Slovak Republic68-67

13-18, 13-19, 26-13, 16-17

Serbia & Montenegro

 

Date: 28.09.2003, 13:15hVenue:   Patras (GRE) Spectators: 300
Referees:  Chantal Julien (FRA), Sergiy Chebyshev (UKR)
TEAM LEADERS
Slovak Republic Serbia & Montenegro
Martina Gyurcsi (21)PtsGordana Kovacevic (21)
Alena Kovacova (10)RebLara Mandic (10), Daliborka Vilipic (12)
Alena Kovacova (5)ASLara Mandic (5)
Andrea Belanska (3), Renata Hirakova (3)STGordana Kovacevic (4)
3 players tied with 1BSSlobodanka Maksimovic (1)

GAME REPORT

28.09.2003
Slovakia 68 Serbia & Montenegro 67

Slovakia prevailed 68-67 over Serbia & Montenegro to clinch seventh place in the European Championships here in Patras.

Ljubi Drljaca scored to give the Serbo-Montenegrins a 67-66 advantage with just 24 seconds left.

Lara Mandic was whistled for a foul on Martina Luptakova with just eight seconds left in the contest, though, and the Slovaks´ leading scorer with 21 points made both free throws for the final score.

Serbia & Montenegro inbounded the ball to point guard Gordana Kovacevic for one last roll of the dice but she was tied up by the Slovak defence and a jump ball was called at their free throw line with just a second remaining.

Kovacevic won the tip, but Miodrag Veskovic´s side didn´t have enough time to get off a potential game-winning shot.

Slovakia, whose finest moment at this tournament was their upset of Russia in their opening game, were in danger of getting blown out of this game early.

They trailed 33-20 with 3:38 remaining in the second quarter when Dalibor Vilipic made her fourth successive free throw in the space of 70 seconds.

Slovakia, behind 37-26 at the interval, went on a 15-4 run at the start of the second half to tie the game at 41.

The Slovaks finally took the lead at 45-43 with 3:46 to go in the third quarter and stayed in front but the Serbo-Montenegrins stayed close and Gordana Kovacevic´s bucket with 0:49 put them into a 65-64 lead.

Jana Kichnerova made two free throws before Drljaca gave Veskovic´s troops their final advantage.

Kovacevic had 21 points in a losing cause.

Top performers

Slovak Republic Serbia & Montenegro

Alena Kovacova

 

Daliborka Vilipic

9Pts15
10Reb12
5AS0
1ST0
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Slovak Republic Serbia & Montenegro
23/67FG M/A20/55
21/53 (39.6%) FG2P M/A18/44 (40.9%)
2/14 (14.3%) FG3P M/A2/11 (18.2%)
20/22 (90.9%) FT M/A25/31 (80.6%)
36 (12-24) Reb (O-D) 41 (11-30)
13AS12
16TO22
11ST7
3BS1
24PF22
68Pts67
SLOVAK REPUBLIC
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
5Mracnova, Z. DNP
6Belanska, A. 232/728.62/450.00/30.02/2100.0011313026
7Zirková, Z. 363/1225.02/922.21/333.34/4100.01123310411
8Svitekova, A. 151/616.71/520.00/10.01/1100.0101021033
9Barényiová, M. 131/250.01/250.00/00.02/2100.0022011034
10Hirakova, R. 284/1428.64/944.40/50.02/2100.03580331210
11Kovacova, A. 284/580.04/580.00/00.01/333.31910521059
12Lásková, L. 30/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000010
13Lichnerová, J. 170/40.00/40.00/00.02/2100.0235121032
14Ruzicková, M. 51/333.31/333.30/00.00/00.0213010112
15Gyurcsi, M. 327/1450.06/1250.01/250.06/6100.02241101021
TOTAL23/ 6734.321/ 5339.62/ 1414.320/2290.912243613161132468
SERBIA & MONTENEGRO
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Kovacevic, G. 408/1457.18/1361.50/10.05/683.31341540121
5Manic, K. 190/40.00/30.00/10.02/450.0011121042
6Stankovic, B. 211/250.00/10.01/1100.02/2100.0044221055
7Mandic, L. 373/1618.82/922.21/714.38/988.919105410115
8Bjelica, M. DNP
9Grubin, G. 20/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000020000
10Radunovic, H. 111/1100.01/1100.00/00.02/2100.0011000044
11Matovic, I. 81/333.31/333.30/00.00/00.0011110002
12Drljaca, L. 131/333.31/250.00/10.00/00.0123110022
13Maksimovic, S. 190/30.00/30.00/00.01/250.0325130131
14Jokovic, A. DNP
15Vilipic, D. 305/955.65/955.60/00.05/683.357120200215
TOTAL20/ 5536.418/ 4440.92/ 1118.225/3180.61130411222712267
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

TOP PERFORMERS

Slovak Republic Serbia & Montenegro

Alena Kovacova

 

Daliborka Vilipic

9Pts15
10Reb12
5AS0
1ST0
0BS0
28Min30

TEAM STATS

Slovak Republic Serbia & Montenegro
23/67FG M/A20/55
21/53 (39.6%) FG2P M/A18/44 (40.9%)
2/14 (14.3%) FG3P M/A2/11 (18.2%)
20/22 (90.9%) FT M/A25/31 (80.6%)
36 (12-24) Reb (O-D) 41 (11-30)
13AS12
16TO22
11ST7
3BS1
24PF22
68Pts67