EuroBasket 2015 Field Confirmed

28.08.2014

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The EuroBasket 2015 2nd Qualifying Round concluded on Wednesday, with 13 teams securing their spot at next year's Final Round.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Israel and Latvia had already qualified after the penultimate game day and finished their respective qualification campaigns as group winners.

Georgia, Italy and Poland also topped their respective groups to clinch direct qualification.

They were joined by the six best second-placed teams, namely Czech Republic, F.Y.R. of Macedonia, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands and Russia.

The Netherlands return to the final tournament for the first time since 1989, while Iceland wrote history in qualifying to the Final Round for the first time ever.

Romania, second in Group F, narrowly missed out on a ticket to next year's big event.

In order to determine the six best second-placed teams, the games against the fourth-placed teams in the groups of four were discarded, leading to the following ranking:

Group

Team

Games

Won

Lost

Points for

Points against

Goal average

D

F.Y.R. of Macedonia

4

3

1

289

272

1.06250

G

Russia

4

2

2

313

268

1.16791

C

Germany

4

2

2

308

289

1.06574

A

Iceland

4

2

2

286

289

0.98962

E

Czech Republic

4

2

2

282

286

0.98601

B

Netherlands

4

2

2

250

264

0.94697

F

Romania

4

2

2

300

328

0.91463

 

For the complete standings of the 2nd Qualifying Round, please click here.

The EuroBasket 2015 field is completed by the 10 European teams who compete in the FIBA Basketball World Cup - Croatia, Finland, France, Greece, Lithuania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine - and Estonia who advanced as winners of the 1st Qualifying Round last summer.

The 24 teams that will compete at EuroBasket 2015 are (in alphabetical order):

Belgium

France

Israel

Russia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

F.Y.R. of Macedonia

Italy

Serbia

Croatia

Georgia

Latvia

Slovenia

Czech Republic

Germany

Lithuania

Spain

Estonia

Greece

Netherlands

Turkey

Finland

Iceland

Poland

Ukraine

 


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