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22.07.2009
Italy Slip Past Russia, Into Quarter-Finals

Riccardo Truccolo poured in 17 points to lead Italy into the Quarter-Finals of the U20 European Championship with a 67-59 victory over Russia.

Italy captured their first win of the Qualifying Round Group E but it was enough to reach the final eight with a 1-4 record as Stefano Sacripanti's team needed to win by at least six points to advance. Tommaso Raspino added 11 points and Matteo Da Ros chipped in 10 points for the winners.

21.07.2009
France Thump Russia
France used first half outside shooting and an outstanding overall showing by Edwin Jackson second half defense to ease past Russia 81-60, remaining the only undefeated team at the U20 European Championship.


Jackson paced the 4-0 French with 24 points while Thomas Heurtel added 13 points and Lamine Sambe had 11 points as France took sole possession of first place in the qualifying round Group E.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Pavel Spiridonov FC 2.07 27.10.1990 Moscow (RUS)  
 5Viacheslav Zaitcev 1.90 28.08.1989 Leningrad (RUS)  
 6Denis Polokhin 1.97 07.12.1990 Kirgizia (RUS)  
 7Dmitry Khvostov PG 1.90 21.08.1989 Ivanovo (RUS)  
 8Semen Shashkov 2.00 28.11.1989 Sverdlovsk (UKR)  
 9Maxim Zakharov 1.89 26.05.1989 Tul'skaya Region (RUS)  
10Valentin Novikov 1.95 02.09.1989 Yakutia (RUS)  
11Semen Antonov PF 2.02 18.07.1989 Tumen Region (RUS)  
12Vladimir Ivlev 2.07 28.02.1990 Moscow (RUS)  
13Maxim Grigoryev PG 1.95 25.04.1990 Saint Petersburg (RUS)  
14Andrey Kirdyachkin FC 2.04 05.04.1990 Novosibirsk (RUS)  
15Vladimir Philippov 2.04 11.04.1989 Alma Ata (KAZ)  

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Head Coach: Alexander Vasin
Assistant Coach: Alexey Vasiliev

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20.07.2009
Greece Fight Past Russia

Nikos Pappas hit a jumper off the glass with 0.6 seconds left to give hosts Greece a thrilling 73-71 victory over Russia in qualifying round Group E of the U20 European Championship.

Georgios Bogris led five Greek players in double figures with 17 points while Leonidas Kaselakis had 14 points, five rebounds and five assists and Pappas scored 13 points for Kostas Missas's Greece, who improved to 2-1 in the group.

18.07.2009
Group A: Spain Hold Off Latvia, Russia Win

Pere Tomas poured in 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Spain to a 73-66 victory over Latvia to finish the preliminary round Group A of the U20 European Championship undefeated at 3-0.

Sergio De La Fuente added 17 points and Mamadou Samb Mbaye chipped in 12 points and nine rebounds in just 15 minutes for Gustavo Arazana's team.

Group A: Antonov Leads Russia, Spain Stay Perfect17.07.2009
Group A: Rabaseda Lifts Spain, Latvia Needs OT16.07.2009

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Antonov15.6
RTV. Ivlev10.1
ASD. Khvostov6.1
STD. Khvostov1.1
BSS. Antonov0.9

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

16.07.2009vs ESP[L] 72-84
17.07.2009vs LAT[W] 68-62
18.07.2009vs SLO[W] 66-55
20.07.2009vs GRE[L] 71-73
21.07.2009vs FRA[L] 60-81
22.07.2009vs ITA[L] 59-67
24.07.2009vs UKR[W] 65-54
26.07.2009vs LAT[W] 89-66

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