France Advances to Semis with 66-58 Victory Over Lithuania

Defending European champions France proved that they are still a force to reckon with after scoring an emphatic 66-58 victory over Lithuania in the Quarterfinals of the EuroBasket Women 2011 to advance to the semifinals of the tournament. Emili Gomes spearheaded her team’s balance attack with her 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting, while Celine Dumerc, […]

Turkey Halts Montenegro’s Surprising Run with a 56-44 Win

Montenegro has been the most surprising teams in this year’s European championship, but their title hopes ended after absorbing a tough 56-44 defeat against Turkey in the Quarterfinals of the EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Saziye Ivegin had an outstanding night as she finished with 14 points, six of it coming in a decisive run […]

Czech Republic Clobbers Croatia 79-63 to Earn Semis Berth

Czech Republic unleashed a huge third-quarter attack and never looked back to take a dominating 79-63 win over Croatia in the Quarterfinals of the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 on Wednesday in Poland. Already up by seven points heading into the second half, Czech Republic came out from the dugout firing to outscore Croatia, 31-11, in […]

Russia Ends Latvia’s Impressive Run with 83-72 Victory

Russia was inconsistent during the first two rounds of the tournament, but they simply rise up to the occasion when they needed it the most. Playing with a lot of sense of urgency, Russia ended Latvia’s impressive run in the European championship after hammering out an impressive 83-72 win in the Quarterfinals of the EuroBasket […]

EuroBasket Women 2011 Quarter-Final Casts Completed

It started with 16 strong teams that went down to 12 after a single round group action. And now the 2011 EuroBasket Women reaches its exciting knockout stages with the eight best teams advancing to the Quarterfinals. Leading the quarter-final casts is Montenegro, which has been the best team in the tournament after sweeping all […]

Turkey Ends Belarus Title Hopes with a 65-59 Win

In their battle for the fourth and final quarterfinal slot in Group E, Turkey showed more determination as they hammered out a 65-59 win over Belarus in the final day of the second round of the EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Saziye Ivegin came out big on Monday night as she racked up 17 points […]

Czech Republic Defeats Lithuania 63-59 to Finish on Top of Group E

Reigning world championship silver-medalists Czech Republic continues to prove their doubters wrong after scoring an impressive 63-59 win over Lithuania to take the spot in Group E heading into the Quarterfinals of the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Lithuania. Eva Viteckova once again played the hero’s role for Czech Republic as she rose to the […]

Croatia Eliminates Spain with a 75-71 Upset Victory

Croatia unleashed a decisive rally in the final seven minutes of the game to pull off a huge 75-71 upset over Spain in their battle for the last quarterfinals slot in Group F of the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Down 61-54 with less than seven minutes left in the game, Croatia were on […]

Host Poland Ends Tournament with 58-54 Loss Against France

Host Poland wanted to have a victorious exit in the tournament, but the defending champions France had other things in mind, scoring a come-from-behind 58-54 win in their final second-round assignment in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011. Motivated by their home-town crowd despite having no chance of advancing to the quarterfinals anymore, Poland were poised […]

Lithuania Cruise Past Belarus 68-50 to Stay on Top of Group E

Lithuania solidified their grip on the top spot in Group E after clobbering Belarus 68-50 on Sunday in the second round of the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Sandra Linkeviciene once again played the hero’s role for her team as she racked up 15 points and 11 rebounds, Vaida Sipaviciute added 12 points on […]