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Italy clinch first ever title in Tallinn - Jul 21, 2013


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Amedeo
Della
Valle
FINAL
Italy - Latvia 67-60
Italy clinched their first ever U20 European Championship Gold. They came from behind to outscore Latvia in the championship game in Tallinn tonight. Amedeo Della Valle (192-SG-93) scored 19 points to lead the Azzurri. Latvia jumped to a 7:2 lead early in the game. They raced to a 13:9 advantage after ten minutes. Jakovics and Krumins gave Latvia an 18:9 lead early in the second frame. The margin grew at double-digits midway through the second term. Awudu Abass capped the half with a jumper as Italy trailed by 8 points at halftime 23:31. However things changed drastically in the third term. Italy stepped on the gas to change the complexion of the encounter. The Azzurri went on a 9:1 run to take a 38:36 lead. Latvia regained the advantage moments later but not for long. Lagana, Amedeo Della Valle and Awudu Abass gave Italy a 46:42 lead at the final break. Janis Berzins (201-SF-93, agency: Players Group) and Vecvagars connected for 8 points in a row as Latvia gained a 52:50 lead midway through the fourth frame. Amedeo Della Valle answered with a triple to put Italy back in charge. Amedeo Della Valle scored 8 points in a row for the Azzurri to give them a 63:54 lead with 73 seconds left in the game. Vecvagars and Janis Berzins sparked hope for Latvia but Amedeo Della Valle and Stefano Tonut sealed the win from the stripe for Italy. Aristide Landi had 13 points, while Stefano Tonut and Awudu Abass delivered 10 points each for the winners. Janis Berzins answered with 26 points and 15 rebounds for Latvia. Andrejs Grazulis tossed in 10 points in the losing effort.
3-4 Place
Russia - Spain 63-70
Spain stepped onto the pedestal at the U20 European Championship. Alfonso Alonso team clinched Bronze medals after they defeated Russia in the consolation final tonight. Daniel Diez (203-F-93) came up with 19 points to lead the charge. Spain poured in 23 points in the first period to gain a 6-point lead. They kept Russia at distance throughout the second period. Spain accumulated a 37:28 halftime lead. The Spaniards boosted the gap in the third frame. They registered a 13-point cushion heading into the fourth stanza. Russia got within five points midway through the final frame but Spain held on to the advantage and escaped with the win at the end. Guillem Vives (191-PG-93) dropped 17 points, while Sebastian Saiz added 15 points and 13 rebounds in the victory. Aleksandr Gudumak (203-PF-93) responded with 20 points and 10 rebounds for Russia. Denis Zakharov tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

5-6 Place
Turkey - Greece 60-74
Greece earned the 7th position at the U20 European Championship. They outgunned Turkey in the final game at the tournament for both teams. Ioannis Papapetrou (203-SF-94) came up with 21 points to lead the charge. Turkey snatched a 13:12 lead after ten minutes of action. But the Hellenes increased the tempo in the second period. They spurred ahead for a 35:24 halftime advantage. Turkey managed to narrow the deficit in the third term. They got within 7 points at the final intermission 45:52. But the Hellenes did not allow their opponents to threaten the margin. Dimitrios Agravanis (208-PF-94, agency: FCM) helped Greece to a double-digit lead early in the fourth quarter and they rolled to the victory at the end. Dimitrios Agravanis netted 17 points, while Eleftherios Bochoridis added 12 points, 11 boards and 6 assists in the win. Berkay Candan (205-SF-93) answered with 17 points, while Erbil Eroglu had 10 points in the loss.

7-8 Place
Lithuania - Montenegro 84-51
Lithuania earned the 7th spot at the U20 European Championship. They knocked down Montenegro on the final day of the tournament. Paulius Semaska (184-PG-93) chipped in 20 points for the winning side. Lithuania set the tone early. They grabbed a 17:11 advantage after ten minutes. The Baltic team stretched the gap in the second quarter. They registered a 39:20 halftime lead. Things got just worse for Montenegro in the second half. Lithuania dominated in every facet of the game and piled up a 27-point lead at the final intermission. Lithuania dropped 23 points in the fourth quarter and secured a comfortable win at the end. Mindaugas Kacinas (210-C-93) netted 18 points, while Rytis Juknevicius, Laimonas Chatkevicius and Martynas Paliukenas had 11 points each for the winners. Vukota Pavic (203-C-93, agency: Dynamics Global Management) answered with 19 points for Montenegro. Danilo Nikolic tallied 14 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.

9-10 Place
Slovenia - France 69-78
France finished 9th at the U20 European Championship. They defeated Slovenian counterparts at the final game at the tournament. William Howard (201-SF-93) accounted for 19 points to lead the charge. Slovenia surged ahead in the starting period. They registered a 22:17 lead after ten minutes. But Les Bleus quickly erased the deficit and spurred in front for a 42:35 halftime advantage. Slovenia did not allow their opponents to run away in the third term. They cut the deficit at 4-point mark at the final intermission. Rupnik and Miha Lapornik (196-SG-93) (196-SG-93) gave Slovenia a 66:63 lead midway through the final term. But William Howard, Boris Dallo and Mouhammadou Jaiteh (205-C-94, agency: Fusion Sports) regained the advantage for France and Les Bleus marched to the win at the end. Mouhammadou Jaiteh finished with 16 points, while Boris Dallo added 14 points in the victory. Miha Lapornik answered with 19 points for Slovenia. Ziga Dimec had 17 points in the loss.
11-12 Place
Croatia - Germany 65-76
Germany clinched the 11th position at the U20 European Championship. They knocked down Croatia on the final day of the tournament in Tallinn. Mauricio Marin (193-SG-94, agency: LUMANI 10.7) came up with 15 points to lead the winners. Croatia led by double digits early in the game. They entered the second frame up by 13 points 24:11. The margin grew at 17-point mark late in the first half. Germany entered the second half trailing by 14 points 27:41. But they used an 11:1 run in the third quarter to cut the deficit to three points 43:46. Bogdan Radosavljevic put Germany in front 52:51 before Domagoj Samac (206-F-93) and Henrik Sirko made it 56:52 for Croatia at the end of the third term. Germany capped the regulation with ten straight points and eked out a tough win at the end. Stephan Haukohl (205-SF-93) had 12 points, while David Brembly and Bogdan Radosavljevic added 11 points each for the winners. Domagoj Samac answered with 20 points and 12 boards for Croatia. Henrik Sirko netted 15 points in the loss.

13-14 Place
Serbia - Bulgaria 76-70
Serbia went on a furious 29:9 run in the fourth frame to steal the victory over Bulgaria in Tallinn today. The victory helped Serbia clinch 13th place at the U20 European Championship. Mihajlo Andric (202-F-94, agency: Beo Basket) nailed 23 points to lead the winners. Serbia confidently opened the game. They posted a 19:13 lead after ten minutes of action. Bulgaria reacted with a 24:15 run in the second term. They erased the deficit and pulled ahead for a 37:34 halftime lead. Bulgaria cleared off in the third term. Serbia managed just 13 points in the period to face a 14-point deficit with ten minutes remaining. Aleks Simeonov (200-PF-93) opened a 16-point lead for Bulgaria early in the fourth term but Serbia reacted with a 19:5 run to narrow the gap. Mihajlo Andric scored 11 points in the final three minutes of regulation to carry Serbia to the victory. Luka Mitrovic (205-PF-93) posted 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Nemanja Krstic and Ivan Marinkovic added 12 points apiece for the winners. Aleks Simeonov answered with 22 points for Bulgaria. Dimitar Dimitrov had 13 points in the loss.

15-16 Place
Sweden - Israel 81-82
Tom Maayan hit a jumper with 24 seconds remaining in regulation to propel Israel past Sweden in the clash for the 15th place at the U20 European Championship. Egor Koulechov (195-F-94) notched 18 points to lead the winners. Israel registered a 24:19 lead after ten minutes of action. Sweden narrowed the deficit in the second term. The Scandinavian side trailed by four points at halftime 40:44. The teams exchanged baskets throughout the third term. Israel entered the final stanza up by four points. Tobias Borg and Spires denied the deficit early in the fourth frame. Tobias Borg gave Sweden a 79:73 lead with under four minutes remaining. But Egor Koulechov, Mayor and Tom Maayan tied things up at 79. Or Solomon (202-PF-93) put Israel in front 80:79. Tobias Borg pulled Sweden in front 81:80 with 39 seconds remaining. But Tom Maayan had the last word in the game as his jumper sealed the win for Israel. Or Solomon had 15 points, while Tomer Ginat added 13 points for the winners. Marcus Eriksson (200-SG-93) answered with 18 points for Sweden. Tobias Borg tossed in 15 points in the loss.

17-18 Place
Czech Republic - Ukraine 75-68
Czech Republic clinched the vital win at the U20 European Championship. They overcame Ukraine in the battle for Division A birth for the next season. Tomas Kyzlink (195-SG-93) finished with 21 points to lead the winners. Ukraine got relegated into Division B with the defeat. Ukraine, who beat Czech Republic in the classification round, got to a confident start. They enjoyed a 15:5 lead in the opening frame. Ukraine entered the second frame up by five points 20:15. Czech Republic improved their defensive performance in the second quarter. They got within four points at halftime 33:29. The Czech team surged ahead in the third term. They held Ukraine to 12 points in the period and accumulated a 49:45 lead with ten minutes to go. Klym Artamonov (186-PG-93) dragged Ukraine within one midway through the final stanza. But Tomas Kyzlink drained a three-pointer and Martin Kriz added several points to give Czech Republic a 67:60 lead with just over two minutes to go. Fait made it a double-digit lead for the Czechs as they rallied to the victory at the end. Samuel Faifr (200-PF-93) and Martin Kriz had 16 points apiece for the winners. Klym Artamonov answered with 25 points and 9 assists for Ukraine. Vladyslav Koreniuk chipped in 15 points and 15 boards in the defeat.

19-20 Place
Georgia - Estonia 70-79
Estonia entertained the home crowd with the victory on the final day of the U20 European Championship. The hosts held off Georgia to clinch the 19th place at the tournament. Martin Paasoja (194-SG-93) netted 20 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and issued 4 assists to lead the home side. Estonia dropped 23 points in the first frame to gain a 7-point lead. They stayed aggressive offensively in the second frame. Estonia secured a 5-point lead at halftime 44:39. The hosts held Georgia to just 10 points in the third term to boost the gap at 18-point mark. Georgia went on a furious comeback rally in the fourth term but Estonia hung on to snatch victory at the end. Rait-Riivo Laane (187-G-93) netted 18 points, while Rauno Nurger had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Irakli Mikeladze (182-PG-94) answered with 18 points for Georgia. Nodar Gogodze and Kakhaber Jintcharadze had 12 points apiece in the loss.

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