Div B: Nika Baric Most Valuable Player

Nika Baric was named most valuable player of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women Division B after leading Slovenia to the bronze medal with a 66-61 victory against Israel. Nika Baric collected 23 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals in the final. She averaged 20.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and 1.8 steals […]

Div B: Italy beat Germany for gold

A moment of magic by Alice Quarta pushed this game to another level, first a block on the defensive followed by a coast to coast that concluded a 12-0 run putting Italy (12-8) in front. The period was played at a high pace with Germany keeping in contact from the free-throw line. Italy brought the […]

Div B: Slovenia finish in third place

Slovenia marked their authority right from the start of the match with a 10-0 run to open the first significant lead of the game (12-2) midway through the first period. Nika Baric and Lea Jogodic scored 9 points each as Slovenia concluded the first period (25-13) with a comfortable advantage of 12 points. A 15-0 […]

Div B: Final and 3rd Place match Live on Internet

The final and 3rd place match will be broadcast live today at from 17:30 (CET) on the following site. http://www.ilpiccolodabruzzo.it/

Div B: The hosts Italy qualify for the final

Italy wrestled the match away from Israel for good in the 37th minute with a trey from Giulia Pasqualin (72-55) that knocked out the gallant Israeli team as Italy finished with a flourish 8-2 to win the match and qualify for the final 80-59. Israel, more aggressive in the opening period, took advantage of the […]

Div B: Germany qualify for final

It was a hectic start to the game with both sides going for an early break. Slovenia was playing at a high pace using the speed of Nika Baric to open a lead at the end of the first period (12-18). Alexandra Maerz managed to get her girls to slow down the pace of the […]

Div B: Players’ thoughts and their experience during the championship in Chieti

The German player, Svenja Brunckhorst said that: “Last year the team was different with more individual players taking on more responsibilities each, whereas this year the team is completely different where everybody has their roles but it's more team-oriented. Although this is my second time at the Europeans U16 it is a completely different experience […]

Div B: After a long wait Israel take the last spot in the semi-final

Israel prevailed in a low scoring game (41-30) to advance to the semi-final after Germany beat The Netherlands later in the evening. The game was extremely physical and in separate incidents Ireland lost Emily O’Callagham in the second period and Israel Shira Ben Barak in the third. Bea Galinski got Israel off to a perfect […]

Div B: Germany stop The Netherlands

Germany maintained their perfect record and beat The Netherlands by 40 points (75-35) already ending the game as a contest in the latter part of the second quarter with a four-minute 12-0 burst (38-14). To add to the Netherlands’ misery they lost Rosanne Guijt, the current 3-point leader of the tournament, due to injury and […]

Div B: Italy goes unbeaten into the semi-final

Italy booked their spot in the semi-final of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women beating Croatia 58-50 in group E. Croatia got off to their traditional good start and soon had the first five points on the board and looked to have everything under control leading (2-7) in the opening minutes. The Italian coach, Marco […]