NEWS

20.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Win Third Straight, Latvia Beat Ukraine

Lithuania, with their stingy defense, defeated Turkey 70-55 in the final day of preliminary round play at the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men.

The Baltic giants concluded their preliminary round play with a perfect 3-0 record.

19.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Destroy Ukraine, Turkey Struggles Past Latvia

Lithuania tore apart Ukraine 101-67 in Group A preliminary round action at the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men in Greece.

Oleksandr Kolchenko had a game-high 31 points and also pulled down five rebounds but they were not enough for Ukraine as the Baltic giants rolled to victory.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Sandis Silavs PG 1.92 16.05.1988 Riga (LAT)  
5Rudolfs Rozitis PG 1.88 04.01.1988 Riga (LAT)  
6Dairis Bertans SG 1.92 09.09.1989 Valmiera (LAT)  
7Kristaps Kanbergs SG 1.90 22.02.1988 Talsi (LAT)  
8Edgars Eglitis PF 2.01 05.08.1988 Riga (LAT)  
9Einars Tukiss SF 1.94 11.02.1988 Sigulda (LAT)  
10Rihards Kuksiks SF 1.97 17.07.1988 Riga (LAT)  
11Toms Celmins SF 1.95 11.05.1988 Saldus (LAT)  
12Armands Kravalis SF 1.95 16.03.1988 Balvi (LAT)  
13Rolands Freimanis PF 2.10 21.01.1988 Gulbene (LAT)  
14Zintis Plivda 2.07 13.06.1988 Preili (LAT)  
15Andrejs Selakovs 2.07 08.11.1988 Dobele (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Evalds Tukiss

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18.07.2006
Roundup: Second Quarter Surge Propels Lithuania

Lithuania outscored Latvia 30-13 in the pivotal second quarter to win 85-67 in their opening game of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men in Argostoli, Greece.

Lithuania had balanced scoring with five players in double figures: Martynas Gecevicius (16), Rokas Uzas (13), Marius Valukonis (12), Panas Skurdauskas (12) and Zygimantas Janavicius (10).

Team

Latvia
Latvia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSR. Kuksiks19.8
RTA. Selakovs8.1
ASS. Silavs2.3
STS. Silavs1.1
BSA. Selakovs1.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2006vs LTU[L] 67-85
19.07.2006vs TUR[L] 67-71
20.07.2006vs UKR[W] 101-93
22.07.2006vs ISL[W] 98-78
23.07.2006vs ISR[L] 82-88
24.07.2006vs SLO[W] 76-66
26.07.2006vs RUS[L] 85-87
27.07.2006vs ISR[L] 94-102

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