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Results and Stats from Day 2 in Shenzhen - Aug 14, 2011


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Group A
Brazil - United Arab Emirates 103-57
Brazil marched to the second straight win at 2011 World University Games. They fired past UAE to improve at 2-0 record in Group A. Ralfi Ansaloni (211-C-87) stepped up with 21 points to lead the charge. UAE fell at 0-2 record after the loss. UAE and Brazil looked well-matched in the opening frame. The teams exchanged baskets and Brazil managed to eke out just a three-point lead 23:20 after ten minutes. But the Latin American team ensured a 17:0 start to the second term to clear off. Brazil established a 53:26 halftime lead. Brazil controlled the tempo in the second half. They entered the final period up by 35 points and never looked back on the way to the victory. Michael Machado (185-G-90) accounted for 14 points, while Frederico Santos (91) netted 13 points in the win. Rashed Al Zaabi (190-G-88) replied with 30 points for UAE. Husain Ahmed (180-G-89) had 9 points in the loss.

Czech Republic - China 75-55
Czech Republic recorded the first win at the 2011 World University Games. They toppled China for 1-1 record in Group A. Petr Dokoupil (191-G-88) scored 20 poins to lead the winners. China fell at 1-1 record after the loss. Czech Republic grabbed the lead early in the encounter and maintained it well enough further on. The European team posted a 15:12 lead at the first break. They kept China at bay throughout the second stanza. Czech Republic ensured a 31:25 halftime lead. The Czech team stretched the margin to 9 points midway through the third quarter. They posted a 50:42 lead at the final intermission. Czech Republic capped regulation with a 15:4 run to clinch the victory. Jiri Jelinek (203-F-87) tallied 11 points and 8 rebounds, while Jiri Slavik (203-F-89) had 11 points and 12 rebounds in the victory. Zhang ChunJun (198-C-87) responded with 15 points and 11 rebounds for China. Ren Junwei (202-F-90) finished with 13 points in defeat.

Romania - Germany 60-71
Germany celebrated the second straight win at the start of 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen. They drove past Romania to stay on top of Group A ladder. Bastian Doreth (183-G-89) stepped up with 15 points to lead the effort. Romania fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Germany never trailed in this one. They pulled ahead early in the game and recorded a 16:11 lead after ten minutes. Germany maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. They arrived at halftime up by 8 points 29:21. The margin grew at double-digit mark in the third term. Germany entered the fourth quarter with an 18-point cushion. Germany enjoyed a 21-point lead midway through the final stanza before Romania ignited a 14:6 run to sweeten the pill at the end. Johannes Lischka (203-F/C-87) produced 11 points, while Karsten Tadda (189-G-88, agency: Pro One Sports) netted 8 points for the winners. Vlad Moldoveanu (207-F/C-88, agency: Interperformances, college: American) responded with 16 points and 6 boards for Romania. Andrei Mandache (189-G-87, agency: Global Sports Plaza) had 13 points in the loss.

Group B
Hong Kong - Turkey 57-84
Turkey opened win count at 2011 World University Games. They overwhelmed Hong Kong to improve at 1-1 record in Group B. Birkan Batuk (198-F-90) notched 19 points to pace the effort. Hong Kong slipped at 0-1 record after the loss. Turkey surged ahead right from the start. They posted a 13:9 lead at the first intermission. Turkey took over completely in the second period. They rallied to a 38:17 halftime advantage. Turkey mounted the pressure in the third term. They established a comfortable 65:34 lead with ten minutes remaining. Hong Kong never recovered as Turkey cruised to the victory at the end. Yigitcan Turna (187-PG-87) netted 13 points, while Ibrahim Yildirim (190-G-90) and Gokhan Sirin (207-F-90) notched 12 points each in the victory. Lee Ki (177-PG-87) responded with 20 points for Hong Kong. Chan Yik Lun (190-G-87) posted 14 points in the loss.

Canada - Serbia 70-67
Canada improved at 2-0 record at 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen. They held off Serbia to stay on top of Group B ladder. Warren Ward (196-G-89) and Tyson Hinz (199-F-91) accounted for 14 points each in the win. Serbia fell at 1-1 record after the loss. The teams stayed close throughout the opening quarter. Serbia snatched a 23:22 lead after ten minutes. Serbia boosted the gap in the second quarter. The Europeans posted a 43:36 halftime advantage. But Canada reacted with a 12:4 run at the start of the second half to surge ahead. Canada arrived at the final intermission up by 4 points 55:51. Canada posted a 62:55 lead midway through the fourth term. Serbia narrowed the deficit but the North American side hung on to secure a narrow win at the end. Michael Lieffers (203-F-87) had 13 points and 8 rebounds for Canada. Vladimir Lucic (202-F-89, agency: Beo Basket) responded with 25 points and 8 rebounds for Serbia. Mladen Jeremic (196-G-88, agency: Interperformances) had 12 points in the loss.

Group C
Ukraine - Lithuania 55-71
Lithuania stepped on the gas in the second half and overcame Ukraine at 2011 World University Games second day of action. The victory propelled Lithuania at 2-0 record on top of Group C. Ukraine fell at 1-1 record. Gediminas Orelikas (200-G/F-90) knocked down 17 points to pace the effort. Lithuania jumped to an early lead but Ukraine responded adequately. Vitaly Cherniy team grabbed an 18:17 lead at the first break. The teams went neck and neck throughout the second period. Ukraine were able to secure a 27:25 advantage at the interval. The Baltic team shifted the gear right after the big break. They opened the second half on a 12:3 run to spur in front. Lithuania established a 45:38 advantage with one quarter to go. Lithuania opened up a double-figure lead midway through the final term and never looked back en route to the victory. Marius Valukonis (198-F-88) produced 14 points, while Matas Sapiega (180-PG-90) netted 11 points in the victory. Maksym Kornienko (205-F/C-87) responded with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Ukraine. Stanislav Tymofeyenko (205-F-89) finished with 10 points and 7 rebounds in the loss.

Japan - New Zealand 88-81
Japan registered the first win at the 2011 World University Games. They overcame New Zealand for 1-1 record in Group C. Ruymo Ono (197-F/C-88) stepped up with 21 points to lead the Asian side. New Zealand fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Japan fired 25 points in the opening quarter to take an 8-point lead. Japan maintained the advantage throughout the second term. They established a 44:36 halftime lead. The margin grew at double figures in the third term. Japan recorded a 69:57 lead with one quarter remaining. Japan did not allow the Kiwis within striking distance in the final frame and rallied to the victory at the end. Hironori Watanabe (180-G-88) knocked down 16 points, while Daisuke Kobayashi (188-G-87) had 13 points in the winning effort. Justin Richard Edwards (197-F-90) responded with 31 points and 9 rebounds for New Zealand. Dion Prewster (195-G/F-91, college: Stephen F. Austin) accounted for 20 points, 6 boards and 4 assists in the loss.

Philippines - Russia 47-105
Russia continued to pile up scalps at the start of World University Games. They recorded the second comfortable win beating Philippines. Ivan Nelyubov (207-C-88) stepped up with 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the winners. Russia improved at 2-0 record, while Philippines slipped at 0-2 in Group C. Russia dominated from the early minutes. They registered a 23:13 lead after ten minutes. Russia kept on clearing off in the second term. They established a 41:28 halftime lead. Evgeny Pashutin team increased the tempo in the third quarter to build a 76:40 lead at the final break. Philippines never threatened the margin afterwards as Russia cruised to the victory. Igor Smygin (197-G/F-87, agency: Alti Sport, college: Surgut-2) knocked down 18 points, while Dmitry Golovin (193-G-88) added 17 points in the winning effort. Arvin Kim Gomez (183-F-91) and June Mar Fajardo (196-C-89) answered with 8 points each for Philippines.

Group D
South Korea - Mexico 96-107
Mexico earned the first win at the 2011 World University Games. They held off South Korea to catch up with their opponents in Group D ladder. Gabriel Giron (192-F-88) knocked down 32 points to pace the effort. South Korea led midway through the opening term. But Mexico surged ahead to take a 26:25 lead at the first break. South Korea quickly rebounded at the start of the second term. The Asian team arrived at halftime up by 51:46. South Korea maintained the lead throughout the third period. They led by 4 points heading into the fourth quarter 75:71. However Mexico erupted for 36 points in the final stanza and marched to the victory at the end. Cesar Del Campo (194-F-87) notched 30 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists in the winning effort. Choi Bu Kyung (200-F-89) answered with 32 points for South Korea. Kim Mingoo (188-G-91) had 21 points in defeat.

Finland - Israel 72-57
Finland registered the initial win at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen. They held off Israel to improve at 1-1 record in Group D. Finland thus caught up with Israel in the ladder. Petri Heinonen (207-F/C-88) came up with 15 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge. Finland secured a 21:13 lead after ten minutes. They kept Israel behind throughout the second stanza. Finland arrived at halftime up by 4 points 35:31. Israel got closer in the third term but Finland ignited a strong rally late in the period to take a 53:43 advantage into the fourth frame. Finland did not slow down in the final quarter and rolled to the victory at the end. Antto Nikkarinen (185-PG-91) and Matti Nuutinen (200-F-90) nailed 12 points apiece for Finland. Sean Daniel (197-F-89) responded with 15 points for Israel. Ben Rice (195-F-90) and Gilad Karni (195-F/G-87, agency: Avi Zilberman) produced 12 points each in defeat.

Hungary - USA 53-102
USA registered the second straight win at the beginning of 2011 World University Games. They stormed past Hungary to stay undefeated in Group D. John Jenkins (193-G-91) fired 20 points to lead the effort. Hungary fell at 0-2 record after the loss. USA limited Hungary to just 6 points in the starting period building a 15-point lead. They stretched the lead in the second quarter. USA ensured a 58:19 advantage at the interval. Hungary went scoreless for the last five minutes of the third term. USA piled up a comfortable 84:25 lead with one quarter remaining. The United States team never looked back in the final period and raced to the win at the end. Antonio Jardine (187-G-88) delivered 15 points, while Marcus Denmon (190-G-90) finished with 10 points in the win. Ferdinand Morgen (206-F/C-90) responded with 13 points and 9 rebounds for Hungary. Peter Szabo (183-G-89) nailed 10 points in defeat.


  




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World University Games Standings
Group A
 1. Germany 4-0 
 2. Estonia 3-1 
 3. S.Korea 1-2 
 4. China 1-3 
 5. Mozambique. 0-3 
Group B
 1. Russia 5-0 
 2. Canada 4-1 
 3. Sweden 3-2 
 4. Montenegro. 2-3 
 5. Mexico 1-4 
 6. Mongolia 0-5 
Group C
 1. France 5-0 
 2. Lithuania 4-1 
 3. Australia 3-2 
 4. Finland 2-3 
 5. Japan 1-4 
 6. Taiwan 0-5 
Group D
 1. USA 5-0 
 2. Brazil 4-1 
 3. Serbia 3-2 
 4. Turkey 2-3 
 5. Switzerlan. 1-4 
 6. Chile 0-5 
Points Per Game
 Alex MURPHY
  FIN
  (206-F-93)
  Avg: 20
 1. Murphy, FIN20.0 
 2. Selden, USA19.3 
 3. Nordstrom, SWE17.1 
 4. Steinmann, SUI15.5 
 5. Mason, USA14.5 
 6. Giedraitis, LTU13.9 
 7. Spasojevic, MNT13.8 
 8. Lindqvist, SWE13.5 
 9. Mathiang, AUS13.5 
 10. Ellis, USA13.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mangok MATHIANG
  AUS
  (208-F/C-92)
  Avg: 10.3
 1. Mathiang, AUS10.3 
 2. Sanli, TUR10.0 
 3. Dubas, BEL8.5 
 4. Enkhbat, MGL8.0 
 5. Mula, MOZ7.8 
 6. Caifaz, MOZ7.8 
 7. Pot, SRB7.5 
 8. Brase, GER7.4 
 9. Nordstrom, SWE7.4 
 10. Radosavljevi., SRB7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Frank MASON
  (180-PG-)
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Mason, USA4.4 
 2. Lo, GER4.2 
 3. Torres, BRA4.0 
 4. Pot, SRB3.9 
 5. Vikhrov, RUS3.8 
 6. Heo, KOR3.3 
 7. Vrbica, MNT3.3 
 8. Julien, FRA3.0 
 9. Strebkov, RUS2.8 
 10. Shtarkman, ISR2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Yudai BABA
  (193-SF-95)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Baba, JPN2.8 
 2. Dorbek, EST2.7 
 3. Leo, JPN2.5 
 4. Lee, KOR2.5 
 5. Mason, USA2.5 
 6. Torres, BRA2.3 
 7. Machava, MOZ2.2 
 8. Lee, KOR2.2 
 9. Laane, EST2.1 
 10. Djurisic, MNT2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Maik-Kalev KOTSAR
  (201-F/G-96)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Kotsar, EST1.9 
 2. Choi, KOR1.8 
 3. Desyatnikov, RUS1.8 
 4. Sanli, TUR1.8 
 5. Fall, FRA1.7 
 6. Mockevicius, LTU1.5 
 7. Caven, FIN1.4 
 8. Senli, TUR1.3 
 9. Guo, CHN1.3 
 10. Morin, FRA1.3 
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