NEWS

27.07.2006
A Win For A Fallen Friend

As Spanish players celebrated their 92-83 bronze medal game victory over Turkey at center court, a misty eyed Marc Rubio pointed toward heaven to pay tribute to his fallen friend, Guillem Raventos.

Raventos, who died in a motorcycle accident yesterday, took part in the Spanish team’s preparations and was a team-mate of Rubio with DKV Joventut.

27.07.2006
Tragedy For Spain

Winning and losing basketball games was tragically put into perspective at the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men in Greece.

Guillem Raventos, who took part in the Spanish team’s U18 preparations, lost his life yesterday evening in a motorbike accident in Badalona, Spain.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
5Joaquin Colom 1.87 01.11.1988 Andorra La Vella (AND)  
6Xavier Rabaseda 1.96 24.02.1989 Ripoll, Girona (ESP)  
7Javier Forcada PG 1.91 25.11.1988 Barcelona (ESP)  
8Pere Tomas 2.00 05.09.1989 Llucmajor (ESP)  
9Victor Claver PF 2.05 30.08.1988 Valencia (ESP)  
10Marc Rubio 1.88 22.02.1988 El Masnou (ESP)  
11Richard Nguema PG 1.92 07.02.1988 Madrid (ESP)  
12Juan Cabot 1.97 28.04.1988 Palma De Mallorca (ESP)  
13Asier Zengotitabengoa SG 1.97 20.04.1988 Vitoria (ESP)  
15Pablo Aguilar  PF 2.02 09.02.1989 Granada (ESP)  
16Javier Vega 2.05 05.01.1988 Madrid (ESP)  
17Antonio Pantin 2.03 14.05.1988 Santiago De Compostela (ESP)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Luis Guil Torres

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26.07.2006
Fourth Quarter Surge Puts France In Gold Medal Game

With the help of a 13-3 run to start the fourth quarter, France defeated Spain 80-67 to advance to the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men gold medal game.

French sensation Nicolas Batum once again came up with a huge performance, particularly in the fourth quarter, as France earned revenge from a defeat to Spain in the preliminary round and handed the Spanish their first loss in the competition.

24.07.2006
Breaking Down The Top Talent In Greece

The UMCOR U18 European Champion Men in Greece has showcased top basketball prospects across the continent.

With the help of Jeff LaMere, a former assistant coach at Virginia Commonwealth University, we will break down some of the top talents.

Spain Claims Sixth Consecutive Win24.07.2006
Rubio Shoots Spain Into Semis23.07.2006
Spain Handles Delay, Defeat Turkey22.07.2006
Broken Backboard Class Causes Delay In Amaliada22.07.2006
Group D: Tomas Books Spanish Qualification20.07.2006
Group D: Spain Downs France, Croatia Cruises19.07.2006
Roundup: Second Quarter Surge Propels Lithuania18.07.2006

Team

Spain
Spain

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSV. Claver14.4
RTP. Aguilar 7.8
ASJ. Colom3.4
STP. Aguilar 1.6
BSV. Claver1.3

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2006vs ISL[W] 98-55
19.07.2006vs FRA[W] 94-85
20.07.2006vs CRO[W] 73-67
22.07.2006vs TUR[W] 81-59
23.07.2006vs SCG[W] 81-77
24.07.2006vs BUL[W] 89-49
26.07.2006vs FRA[L] 67-80
27.07.2006vs TUR[W] 92-83

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