NEWS

29.11.2005
Gran Canaria Knocked Out By Leuven

Gran Canaria lost at Basket Groot Leuven 84-80 and crashed out of the EuroCup as BC Zadar defeated RheinEnergie Koln 75-67 to leapfrog the Spaniards into second place in Group B.

The Canary Islanders, one of the ACB's top sides this season a team which had reeled off three straight victories in the European competition, needed a victory on Tuesday to ensure their progression into Round II.

22.11.2005
Zadar Stay Alive In Race For Round II

BC Zadar have given themselves a chance of reaching the next phase of the EuroCup with a second successive win in the competition on Tuesday, an 83-58 thrashing of Basket Groot Leuven.

After upsetting Gran Canaria last week in Spain, Zadar won to improve their record to two victories and three defeats.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Glenn Coenaerts 2.04 15.01.1986 Leuven (BEL)  
 Antanas Vilcinskas 2.13 22.03.1975 Vilnius 
 4Balazs Simon PG 1.85 19.02.1980 Kaposvár (HUN)  
 5Tremmell Darden 1.96 17.12.1981 California (USA)  
 6David Jansen PG 1.88 29.08.1984 Amsterdam (NED)  
 7Christopher Watson FC 2.00 16.07.1975 NY (USA)  
 8Ian Hanavan SG 2.02 15.08.1980 IL (USA)  
 9Steponas Babrauskas SF 1.97 20.06.1984 Traku r.Sav (LTU)  
10Joris Renkens 2.05 23.04.1988 Leuven (BEL)  
11Wim Vuchelen 1.93 20.01.1981 Leuven (BEL)  
13Tommy Johnson SF 1.94 03.12.1981 Lakenheath (ENG)  
14Seppe Deleeuw SF 1.88 23.06.1983 Leuven (BEL)  
15Kristof Schreurs 1.85 18.02.1987 Leuven (BEL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Eric Buis
Assistant Coach: Narre Vermeiren

More Headlines

22.11.2005
Belgian Preparations Suffer League Blip

Dexia Mons-Hainaut's preparations for this week's EuroCup clash with Pallacanestro Cantu suffered a blip as they were beaten in domestic league action at the weekend.

Dexia are now 5-3 in the Belgian league after a 104-96 overtime defeat at home to Spirou Charleroi. The teams were tied at 88-88 in regulation.

15.11.2005
RheinEnergie Advance After Leuven Scare

Nikola Vucurovic hit a free throw with four seconds remaining as RheinEnergie Köln advanced to the EuroCup second round on Tuesday with a hard-fought 79-75 victory against Basket Groot Leuven in Group B.

Vucurovic kept his nerves after missing the first free throw - Köln's sixth miss at the line in the final four minutes - to finally hold off a valiant comeback attempt by the Belgians.

Spanish Gran Canaria Stay Undefeated08.11.2005
Hanavan Triple Double Leads Leuven Home01.11.2005
Koeln Survive Leuven Fightback26.10.2005
Belgium: Johnson, Leuven Look For EuroCup spark24.10.2005
Belgium: Leuven Looking To Make The Most Of EuroCup Opportunity21.10.2005

Team

Basket Groot Leuven
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TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.10.2005vs RheinEnergie[L] 63-69 (A)
01.11.2005vs BC Zadar[W] 81-74 (H)
08.11.2005vs Gran Canaria[L] 66-92 (A)
15.11.2005vs RheinEnergie[L] 75-79 (H)
22.11.2005vs BC Zadar[L] 58-83 (A)
29.11.2005vs Gran Canaria[W] 84-80 (H)

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Staff

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