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Group A
Latvia 50% Aug.20 Taiwan
Hungary 50% Aug.20 Serbia
South Korea 50% Aug.20 Mexico
Group B
Finland 50% Aug.20 Japan
Hong Kong 50% Aug.20 Germany
Norway 50% Aug.20 Canada
Group C
Argentina 50% Aug.20 USA
Romania 50% Aug.20 Czech R.
United Arab 50% Aug.20 Estonia
Group D
Mozambique 50% Aug.20 Russia
Israel 50% Aug.20 Lithuania
Australia 50% Aug.20 Ukraine
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Results and Stats from Day 4 in Shenzhen - Aug 16, 2011

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Group B
Australia - Hong Kong 103-51
Australia registered the first win at 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen. The Aussies rallied past Hong Kong for 1-1 record in Group B. Ryan Broekhoff (198-F/G-90) and Benjamin Dowdell (200-F-88) knocked down 19 points each to lead the winners. Hong Kong fell at 0-2 record after the loss. Australia stunned their opponents in the opening quarter. They exploded with 29 points to take an 18-point lead into the second frame. Australia stayed on fire in the second stanza. They recorded a massive 60:26 halftime advantage. The gap grew at 50-point mark in the third frame and Australia did not look back en route to the victory then. Corey Maynard (190-G-91) nailed 15 points, while Matthew Hodgson (211-C-91) and Cameron Gliddon (196-G/F-89, college: Concordia Irvine) had 10 points each in the win. Lee Ki (177-PG-87) answered with 14 points for Hong Kong. Chan Yik Lun (190-G-87) posted 11 points in the loss.

Serbia - Turkey 84-36
Serbia posted a comfortable victory on the fourth day of action at 2011 World University Games in China. They dismantled Turkey to improve at 2-1 record in Group B. Stefan Bircevic (209-F/C-89) tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead the effort. Turkey fell at 1-2 record after the loss. Serbia limited their opponents to 8 points in the opening period to post an 18-point lead. Serbia started the second frame on a 9:1 run to enlarge the advantage. They ensured a 45:14 halftime lead. Turkey struggled to recover in the second half. Serbia eased to a 63:29 lead at the final break and coasted to the victory at the end. Nikola Dragovic (206-F-87, college: UCLA) and Mladen Jeremic (196-G-88, agency: Interperformances) netted 14 points apiece in the winning case. Bora Pacun (210-F-87) answered with 9 points for Turkey. Ibrahim Yildirim (190-G-90) and Yigitcan Turna (187-PG-87) had 8 points apiece in the loss.

Group C
New Zealand - Lithuania 79-88
Lithuania registered the third straight win at 2011 World University Games. They overcame New Zealand to stay perfect 3-0 on top of Group C. Marius Valukonis (198-F-88) stepped up with 27 points and 9 rebounds to pace the Baltic team. Lithuania jumped to an early lead 15:10 but the Kiwis managed to bounce back. They stormed to a 25:17 advantage at the first break. New Zealand stretched the margin in the second quarter. They enjoyed a 14-point advantage before Lithuania cut it back to 11 points at halftime 35:46. New Zealand stayed in charge throughout the third frame. They entered the final stanza up by 10 points 63:53. New Zealand still led by 7 points with five minutes left in regulation. However Lithuania burst out with a 20:4 run late in the game to snatch a difficult victory at the end. Ernestas Ezerskis (192-PG-87) accounted for 16 points, while Gediminas Orelikas (200-G/F-90) added 13 points in the win. Dion Prewster (195-G/F-91, college: Stephen F. Austin) replied with 19 points for the Kiwis. Joshua Bloxham (192-G-90) netted 14 points in defeat.

Philippines - Ukraine 46-102
Ukraine bounced back after the loss to Lithuania in the second round and cruised past Philippines at 2011 World University Games Group C. The victory helped Ukraine to 2-1 record in the standings. Philippines on the other hand suffered the third straight loss. Seven Ukrainian players scored in double figures. Maksym Kornienko (205-F/C-87) stepped up with 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort. Ukraine earned a 21:13 lead after ten minutes of action. They stormed into the second quarter on an 11:3 run to boost the gap. Ukraine secured a 37:24 lead at the interval. The European team increased the tempo and cleared off to a comfortable 32-point advantage at the final intermission. Ukraine stayed in charge throughout the fourth period posting a well-deserved win at the end. Pavlo Burenko (186-PG-90) tallied 15 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists, while Dmytro Khodov (201-F-87) added 12 points for the winners. Kelvin Juliane (173-PG-88) answered with 13 points for Philippines. Francis Luigi Bercede (175-PG-89) chipped in 10 points in the loss.

Russia - Japan 91-73
Russia earned the third straight win at the 2011 World University Games. They remained on top of Group C with perfect 3-0 record. Dmitry Golovin (193-G-88) nailed 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the charge. Japan fell at 1-2 record after the loss. Japan managed to post a 27:25 lead at the first break. The teams stayed close early in the second term but Russia capped the half on a 12:4 run to build a 43:35 advantage. Russia maintained the lead throughout the third quarter. They arrived at the final break leading by 12 points 68:56. Japan narrowed the gap at just 6-point mark midway through the final stanza but Russia triggered a 17:5 rally to seal the victory. Petr Gubanov (207-C-87) accounted for 13 points, while Ivan Nelyubov (207-C-88) produced 12 points in the win. Takatoshi Furukawa (190-G/F-87) answered with 18 points for Japan. Daisuke Kobayashi (188-G-87) netted 14 points in the loss.


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World University Games Standings
Group A
 1. Hungary 0-0 
 2. S.Korea 0-0 
 3. Latvia 0-0 
 4. Mexico 0-0 
 5. Serbia 0-0 
 6. Taiwan 0-0 
Group B
 1. Canada 0-0 
 2. Finland 0-0 
 3. Germany 0-0 
 4. Hong Kong 0-0 
 5. Japan 0-0 
 6. Norway 0-0 
Group C
 1. Argentina 0-0 
 2. Czech Rep. 0-0 
 3. Estonia 0-0 
 4. Romania 0-0 
 5. UAE 0-0 
 6. USA 0-0 
Group D
 1. Australia 0-0 
 2. Israel 0-0 
 3. Lithuania 0-0 
 4. Mozambique 0-0 
 5. Russia 0-0 
 6. Ukraine 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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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