NEWS

12.09.2005
Austria, Ireland, FYROM and Denmark Shoot For Division A

Austria, Ireland, FYROM and Denmark have all taken the first step towards playing for EuroBasket 2007 in Spain. The 4 teams won their respective groups during qualification games in Division B

Ireland will take on Denmark and Austria will play FYROM in home and away games on 17th and 24th September. The 2 winners will play in Division A as of 2006.

03.09.2005
Rancik Included In Slovakia Squad

Slovakia coach Lubos Urban has included forward Martin Rancik in his squad for the three upcoming EuroBasket qualifiers.

The Slovaks face Switzerland on Saturday in Bratislava and Malta on Wednesday in Levice, but the key game is likely to be the match-up against the Republic of Ireland in a week's time.

01.09.2005
Ireland Prepare To Take On Malta

Ireland face Malta on Saturday in the first of their 3 upcoming games in EuroBasket Division B action. 

Ireland overcame Malta last year in the first leg of the Championships after the boys in green took an early lead, as Malta had no answer to Ireland’s size and power, and they won convincingly, 51-90.

SCOREBOARD

Qualifying Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Denmark43/1299/2737
2. Iceland42/2290/3036
3. Romania41/3287/3005
Romania   Iceland
7280
18-16   17-20   13-25   24-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Ireland64/2473/38210
2. Slovak Republic64/2478/36310
3. Switzerland64/2439/36310
4. Malta60/6286/5686
Ireland   Slovak Republic
8268
15-20   24-15   28-10   15-23  
Switzerland   Malta
8337
11-12   25-5   23-9   24-11  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Austria65/1480/43111
2. Belarus64/2500/44910
3. Cyprus63/3462/4439
4. Albania60/6420/5396
Belarus   Austria
6069
19-20   6-23   20-10   15-16  
Cyprus   Albania
9675
28-21   22-22   26-16   20-16  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. F.Y.R. of Macedonia65/1510/43311
2. Georgia64/2488/43210
3. Finland63/3492/4609
4. Luxembourg60/6387/5526
Georgia   Luxembourg
8765
24-7   18-19   22-19   23-20  
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Finland
8370
15-26   23-10   17-18   28-16  
Qualification Games
Denmark   Ireland
8670
22-15   17-9   15-14   20-22   12-10  
First game: Ireland - Denmark   80 - 66
Denmark wins 152 - 150
F.Y.R. of Macedonia   Austria
9962
26-20   22-10   27-16   24-16  
First game: Austria - F.Y.R. of Macedonia   75 - 101
F.Y.R. of Macedonia wins 200 - 137

HEADLINES

Ireland Prepare To Take On Malta01.09.2005
Austria Prepare For Division B24.08.2005
Ireland Step Up Preparations19.08.2005
Irish Finalise EuroBasket Roster10.08.2005
Slovak Republic: Rancik Uncertain About EuroBasket12.07.2005
Urban Life Suits Slovakia25.06.2005
Portugal Too Good For England Again22.06.2005
Portugal Stun England With Comeback Win21.06.2005
Great Britain: Jets Turn Up Heat30.01.2005
No Easy Games As Eurobasket Draw 2005 Takes Place15.01.2005

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagGreece
2.flagGermany
3.flagFrance
4.flagSpain
5.flagLithuania
6.flagSlovenia
7.flagCroatia
8.flagRussia
9.flagTurkey
9.flagItaly
9.flagIsrael
9.flagSerbia & Montenegro
13.flagUkraine
13.flagBulgaria
13.flagBosnia and Herzegovina
13.flagLatvia

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STATISTICS

Points

Martin Rajniak

LUX
Born : 24.04.1978
Height: 2.05

Avg: 22.0

NameAvg.
1.Rajniak, M. 22.0
2.Pachulia, Z. 21.0
3.Drejer, C. 20.5
4.Rancik, R. 20.3
5.Williams, S. 20.0

Rebounds

Zaza Pachulia

GEO
Born : 10.02.1984
Height: 2.10

Avg: 13.0

NameAvg.
1.Pachulia, Z. 13.0
2.Garcia, J. 10.5
3.Stanescu, V. 9.3
4.Volcic, B. 9.1
5.Rancik, R. 8.8

Assists

Vrbica Stefanov

MKD
Born : 19.12.1973
Height: 1.85

Avg: 7.4

NameAvg.
1.Stefanov, V. 7.4
2.Williams, S. 7.4
3.Bree, M. 4.2
4.Gamqrelidze, G. 4.0
5.Thuesen, M. 3.8