in Heraklion. Jack McVeigh (201-F-96, college: Nebraska) scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to pace the Emus. Australia dominated in the first half. They scored 42 points to gain a 15-point halftime lead. They extended the margin at 16-point mark at the final intermission. Serbia held the Emus to just 9 points in the fourth quarter but could not avoid the defeat. Kyle Clark (199-F-97) and Dejan Vasiljevic (187-G-97) posted 15 points each for the winners. Vojislav Stojanovic (200-G-97) answered with 15 points and 10 rebounds for Serbia. Vanja Marinkovic (198-SG-97) had 11 points in the loss.

Egypt - Spain 60-67
Marc Garcia (197-SF-96, agency: Octagon Europe) scored 21 points to lead Spain past Egypt in the playoffs. Egypt surprised the European team with a strong start. The African side grabbed a 19:15 lead after ten minutes. However Spain responded with a 41:18 run in the next two periods to spur ahead for a comfortable lead. Egypt cut the distance in the fourth period but Spain hung on to seal the victory. Jacobo Diaz (195-F-96) netted 9 points in the win. Mohamed Taha Mohamed responded with 17 points for Egypt.

Iran - Turkey 63-73
Turkey toppled Iran in the eighth-final clash in Heraklion today. Okben Ulubay (200-F-97) posted 16 points to pace the winners. Iran jumped to a 21:13 lead after the first frame. Turkey bounced back with a 20:8 rally in the second quarter to take a 33:29 halftime lead. Iran pulled within a single point at the final intermission. But Turkey sank 26 points in the fourth stanza and iced the victory. Kadir Bayram (185-PG-96) accounted for 13 points in the win. Rezayifar Navid (191-SG-96) dropped 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds for Iran.

Canada - South Korea 100-64
Justin Jackson (198-SG-97) notched 20 points and 7 rebounds as Canada registered the fourth consecutive victory in Greece. They stormed past South Korea to stay in the title hunt. South Korea eked out a 28:27 lead after the opening frame. But Canada took over in the next period. The North American team built a 48:40 halftime lead. Canada ignited a 24:6 run after the big break and never looked back en route to the win. Dillon Brooks (198-F-96) tossed in 19 points, issued 9 assists and collected 9 boards for Canada. Kyungwon Kim (199-C-96) responded with 14 points and 7 rebounds for South Korea.

Croatia - China 75-68
Croatia rallied past China to advance into the quarterfinal stage. Ivica Zubac (212-C-97) produced 23 points and 9 rebounds to lead the winners. Croatia grabbed a 42:30 halftime lead. China narrowed the distance in the third term. The Asian team narrowed the gap at 6-point mark at the final break. Croatia however limited their opponents to just 16 points in the final stanza and raced to the win. Luka Bozic (199-PG-96) netted 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for Croatia. Minghui Sun (192-SG-96) answered with 15 points for China.

Italy - Dominican Republic 82-73
Italy withheld a late rally from Dominican Republic and sealed the victory in the eighth-final clash in Heraklion. Luca Severini (204-C/F-96) chipped in 21 points and collected 7 rebounds for the winners. Italy went on a 21:7 run in the second term to build a 39:24 halftime lead. They erupted for 28 points in the third term to open a 16-point lead at the final break. Dominican Republic cut the deficit in the fourth frame but could not avoid the defeat. Ion Lupusor tossed in 15 points, while Diego Flaccadori (194-PG-96) accounted for 14 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds for the Azzurri. Andres Feliz (183-SG-97) answered with 28 points for Dominican Republic.

USA - Argentina 93-45
Team USA outgunned Argentina to advance into the quarterfinal stage of the championship. Harry Giles (206-F-98) tallied 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the defending champions. Team USA dominated from start to finish. They built a 49:20 halftime lead and never looked back en route to the win. Jayson Tatum (203-F-98) netted 14 points for the USA. Fernando Zurbriggen (185-G-97) responded with 13 points for Argentina.   

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World Cup U19 Final Standings
 1. Canada
 2. Italy
 3. USA
 4. Spain
 5. Germany
 6. Lithuania
 7. France
 8. Argentina
 9. P.Rico
 10. Japan
 11. N.Zealand
 12. Egypt
 13. Angola
 14. S.Korea
 15. Iran
 16. Mali
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 21.6
 1. Barrett-Jr, CAN21.6 
 2. Hachimura, JPN20.6 
 3. de-Sousa, ANG17.3 
 4. Sedekerskis, LTU15.4 
 5. Kigab, CAN14.7 
 6. Wynyard, NZL14.3 
 7. Kulboka, LTU13.7 
 8. Cruz, PUR13.4 
 9. Corvalan, ARG13.3 
 10. Vila, ESP13.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Silvio DE SOUSA
  Avg: 13.1
 1. de-Sousa, ANG13.1 
 2. Khalaf, EGY12.8 
 3. Hachimura, JPN11.0 
 4. Wiley, USA10.9 
 5. Vila, ESP10.9 
 6. Kigab, CAN10.6 
 7. Keita, MLI10.3 
 8. Khandanpoor, IRI9.8 
 9. Wynyard, NZL9.3 
 10. Tillie, FRA8.7 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 6.1
 1. Corvalan, ARG6.1 
 2. Park, KOR5.7 
 3. Figueras, ESP5.7 
 4. Jokubaitis, LTU5.3 
 5. Youssef, EGY5.3 
 6. Sedekerskis, LTU4.9 
 7. Goudou-Sinha, FRA4.7 
 8. Barrett-Jr, CAN4.6 
 9. Letoa, NZL4.6 
 10. Wigginton, CAN4.2 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Amandio, ANG2.1 
 2. Texeira, PUR1.9 
 3. Cruz, PUR1.9 
 4. Figueras, ESP1.7 
 5. Reddish, USA1.7 
 6. Da-Silva, GER1.7 
 7. Penna, ITA1.7 
 8. Barrett-Jr, CAN1.7 
 9. Pritchard, USA1.6 
 10. Sedekerskis, LTU1.6 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 3
 1. Khalaf, EGY3.0 
 2. Wynyard, NZL2.0 
 3. McCoy, USA1.6 
 4. Khandanpoor, IRI1.5 
 5. Hachimura, JPN1.4 
 6. Da-Silva, GER1.4 
 7. Caruso, ITA1.3 
 8. Mostafa, EGY1.3 
 9. Masiulis, LTU1.0 
 10. Ha, KOR1.0 

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