NEWS

20.07.2006
Turks Go Through Despite Ilyasova Misses

Ersan Ilyasova missed two free throws with three seconds left as Greece beat Turkey 80-78, although Nihat Izic's team still move into the semi-finals of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championships.

The Milwaukee Bucks prospect could have forced overtime if he had made both free throws, but Izic's men have only themselves to blame as Turkey made just 15 of 33 free throws for the game - a dismal 45%.

19.07.2006
Vitali's Late Heroics Get Italy Past Greece

Luca Vitali hit a three-pointer and three free throws in the final 1:26 to lead Italy past Greece, 76-60, in their quarter-final round clash at the U-20 European Championships.

Trailing 68-67, Vitali knocked down a three-pointer to give Italy the lead for good. The swingman also hit three free throws in the final 13 seconds to seal the victory.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Iason Gkountis SG 1.87 06.06.1986 Larissa (GRE)  
 5Igkor Milosevits PG 1.93 14.04.1986 Belgrade (SRB)  
 6Dimitrios Verginis 1.91 15.05.1987 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
 7Petros Noeas 2.06 20.06.1987 Kalamata (GRE)  
 8Dimitrios Lolas SF 2.02 31.01.1986 Larissa (GRE)  
 9Dimitrios Karadolamis SF 2.03 15.08.1987 Giannitsa (GRE)  
10Antonios Mantzaris SG 1.96 20.06.1986 Athens (GRE)  
11Dimitrios Katiakos PF 2.04 10.03.1987 Cholargos, Attiki (GRE)  
12Ilias Tevetzidis 2.03 22.05.1986 Thessaloniki (GRE)  
13Dusan Sakota 2.09 22.04.1986 Belgrade (SRB)  
14Stavros Toutziarakis 2.10 05.11.1987 Florina (GRE)  
15Eleftherios Neofytidis 2.06 21.03.1986 Australia (AUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Nikos Keramefs

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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
Sakota Heroics Give Greece Dramatic Victory
victory over Bulgaria and send them through to the next phase of the OSTCHEM U20 European Championship on Sunday.

The teams had traded blows throughout an enthralling contest but it seemed as though the Bulgarians were going to sneak it as the game drew to a close. Sakota then connected from downtown with time almost up to hand the Greeks a 78-77 triumph.

Greece fall to Spain15.07.2006
Sakota Shoots Greece To Victory14.07.2006

Team

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSD. Sakota17.5
RTD. Lolas6.0
ASI. Milosevits3.6
STD. Verginis2.1
BSP. Noeas0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

14.07.2006vs LTU[W] 81-71
15.07.2006vs ESP[L] 69-74
16.07.2006vs BUL[W] 78-77
18.07.2006vs CRO[L] 72-87
19.07.2006vs ITA[L] 70-76
20.07.2006vs TUR[W] 80-78
22.07.2006vs FRA[L] 50-76
23.07.2006vs LTU[L] 78-82

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