NEWS

08.08.2006
Romania Claim Gold Medal With Win Over Estonia

Dragos Pana’s clutch three-point shooting in the fourth quarter helped Romania to a 67-54 win over Estonia in the UMCOR U18 European Championship Division B gold medal game.

As tournament MVP Vlad Moldoveanu snatched the final rebound of the game with two seconds remaining and threw the ball in the air, a joyous celebration broke out at Transylvania Arena in Sibiu as the home country lifted the gold medal in front of a capacity crowd of roughly 2,000 jubilant spectators.

08.08.2006
Portugal Hold On To Claim Bronze Medal

Aylton de Medeiros scored 29 points as Portugal defeated England 76-74 to capture the UMCOR U18 European Championship Division B bronze medal.

Medeiros, who entered play averaging just 6.6 ppg, saved his best for last, both in the competition and the bronze medal game.

07.08.2006
Moldoveanu Pours In 30 As Romania Down Portugal

Vlad Moldoveanu scored 30 points and Romania got off to a red hot start in beating Portugal 77-54 in the semi-finals of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Division B in Sibiu, Romania.

Moldoveanu scored 14 of his points during a dominant first quarter in which Romania outscored Portugal 37-9.

SCOREBOARD

Preliminary Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. England33/0207/1726
2. Portugal32/1213/1915
3. Finland31/2205/2114
4. Luxembourg30/3169/2203
Portugal   England
6168
9-19   21-10   20-20   11-19  
Finland   Luxembourg
7664
22-25   17-16   19-16   18-7  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Poland44/0302/2128
2. Austria43/1260/2637
3. Slovak Republic42/2269/2656
4. Ireland41/3287/3285
5. Moldova40/4255/3054
Poland   Austria
7049
14-9   27-10   17-15   12-15  
Moldova   Slovak Republic
6582
21-21   6-20   16-27   22-14  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Sweden43/1290/2757
2. Belgium43/1290/2407
3. Netherlands42/2255/2586
4. Czech Republic41/3251/2735
5. Norway41/3239/2795
Belgium   Netherlands
7550
25-10   21-11   16-15   13-14  
Norway   Sweden
8870
25-19   23-14   20-16   20-21  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Estonia43/1284/2707
2. Romania43/1287/2297
3. Hungary42/2274/2576
4. Bosnia and Herzegovina42/2309/2876
5. Scotland40/4207/3184
Hungary   Bosnia and Herzegovina
8077
23-13   18-22   22-28   17-14  
Scotland   Estonia
6276
19-26   17-18   10-12   16-20  

Classification Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Bosnia and Herzegovina11/078/682
2. Norway10/168/781
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Norway
7868
23-18   11-19   19-18   25-13  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Hungary22/0156/1534
2. Luxembourg21/1151/1373
3. Ireland20/2138/1552
Luxembourg   Hungary
7577
24-21   15-14   17-23   19-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Finland22/0149/1104
2. Slovak Republic21/1133/1363
3. Scotland20/2134/1702
Scotland   Slovak Republic
7285
21-22   11-33   28-11   12-19  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Czech Republic22/0137/1104
2. Netherlands21/1126/1193
3. Moldova20/288/1222
Moldova   Netherlands
4559
16-16   9-16   9-18   11-9  

Quarter-Final Round

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Romania33/0222/1816
2. England32/1218/2215
3. Sweden31/2216/2234
4. Austria30/3220/2513
England   Austria
8580
28-23   15-18   23-13   19-26  
Sweden   Romania
6467
19-13   10-21   15-15   20-18  
 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Estonia32/1210/1995
2. Portugal32/1235/2235
3. Poland31/2218/2234
4. Belgium31/2219/2374
Portugal   Poland
8068
21-17   20-14   16-19   23-18  
Belgium   Estonia
6863
30-16   20-16   11-11   7-20  

Classification Games for 9th to 16th place

Norway   Luxembourg
9174
27-13   21-15   22-22   21-24  
Slovak Republic   Netherlands
6973
19-23   13-16   17-16   20-18  
Bosnia and Herzegovina   Hungary
7457
18-17   13-18   17-13   26-9  
Finland   Czech Republic
6878
16-20   14-13   12-17   26-28  

Classification Games for 5th to 8th place

Sweden   Belgium
7067
24-24   11-19   12-13   23-11  
Austria   Poland
7581
19-19   12-18   15-18   29-26  

Semi-Finals

Romania   Portugal
7754
37-9   12-14   9-9   19-22  
England   Estonia
6595
20-27   13-20   20-21   12-27  

Games for 17th to 19th place

 TeamPW/LF/APts
1. Moldova22/0130/984
2. Scotland21/1130/1423
3. Ireland20/2124/1442
Ireland   Scotland
7680
17-17   14-15   11-21   27-16   7-11  

Game for 15th and 16th place

Luxembourg   Slovak Republic
5968
17-23   13-12   13-18   16-15  

Game for 13th and 14th place

Norway   Netherlands
6865
18-14   19-17   18-21   13-13  

Game for 11th and 12th place

Hungary   Finland
7469
11-15   16-16   24-21   23-17  

Game for 9th and 10th place

Bosnia and Herzegovina   Czech Republic
7263
17-13   25-14   17-16   13-20  

Game for 7th and 8th place

Belgium   Austria
5766
11-15   21-13   14-20   11-18  

Game for 5th and 6th place

Sweden   Poland
9483
14-27   25-19   26-19   29-18  

Game for 3rd and 4th place

Portugal   England
7674
22-21   16-12   13-15   25-26  

Final

Romania   Estonia
6754
18-13   14-11   17-21   18-9  

HEADLINES

Moldoveanu Pours In 30 As Romania Down Portugal07.08.2006
Estonia Shut Down Clark, Defeat England07.08.2006
Romania Squeak Past Sweden05.08.2006
England Takes Down Austria, Advance Following Sweden Loss05.08.2006
Pinto Propels Portugal Past Poland05.08.2006
Portugal Win In Overtime, England, Estonia And Romania Post Victories04.08.2006
England’s Dan Clark One To Watch04.08.2006
Romania, Sweden, Estonia And Poland Prevail In Quarter-final Round03.08.2006
Belgium Clinches Quarter-final Round Berth01.08.2006
Sweden: Taylor Made For The Big Stage15.05.2006

FINAL STANDINGS

 Team
1.flagFrance
2.flagLithuania
3.flagSpain
4.flagTurkey
5.flagSerbia & Montenegro
6.flagGreece
7.flagItaly
8.flagBulgaria
9.flagRussia
10.flagCroatia
11.flagIsrael
12.flagLatvia
13.flagGermany
14.flagSlovenia
15.flagIceland
16.flagUkraine

PHOTO GALLERY

STATISTICS

Points

Samy Picard

LUX
Born : 08.06.1988
Height: 1.96

Avg: 22.1

NameAvg.
1.Picard, S. 22.1
2.Moldoveanu, V. 19.9
3.Gordic, N. 19.4
4.Nicoara, T. 18.4
5.Clark, D. 18.1

Rebounds

Daniel Clark

ENG
Born : 16.09.1988
Height: 2.08

Avg: 15.9

NameAvg.
1.Clark, D. 15.9
2.Nicoara, T. 14.1
3.Taylor, J. 11.5
4.Kombat, M. 11.1
5.Priscepnii, V. 11.0

Assists

Aron Roijé

NED
Born : 03.04.1988
Height: 1.85

Avg: 3.3

NameAvg.
1.Roijé, A. 3.3
2.Nicoara, T. 3.2
3.Gordic, N. 3.1
4.Rulevski, A. 3.1
5.Repasky, M. 3.1