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Latvia and Italy to clash for title in Tallinn - Jul 20, 2013


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Awudu Abass
Semifinals
Russia - Italy 68-77
Italy will play in the U20 European Championship Final. They outgunned Russia in the semifinal clash tonight. Italy will face Latvia for the title tomorrow. Awudu Abass (196-SF-93, agency: Players Group) came up with 18 points to lead the Azzurri. Italy eked out an 18:16 lead after ten minutes. The Azzurri maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. They established a 40:34 halftime advantage. The teams traded baskets throughout the third term. Italy secured a 55:49 lead heading into the fourth frame. Awudu Abass and Matteo Imbro gave the Azzurri a 63:49 lead early in the final term. Russia fought bravely but could not overcome a massive deficit as Italy coasted to the win at the end. Amedeo Della Valle (192-SG-93) chipped in 12 points, while Marco Lagana and Matteo Imbro had 10 points each for the winners. Alexander Zakharov (204-F/G-93) answered with 19 points for Russia. Aleksandr Gudumak had 15 points in the loss.

Latvia - Spain 64-63
Latvia claimed the ticket into the championship game of the U20 European Championship. They continued their impressive Tallinn campaign with a thrilling victory over Spain in the semifinal clash tonight. Janis Berzins (201-SF-93, agency: Players Group) stepped up with 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead the winners. Latvia had to deal with a slow start. Spain quickly surged ahead and accumulated a 21:13 lead after ten minutes. But Latvia picked up the tempo in the second frame. The Baltic team narrowed the distance to just a single point at halftime 35:36. Latvia pulled in front in the third term. They limited Spain to just 13 points in the period to gain a 51:49 lead heading into the fourth frame. Spain quickly surged ahead early in the fourth term. They ensured a 58:55 lead midway through the final term. Silins scored four points in a row for Latvia to give them a 62:60 lead. Vives tied things up at 62 but Andrejs Grazulis put Latvia in front again at 64:62. Vives then split free throws and Spain failed to capitalize on two missed free throws from Janis Berzins. Ingus Jakovics (186-PG-93, college: Liepaja-2) and Andrejs Grazulis netted 12 points each for the winners. Jaime Fernandez (186-G-93) answered with 17 points for Spain. Daniel Diez had 14 points and 15 rebounds in the loss.
5-8 Place
Turkey - Lithuania 70-68
Turkey narrowly defeated Lithuania in the classification round of U20 European Championship. Samet Geyik (205-PF-93) dunked the ball with second left in regulation to propel Turkey to win. Turkey will now face Greece for the 5th overall position at the tournament. Lithuania will wrap their campaign against Montenegro tomorrow. Turkey controlled the rhythm in the first half. They gained an 18:12 lead after ten minutes Turkey boosted the gap in the second quarter. They accumulated a 38:30 halftime advantage. Lithuania narrowed the deficit in the third term. The Baltic team got within three points at the final intermission. Lithuania opened the fourth frame on a 9:0 run to pull in front. Turkey erased the deficit and grabbed the lead back but Paulius Semaska (184-PG-93) gave Lithuania a 68:65 advantage with 53 seconds remaining. Altin drained a triple to level things up at 68 and then Samet Geyik dunked for the victory. Erbil Eroglu (194-PG-93) chipped in 14 points, while Ramazan Tekin netted 12 points in the win. Ignas Vaitkus (189-SF-93) answered with 13 points for Lithuania. Paulius Semaska had 12 points in the defeat.

Montenegro - Greece 52-67
Greece will play for the fifth overall position at the U20 European Championship. They outgunned Montenegro to set up the clash with Turkey on the final day of the tournament. Montenegro will face Lithuania tomorrow. The Hellenes set the tone early in this one. Greece gained a 26:10 lead after ten minutes of action. Montenegro slowly built up the tempo in the second frame. They cut the deficit at 11-point mark at halftime 26:37. Greece stretched the gap in the third period. They accumulated an 18-point buffer before the fourth frame. Montenegro limited Greece to 11 points in the final stanza but could not threaten the margin and surrendered at the end. Ioannis Papapetrou notched 18 points to lead the winners. Dimitrios Agravanis (208-PF-94, agency: FCM) netted 16 points in the victory. Danilo Nikolic (206-C-93) and Vasilije Vusovic (191-SG-94) responded with 10 points each for Montenegro. Marko Mugosa had 9 points in the loss.   




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European Championships U20 Final Standings
 1. Greece
 2. Israel
 3. France
 4. Spain
 5. Serbia
 6. Lithuania
 7. Germany
 8. Iceland
 9. Turkey
 10. Ukraine
 11. Montenegro.
 12. Sweden
 13. Italy
 14. Slovenia
 15. Czech Rep.
 16. Latvia
Last:7/24/2017
European Championships U20 Final Standings Div.B
 1. Romania
 2. Croatia
 3. U.Kingdom
 4. Russia
 5. Poland
 6. Belgium
 7. Georgia
 8. Portugal
 9. Finland
 10. Holland
 11. Hungary
 12. Kosovo
 13. FYR Macedon.
 14. Albania
 15. Belarus
 16. Slovakia
 17. Armenia
 18. Ireland
 19. Azerbaijan
 20. Malta
 21. Moldova
Last:7/24/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Sviatoslav MYKHAILIUK
  UKR
  (203-G-97)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Mykhailiuk, UKR20.4 
 2. Popovic, MNT18.4 
 3. Echodas, LTU17.1 
 4. Yurtseven, TUR17.0 
 5. Birutis, LTU17.0 
 6. Hlinason, ISL16.7 
 7. Zoosman, ISR16.3 
 8. Wagner, GER16.1 
 9. Blatt, ISR16.0 
 10. Marinkovic, SRB15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Simon BIRGANDER
  SWE
  (211-F/C-97)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Birgander, SWE13.8 
 2. Popovic, MNT12.2 
 3. Hlinason, ISL11.6 
 4. Yurtseven, TUR11.4 
 5. Sjoberg, SWE9.0 
 6. Echodas, LTU8.9 
 7. Okeke, ITA8.1 
 8. Birutis, LTU8.1 
 9. Skapintsev, UKR8.0 
 10. Noua, FRA7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Tamir BLATT
  (180-PG-97)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Blatt, ISR10.1 
 2. Beliauskas, LTU6.3 
 3. Garcia, ESP5.6 
 4. Sisko, SLO5.3 
 5. Beyschlag, GER5.3 
 6. Peno, SRB5.0 
 7. Korkmaz, TUR4.8 
 8. Birkans, LAT4.7 
 9. Mykhailiuk, UKR4.4 
 10. Bakic, MNT4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Furkan KORKMAZ
  TUR
  (198-G-97)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Korkmaz, TUR2.6 
 2. Wagner, GER2.6 
 3. Koniaris, GRE2.4 
 4. Zotov, UKR2.3 
 5. Zoosman, ISR1.9 
 6. Mykhailiuk, UKR1.7 
 7. Thorbjarnars., ISL1.7 
 8. Sisko, SLO1.7 
 9. Beyschlag, GER1.6 
 10. Yilmaz, TUR1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  ISL
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Hlinason, ISL3.1 
 2. Yurtseven, TUR2.1 
 3. Durmaz, TUR2.1 
 4. Cekic, MNT1.9 
 5. Simanic, SRB1.8 
 6. Birutis, LTU1.7 
 7. Macura, SLO1.6 
 8. Birgander, SWE1.6 
 9. Tote, ITA1.4 
 10. Tkachenko, UKR1.3 
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