France Back In The Eurobaske Finals After 8 Years

BELARUS 56 – FRANCE 64 None of the teams dominated the first quarter in which all was about trading baskets, reaching the end of the first with France in front 20-18. However France controlled the second. After Trading in the first five minutes Sandrine Gruda sparked a 7-0 run to pass from 28-27 to 35-27 […]

Belarus Beats Turkey and Advances To Quarter Finals

TURKEY 70 – BELARUS 86 Both teams came out strong in the offense, mostly Belarus, knowing that they had to overcome an amount of points to advance to quarter finals, putting ahead from the first minute after five straight points -2 from Anastasiya Verameyenka and a three pointer from Nataliya Trafimava. They kept ahead until […]

Allez Les Bleues – France Are Europe Champions

RUSSIA 53 – FRANCE 57 Defense dominated the first quarter, Russia placed zone defense- which was all about trading baskets. France used mainly its post play. Emmeline Ndongue put her team ahead making it 6-4 with 4:30 remaining and the French kept in front until the end of the first. Svetlana Ambrosimova tried to lead […]

Italy Dismantle Lithuania In Second Half, Advances To Quarter Finals

ITALY 72 – LITHUANIA 58 First quarter was all about trading baskets with the lead changing hands five times. Gintare Petronyte scored Lithuania’s first five points and Italy answered and put in front after scoring five straight points – a trey from Raffaella Masciadri and a fastbreak from Simona Ballardini to make it 9-5 afte […]

Russia Leaves Spain Out Of The Final

SPAIN 61 – RUSSIA 77 Russia started 7-2 after two minutes but Spain began trading. Defense was tough and both teams struggled to score. Russia was lead by Maria Stepanova with 8 pts. Spain slowly closed the gap and finished the first trailing 15-13. In the second quarter, the defense tougher even more – the […]

Ndongue Decides For France

TURKEY 43 – FRANCE 55 France dominated the early stages of the game making it 10-2 after only 3:30. Sandrine Gruda scored her 8th point of the quarter –all jumpers from the key- to put France ahead 12-7. Pierre Vincent rotated his bench after 6:30 putting his starters to rest –Gruda, Dumerc, Ndongue, Melain y […]

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 […]