NEWS

15.07.2007
France Claim Ninth Place


Nando De Colo (pictured) scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to help France to ninth place at the U20 European Championship Men with a 91-82 victory over Croatia.

Aaron Cel and Fabien Causeur each added 16 points for the French, who dropped to ninth after sixth-placed showings in 2005 and 2006.

14.07.2007
Croatia, France Book Showdown For Ninth Place
Croatia and France will face off on Sunday for ninth place at the U20 European Championship Men after collecting victories against Lithuania and Georgia, respectively.

Luka Drezga (pictured) scored 30 points and Ante Tomic had 10 points and 10 rebounds in Croatia's 96-82 win over Lithuania.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Aaron Cel SF 2.00 04.03.1987 Orléans (FRA)  
 5Marc Judith SG 1.92 19.01.1987 Saint Claude (FRA)  
 6Nando De Colo 1.95 23.06.1987 Sainte Catherine (FRA)  
 7Martin Le Pellec SF 1.98 10.06.1987 Roubaix (FRA)  
 8Pape Sy SG 1.98 05.04.1988 Loudéac (FRA)  
 9Mehdi Cheriet  2.01 12.04.1987 Tarare (FRA)  
10Aldo Curti PG 1.80 27.02.1987 Ebolowa (CMR)  
11Fabien Causeur SG 1.91 16.06.1987 Brest (FRA)  
12Cheikh Ibrahima Koma PF 2.05 26.01.1987 Dakar (SEN)  
13Aurelien Salmon  2.02 16.02.1987 Algrange (FRA)  
14Thomas Jonckheere 2.09 29.06.1987 Amiens (FRA)  
15Olivier Kolb PF 2.05 01.03.1987 Mulhouse (FRA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Michel Gomez
Assistant Coach: Olivier Bourgain ,
Thierry Moullec

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12.07.2007
Yagmur Block Sinks France

Onat Akis made two free throws with five seconds left and Mehmet Yagmur blocked a game-winning three-point attempt at the buzzer to give Turkey an 80-79 victory over France, securing Turkey fourth place in Group E of the U20 European Championship Men.

The 2.05m Aurelien Salmon had his shot blocked by 1.86m Yagmur at the buzzer as Turkey finished 2-3 in the group while France fell to fifth at 1-4.

11.07.2007
France Grab First Win, Lithuania Stay Bottom
Six players scored in double figures as France collected their first victory in Group E of the U20 European Championship Men, 76-71 against Lithuania in Gorizia.

Marc Judith scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Nando De Colo had 11 poitns and seven steals for the French, who improved to 1-3 in the group.

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Group A: Slovenia Outgun Serbia, France Top Hungary06.07.2007

Team

France
France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSN. De Colo17.9
RTA. Salmon6.1
ASA. Curti3.8
STN. De Colo2.1
BSO. Kolb0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs HUN[W] 92-66
07.07.2007vs SLO[L] 78-84
08.07.2007vs SRB[L] 81-96
10.07.2007vs RUS[L] 79-84
11.07.2007vs LTU[W] 76-71
12.07.2007vs TUR[L] 79-80
14.07.2007vs GEO[W] 96-69
15.07.2007vs CRO[W] 91-82

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