NEWS

15.07.2007
Slovenia Comeback Beats Israel For Fifth
Israel blew a 20-point lead over the final 16 minutes and allowed co-hosts Slovenia to claim fifth place at the U20 European Championship Men with a 90-81 victory.

Matej Krusic scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead six Slovenians in double figures with Emir Preldzic also scoring 16 points and Rok Perko chipping in 14 off the bench.

14.07.2007
Israel Stop Turkey To Earn Top Six Finish
Israel will play for fifth place at the U20 European Championship Men after Elishay Kadir scored 22 points in a 74-64 victory over Turkey.

Daniel Gur Arie added a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds and Yogev Ohayon poured in 17 points for the Israelis, who received only nine points from Omri Casspi in 17 minutes.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Dori Assaf PG 1.78 08.07.1987 Hendon, London (ENG)  
5Maor Snir Hutnik PF 1.98 09.04.1987 Haifa (ISR)  
6Avi Avraham Eliahu 1.75 07.11.1987 Beer-Yaakov (ISR)  
7Noam Matalon SG 1.97 08.04.1987 Rehovot (ISR)  
8Eran Asante GF 1.96 09.06.1988 Hadera (ISR)  
9Gal Mekel PG 1.90 04.03.1988 Petah Tikva (ISR)  
10Tal Michael Dunne 1.89 25.02.1987 Aberystwyth (WAL)  
11Elishay Kadir PF 2.02 04.11.1987 Tel-Aviv Yafo (ISR)  
12Yogev Ohayon PG 1.91 24.04.1987 Tzfat (ISR)  
13Omri Casspi SF 2.04 22.06.1988 Holon (ISR)  
14Daniel Gur Arie 1.98 09.05.1987 Petah - Tikva (ISR)  
15Ahiad Bukra 2.05 24.02.1988 Ashkelon (ISR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Yaakov Gino
Assistant Coach: Gilad Katz

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12.07.2007
Israel Bounce Back To Top Bulgaria
Omri Casspi rebounded from two disappointing performances to lead Israel to an 85-69 victory over Bulgaria at the U20 European Championship Men, bouncing back after their disappointing loss to Italy a day earlier.

Israel's defeat against the co-hosts knocked them out of the running for the semi-finals, but Yakov Gino's team proved too much down the stretch, using a 10-0 run to outscore the Bulgarians 31-15 in the fourth quarter.

11.07.2007
Italy Edge Israel, Secure Semis
Co-hosts Italy nearly suffered a massive collapse but held on to beat Israel 66-62 and move onto the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men.

Israel cut a 14-point fourth quarter deficit to three points before Italy prevailed to move to 4-0 in Group F, advancing to the medal round along with Spain.

Israel Too Strong For Georgia10.07.2007
Group C: Spain Stop Israel, Croatia Secure Third08.07.2007
Group C: Spain, Israel Remain Undefeated07.07.2007
Group C: Spain, Israel Overwhelm Opponents06.07.2007
Casspi Leads Israel To First Place At World Tournament of Douai13.06.2007

Team

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Israel

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSO. Casspi17.9
RTD. Gur Arie5.0
ASG. Mekel2.8
STY. Ohayon3.1
BSO. Casspi0.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs MKD[W] 95-65
07.07.2007vs CRO[W] 77-64
08.07.2007vs ESP[L] 73-77
10.07.2007vs GEO[W] 81-74
11.07.2007vs ITA[L] 62-66
12.07.2007vs BUL[W] 85-69
14.07.2007vs TUR[W] 74-64
15.07.2007vs SLO[L] 81-90

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