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20.09.2009 - By Simon Wilkinson

France held off Croatia for a 69-62 win to take fifth place at EuroBasket 2009 in Katowice on Sunday.

Antoine Diot scored 18 points and Nando de Colo added 15 as the French used a 9-0 run in the first quarter to break a 9-9 score and they did not relinquish the lead the rest of the way.

STATS RANKINGS

Points Per Game
Total rebounds
Assists
Points Allowed

9th

71.8 PTS

11th

32.1 RT

6th

14.2 AS

6th

72.0 PTS A
Assists
Points Allowed

6th

14.2 AS

6th

72.0 PTS A

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

No
Name
Pos.
Height
Birth date
Place of birth
Current club

4

PG
1.96
05.12.1984
Split (CRO)  
TORONTO RAPTORS (USA - NBA)

5

SG
1.95
21.07.1978
Rijeka (CRO)  
CIBONA ZAGREB (Croatia- D1)

6

PG
1.86
12.06.1982
Zadar (CRO)  
UNICS KAZAN (Russia - Superleague)

7

C
2.07
14.06.1978
Vrgorac (CRO)  
OLYMPIAKOS ATHENS (Greece-A1)

8

C
2.08
15.11.1975
Dubrovnik (CRO)  
CIBONA ZAGREB (Croatia-A1

9

GF
2.00
14.02.1983
Mostar (BIH)  
CIBONA ZAGREB (Croatia-D1)

10

SG
2.00
12.09.1982
Mostar (BIH)  
CSKA MOSCOW (Russia - Superleague)

11

PF
1.97
06.05.1980
Mannheim (GER)  
N/A

12

C
2.10
12.02.1983
Split (CRO)  
UNICS KAZAN (Russia - Superleague)

13

PF
2.05
31.08.1984
Zadar (CRO)  
IURBENTIA BILBAO (Spain- ACB)

14

C
2.08
16.06.1976
Pula (CRO)  
BENETTON TREVISO (Italy-A1)

15

C
2.11
05.04.1980
Vinkovci (CRO)  
EFES PILSEN ISTANBUL (Turkey-TBL)

COACHES

Head Coach:
Assistant Coach:
Slovenia Roar Into Semi-Finals
18.09.2009 - By Jeff Taylor
Slovenia Roar Into Semi-Finals
Slovenia Vie To Make History
18.09.2009 - By Simon Wilkinson
Slovenia Vie To Make History
Up And Down Croatia Look For Consistency
18.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
Up And Down Croatia Look For Consistency
It's All On The Line
15.09.2009 - By David Hein
It's All On The Line
France Remain Perfect, Top Croatia
13.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
France Remain Perfect, Top Croatia
Quarter-Final Bound France Take On Croatia
12.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
Quarter-Final Bound France Take On Croatia

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TEAM LEADERS

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

07.09.2009
vs ISR
[W] 86-79
08.09.2009
vs GRE
[L] 68-76
09.09.2009
vs MKD
[W] 81-71
11.09.2009
vs RUS
[L] 59-62
13.09.2009
vs FRA
[L] 79-87
15.09.2009
vs GER
[W] 70-68
18.09.2009
vs SLO
[L] 65-67
19.09.2009
vs RUS
[W] 76-69
20.09.2009
vs FRA
[L] 62-69

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