NEWS

14.07.2007
Greece, Latvia Smile, FYROM, Hungary Go Down
Ronalds Zakis and Rihards Kuksiks each scored 27 points and Latvia made eight of 10 free throws in the final 1:28 to hold off FYR of Macedonia 90-82 and relegate FYROM to Division B of the U20 European Championship Men.

Reinis Strupovics added 17 points and 12 rebounds as well as two big three-pointers early in the fourth quarter in helping Latvia build a 10-point lead with four minutes to play, which proved enough for the victory.

08.07.2007
Group B: Russia, Turkey Advance, Lithuania Stun Greece

Russia had another day in the office with an 88-74 victory over Turkey on Sunday to finish perfect at 3-0 in Group B of the U20 European Championship Men, while Lithuania advanced against a tough Greece side 84-75.

The Lithuanians needed to win by three points or more to move into the Qualifying Round but needed a frantic fourth quarter comeback to get past the Greeks.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Theodoros Tsiotras SG 1.89 04.08.1987 Marousi (GRE)  
 5Marios Sakellarakis SG 1.95 04.06.1988 Korinthos (GRE)  
 6Dimitrios Verginis 1.91 15.05.1987 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
 7Michail Giannakidis 1.91 06.04.1988 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
 8Ioannis Athanasoulas SF 2.01 21.01.1987 Athens (GRE)  
 9Dimitrios Karadolamis SF 2.03 15.08.1987 Giannitsa (GRE)  
10Michail Tsairelis PF 2.06 23.02.1988 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
11Dimitrios Katiakos PF 2.04 10.03.1987 Cholargos, Attiki (GRE)  
12Georgios Trichopoulos SG 1.94 18.07.1987 Veria, Imathia (GRE)  
13Petros Noeas 2.06 20.06.1987 Kalamata (GRE)  
14Stavros Toutziarakis 2.10 05.11.1987 Florina (GRE)  
15Alexandros Sigkounas SF 2.00 07.07.1988 Marousi, Attiki (GRE)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Emmanouil Manouselis
Assistant Coach: Ioannis Giannopoulos

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07.07.2007
Group B: Russia 2-0, Greece Down Turkey

Russia remained undefeated at 2-0 in Group B of the U20 European Championship Men after holding off Lithuania 69-61 in Nova Gorica.

In the other game Greece surprised Turkey 63-62 to leave the other three sides even with 1-1 records.

06.07.2007
Group B: Turkey Knock Off Lithuania, Russia Down Greece

Mehmet Yagmur scored eight of his 24 points in over-time as Turkey knocked off Lithuania 90-85 in the first game of the U20 European Championship Men to go into an extra session.

Turkey overcame four players fouling out and 20 turnovers in a tight match throughout. Turkish captain Oguz Savas had 21 points, Caner Oner added 15 and Cemal Nagla had 11.

Team

Greece
Greece
Greece

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSD. Verginis15.7
RTP. Noeas6.0
AST. Tsiotras1.8
STD. Verginis1.8
BSM. Tsairelis1.2

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs RUS[L] 70-78
07.07.2007vs TUR[W] 63-62
08.07.2007vs LTU[L] 75-84
10.07.2007vs MKD[W] 84-58
12.07.2007vs LAT[W] 78-76
14.07.2007vs HUN[W] 62-45

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