NEWS

26.08.2007
Brave Belgium Win But Israel Advance
Belgium pulled out all stops in a bid to beat Israel by 20 points but ended up settling for an 83-74 victory.
 
The outcome means Israel lost the game, but won Group C to advance to the next round of the additional qualifying tournament in Spain where they will attempt to claim the last place on offer for EuroBasket 2007.
22.08.2007
Belgium Beat Determined Danes

Belgium remained hot on the heels of Israel in Group C by beating Denmark for a second time in the Additional Qualifying Tournament for EuroBasket 2007.

The Belgians won 71-61 on Wednesday to improve their record to 4-1.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Lionel Bosco PG 1.75 18.09.1981 Huy (BEL)  
 Matthias Desaever 1.94 23.08.1976 Ostende (BEL)  
 Yannick Driesen 2.16 02.11.1988 Antwerpen (BEL)  
 Dimitri Jorssen 2.08 28.02.1979 Liège (BEL)  
 Gerrit Major 1.86 04.08.1980 Brugge (BEL)  
 Sacha Massot PF 2.08 24.10.1983 Tongeren (BEL)  
 Patrick Mutombo 1.97 07.03.1980 Kinshasa (COD)  
 Julien Pirlot 1.98 05.09.1981 Namur (BEL)  
 Duke Tshomba GF 1.95 28.04.1978 Brussels (BEL)  
 Thomas Van Den Spiegel 2.14 10.07.1978 Gent (BEL)  
 Sam Van Rossom PG 1.88 03.06.1986 Gent (BEL)  
 Wim Vuchelen 1.93 20.01.1981 Leuven (BEL)  
 4Xavier Collette PG 1.85 24.04.1985 Liège (BEL)  
 5Guy Muya SG 1.90 23.05.1983 Kinshasa (COD)  
 6Christophe Beghin PF 2.06 02.01.1980 Schaerbeek (BEL)  
 7Axel Hervelle PF 2.04 12.05.1983 Liège (BEL)  
 8Kris Sergeant GF 1.93 27.05.1978 Aalst (BEL)  
 9Francois Lhoest 1.96 17.09.1985 Liège (BEL)  
10Dimitri Lauwers SG 1.88 30.04.1979 Liège (BEL)  
11Gerben Van Dorpe FC 2.10 12.07.1975 Gent (BEL)  
12Sébastien Bellin PF 2.05 14.05.1978 São Paulo (BRA)  
13Roel Moors 1.86 16.12.1978 Harentals (BEL)  
14Jef Van Der Jonckheyd PF 2.04 10.10.1982 Brasschaat (BEL)  
15Ilunga Mbenga 2.10 30.12.1980 Kinshasa (COD)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Eddy Casteels

More Headlines

18.08.2007
Belgium Keep Pace, Top Ukraine

Belgium bounced back from a trouncing at the hands of Israel by besting Ukraine at home 72-69 Saturday night.

Axel Hervelle provided the scoring punch for the Belgians, totaling 21 points and 13 rebounds in the win.

15.08.2007
Israel Too Strong For Belgium

Israel stormed to the top of Group C of the EuroBasket Qualifying Division A section with an impressive 85-66 victory over Belgium in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

A match-winning performance from Yotam Halperin helped the hosts ease past the visitors with the Maccabi Tel Aviv point-guard pouring in 29 points.

Belgians Capture Second Win11.08.2007
Belgians Turn On Style In Fourth Quarter Rout Of Ukraine08.08.2007
Third Quarter Charge Lifts Hungary 16.09.2006
The Road To EuroBasket 200715.09.2006
Russia Earns Revenge13.09.2006
Russia: Blatt Eager For Belgians Again12.09.2006
Belgians Look To Bounce Czechs08.09.2006
Hungary Prevail As Belgium Go Cold 06.09.2006
Belgium Upset Russia03.09.2006
Welsch Shoots Czechs To Victory31.08.2006

Team

Belgium
Belgium

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Hervelle16.8
RTA. Hervelle11.7
ASR. Moors2.9
STA. Hervelle1.9
BSA. Hervelle1.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

31.08.2006vs CZE[L] 67-85 (A)
03.09.2006vs RUS[W] 91-80 (H)
06.09.2006vs HUN[L] 59-73 (H)
09.09.2006vs CZE[L] 61-74 (H)
13.09.2006vs RUS[L] 63-96 (A)
16.09.2006vs HUN[L] 59-75 (A)
08.08.2007vs UKR[W] 70-45 (A)
11.08.2007vs DEN[W] 80-66 (H)
15.08.2007vs ISR[L] 66-85 (A)
18.08.2007vs UKR[W] 72-69 (H)
22.08.2007vs DEN[W] 71-61 (A)
25.08.2007vs ISR[W] 83-74 (H)

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