NEWS

27.07.2006
A Win For A Fallen Friend

As Spanish players celebrated their 92-83 bronze medal game victory over Turkey at center court, a misty eyed Marc Rubio pointed toward heaven to pay tribute to his fallen friend, Guillem Raventos.

Raventos, who died in a motorcycle accident yesterday, took part in the Spanish team’s preparations and was a team-mate of Rubio with DKV Joventut.

26.07.2006
Lithuania Survive Turkish Comeback To Reach Gold Medal Game

Lithuania surged ahead in the second quarter and withstood a furious Turkish comeback attempt in the fourth quarter to win 87-80 in the semi-finals of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men.

The Baltic giants have won seven consecutive games and are now one victory shy of the gold medal.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Dogus Balbay PG 1.85 21.01.1989 Kadiköy, Istanbul (TUR)  
5Baris Hersek PF 2.07 26.03.1988 Kirklareli (TUR)  
6Ismet Hacioglu 1.83 24.02.1988 Eyüp - Istanbul (TUR)  
7Berkay Sahillioglu PG 1.80 28.01.1988 Kartal, Isanbul (TUR)  
8Mehmet Arif Sahan PF 2.04 16.05.1988 Üsküdar-Istanbul (TUR)  
9Mesut Cipa PF 2.05 05.05.1988 Sisli, Istanbul (TUR)  
10Ogün Sevinc SF 2.00 22.09.1988 Fatih, Istanbul (TUR)  
11Altay Özurganci SF 1.97 11.05.1988 Kartal (TUR)  
12Eyüp Aydogan 2.04 05.08.1989 Ceyhan (TUR)  
13Sahin Muzaffer Ekmen SG 1.95 15.03.1989 Samsun (TUR)  
14Can Özcan SF 2.01 16.04.1989 Üsküdar, Istanbul (TUR)  
15Azizcan Özdemir PF 2.00 02.02.1988 Izmir (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Orhun Ene

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24.07.2006
Turkey Earns Revenge, Make Semi-finals

Turkey may have lost the gold medal game to Serbia & Montenegro in the U20 category yesterday, but this evening a different story unfolded in Amaliada during the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men.

With a spot in the semi-finals at stake, Turkey came out with an inspired effort to upset Serbia & Montenegro 63-58.

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.

Video Interview: Turkey’s Sahan Comments On Win Over Bulgaria, U18 Experience23.07.2006
New Line-up Helps Turkey Take Down Bulgaria23.07.2006
Lithuania Take One Step Closer To Semis23.07.2006
Spain Handles Delay, Defeat Turkey22.07.2006
Broken Backboard Class Causes Delay In Amaliada22.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Win Third Straight, Latvia Beat Ukraine20.07.2006
Group A: Lithuania Destroy Ukraine, Turkey Struggles Past Latvia19.07.2006
Turkey Opens In Strong Fashion18.07.2006
Turkish U18 Side Fall Short In Douai13.06.2006
Balbay Rates Turkey's U18 Euro Chances25.04.2006

Team

Turkey
Turkey

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSI. Hacioglu11.9
RTB. Hersek6.9
ASD. Balbay3.3
STD. Balbay2.9
BSB. Hersek1.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

18.07.2006vs UKR[W] 87-74
19.07.2006vs LAT[W] 71-67
20.07.2006vs LTU[L] 55-70
22.07.2006vs ESP[L] 59-81
23.07.2006vs BUL[W] 78-60
24.07.2006vs SCG[W] 63-58
26.07.2006vs LTU[L] 80-87
27.07.2006vs ESP[L] 83-92

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