Spain Claims The Bronze

BELARUS 56 – SPAIN 63 The first quarter was marked by poor shooting from both teams –a 30% in field goals for each team and trading baskets in the first was really poor. With 3:·0 remaining Anastaiya Verameyenka made it 9-8 with Spain in front but it would take 1:30 more to score somebody again. […]

Ambrosimova Leads Russia Pass Italy

RUSSIA 67 – ITALY 59 Italy switched one on one to zone defense during the game trying avoid that Russia pulled away and hoping to have a chance against Thikonenko’s team. Italy put ahead in the early stages, 8-5 after back to back three pointers from Raffaella Maciadri and Simona Ballardini. Svetlana Ambrosimova answered also […]

Italy Ends Latvia’s Hopes Of Making It To The Worlds

ITALY 68 – LATVIA 66 Latvia came out strong and was ahead 12-3 after 3:30 Gunta Basko and Zane Tamane scored 4 apiece- Italy struggled in front Latvia’s defense, while Basko lead the team in the offense to end the first ahead 25-10. Both teams struggled in the offense in the first 5 minutes of […]

Belarus Survives Lithuanias Late Reaction

BELARUS 61 – LITHUANIA 55 Teams were even in the first where defenses weren’t specially aggressive but teams struggled in the offense. Belarus took an early 7-2 lead and they would keep their noses in front at the end of the first 12-11 after a freebie from Volha Padabed. Belarus came out better in the […]

Greece And Italy Will Fight For A Spot At The Worlds

SLOVAKIA 59 – GREECE 64 In a game in which teams got off to a slow start in shooting Dimitra Kalentzou lead the team in the first with Dimitra Kalentzou of her teams 17 pts and the score was 17-11 after a struggling first half of the quarter. Slovakia stopped the Greeks after four minutes […]

Underdog Slovakia Gives Latvia First Defeat

SLOVAKIA 78 – LATVIA 69 Latvia came out strong as usual and made a 11-2 run with 8 of the 9 first points coming from Anete Jekabsone Zogota, leading to Pokey Chatman's time out due to the offensive storm after which they reacted making a 13-4 pts run , only allowing Latvia four points in […]

Hammon Leads Russia To Semifinals After Overtime

RUSSIA 69 – LATVIA 64 Svetlana Ambrosimova came out strong for Russia scoring 6 of the first 10 pts from her team, making it10-2 after 3:30 -she scored 10 from Russia's 14 pts in the first. Latvia struggled in the beginning credit to Russia's defense. Ambrosimova made it 14-5 with three minutes remaining but then […]

Spain Wins In Second Half

SPAIN 67 – POLAND 55 A good defensive polish team stopped Spain from doing its game although Spain put in front 7-3 after three minutes, then the Polish reacted playing the game down under where Magdalena Liecejewska started a 6-0 run with back to back baskets capped by two freebies by Agnieszka Bibrzyca to put […]

Late Accuracy Gets France In Semifinals

FRANCE 51 – GREECE 49 Teams came out strong defensively and both struggled offensively. The lack of scoring didn't help either. After 5:30 the score was 6-5 for Greece, after three free throws from Evanthia Maltsi after being fouled while attempting a three pointer but France would end up ahead 10-7 back to back baskets […]

Greece Overcome Czech Reaction And Wins Convincingly

GREECE 62 – CZECH REPUBLIC 45 Greene started with a three pointer from EVanthia Maltsi who scored 8 pts from her team 16 and they kept their noses in front the whole first quarter, although the Czechs tied the score twice. The first was dominated mostly by Trading until when with 3:40 remaining and with […]