1971 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship

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1971 EuroBasket Under-16
1st FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
Dates 10–17 July 1971
Teams 12 (from 1 federations)
Champions  Yugoslavia (1st title)
1973 >

The 1971 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship (known at that time as 1971 European Championship for Cadets) was the first edition of the FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship. The city of Gorizia, in Italy, hosted the tournament. Yugoslavia won their first title.

Teams[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.

     Team advanced to Semifinals
     Team competed in 5th-8th playoffs
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Soviet Union 5 5 0 371 199 +172 10
 Spain 5 4 1 295 200 +95 9
 Greece 5 3 2 265 242 +23 8
 Turkey 5 2 3 244 264 –20 7
 Sweden 5 1 4 229 389 –160 6
 Austria 5 0 5 204 314 –110 5

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
 Italy 5 5 0 363 265 +128 10
 Yugoslavia 5 4 1 361 257 +104 9
 Israel 5 3 2 369 312 +57 8
 France 5 2 3 328 318 +10 7
 Germany 5 1 4 294 351 –57 6
  Switzerland 5 0 5 210 452 –242 5

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
Gorizia
  Austria  58  
  Germany  80  
 
Gorizia
      Germany  77
    Sweden  63
Eleventh place
Gorizia Gorizia
  Sweden  76   Austria  90
   Switzerland  31      Switzerland  54

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
Gorizia
  Israel  91  
  Turkey  50  
 
Gorizia
      Israel  65
    Greece  74
Seventh place
Gorizia Gorizia
  Greece  65   Turkey  59
  France  64     France  66

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Third place
Gorizia
  Italy  66  
  Spain  58  
 
Gorizia
      Italy  60
    Yugoslavia  74
Final
Gorizia Gorizia
  Soviet Union  65   Spain  55
  Yugoslavia  67     Soviet Union  56

Final standings[edit]

References[edit]