Perfect Czech Republic Hand Great Britain First Loss

21.07.2010

Dana Kuslitova's 22 points powered the Czech Republic to a 72-58 victory over previously undefeated Great Britain at the U20 European Championship for Women Division B.

The Czechs allowed just eight points in the second quarter in improving to 3-0 in Group B with Alena Hanusova scoring 19 points and Katerina Bartonova chipping in 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.

Great Britain dropped to 3-1 in the group despite 12 points from Mairi Buchan.

Also in Group B, Miete Celus scored 24 and Emmanuella Mayombo added 13 points as Belgium held off F.Y.R. of Macedonia 64-63 to improve to 1-2.
FYROM fell to 0-3 despite 26 points and 18 rebounds from Jelena Antik.

In Group A, Klaudia Lukacovicova had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Slovakia to a 60-53 victory over Israel to move to 2-1.

Idit Oryon's 11 points could not stop Israel from dropping to 2-2.

And Angeliki Nikolopoulou hit for 24 points in leading Greece to a 55-51 win over Austria. Greece are now 1-2 and Austria fell to 0-3. 

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