NEWS

31.07.2008
Spain Survive Italy To Fight For Fifth
Spain advanced to the 5th-8th place Semi-Final Round of the U18 European Championship Men with an 83-80 victory over Italy with Daniel Perez securing the win with two foul shots with five seconds left.

Alberto Jodar paced Alejandro Martínez's side with 15 points while Toni Vicens had 14 and Ignacio Llovet and Josep Franch each scored 10 points as Spain finished the Qualifying Round Group E with a 2-3 record.
30.07.2008
Italy Pound Israel
Nicolò Melli paced six players in double figures as Italy crushed Israel 93-57 at the U18 European Championship Men.

Melli poured in 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds while Andrea De Nicolao collected 11 points, six rebounds and six assists in helping the Italians improve to 1-3 in the Qualifying Round Group E.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birthCurrent club
4Lorenzo Panzini 1.96 13.01.1990 Ancona (ITA)  SEF Stamura Ancona 
5Riccardo Moraschini SF 1.92 08.01.1991 Cento (ITA)  La Fortezza Bologna 
6Daniele Sandri GF 1.92 19.11.1990 Milano (ITA)  Benetton Treviso 
7Andrea De Nicolao PG 1.85 21.08.1991 Camposampiero (ITA)  Vigodarzere 
8Luca Campani 2.05 18.02.1990 Montecchio Emilia (ITA)  Trenkwalder R.E. 
9Alessandro Amici 2.01 10.07.1991 Pesaro (ITA)  Scavolini Pesaro 
10David Cournooh 1.88 28.07.1990 Verona (ITA)  Montepaschi Siena 
11Raffaele Martone 2.07 03.01.1990 Nola (ITA)  Montepaschi Siena 
12Andrea Muner 1.96 30.03.1990 Pordenone (ITA)  Pordenone 
13Nicolò Melli PF 2.05 26.01.1991 Reggio Emilia (ITA)  Trenkwalder R.E. 
14Pasquale Paolisso 2.02 16.03.1990 Napoli (ITA)  Air Avelino 
15Jacopo Borra FC 2.11 09.05.1990 Torino (ITA)  Fortitudo Bologna 

COACHES

Head Coach: Alessandro Ramagli
Assistant Coach: Federico Danna ,
Roberto Rocca

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29.07.2008
Greece Come Through Late To Top Italy
Zisis Sarikopoulos paced four starters in double figures as hosts Greece held on to beat Italy 68-63 and remain undefeated at the U18 European Championship Men.

Sarikopoulos collected 17 points and 11 rebounds while Leonidas Kaselakis had 16 and 11 and Kostas Sloukas added a double-double of his own (11 and 11) for the 3-0 Greeks in the Qualifying Group E.
27.07.2008
Sepa, Serbia Sink Italy
Filip Sepa poured in 27 points as Serbia blew out Italy 83-54 to clinch second place in Group B of the U18 European Championship Men.

Sepa out-scored the entire Italian team in the first half - 24-22 - and was joined in double figures by Aleksandar Mitrovic (15 points) and Uros Petrovic (12) for Serbia - who improved to 2-1.
Lithuania Beat Italy In Thriller26.07.2008
Italy Hold Off Estonia, Croatia Cruise Past Latvia25.07.2008
Ramagli Takes The Helm For Italy U18 Men30.04.2008

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. Paolisso12.0
RTN. Melli6.4
ASA. De Nicolao2.0
STA. De Nicolao2.5
BSN. Melli0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.07.2008vs EST[W] 65-60
26.07.2008vs LTU[L] 73-76
27.07.2008vs SRB[L] 54-83
29.07.2008vs GRE[L] 63-68
30.07.2008vs ISR[W] 93-57
31.07.2008vs ESP[L] 80-83
02.08.2008vs TUR[L] 73-80
03.08.2008vs UKR[W] 84-68

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