NEWS

27.07.2006
France Lift Gold Medal

The French revolution is complete.

After looking dead in the water following three consecutive losses, France defeated Lithuania 77-72 in the title game and lifted the UMCOR U18 European Championship gold medal.

26.07.2006
Lithuania Survive Turkish Comeback To Reach Gold Medal Game

Lithuania surged ahead in the second quarter and withstood a furious Turkish comeback attempt in the fourth quarter to win 87-80 in the semi-finals of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men.

The Baltic giants have won seven consecutive games and are now one victory shy of the gold medal.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Zygimantas Janavicius 1.93 20.02.1989 Alytus (LTU)  
5Gabrielius Ramonas PG 1.92 31.07.1988 Birzai (LTU)  
6Vaidas Cepukaitis 2.05 16.05.1989 Alytus (LTU)  
7Paulius Beliavicius PG 1.90 16.04.1988 Kaunas (LTU)  
8Paulius Kleiza SF 1.93 14.07.1988 Kaunas (LTU)  
9Darius Gvezdauskas SG 1.90 04.07.1988 Kaunas (LTU)  
10Rokas Uzas 2.02 22.06.1988 Palanga (LTU)  
11Lukas Brazdauskis 2.03 01.10.1988 Lietuvis (LTU)  
12Marius Valukonis 1.98 25.08.1988 Marijampole (LTU)  
13Martynas Gecevicius SG 1.93 16.05.1988 Vilnius (LTU)  
14Pranas Skurdauskas 2.09 07.06.1988 Amursk (RUS)  
15Rokas Grinius 2.02 22.06.1988 Kaunas (LTU)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Rutenis Paulauskas

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24.07.2006
Lithuania Secure Semi-final Berth

Lithuania took down Greece 84-65 in Amaliada to claim their sixth consecutive victory and a spot in the semi-final round.

Martynas Gecevicius scored 16 and Zygimantas Janavicius stepped up for Lithuania with 15 points, including three momentum-breaking three pointers.  

23.07.2006
Lithuania Take One Step Closer To Semis

A strong start, solid defense and a significant rebounding advantage were the ingredients for Lithuania’s 88-71 win over Italy in the teams’ quarter-final round match-up.

Lithuania, with a 2-0 record in the quarter-final round, is now one win away from qualifying for the semi-finals. They can also advance tonight if Greece defeats France.

Gecevicius Shoots Lithuania Past France22.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Win Third Straight, Latvia Beat Ukraine20.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Destroy Ukraine, Turkey Struggles Past Latvia19.07.2006
Roundup: Second Quarter Surge Propels Lithuania18.07.2006
Lithuania Junior Star Kleiza Looking Forward 11.05.2006

Team

Lithuania
Lithuania

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSM. Gecevicius16.5
RTP. Skurdauskas11.0
ASZ. Janavicius5.3
STZ. Janavicius1.1
BSP. Skurdauskas2.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2006vs LAT[W] 85-67
19.07.2006vs UKR[W] 101-67
20.07.2006vs TUR[W] 70-55
22.07.2006vs FRA[W] 80-73
23.07.2006vs ITA[W] 88-71
24.07.2006vs GRE[W] 84-65
26.07.2006vs TUR[W] 87-80
27.07.2006vs FRA[L] 72-77

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Staff

President: Arvydas Sabonis
Secretary General: Mindaugas Spokas
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