NEWS

20.07.2006
Vitali Steers Italy To Victory

A 14-0 run in the fourth quarter helped Italy overcome Croatia 86-74 and book their place in the semi-finals of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championships.

Luca Vitali made eight free throws in the final 56 seconds to seal the victory, which gives Italy a 2-1 record in the Group F quarter-final round.

19.07.2006
Turkey Dominates Croatia

Cenk Akyol and Ersan Ilyasova each scored 18 points as Turkey beat Croatia 91-72 to go top of Group F in the quarter-final round at the OSTCHEM U-20 European Championships.

With their home fans cheering them on, Turkey never trailed and pulled away in the first quarter. Croatia trailed 8-6 with 6:58 gone, but Ilyasova scored 10 points as the Turks went on a 20-5 run for a 28-13 lead after 10 minutes.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Josip Blajic 1.92 14.01.1987 Sinj (CRO)  
5Luka Drezga GF 1.96 24.04.1987 Sibenik (CRO)  
6Rok Stipcevic PG 1.85 20.05.1986 Maribor (SLO)  
7Andrija Stipanovic 2.08 18.12.1986 Mostar (BIH)  
8Marko Batina 1.95 13.03.1986 Visoko (BIH)  
9Ivan Papac FC 2.10 23.06.1987 Vinkovci (CRO)  
10Damjan Rudez PF 2.08 17.06.1986 Zagreb (CRO)  
11Hrvoje Kovacevic SG 1.90 25.01.1986 Nasice (CRO)  
12Stanko Barac 2.16 13.08.1986 Mostar (BIH)  
13Ante Tomic 2.17 17.02.1987 Dubrovnik (CRO)  
14Drazen Bubnic FC 2.07 13.01.1986 Rijeka (CRO)  
15Jure Lalic 2.12 08.02.1986 Makarska (CRO)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Drazen Brajkovic

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18.07.2006
Croatia Too Strong For Greece

Croatia took the inside track to the semi-finals of the Ostchem U20 European Championship with an 87-72 triumph over Greece in Group F.

Both Rok Stipcevic and Hrvoje Kovacevic had 17 points and Stipcevic also pulled down nine rebounds in the convincing victory which marked the start of quarter-final action.

16.07.2006
Dragovic Compensates For Dragicevic Absence

Serbia & Montenegro continued their march through Group A at the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship with a 78-72 defeat of Croatia.

With star center Tadija Dragicevic again watching from the sidelines having failed to overcome a leg injury sustained at the Global Games in Dallas last month, the Serbo-Montenegrins led for much of the contest and cemented their superiority in the third quarter, winning it 23-16.

Croatians Hammer Latvia15.07.2006
Batina Leads Croatia To Victory14.07.2006

Team

Croatia
Croatia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Barac11.2
RTA. Tomic5.5
ASR. Stipcevic2.8
STH. Kovacevic1.6
BSJ. Lalic1.4

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

14.07.2006vs BLR[W] 64-58
15.07.2006vs LAT[W] 95-79
16.07.2006vs SCG[L] 72-78
18.07.2006vs GRE[W] 87-72
19.07.2006vs TUR[L] 72-91
20.07.2006vs ITA[L] 74-86
22.07.2006vs LTU[W] 81-62
23.07.2006vs FRA[W] 63-58

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