NEWS

15.07.2007
Teodosic Lifts Serbia To Title

Serbia became the first nation to defend their U20 European Championship Men title with Most Valuable Player Milos Teodosic scoring 22 points and handing out five assists in an 87-78 victory over Spain in Sunday's final.

The title also meant the end of a golden generation for Serbian basketball as the nucleus of the team also captured the 2003 U16, 2005 U18 and 2006 U20 championships.

15.07.2007
MVP Award: Teodosic Tops The Polls
Milos Teodosic not only led Serbia to the U20 European Championship Men crown, the play-maker also was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.

The 20-year-old point guard, who will participate in the senior national team's training camp for the 2007 EuroBasket, tallied 22 points and dished out five assists in Serbia's 87-78 victory over Spain in Sunday's final.

15.07.2007
Italy Clinch Bronze, First Medal Since 1994


It's not the gold, but co-hosts Italy collected their first medal at the U20 European Championship Men since 1994 in beating Russia 74-63 for the bronze.

Luigi Da Tome (pictured) led the way with 26 points and Pietro Aradori added 11 points for the 1992 gold medal winners and 1994 runners-up.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Slovenia33/0233/2126
2. Serbia32/1258/2015
3. France31/2251/2464
4. Hungary30/3162/2453
Serbia   France
9681
26-20   24-24   22-16   24-21  
Hungary   Slovenia
5669
17-21   5-16   16-25   18-7  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Russia33/0235/2056
2. Turkey31/2226/2364
3. Lithuania31/2230/2344
4. Greece31/2208/2244
Turkey   Russia
7488
20-21   24-22   18-22   12-23  
Greece   Lithuania
7584
20-17   15-15   18-20   22-32  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain33/0258/2026
2. Israel32/1245/2065
3. Croatia31/2221/2354
4. F.Y.R. of Macedonia30/3195/2763
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Croatia
7088
24-20   18-15   12-20   16-33  
Spain   Israel
7773
21-8   17-30   22-17   17-18  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Italy33/0252/1726
2. Georgia32/1233/2405
3. Bulgaria31/2221/2504
4. Latvia30/3226/2703
Georgia   Bulgaria
7574
22-12   14-23   20-17   19-22  
Italy   Latvia
7265
20-12   17-19   17-24   18-10  

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Serbia54/1427/3859
2. Russia54/1369/3409
3. Slovenia54/1397/3779
4. Turkey52/3401/4227
5. France51/4393/4156
6. Lithuania50/5377/4255
Turkey   France
8079
18-17   29-18   18-25   15-19  
Lithuania   Serbia
7694
15-25   27-26   13-23   21-20  
Russia   Slovenia
6355
18-20   15-12   18-15   12-8  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Spain55/0441/35510
2. Italy54/1403/3279
3. Israel53/2378/3508
4. Bulgaria51/4352/4076
5. Croatia51/4371/4136
6. Georgia51/4351/4446
Georgia   Croatia
7899
26-24   17-26   18-28   17-21  
Bulgaria   Israel
6985
17-19   16-12   21-23   15-31  
Italy   Spain
7589
26-17   13-20   16-26   20-26  

Classification Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Greece33/0224/1796
2. Latvia32/1247/2255
3. F.Y.R. of Macedonia31/2226/2304
4. Hungary30/3166/2293
Hungary   Greece
4562
16-13   11-22   10-15   8-12  
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Latvia
8290
24-28   20-17   16-18   22-27  

Classification game for the 9th to 12th places

Croatia   Lithuania
9682
30-12   15-20   21-23   30-27  
France   Georgia
9669
22-28   24-11   28-15   22-15  

Classification Games for the 5th to 8th places

Israel   Turkey
7464
25-20   15-16   17-17   17-11  
Slovenia   Bulgaria
7959
20-20   18-7   28-17   13-15  

Semi-Finals

Spain   Russia
7669
17-25   21-15   16-17   22-12  
Serbia   Italy
7762
17-14   24-14   6-13   30-21  

11th to 12th Place

Georgia   Lithuania
7081
17-30   20-16   17-18   16-17  

9th to 10th Place

France   Croatia
9182
27-25   19-16   20-20   25-21  

7th to 8th Place

Bulgaria   Turkey
8897
25-24   23-27   15-24   25-22  

5th to 6th Place

Slovenia   Israel
9081
17-28   17-20   21-19   35-14  

3rd to 4th Place

Italy   Russia
7463
20-12   18-18   20-14   16-19  

Final

Serbia   Spain
8778
10-12   29-21   25-26   23-19  

HEADLINES

Italy Clinch Bronze, First Medal Since 199415.07.2007
Slovenia Comeback Beats Israel For Fifth15.07.2007
France Claim Ninth Place15.07.2007
Beiran: Spain Look To Senior Team For Inspiration15.07.2007
Serbia Dominate Hosts Italy, Move Into Final14.07.2007
Invincible Spain Edge Russia For Place In Final14.07.2007
Croatia, France Book Showdown For Ninth Place14.07.2007
Bulgaria No Match For Slovenia14.07.2007
Greece, Latvia Smile, FYROM, Hungary Go Down14.07.2007
Israel Stop Turkey To Earn Top Six Finish14.07.2007

DIVISION A


FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagSerbia
2.flagSpain
3.flagItaly
4.flagRussia
5.flagSlovenia
6.flagIsrael
7.flagTurkey
8.flagBulgaria
9.flagFrance
10.flagCroatia
11.flagLithuania
12.flagGeorgia
13.flagGreece
14.flagLatvia
15.flagF.Y.R. of Macedonia
16.flagHungary

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Ronalds Zakis

LAT
Born : 08.07.1987
Height: 2.07

Avg: 24.7

NameAvg.
1.Zakis, R. 24.7
2.Kostov, C. 18.3
3.Casspi, O. 17.9
4.De Colo, N. 17.9
5.Labovic, D. 16.9

Rebounds

Povilas Butkevicius

LTU
Born : 26.09.1987
Height: 2.03

Avg: 11.7

NameAvg.
1.Butkevicius, P. 11.7
2.Vidmar, G. 9.8
3.Rey, X. 9.5
4.Zakis, R. 9.0
5.Tomic, A. 8.1

Assists

Milos Teodosic

SRB
Born : 19.03.1987
Height: 1.95

Avg: 5.4

NameAvg.
1.Teodosic, M. 5.4
2.Mocnik, J. 5.0
3.Yagmur, M. 4.0
4.Kostoski, A. 3.8
5.Curti, A. 3.8