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24.07.2006
Breaking Down The Top Talent In Greece

The UMCOR U18 European Champion Men in Greece has showcased top basketball prospects across the continent.

With the help of Jeff LaMere, a former assistant coach at Virginia Commonwealth University, we will break down some of the top talents.

24.07.2006
Spain Claims Sixth Consecutive Win

In a tune-up for their semi-final match-up on Wednesday, Spain easily defeated Bulgaria 89-49 in the teams’ last quarter-final round games in Amaliada, Greece.

Six players tallied double-digit scoring and Bulgaria’s Chavdar Kostov was held to 13 points as the Spanish notched their sixth consecutive win at the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Iskren Ivanov 1.86 22.04.1989 Pleven (BUL)  
 5Sergey Tsvetkov SG 1.94 26.05.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 6Nikolay Kolev 2.04 17.07.1988 V. Preslav (BUL)  
 7Pavel Ivanov SF 2.00 26.02.1988 Tutrakan (BUL)  
 8Chavdar Kostov SG 1.95 18.04.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
 9Dimitar Phillipov 1.86 22.02.1989 Montana (BUL)  
10Kostadin Marshavelski 2.10 12.10.1989 Plovdiv (BUL)  
11Ivan Lilov SG 1.96 06.08.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
12Pavel Marinov SF 1.99 12.06.1988 Sofia (BUL)  
13Yordan Dimitrov PG 1.84 21.07.1988 Yambol (BUL)  
14Veselin Filchev 2.10 21.08.1988 Plovdiv (BUL)  
15Svetoslav Chetinov 2.04 26.01.1988 Plovdiv (BUL)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Yulian Aladzhov

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23.07.2006
New Line-up Helps Turkey Take Down Bulgaria

Sometimes a new look can make a big difference.

With top players Baris Hersek and Dogus Balbay sitting on the bench to start the game, Turkey jumped out to a 21-9 lead and never looked back to defeat Bulgaria 78-60 in quarter-final round play.

22.07.2006
Serbia & Montenegro Prevail Despite Kostov’s 39

Not even another fabulous performance from Bulgaria’s star scorer Chavdar Kostov could do much to stop the Serbia & Montenegro juggernaut.

Kostov scored a tournament-best 39 points but Serbia & Montenegro  jumped out to a 20-10 start and never trailed from then on to win the quarter-final round match-up 93-82.

Group C: Kostov Carries Bulgaria To Quarter-final Round, Israel Defeat Germany20.07.2006
Group C: Kostov Carries Bulgaria, Italy Coast To Win Over Israel19.07.2006
Roundup: Second Quarter Surge Propels Lithuania18.07.2006

Team

Bulgaria
Bulgaria

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSC. Kostov24.9
RTP. Ivanov5.9
ASI. Ivanov2.9
STC. Kostov2.8
BSN. Kolev0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2006vs ISR[L] 81-82
19.07.2006vs GER[W] 86-71
20.07.2006vs ITA[W] 92-81
22.07.2006vs SCG[L] 82-93
23.07.2006vs TUR[L] 60-78
24.07.2006vs ESP[L] 49-89
26.07.2006vs GRE[L] 69-71
27.07.2006vs ITA[L] 76-77

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