NEWS

07.10.2007
Gruda Honoured As Young Player Of The Year

France power forward Sandrine Gruda was honoured with the 2006 FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year Award before the tip-off of Sunday's 2007 EuroBasket Women gold medal match between Russia and Spain.

The Cannes native, who just turned 20 in June, has already twice been named MVP of the French league while also helping Valenciennes to the 2006 Final Four of the Women EuroLeague. Gruda also competed for France at the 2006 FIBA World Championship in Brazil, averaging 12.0 points and 6.0 rebounds.

07.10.2007
Belgium Bounce Back

Belgium finally got back on the winning track on Sunday in beating France 72-63 to capture seventh place at the 2007 EuroBasket Women.

Ann Wauters had 25 points and eight rebounds while Anke De Mondt scored 13 of her 16 points in the fourth quarter as Belgium snapped a four-game losing streak after winning their first four games of the tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Clémence Beikes SF 1.80 19.10.1983 Grande Synthe (FRA)  
 5Sandra Le Dréan SF 1.87 13.05.1977 Rennes (FRA)  
 6Céline Dumerc PG 1.68 09.07.1982 Tarbes (FRA)  
 7Sandrine Gruda 1.93 25.06.1987 Cannes (FRA)  
 8Edwige Lawson-Wade PG 1.67 14.05.1979 Rennes (FRA)  
 9Audrey Sauret-Gillespie SF 1.78 31.10.1976 Charleville (FRA)  
10Sabrina Reghaissia 1.88 16.10.1983 Amiens (FRA)  
11Emilie Gomis SG 1.78 18.10.1983 Ziguinchor (SEN)  
12Krissy Bade SF 1.83 31.07.1980 Paris (FRA)  
13Sandra Dijon 1.92 10.01.1976 Fort de France (FRA)  
14Emmeline Ndongue 1.92 25.04.1983 Auxerre (FRA)  
15Isabelle Yacoubou 1.95 21.04.1986 Godomey (BEN)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Jacques Commeres
Assistant Coach: Pierre Vincent ,
Anna Kotocova

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07.10.2007
Playing For Pride

The classification game for the seventh place is the least popular and eye-catching game of the last day, but sometimes it turns into a very interesting game.

This game has no meaning other than pride and good feeling, but don't underestimate that.

06.10.2007
Offense 101?

What do Sandrine Gruda, Edwige Lawson-Wade and Audrey Sauret-Gillespie have to do with Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and Ronny Turiaf?

One answer is obvious: they are all French national team players.

Nail-biter06.10.2007
Plenty To Play For06.10.2007
Latvia Into Semis04.10.2007
Go Time04.10.2007
France Stifle Serbia03.10.2007
Serbia Look To Win Big03.10.2007
Spain Ride Big Fourth Quarter 01.10.2007
Spain, France Renew Rivalry30.09.2007
France Slow Belarus29.09.2007
What's Your Style?29.09.2007

Team

France
France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Gruda14.6
RTI. Yacoubou5.7
ASE. Lawson-Wade4.3
STC. Dumerc1.6
BSS. Gruda1.1

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

24.09.2007vs GRE[W] 58-50
25.09.2007vs RUS[L] 59-63
26.09.2007vs ITA[W] 64-48
29.09.2007vs BLR[W] 72-60
01.10.2007vs ESP[L] 53-63
03.10.2007vs SRB[W] 68-60
04.10.2007vs LAT[L] 62-66
06.10.2007vs LTU[L] 65-67
07.10.2007vs BEL[L] 63-72

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