Belgium69-81

20-22, 23-25, 13-20, 13-14

Italy

 

Date: 07.01.2009, 20:00hGroup:  BVenue:   Liege (BEL) Spectators: 170
Referees:  Chantal Julien (FRA), Ivo Dolinek (CZE), Moritz Reiter (GER)
TEAM LEADERS
Belgium Italy
Laurence Van Malderen (21)PtsSimona Ballardini (17)
3 players tied with 5RebSimona Ballardini (9)
Sara Leemans (4)ASSimona Ballardini (7)
Daphne Van Dessel (2)STSimona Ballardini (4)
Sofie Hendrickx (1), Virginie Michiels (1)BSJenifer Nadalin (1), Giorgia Sottana (1)

GAME REPORT

07.01.2009
Ballardini, Italy Knock Off Belgians

Italy won at Belgium 81-69 on Wednesdsay night in the Azzurre's opening game of the EuroBasket Women Additional Qualifying Round.

Umana Reyer Venezia's Simona Ballardini poured in 17 points, which included a two of five effort from three-ball range, pulled down nine rebounds and handed out seven assists for the Italians.

Kathrin Ress and Laura Macchi each contributed 12 points.

Italy held a slender 47-43 lead at half-time but pressed home the advantage in the third quarter when they outscored the Belgians 20-13 to go in front at 67-56.

They ended up winning by 12.

Italy were 29 of 57 (50.9)% inside the arc compared to Belgium's 18 of 33 (54.5%).

Both Italy and Croatia are 1-0 in Group B while the Belgians are 0-2.

Only the winners of Group A and Group B advance to the Final Round of the EuroBasket Women.

Top performers

Belgium Italy

Laurence Van Malderen

 

Simona Ballardini

21Pts17
5Reb9
0AS7
0ST4
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Belgium Italy
26/50FG M/A32/65
18/33 (54.5%) FG2P M/A29/57 (50.9%)
8/17 (47.1%) FG3P M/A3/8 (37.5%)
9/14 (64.3%) FT M/A14/18 (77.8%)
27 (7-20) Reb (O-D) 31 (13-18)
12AS13
18TO11
4ST9
2BS2
21PF17
69Pts81
BELGIUM
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Van Dessel, D. 160/00.00/00.00/00.02/2100.0000222012
5Vanloo, J. 100/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0011201040
6Dubuc, S. 265/1050.03/650.02/450.02/366.73140010114
7Michiels, V. 160/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0123120140
8Hendrickx, S. 190/10.00/10.00/00.02/450.0145020102
9Strubbe, A. DNP
10Leemans, S. 346/1250.05/1145.51/1100.01/250.00444400414
11Van Malderen, L. 368/1361.55/683.33/742.92/366.71450400221
12Raman, J. 335/862.53/3100.02/540.00/00.01453400512
14Crelot, N. DNP
15Bas, S. 82/2100.02/2100.00/00.00/00.0000000004
TEAM/COACH00000
TOTAL26/ 5052.018/ 3354.58/ 1747.19/1464.3720271218422169
ITALY
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Gianolla, A. 141/1100.01/1100.00/00.00/00.0000021032
5Franchini, M. 193/475.03/475.00/00.00/00.0000012016
6Pastore, C. 160/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0033110020
8Ballardini, S. 316/1250.04/757.12/540.03/560.04597140217
11Ress, K. 196/1154.56/1154.50/00.00/00.05160200312
13Zanon, M. 101/333.31/333.30/00.00/00.0000100002
14Giauro, E. 81/1100.01/1100.00/00.02/2100.0011020014
31Sottana, G. 123/560.02/450.01/1100.00/00.0000100127
32Giauro, S. 50/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0011000000
33Masciadri, R. 284/1136.44/1040.00/10.02/2100.02131000310
34Nadalin, J. 143/560.03/560.00/00.03/3100.0033100109
35Macchi, L. 244/1136.44/1040.00/10.04/666.72351220012
TEAM/COACH00000
TOTAL32/ 6549.229/ 5750.93/ 837.514/1877.81318311311921781
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

TOP PERFORMERS

Belgium Italy

Laurence Van Malderen

 

Simona Ballardini

21Pts17
5Reb9
0AS7
0ST4
0BS0
36Min31

TEAM STATS

Belgium Italy
26/50FG M/A32/65
18/33 (54.5%) FG2P M/A29/57 (50.9%)
8/17 (47.1%) FG3P M/A3/8 (37.5%)
9/14 (64.3%) FT M/A14/18 (77.8%)
27 (7-20) Reb (O-D) 31 (13-18)
12AS13
18TO11
4ST9
2BS2
21PF17
69Pts81