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Group:  A | 05.07.2013, 13:30h
Group:  A | 05.07.2013, 13:30h
53-73
8 - 1718 - 169 - 1418 - 26
8 - 1718 - 169 - 1418 - 26
Venue: Samsun |
Spectators: 50 |
Referees: Fabiana Martinescu (ROU), Pavel Fuska (SVK), Ernad Karovic (BIH)

GAME REPORT


Serbia Wins Big Over Belarus

10. Dijana Stancic (Serbia)
Dijana Stancic netted 15 points for Serbia

Serbia led from start to finish and defeated Belarus 73-53 to pick up their first victory in Group A of the U20 European Championship Women in Samsun on Friday.

Helped by their early domination on the offensive boards, Serbia took a 24-14 lead in the second quarter and held it, 33-26, at halftime. The decisive run came at the end of the third and start of the fourth quarter, when Natasa Kovacevic contributed with nine points in a 13-2 run that put Serbia up 56-37.

Serbia overcame their 25 turnovers by out-rebounding Belarus 57-30 and holding them to 0-for-9 shooting from behind the arc. Meanwhile, Serbia's 21 offensive rebounds led to 23 second-chance points, and a big victory.

Kovacevic led the winners with 20 points and eight rebounds; Dijana Stancic netted 15 points; and Nevena Markovic grabbed 14 rebounds along with her eight points. Darya Lipinskaya scored 17 in defeat.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

31.9%

22/69
FG
M/A

35.9%

23/64

36.7%

22/60
FG2P
M/A

33.3%

15/45

0.0%

0/9
FG3P
M/A

42.1%

8/19

56.3%

9/16
FT
M/A

86.4%

19/22

30

10/20
RT
RO/RD

57

21/36

10

AS

20

18

TO

32

13

ST

8

4

BS

3

17

PF

18

53

Pts

73

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