NEWS

23.07.2006
Serbia & Montenegro Win U20 Title

Serbia & Montenegro captured their first U20 European Championships title since 1998 as it beat tournament hosts Turkey 64-58.

Tadija Dragicevic made a free throw with 15 seconds left to give Serbia & Montenegro a four-point lead, and Nikola Pekovic dunked just before the final buzzer for the final score-line.

26.07.2006
U20 Game Highlights Online

fibaeurope.com is proud to present online video highlights of the Ostchem U20 European Championship Men.

Full game broadcasts are available of the semi-finals and final game as well as extensive highlights from the quarter-final round.

23.07.2006
Ilyasova Claims MVP Prize

Turkey's Ersan Ilysasova was named MVP of the Ostchem U20 European Championship Men in Izmir on Sunday.

The 208 cm small forward was representing his country for the first time in two years, his last appearance coming during qualifiying action for the 2004 U18 European Championship Men.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia & Montenegro33/0231/1906
2. Croatia32/1231/2155
3. Belarus31/2199/2224
4. Latvia30/3217/2513
Latvia   Belarus
7784
22-17   16-21   19-25   20-21  
Croatia   Serbia & Montenegro
7278
14-19   20-19   16-23   22-17  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Italy32/1212/1775
2. Slovenia32/1235/2025
3. Israel32/1206/2055
4. Hungary30/3169/2383
Slovenia   Israel
7368
20-17   21-12   16-21   16-18  
Italy   Hungary
7441
24-10   18-8   13-7   19-16  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. France32/1251/1955
2. Turkey32/1209/1685
3. Russia32/1207/2035
4. Germany30/3162/2633
France   Germany
9966
14-26   37-14   25-17   23-9  
Turkey   Russia
6063
18-15   15-18   8-14   19-16  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece32/1228/2225
2. Lithuania32/1261/2555
3. Bulgaria31/2238/2494
4. Spain31/2235/2364
Greece   Bulgaria
7877
19-26   19-14   18-17   22-20  
Spain   Lithuania
8892
20-20   21-23   14-20   33-29  

Classification Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia33/0245/1496
2. Spain32/1228/1835
3. Belarus31/2173/2194
4. Hungary30/3147/2423
Belarus   Hungary
7155
20-17   16-14   16-11   19-13  
Russia   Spain
7761
16-19   20-16   21-12   20-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Bulgaria32/1245/2205
2. Israel32/1226/2145
3. Germany31/2216/2224
4. Latvia31/2239/2704
Germany   Bulgaria
6679
20-16   12-18   17-26   17-19  
Latvia   Israel
7395
31-27   12-19   13-25   17-24  

Quarter-Final Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia & Montenegro33/0246/2046
2. Slovenia32/1245/2445
3. France31/2202/2044
4. Lithuania30/3239/2803
France   Lithuania
7977
24-22   11-24   15-16   29-15  
Serbia & Montenegro   Slovenia
8578
14-15   25-13   14-21   16-20   16-9  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Turkey32/1244/2055
2. Italy32/1215/2195
3. Croatia31/2233/2494
4. Greece31/2222/2414
Croatia   Italy
7486
20-21   19-18   22-22   13-25  
Turkey   Greece
7880
14-14   10-23   27-18   27-25  

Classification Games for 9th to 16th place

Belarus   Latvia
5963
14-12   12-14   20-12   13-25  
Hungary   Germany
7063
15-21   16-18   17-16   22-8  
Russia   Israel
6661
20-16   13-18   20-13   13-14  
Spain   Bulgaria
7280
18-24   19-16   16-22   19-18  

Classification Games for 5th to 8th place

France   Greece
7650
13-12   19-13   25-15   19-10  
Lithuania   Croatia
6281
17-18   13-29   16-22   16-12  

Semi-Finals

Serbia & Montenegro   Italy
8983
23-15   12-27   19-13   16-15   8-8   11-5  
Slovenia   Turkey
6296
19-26   17-17   12-23   14-30  

Game for 15th and 16th place

Belarus   Germany
5981
16-17   18-9   8-34   17-21  

Game for 13th and 14th place

Latvia   Hungary
10169
24-9   24-16   23-19   30-25  

Game for 11th and 12th place

Israel   Spain
7482
26-16   10-23   23-26   15-17  

Game for 9th and 10th place

Russia   Bulgaria
8488
12-12   15-11   15-21   20-18   11-11   11-15  

Game for 7th and 8th place

Greece   Lithuania
7882
22-22   18-27   18-17   20-16  

Game for 5th and 6th place

France   Croatia
5863
17-14   8-28   15-6   18-15  

Game for 3rd and 4th place

Italy   Slovenia
7583
14-21   21-18   22-18   18-26  

Final

Serbia & Montenegro   Turkey
6458
20-16   13-12   12-17   19-13  

HEADLINES

Ilyasova Claims MVP Prize23.07.2006
Slovenia Grab Bronze Medal 23.07.2006
Turkey Storm Into Final22.07.2006
Serbia & Montenegro Move To U20 European Final22.07.2006
Kalve Makes Giessen Switch21.07.2006
Turks Go Through Despite Ilyasova Misses20.07.2006
Vitali Steers Italy To Victory20.07.2006
Serbia & Montenegro Gets Past Slovenia In Overtime20.07.2006
France Prevails After Lithuanian Collapse20.07.2006
Turkey Dominates Croatia19.07.2006

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSerbia & Montenegro
2.flagTurkey
3.flagSlovenia
4.flagItaly
5.flagCroatia
6.flagFrance
7.flagLithuania
8.flagGreece
9.flagBulgaria
10.flagRussia
11.flagSpain
12.flagIsrael
13.flagLatvia
14.flagHungary
15.flagGermany
16.flagBelarus

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Ernests Kalve

LAT
Born : 04.04.1987
Height: 2.00

Avg: 20.5

NameAvg.
1.Kalve, E. 20.5
2.Preldzic, E. 20.3
3.Pocius, M. 20.0
4.Ivanov, K. 19.1
5.Cissé, S. 18.4

Rebounds

Carlos Suarez

ESP
Born : 23.05.1986
Height: 2.02

Avg: 10.4

NameAvg.
1.Suarez, C. 10.4
2.Preldzic, E. 9.4
3.Ivanov, K. 9.0
4.Ivanov, D. 8.8
5.Szabó, M. 8.4

Assists

Edgars Jeromanovs

LAT
Born : 18.04.1986
Height: 1.86

Avg: 6.3

NameAvg.
1.Jeromanovs, E. 6.3
2.Ponkrashov, A. 5.5
3.Kalnietis, M. 4.8
4.Shustau, M. 3.8
5.Piazza, A. 3.8