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Group:  C | 30.07.2011, 15:45h
Group:  C | 30.07.2011, 15:45h
65-53
16 - 816 - 612 - 1621 - 23
16 - 816 - 612 - 1621 - 23
Venue: Hradec Kralove |
Spectators: 100 |
Referees: Luigi Lamonica (ITA), Aytug Ekti (TUR), Evgeny Vetrov (RUS)

GAME REPORT


France Lock Up Latvia

by Dan Casey

Paul Rigot (France)
Paul Rigot came up big for Latvia with 17 points and 11 rebounds

France restricted Latvia's offense to just 14 first-half points as they secured their place in the Qualifying Round.

Paul Rigot registered a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Arthur Rozenfeld added 16 points.

Rolands Smits led Latvian scorers with 13 points.

France opened the game with a 13-0 run and stretched the lead to 21, with 12 points from Rigot in the first half.

Latvia attempted to come back, and went on an 8-2 run in the third quarter, but the lead was already too large. Rozenfeld added 9 points in the last quarter to secure the win.

Latvia will join France in the Qualifying Round, having already beaten Lithuania and Ukraine.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

40.7%

22/54
FG
M/A

32.8%

19/58

43.3%

13/30
FG2P
M/A

35.3%

12/34

37.5%

9/24
FG3P
M/A

29.2%

7/24

75.0%

12/16
FT
M/A

80.0%

8/10

49

14/35
RT
RO/RD

26

6/20

17

AS

10

20

TO

13

5

ST

12

1

BS

0

12

PF

18

65

Pts

53

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