NEWS

15.07.2007
Slovenia Comeback Beats Israel For Fifth
Israel blew a 20-point lead over the final 16 minutes and allowed co-hosts Slovenia to claim fifth place at the U20 European Championship Men with a 90-81 victory.

Matej Krusic scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead six Slovenians in double figures with Emir Preldzic also scoring 16 points and Rok Perko chipping in 14 off the bench.

14.07.2007
Bulgaria No Match For Slovenia

Slovenia brushed aside their disappointment of not reaching the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men and advanced to the game for fifth place with a 79-59 victory over Bulgaria.

Gasper Vidmar scored 23 points and Emir Preldzic had 20 while Matej Krusic chipped in 14 points off the bench for the co-hosts Slovenia, who will play Israel on Sunday for fifth place.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Rok Perko PG 1.80 16.01.1987 Ljubljana (SLO)  
 5Emir Preldzic SF 2.05 06.09.1987 Zenica (BIH)  
 6Aljosa Kristo SG 1.91 10.07.1987 Ljubljana (SLO)  
 7Jan Mocnik PG 1.76 27.03.1987 Sempeter Pri Gorici, Nova Gorica (SLO)  
 8Jaka Klobucar SG 1.98 19.08.1987 Novo Mesto (SLO)  
 9Dejan Mlakar SG 1.91 25.01.1988 Ljubljana (SLO)  
10Klemen Lorbek SG 1.98 26.06.1988 Kranj (SLO)  
11Drago Brcina PF 2.05 16.06.1987 Slovenj Gradec (SLO)  
12Tadej Kostomaj PG 1.88 03.01.1987 Celje (SLO)  
13Matej Krusic 2.10 07.05.1987 Cerje (SLO)  
14Dejan Cigoja PF 2.02 27.09.1988 Ljubljana (SLO)  
15Gasper Vidmar 2.10 14.09.1987 Ljubljana (SLO)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Mirsad Alilovic
Assistant Coach: Bojan Lazic ,
Luka Bassin

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12.07.2007
Russia Break Slovenia Hearts
There will not be a semi-final or final between the co-hosts Italy and Slovenia after Russia knocked off the Slovenians 63-55 to book their spot in Saturday's semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men.

Russia's defence held Slovenia scoreless over the final five possessions and forced 23 turnovers in the game while Petr Gubanov provided a crucial offensive spark off the bench for the victory in the final game in Group E.

12.07.2007
Local Hero Mocnik Enjoying The Spotlight

Slovenian fans giving their national team the extra push at the U20 European Championship Men at Nova Gorica may be cheering just a bit louder for Jan Mocnik.

Not only has the play-maker secured three victories with big free throws down the stretch, but Mocnik is also a local guy flourishing in the international spotlight.

Slovenia Tame Fighting Turkey11.07.2007
Slovenia Better Lithuania To Go 3-010.07.2007
Group A: Slovenia Top, Serbia Take Second From France08.07.2007
Slovenia Use Event to Work Out Future Stars08.07.2007
Group A: Slovenia Outwit France, Serbia Outclass Hungary07.07.2007
Group A: Slovenia Outgun Serbia, France Top Hungary06.07.2007

Team

Slovenia
Slovenia
Slovenia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSG. Vidmar15.9
RTG. Vidmar9.8
ASJ. Mocnik5.0
STJ. Klobucar1.9
BSG. Vidmar1.3

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs SRB[W] 80-78
07.07.2007vs FRA[W] 84-78
08.07.2007vs HUN[W] 69-56
10.07.2007vs LTU[W] 96-84
11.07.2007vs TUR[W] 82-74
12.07.2007vs RUS[L] 55-63
14.07.2007vs BUL[W] 79-59
15.07.2007vs ISR[W] 90-81

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Staff

President: Matej Erjavec
Secretary General: Raso Nesterovic
Press contact: Anze Blazic