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Group:  C | 14.07.2006, 13:30h
Group:  C | 14.07.2006, 13:30h
63-92
15 - 3019 - 1514 - 2515 - 22
15 - 3019 - 1514 - 2515 - 22
Spectators: 300 |
Referees: Shmuel Bachar (ISR), Doru Vinasi (ROU), Peter Bodnar (HUN)

GAME REPORT


France Take Control With Strong First Quarter

France were surprisingly big winners over Russia in Group C, beating the men from Moscow 92-63 with Souarata Cissé pouring in 20 points, grabbing five boards and blocking on shot.

The French stormed out to a 30-15 lead by the end of the first quarter with Cissé scoring eight of his points.

After the Russians clawed their way back to 45-34 at half-time, France stretched their lead back to 22 at 70-48 by the end of the third period and then cruised home over the final 10 minutes.

France were 10 of 18 from three-point range with Michael Mokongo, who had 16 points, burying four of six from the arc.

The French out-rebounded Russia 34-19 in the game.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

40.4%

21/52
FG
M/A

61.8%

34/55

44.0%

11/25
FG2P
M/A

64.9%

24/37

37.0%

10/27
FG3P
M/A

55.6%

10/18

57.9%

11/19
FT
M/A

73.7%

14/19

19

7/12
RT
RO/RD

34

7/27

16

AS

18

21

TO

13

6

ST

16

3

BS

2

22

PF

21

63

Pts

92

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