NEWS

03.10.2007
So Close, So Far

Belarus beat hosts Italy like a drum on Wednesday and clinched a place in the EuroBasket quarter-finals for the first time in their history.

Making their debut in the final round of the tournament, Belarus have made the most of it.

03.10.2007
Host With The Most?

This game between Italy and Belarus on Wednesday is about making history happen or at least happen again.

In the first game of the last day in Group E Italy and Belarus will go head-to-head to decide who goes to the final round and who starts to plan their next campaign.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Kathrin Ress 1.94 26.06.1985 Bolzano (ITA)  
 5Maria Franchini SF 1.81 27.11.1979 Parma (ITA)  
 6Giorgia Sottana SF 1.75 15.12.1988 Treviso (ITA)  
 7Francesca Zara PG 1.77 08.12.1976 Bassano Del Grappa (ITA)  
 8Valeria Zanoli 1.70 10.02.1984 Quistello, MN (ITA)  
 9Francesca Modica SG 1.80 23.09.1981 Forli (ITA)  
10Laura Macchi PF 1.90 24.05.1979 Varese (ITA)  
11Raffaella Masciadri SF 1.86 30.09.1980 Como (ITA)  
12Federica Ciampoli 1.90 05.02.1980 Ortona (ITA)  
13Manuela Zanon PF 1.85 12.01.1980 Cant├║ (ITA)  
14Eva Giauro 2.04 07.02.1986 Livorno (ITA)  
15Dubravka Dacic 2.01 06.05.1985 Capodistria (SLO)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Gianni Lambruschi
Assistant Coach: Renato Nani ,
Marco Rota

More Headlines

01.10.2007
Alive And Kicking
Italy proved 48 hours is a long time in basketball by bouncing back from a heavy defeat to Spain and trouncing Serbia 64-43 in Ortona.

Playing with a sense of urgency from the opening tip, the Azzurre defense harassed the Serbian guards who had torn apart Russia on Saturday while Kathrin Ress led a terrific effort inside.
01.10.2007
Backs Against The Wall

Italy go into their clash against Serbia knowing victory is a must to maintain hopes of playing in the quarterfinals at the EuroBasket Women.

The Azzurre, after beating just Greece in their Group C campaign, carried no wins into the qualifying round and their defeat to Spain on Saturday has left them 0-3 in Group F and needing help from others to advance.

Spain Too Much For Italy29.09.2007
Hosts Face Spain29.09.2007
Group C: France Secure Second Place26.09.2007
Italy, France Fight For Second26.09.2007
Lambruschi, Italy The Hunter25.09.2007
Ress Leads Italy Past Greece25.09.2007
Italy Aims To Build On Near Miss25.09.2007
Russia Slip Past Hosts24.09.2007
Hosts Start With Russian Test24.09.2007
Lambruschi Demands Improvement From Azzurre18.09.2007

Team

Italy
Italy
Italy

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSL. Macchi11.0
RTK. Ress6.7
ASF. Zara2.5
STL. Macchi1.3
BSK. Ress0.7

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

24.09.2007vs RUS[L] 55-60
25.09.2007vs GRE[W] 65-55
26.09.2007vs FRA[L] 48-64
29.09.2007vs ESP[L] 64-79
01.10.2007vs SRB[W] 64-43
03.10.2007vs BLR[L] 51-66

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