NEWS

10.08.2008
Montenegro Finish On Winning Note

In their debut performance in the U20 European Championship Men team of Montenegro finished fifth after a 79-63 triumph over Italy.

The losing side will settle for the sixth place in the competition after a roller coaster performance.

09.08.2008
Italy Top France

Italy earned a spot in the 5-6 classification game after a 71-56 win over France.

The Italians will take on Montenegro with high hopes to finish fifth, while France will play Ukraine in a battle on the seventh spot.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Giovanni Tomassini PG 1.86 31.05.1988 Cattolica (ITA)  
 5Roberto Rullo 1.94 05.02.1990 Lanciano (ITA)  
 6Giacomo Eliantonio 2.03 11.07.1988 Terni (ITA)  
 7Marco Giuri PG 1.92 08.07.1988 Brindisi (ITA)  
 8Marco Ammannato 1.99 01.02.1988 Bagno A Ripoli (ITA)  
 9Lorenzo D'Ercole 1.90 11.02.1988 Pistoia (ITA)  
10Pietro Aradori SG 1.94 09.12.1988 Brescia (ITA)  
11Daniele Bonessio 1.97 09.04.1988 Roma (ITA)  
12Tommaso Raspino SG 1.95 11.04.1989 Vercelli (ITA)  
13Costantino Cutolo 1.94 14.04.1989 Padova (ITA)  
14Valerio Mazzola PF 2.03 07.03.1988 Ferrara (ITA)  
15Giancarlo Ferrero 1.94 29.08.1988 Bra (ITA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Stefano Sacripanti
Assistant Coach: Massimiliano Oldoini ,
Furio Steffe

More Headlines

07.08.2008
Lithuania A Step Closer To Gold

After a game loaded with emotions and intensity Lithuania joins Turkey in the semi-finals from Group E after an 89-79 triumph over Italy.

Lithuania knew before the tip off they need a four point win or more in order to advance, while Italy would have settledĀ for a three point loss.

06.08.2008
Italy Cruise Past Ukraine

Italy crushed Ukraine 99-60 and remained the only unbeatable team in Group E.

The Italian side has collected already four wins and holds a great chance to play the semi-finals of this tournament. Ukraine dropped to 1-3 and will try to recover tomorrow after the huge defeat.

Italy Roll Over Croatia05.08.2008
Italy Bounce Back03.08.2008
Georgia Get Big Win02.08.2008
Italy Slip Past Israel01.08.2008

Team

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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. Aradori15.6
RTP. Aradori4.6
ASL. D'Ercole2.8
STG. Eliantonio1.3
BSG. Ferrero0.5

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

01.08.2008vs ISR[W] 69-67
02.08.2008vs GEO[L] 63-70
03.08.2008vs TUR[W] 66-63
05.08.2008vs CRO[W] 88-52
06.08.2008vs UKR[W] 99-60
07.08.2008vs LTU[L] 79-89
09.08.2008vs FRA[W] 71-56
10.08.2008vs MNE[L] 63-79

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