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Day 5 (Preliminary Round)

Group A
Taiwan 50% Aug.24 South Korea
Hungary 63% Aug.24 Latvia
Serbia 79% Aug.24 Mexico
Group B
Norway 50% Aug.24 Hong Kong
Canada 70% Aug.24 Japan
Germany 50% Aug.24 Finland
Group C
Estonia 50% Aug.24 Czech R.
USA 79% Aug.24 Romania
United Arab 50% Aug.24 Argentina
Group D
Israel 95% Aug.24 Mozambique
Russia Aug.24 Australia 63%
Lithuania Aug.24 Ukraine 66%
Results and Stats from Day 3 in Shenzhen - Aug 15, 2011

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Group A
Czech Republic - Romania 71-87
Romania earned the first win at the World University Games. They toppled Czech Republic for 1-2 record in Group A. The Czech team fell at 1-2 record. Vlad Moldoveanu notched 24 points in the victory. Romania started the game strongly. They outscored Czech Republic 19:8 in the first frame. Czech Republic narrowed the deficit early in the second term but Romania secured a 40:31 halftime lead. Romania maintained the advantage throughout the third term. They entered the final quarter up by six points 62:56. Romania stretched the margin to 15 points midway through the fourth quarter and sealed the win at the end. Andrei Mandache (189-G-87, agency: Global Sports Plaza) posted 22 points and 8 rebounds, while Titus Nicoara (202-F-88, agency: Interperformances) had 19 points and 10 boards in the victory. Patrik Auda (205-F-89) answered with 21 points and 8 rebounds for Czech Republic. Vojtech Hruban (200-F-89) chipped in 17 points in the losing case.

United Arab Emirates - Germany 33-82
Germany claimed the third consecutive victory at 2011 World University Games in China. They marched past UAE to keep their record spotless on top of Group A. Johannes Lischka stepped up with 17 points and 8 rebounds in the winning effort. Germany snatched a narrow 15:11 lead at the first break. But Germany shifted the gear in the second term. They limited UAE to just 8 points in the second frame to pile up a massive 41:19 advantage at halftime. Germany held their opponents to only 5 points in the third stanza to boost the gap to as many as 41 points with one quarter to go. Germany did not loosen the grasp in the fourth period and clinched the third win in a row at the tournament. Tom-Gerhard Spoeler (206-F-88) and Oskar Fassler netted 12 points apiece in the victory. Rashed Al Zaabi (190-G-88) answered with 11 points for UAE. Omar Alameri (200-F-91) had 7 points in the losing effort.

China - Brazil 70-97
Brazil registered the third consecutive win at the start of World University Games. They stunned the hosts tonight to remain on top of Group A ladder. Michael Machado stepped up with 27 points to lead the effort. China suffered the second loss and slipped at 1-2 record. Brazil erupted for 32 points in the starting frame to take a 12-point lead. China cut the deficit in the second frame. They posted a 51:43 lead at the interval. But the Latin American team capped the third term on a 15:5 run to open a 19-point advantage. More to come as Brazil began the fourth frame on an 11:5 run and marched to the victory. Andre Goes (195-G/F-87) scored 19 points, while Ralfi Ansaloni (211-C-87) and Rodrigo Cesar Silva posted 10 points each in the win. Shi Hongfei (180-PG-93) answered with 16 points and 6 assists for China. Li Yuanyu (206-C-91) provided 10 points in the loss.

Group D
Mexico - Israel 77-72
Mexico posted the second win at the 2011 World University Games in Shenzhen. They overcame Israel to improve at 2-1 record in Group D. Gabriel Giron stepped up with 21 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Israel fell at 1-2 record after the loss. Mexico managed to post a 23:19 lead after ten minutes. But Israel turned things around in the second quarter. They ensured a 41:36 halftime lead. The Israeli team maintained the lead throughout the third frame. They arrived at the final intermission leading by 4 points 57:54. Mexico put their noses back in front midway through the fourth quarter. They secured a narrow lead and hung on to it till the final buzzer. Francisco Cruz (191-G-89) added 15 points and 8 rebounds, while Alexis Cervantes (200-F-88) provided 12 points in the victory. Anton Shoutvin (206-C/F-89) answered with 20 points for Israel. Sean Daniel (197-F-89) finished with 13 points in the loss.

Hungary - Finland 54-78
Finland registered the second straight win at 2011 World University Games. They defeated Hungary to improve at 2-1 record. Matti Nuutinen stepped up with 22 points to lead the charge. Hungary suffered the third loss in a row. Finland established a 20:15 lead after ten minutes. They stretched the margin to 10 points in the second period. Finland ensured a 38:28 halftime advantage. The Finnish team maintained the lead throughout the third stanza. They entered the final period leading by 10 points 52:42. Finland tipped off the fourth quarter with a 10:0 run and never looked back en route to the victory. Juho Nenonen chipped in 13 points, while Petri Heinonen (207-F/C-88) added 10 points in the victory. Peter Kovacs answered with 10 points for Hungary. Andras Helmeczi (195-G-90, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) netted 9 points in defeat.

USA - South Korea 112-68
USA stayed on the winning track at 2011 World University Games. They stormed past South Korea for 3-0 record on top of Group D. South Korea slipped at 1-2 record after the loss. Six player scored in double figures for the USA. Jamychal Green (206-F-90) stepped up with 17 points to lead the effort. The teams traded baskets throughout the close first quarter. USA eked out a 24:19 lead after ten minutes. But they drastically increased the tempo in the second frame. The North American team raced to a 55:42 halftime advantage. They quickly boosted the gap to 20 points early in the third period. USA entered the fourth frame up by 27 points 81:54. The United States did not look back in the final term and cruised to a comfortable win at the end. Antonio Jardine provided 16 points, while Ashton Gibbs (187-G-90) added 14 points in the victory. Kim Mingoo answered with 12 points for South Korea. Lee Seounghyun (201-C-92) netted 10 points in the loss.


Erik Thomas
Results and Stats from Day 4 in Taipei - 7 hours ago
Group C Romania - United Arab Emirates 103-71 Romania opened win count at the tournament. They crushed UAE for the first win. Mario Lazar (201-PF-94) produced 18 points and 13 rebounds in the victory. Romania piled up a 52:32 halftime lead. They sank 51 points in the second half to seal the win. Sebastian Ionescu(185-PG-97) and Andrei Damian (196-SG-94) added 15 points each in the victory. Mohammed Khamis (183-PG-98) answered with 19 points for the UAE. Czech Republic - USA 78-107 USA e...   [read more]

Results and Stats from Day 3 in Taipei - 1 day ago
Group A Mexico - Taiwan 88-90 Taiwan improved at 2-1 record in Group A following a tough win over Mexico. Chen Ying-Chun (183-PG-93) delivered 22 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Mexico claimed a 50:48 halftime advantage. Taiwan bounced back with a 24:12 rally in the third quarter to secure a 10-point advantage at the final break. Mexico sank 26 points in the fourth quarter but could not avoid the defeat. Tsung-Han Huang netted 20 points for the winners. Alejandro V...   [read more]

Results and Stats from Day 2 in Taipei - 2 days ago
Group A Serbia - South Korea 91-64 Serbia knocked down South Korea behind 13 points from Ilija Dokovic (185-G-96). Serbia claimed a 50:28 halftime lead. Serbia sank 26 points in the fourth frame to ease to the victory. Strahinja Jovanovic (180-PG-96) and Milenko Veljkovic (216-C-95) netted 12 points each in the win. Sang-Jae Kang (202-F-94) netted 13 points for South Korea. Taiwan - Hungary 75-61 Taiwan overcame Hungary for the opening victory at the tournament. Chien You-Che (180-SG-95...   [read more]

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World University Games Standings
Group A
 1. Serbia 3-0 
 2. Taiwan 2-1 
 3. Hungary 1-2 
 4. S.Korea 1-2 
 5. Latvia 1-2 
 6. Mexico 1-2 
Group B
 1. Finland 3-0 
 2. Germany 3-0 
 3. Canada 2-1 
 4. Japan 1-2 
 5. Norway 0-3 
 6. Hong Kong 0-3 
Group C
 1. USA 3-0 
 2. Estonia 2-1 
 3. Argentina 2-1 
 4. Czech Rep. 1-2 
 5. Romania 1-2 
 6. United Ara. 0-3 
Group D
 1. Ukraine 3-0 
 2. Israel 2-1 
 3. Lithuania 2-1 
 4. Russia 1-2 
 5. Australia 1-2 
 6. Mozambique. 0-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Avg: 23
 1. Vasiljevic, AUS23.0 
 2. Keane, CAN20.3 
 3. Ginat, ISR19.0 
 4. Kirves, EST18.3 
 5. Edwards, USA17.7 
 6. Petrov, UKR17.3 
 7. Chen, TAI17.3 
 8. Villanueva, MEX17.3 
 9. Dokovic, SRB16.7 
 10. Urrutia, MEX16.7 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 14.7
 1. Odabasi, FIN14.7 
 2. Jonatan, MEX13.0 
 3. Lazar, ROM11.3 
 4. Abdulbasirov, RUS10.7 
 5. Miniotas, LTU10.3 
 6. Geben, LTU9.7 
 7. Nissen, CAN9.0 
 8. Ginat, ISR8.7 
 9. Cooks, AUS8.7 
 10. Edwards, USA8.3 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Sharon, ISR8.3 
 2. Chen, TAI6.0 
 3. Mubarak, UAE5.7 
 4. Dokovic, SRB5.7 
 5. Jihoon, KOR5.3 
 6. Grof, GER5.3 
 7. Shuchman, ISR4.7 
 8. Artamonov, UKR4.7 
 9. Plavnieks, LAT4.3 
 10. Seppala, FIN4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Iftach ZIV
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Ziv, ISR3.7 
 2. Mubarak, UAE3.7 
 3. Kabin, EST3.7 
 4. Thomas, ARG3.3 
 5. Boyarkin, UKR3.3 
 6. Khamis, UAE3.0 
 7. Mohammad, UAE2.7 
 8. Bercy, CAN2.3 
 9. Vendrame, JPN2.3 
 10. Chen, TAI2.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Albreiki AHMED
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Ahmed, UAE2.7 
 2. Cooks, AUS2.0 
 3. Nissen, CAN1.7 
 4. Tejic, SRB1.7 
 5. Fan, TAI1.7 
 6. Haas, USA1.7 
 7. Tarolis, LTU1.7 
 8. Brkic, SRB1.7 
 9. Huolila, FIN1.5 
 10. Mula, MOZ1.3 
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