NEWS

15.07.2007
France Claim Ninth Place


Nando De Colo (pictured) scored 18 points and dished out seven assists to help France to ninth place at the U20 European Championship Men with a 91-82 victory over Croatia.

Aaron Cel and Fabien Causeur each added 16 points for the French, who dropped to ninth after sixth-placed showings in 2005 and 2006.

12.07.2007
Serbia Sail Into Semis

Reigning champions Serbia achieved their minimum goal of advancing to the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men with a comfortable 94-76 victory over Lithuania.

Vladimir Stimac led the way for Serbia with 19 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks and Milos Teodosic added 10 points and 10 assists. Dragan Labovic scored 18 points and Milenko Tepic made a number of big baskets in collecting 16 points.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Vilmantas Dilys PF 2.08 06.10.1987 Lietuva (LTU)  
 5Tomas Cerneckis 1.91 04.01.1988 Panevezys (LTU)  
 6Martynas Kriauciunas PG 1.92 22.07.1987 Birzai (LTU)  
 7Ernestas Ezerskis SG 1.93 05.05.1987 Panevezys (LTU)  
 8Gytis Maciulevicius SG 1.94 24.01.1987 Kaunas (LTU)  
 9Evaldas Baniulis SF 2.01 08.09.1987 Vilnius (LTU)  
10Paulius Ivanauskas 1.95 24.04.1987 Prienai (LTU)  
11Arnas Labuckas 2.03 28.01.1987 Kaunas (LTU)  
12Povilas Butkevicius PF 2.03 26.09.1987 Birzai (LTU)  
13Edvinas Ruzgas SG 1.98 03.06.1987 Vilnius (LTU)  
14Remigijus Trakimas 2.05 13.04.1987 Kaisiadoriu (LTU)  
15Karolis Petrukonis 2.12 18.05.1987 Trakai (LTU)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Linas Salkus
Assistant Coach: Darius Dikcius ,
Mindaugas Pocius ,
Algirdas Kriauciunas

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11.07.2007
France Grab First Win, Lithuania Stay Bottom
Six players scored in double figures as France collected their first victory in Group E of the U20 European Championship Men, 76-71 against Lithuania in Gorizia.

Marc Judith scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Nando De Colo had 11 poitns and seven steals for the French, who improved to 1-3 in the group.

10.07.2007
Slovenia Better Lithuania To Go 3-0
Gasper Vidmar and Dejan Mlakar combined for 43 points to lead co-hosts Slovenia to a comfortable 96-84 victory over Lithuania on Tuesday to remain undefeated in Group E of the U20 European Championship Men.

Vidmar's 22 points and Mlakar's 21 led five Slovenians in double figures while Jan Mocnik added 18 points and 10 assists.

Group B: Russia, Turkey Advance, Lithuania Stun Greece08.07.2007
Group B: Russia 2-0, Greece Down Turkey07.07.2007
Group B: Turkey Knock Off Lithuania, Russia Down Greece06.07.2007

Team

Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. Butkevicius15.6
RTP. Butkevicius11.7
ASE. Ezerskis2.8
STE. Ezerskis1.6
BSP. Butkevicius1.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

06.07.2007vs TUR[L] 85-90
07.07.2007vs RUS[L] 61-69
08.07.2007vs GRE[W] 84-75
10.07.2007vs SLO[L] 84-96
11.07.2007vs FRA[L] 71-76
12.07.2007vs SRB[L] 76-94
14.07.2007vs CRO[L] 82-96
15.07.2007vs GEO[W] 81-70

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Staff

President: Arvydas Sabonis
Secretary General: Mindaugas Spokas
Press contact: Rytis Sabas