NEWS

31.07.2008
At Buzzer, Latvia Bounce Russia From Semis, Croatia In
Kristers Zeidaks hit a lay-up at the final buzzer to hand Latvia a 79-75 victory over Russia, bouncing the Russians from the semi-finals of the U18 European Championship Men and giving Croatia a spot.

Zeidaks finished with 17 points while Kalvis Krumins poured in 30 and Armandis Osins added 12 for Varis Krumins's side, which finished 3-2 in Group F.
30.07.2008
Latvia Stay In The Race After Crushing Ukraine
Latvia remained very much alive for a spot in the semi-finals of the U18 European Championship Men after a dominating 86-54 victory over Ukraine.

Martins Laksa and Davis Rozitis each scored 14 points and Lauris Blaus added eight points and 17 rebounds as Varis Krumins's Latvians improved to 2-2 in the Qualifying Round Group F.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Girts Celms PG 1.82 14.06.1990 Riga (LAT)  
 5Ricmonds Vilde FC 2.06 05.07.1990 Riga (LAT)  
 6Martins Steinbergs PG 1.89 29.05.1990 Dobele (LAT)  
 7Kalvis Krumins 1.83 23.02.1990 Valmiera (LAT)  
 8Kristaps Brigmanis PG 1.83 10.09.1990 Riga (LAT)  
 9Martins Laksa SF 2.00 26.06.1990 Riga (LAT)  
10Armands Osins 1.85 17.07.1991 Limbazi (LAT)  
11Oto Osenieks 2.03 19.03.1990 Riga (LAT)  
12Maris Ziedins 1.94 24.03.1990 Valmiera (LAT)  
13Kristers Zeidaks SF 2.00 24.04.1990 Riga (LAT)  
14Lauris Blaus FC 2.07 16.02.1990 Riga (LAT)  
15Davis Rozitis 2.11 16.03.1990 Cesis (LAT)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Varis Krumins
Assistant Coach: Ivars Bambis ,
Aigars Brigmanis

More Headlines

29.07.2008
Latvia Still Alive After Blowout Of France
Kristers Zeidaks poured in 24 points in helping keep Latvia's chances of the U18 European Championship Men semi-finals alive with a convincing 83-62 win.

Kalvis Krumins added 16 points and Oto Osenieks had 11 as Varis Krumins's team improved to 1-2 in the Qualifying Round Group F.
27.07.2008
Latvia Hold Off Bulgaria To Advance
Kalvis Krumins had 22 points and six assists in leading Latvia to an 80-75 win over Bulgaria to advance to the Qualfiying Round of the U18 European Championship Men.

Latvia survived a late comeback by the Bulgarians to clinch their first victory in Group D as Martins Laksa added 12 points and Kristers Zeidaks had 11 points.
Late Free Throws Save Turkey, Punish Latvia26.07.2008
Italy Hold Off Estonia, Croatia Cruise Past Latvia25.07.2008

Team

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSK. Krumins14.1
RTL. Blaus8.5
ASK. Krumins3.1
STM. Steinbergs1.3
BSL. Blaus1.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.07.2008vs CRO[L] 70-87
26.07.2008vs TUR[L] 68-71
27.07.2008vs BUL[W] 80-75
29.07.2008vs FRA[W] 83-62
30.07.2008vs UKR[W] 86-54
31.07.2008vs RUS[W] 79-75
02.08.2008vs ESP[L] 91-107
03.08.2008vs RUS[W] 71-69

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