NEWS

15.07.2007
Italy Clinch Bronze, First Medal Since 1994


It's not the gold, but co-hosts Italy collected their first medal at the U20 European Championship Men since 1994 in beating Russia 74-63 for the bronze.

Luigi Da Tome (pictured) led the way with 26 points and Pietro Aradori added 11 points for the 1992 gold medal winners and 1994 runners-up.

14.07.2007
Serbia Dominate Hosts Italy, Move Into Final

Serbia will have the chance to defend their U20 European Championship Men title after knocking off co-hosts Italy 77-62 thanks to a combined 40 points from Nikola Dragovic and Milos Teodosic.

Milenko Tepic added 11 points and Vladimir Stimac had 12 rebounds as Serbia dominated the first half and managed the game well after the break to head into Sunday's final against undefeated Spain.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Alessandro Piazza PG 1.78 21.10.1987 Bologna (ITA)  
 5Marco Giuri PG 1.92 08.07.1988 Brindisi (ITA)  
 6Davide Bruttini 2.02 18.02.1987 Siena (ITA)  
 7Giovanni Tomassini PG 1.86 31.05.1988 Cattolica (ITA)  
 8Gino Cuccarolo 2.20 26.11.1987 Asolo (ITA)  
 9Ariel Filloy PG 1.90 11.03.1987 Cordoba (ARG)  
10Pietro Aradori SG 1.94 09.12.1988 Brescia (ITA)  
11Marco Ammannato 1.99 01.02.1988 Bagno A Ripoli (ITA)  
12Lorenzo D'Ercole 1.90 11.02.1988 Pistoia (ITA)  
13Luigi Datome PF 2.03 27.11.1987 Montebelluna (ITA)  
14Alberto Chiumenti FC 2.02 01.07.1987 Schio (ITA)  
15Daniel Hackett PG 1.99 19.12.1987 Forlimpopoli (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Stefano Sacripanti
Assistant Coach: Furio Steffe ,
Massimiliano Oldoini

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12.07.2007
Spain Punish Italy, Win Sixth Straight

Spain grabbed top honours in Group F of the U20 European Championship Men as Xavier Rey and Pau Ribas combined for 45 points in leading Spain to a 89-75 victory over co-hosts Italy.

The undefeated Spaniards used a 28-13 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to blow the game wide open in front of the home Italian crowd in Gorizia.

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.

Italy Survive Croatia Scare10.07.2007
Italy Keep An Eye On Hackett09.07.2007
Group D: Italy Survive Latvia Scare, Georgia Pip Bulgaria08.07.2007
Group D: Italy Breeze Past Georgia, Bulgaria Top Latvia07.07.2007
Group D: Italy Overpower Bulgaria, Georgia Thrash Latvia06.07.2007

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSL. Datome14.6
RTL. Datome6.1
ASA. Piazza3.0
STA. Piazza3.3
BSG. Cuccarolo0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs BUL[W] 86-51
07.07.2007vs GEO[W] 94-56
08.07.2007vs LAT[W] 72-65
10.07.2007vs CRO[W] 82-69
11.07.2007vs ISR[W] 66-62
12.07.2007vs ESP[L] 75-89
14.07.2007vs SRB[L] 62-77
15.07.2007vs RUS[W] 74-63

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