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Group:  F | 27.07.2011, 13:30h
Group:  F | 27.07.2011, 13:30h
71-62
24 - 1612 - 2316 - 1219 - 11
24 - 1612 - 2316 - 1219 - 11
Venue: Wroclaw (POL) |
Spectators: 100 |
Referees: Marek Cmikiewicz (POL), Volodymyr Drabikovskyi (UKR), Tomislav Kovacic (SLO)

GAME REPORT


France Use Late Run To Down Russia

France used a 17-0 run over the final 6:28 to come back and beat Russia 71-62 in a final warm-up before the quarter-finals of the U18 European Championship Men.

Mouhammadou Jaiteh had 13 points and 10 rebounds, William Howard collected 15 points, five rebounds and five steals while Livio Jean-Charles scored 12 points for France, who improved to 4-1 in Qualifying Round Group F.

Aleksandr Gudumak scored 16 points to lead Russia, who dropped to 1-4 in the group. Denis Levshin had 15 points and Gleb Goldyrev hit for 11 points in a losing effort.

France scored the first 10 points of the game and led 12-2. Russia found their way into the game and trailed 24-16 after one quarter.

Russia went on a 13-0 run to start the second quarter for a 29-24 lead. And the Russians remained ahead at halftime, 39-36.

Russia pushed the advantage to 47-41 but watched France close the third quarter on an 11-4 run for a 52-51 lead.

Russia once again started the fourth quarter strong with an 11-2 surge for a 62-54 lead with 6:28 remaining. But the French defense put the clamps on the Russians and did not allow a point the rest of the way.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

45.8%

27/59
FG
M/A

41.7%

25/60

58.3%

21/36
FG2P
M/A

50.0%

20/40

26.1%

6/23
FG3P
M/A

25.0%

5/20

78.6%

11/14
FT
M/A

63.6%

7/11

39

10/29
RT
RO/RD

30

7/23

14

AS

13

19

TO

16

10

ST

7

1

BS

3

16

PF

14

71

Pts

62

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