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Hungary, England, Sweden and Poland Into Sem-finals

28.07.2007

Hungary will face England and Sweden will take on Germany in the semi-finals of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Men, Division B, taking place in Skopje, Macedonia.

The English bounced back from a tough loss to Sweden to go through, recording an impressive and hard fought victory over Montenegro to secure their spot.

Luton native Levi Noel led the way with 19 points and nine rebounds while Ryan Richards fell just short of a double-double, totaling nine points and 12 rebounds.

England outscored their opponents 19-9 in the second quarter which proved to be the difference as they were outscored in the second half by Montenegro.

Sweden, meanwhile, have lost just once (to Scandinavian rivals Finland) and finished off the qualifying round with a 75-65 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Andreas Person, Alexander Lindqvist and Christopher Czerapowicz have led a balanced scoring attack for the Swedes.

Olef Jagbeck trumped them all however on Friday, leading the way with 20 points.

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