NEWS

25.07.2009
Turkey, Lithuania Will Vie For Fifth

Turkey and Lithuania will face off on Sunday for fifth place at the U20 European Championship after collecting victories in the classification round for fifth to eighth place.

Ilkan Karaman scored 19 points and Deniz Kilicli added 12 points as Turkey knocked off Croatia 78-59.

24.07.2009
Aguilar Leads Spain Into Semis

Pablo Aguilar scored 10 of his 12 points in a crucial 10-0 fourth quarter run to carry Spain to the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship with a 77-60 victory over Turkey.

Xavier Rabaseda led the way with 18 points and four steals while Pere Tomas had 14 points and nine rebounds and Mamadou Samb added 13 points and seven rebounds for Spain, who out-rebounded Turkey 43-33 including 17 offensive rebounds.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Gökper Gen PG 1.88 06.02.1989 Izmir (TUR)  
 5Mükremin Kilicli 2.06 23.10.1990 Samsun (TUR)  
 6Melih Mahmutoglu SG 1.91 12.05.1990 Kadiköy (TUR)  
 7Ilkan Karaman PF 2.06 13.05.1990 Cerkezköy (TUR)  
 8Birkan Batuk SG 1.96 30.01.1990 Kadiköy (TUR)  
 9Erol Cinko SG 1.88 15.08.1990 Bandirma (TUR)  
10Ibrahim Yildirim 1.85 15.01.1990 Usak (TUR)  
11Erdinc Balto PF 2.06 10.02.1990 Kadiköy (TUR)  
12Tufan Önen PF 2.02 03.01.1989 Osmangazi (TUR)  
13Dusan Cantekin 2.21 21.06.1990 Kragujevac (SRB)  
14Can Özcan SF 2.01 16.04.1989 Üsküdar, Istanbul (TUR)  
15Osman Sirin 2.05 18.09.1990 Istanbul (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Orhun Ene
Assistant Coach: Erol Pehlivan

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23.07.2009
Kilicli Strives For More Than Just Looking Tough

Look at Deniz Kilicli and not many people would think he looks soft in a basketball sense. The full beard, broad shoulders and about 250 pounds of mass make him one of the most physically imposing players at the U20 European Championship Men.

But talking to the 18-year-old Turkish center, one learns that besides helping Turkey attempt to win gold in Rhodes his number one goal for this summer is to get tougher.

22.07.2009
Croatia Push Past Turkey

Miro Bilan had 18 points and 16 rebounds and Bojan Bogdanovic poured in 18 points as Croatia advanced to the quarter-finals of the U20 European Championship with a 75-62 victory over Turkey.

Bogdanovic added eight rebounds and three assists while Karlo Vragovic scored 16 points for Croatia, who finished the qualifying round Group F with a 3-2 record.

Turkey Ride Fast Start To Win21.07.2009
Turkey Demolish Ukraine20.07.2009
Group C: Lithuania Top Group, Montenegro Come Second18.07.2009
Group C: Montenegro Hold Off Turkey, Lithuania Roll17.07.2009
Group C: Turkey, Lithuania Leave It Late16.07.2009

Team

Turkey
Turkey
Turkey

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSI. Karaman9.8
RTI. Karaman5.2
ASG. Gen2.7
STE. Cinko1.7
BSD. Cantekin0.7

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

16.07.2009vs ISR[W] 76-75
17.07.2009vs MNE[L] 58-61
18.07.2009vs LTU[L] 59-65
20.07.2009vs UKR[W] 93-44
21.07.2009vs SRB[W] 63-52
22.07.2009vs CRO[L] 62-75
24.07.2009vs ESP[L] 60-77
25.07.2009vs CRO[W] 78-69
26.07.2009vs LTU[L] 72-77

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Staff

President: Turgay Demirel
Secretary General: Ali Ozsoy
Executive Director: Ali Ozsoy
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