NEWS

16.01.2009
Italy Seal EuroBasket Women Spot
Italy have sealed top spot in Group B and a place in EuroBasket Women 2009 in Latvia by beating Belgium 75-64 in Siracusa.

Italy's backcourt reigned supreme as guards Simona Ballardini and Raffaella Masciadri scored 18 points each in the win.

13.01.2009
Leemans, Dubuc Spark Belgium In Win Over Croatia

Belgium kept alive their slim hopes of finishing top of EuroBasket Women Additional Qualifying Round Group B with an 86-75 home victory over Croatia.

The Belgians won for the first time to leave both sides with 1-2 records, while Italy are top of the pool at 2-0.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Oksana Agabalova PF 1.86 21.04.1973 Kherson (UKR)  
 Dana Boonen 1.94 18.06.1979 Gent (BEL)  
 Marie An Caers SG 1.78 26.05.1976 Geel (BEL)  
 Evelien Callens PF 1.87 19.07.1984 Gent (BEL)  
 Marjorie Carpréaux PG 1.65 17.09.1987 Boussu (BEL)  
 Eveline Decroos PF 1.84 26.12.1984 Bonheiden (BEL)  
 Lieselot Malfait 1.88 10.04.1987 Gent (BEL)  
 Emma Meesseman FC 1.92 13.05.1993 Ieper (BEL)  
 Fanny Tirtiaux PG 1.84 10.05.1989 Huy (BEL)  
 Ilse Van den Vonder 1.76 21.05.1980 Bonheiden (BEL)  
 4Daphne Van Dessel 1.70 17.01.1982 Duffel (BEL)  
 5Julie Vanloo PG 1.72 10.02.1993 Oostende (BEL)  
 6Stephanie Dubuc SG 1.75 13.01.1985 Lobbes (BEL)  
 7Virginie Michiels 1.80 05.07.1987 Etterbeek (BEL)  
 8Sofie Hendrickx PF 1.87 18.05.1986 Lier (BEL)  
 9Anne-Sophie Strubbe SF 1.82 04.10.1990 Roeselare (BEL)  
10Sara Leemans SF 1.78 06.08.1988 Hasselt (BEL)  
11Laurence Van Malderen 1.92 02.10.1981 Bruxelles (BEL)  
12Jana Raman PF 1.87 15.02.1991 Gent (BEL)  
14Nina Crelot 1.70 06.02.1987 Liege (BEL)  
15Sara Bas 1.95 19.03.1987 Hasselt (BEL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Arvid Diels

More Headlines

07.01.2009
Ballardini, Italy Knock Off Belgians

Italy won at Belgium 81-69 on Wednesdsay night in the Azzurre's opening game of the EuroBasket Women Additional Qualifying Round.

Umana Reyer Venezia's Simona Ballardini poured in 17 points, which included a two of five effort from three-ball range, pulled down nine rebounds and handed out seven assists for the Italians.

04.01.2009
Croatia Strike Early Against Belgium
Croatia rolled to a 103-81 home triumph over Belgium on the first day of the EuroBasket Women 2009 Additional Qualifying Round.

Ana Lelas, who is enjoying an outstanding season with Bourges in the EuroLeague Women, led six players in double figures with 23 points for the winners.

Belgium, Croatia Face Struggle Against Italy02.01.2009
Greece Blow Out Belgium13.09.2008
Belgium Battle But Fall Short Against Serbia10.09.2008
Belgium Pull Away For Big Win Over Bulgaria06.09.2008
Greece Beat Belgium To Stay Perfect03.09.2008
Belgium Send Serbia To Second Defeat In A Row30.08.2008
Bulgaria Hold Off Belgium27.08.2008
National Team Competitions Draw Complete16.02.2008
Tough Groups For EuroBasket Women Qualifying16.02.2008

Team

Belgium
Belgium

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Leemans14.9
RTL. Van Malderen5.5
ASS. Leemans1.9
STS. Leemans1.3
BSL. Van Malderen0.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

27.08.2008vs BUL[L] 70-74 (A)
30.08.2008vs SRB[W] 73-60 (H)
03.09.2008vs GRE[L] 66-77 (H)
06.09.2008vs BUL[W] 87-60 (H)
10.09.2008vs SRB[L] 71-78 (A)
13.09.2008vs GRE[L] 40-79 (A)
04.01.2009vs CRO[L] 81-103 (A)
07.01.2009vs ITA[L] 69-81 (H)
13.01.2009vs CRO[W] 86-75 (H)
16.01.2009vs ITA[L] 64-75 (A)

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