NEWS

31.07.2008
At Buzzer, Latvia Bounce Russia From Semis, Croatia In
Kristers Zeidaks hit a lay-up at the final buzzer to hand Latvia a 79-75 victory over Russia, bouncing the Russians from the semi-finals of the U18 European Championship Men and giving Croatia a spot.

Zeidaks finished with 17 points while Kalvis Krumins poured in 30 and Armandis Osins added 12 for Varis Krumins's side, which finished 3-2 in Group F.
30.07.2008
Advantage Russia, They Keep Cool Against Croatia
Russia made nine of ten free throws in the final minute and five players scored in double figures as their team took a big step towards the semi-finals of the U18 European Championship Men with an 85-76 victory over Croatia.

Alexey Murychev collected 15 points and 13 rebounds and Vladimir Pichkurov scored 17 in handing Croatia their first loss of the tournament and improving their record to 3-1 in the Qualifying Round Group F.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Kirill Slepukha 1.80 10.11.1990 Ekaterimburg (RUS)  
 5Sergey Palkin 1.88 11.08.1990 Moscow (RUS)  
 6Teymuraz Babunashvili 1.86 07.02.1990 Kutaisy (GEO)  
 7Denis Polokhin 1.97 07.12.1990 Kirgizia (RUS)  
 8Alexey Murychev SF 2.00 13.09.1990 Leningrad (RUS)  
 9Vladimir Pichkurov 1.95 09.01.1990 Kubishev (RUS)  
10Maxim Grigoryev PG 1.95 25.04.1990 Saint Petersburg (RUS)  
11Andrey Semenov 2.00 20.03.1990 Leningrad (RUS)  
12Pavel Antipov 2.04 19.09.1991 Tartarstan (RUS)  
13Grigory Andreev SG 1.93 21.02.1990 Leningrad (RUS)  
14Andrey Kirdyachkin FC 2.04 05.04.1990 Novosibirsk (RUS)  
15Evgeny Valiev PF 2.05 03.05.1990 Murmanskaya Region (RUS)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Alexey Vadeev
Assistant Coach: Dmitry Shurkin ,
Alexey Vasiliev

More Headlines

29.07.2008
Kanter Not Enough As Russia Overcome Turkey
Russia withstood a powerful Turkish inside one-two punch to collect an 82-72 victory in Group F of the U18 European Championship Men.

Pavel Antipov tallied 22 points to pace Russia while Maxim Grigoryev added 19 and Vladimir Pichkurov had 18 in helping Alexey Vadeev's team move to 2-1 in the Qualifying Round.
27.07.2008
Lang & Co Shoot France Over Russia
Nicolas Lang's three-point stroke guided France to a 70-61 victory over Russia to claim first place in Group C of the U18 European Championship Men.

Lang hit four triples in scoring 14 points while Alexis Tanghe had 14 points and Andrew Albicy chipped in 13 as France finished 2-1 in the group.
Russia Down Germany26.07.2008
Greece Survive Spain Treys, Russia Blow Out Ukraine25.07.2008

Team

Russia
Russia

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSP. Antipov12.0
RTE. Valiev5.8
ASS. Palkin2.5
STV. Pichkurov2.1
BSE. Valiev1.0

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

25.07.2008vs UKR[W] 86-64
26.07.2008vs GER[W] 83-73
27.07.2008vs FRA[L] 61-70
29.07.2008vs TUR[W] 82-72
30.07.2008vs CRO[W] 85-76
31.07.2008vs LAT[L] 75-79
02.08.2008vs SRB[L] 63-85
03.08.2008vs LAT[L] 69-71

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