1998 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

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1998 EuroBasket Under-20
4th FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
Dates 14–23 July 1998
Teams 12 (from 1 federations)
Champions  Yugoslavia (1st title)
MVP Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Igor Rakočević
Tournament statistics
Players Teams
Points Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Rakočević (21.1)  Yugoslavia (76.4)
Rebounds Italy Podestà (9.6)  Lithuania (34.0)
Assists Lithuania Marčiulionis (2.3)  Yugoslavia (4.8)
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The 1998 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship (known at that time as 1998 European Championship for Men '22 and Under') was the fourth edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The city of Trapani, in Italy, hosted the tournament. Yugoslavia won their first title.

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

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

     Team advanced to Quarterfinals
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Germany 5 4 1 347 293 9
 Yugoslavia 5 4 1 380 323 9
 France 5 2 3 329 319 7
 Italy 5 2 3 318 346 7
 Croatia 5 2 3 341 409 7
 Greece 5 1 4 333 358 6
14 July 1998
Yugoslavia  83–72  Greece Trapani
France  74–57  Croatia Trapani
Germany  55–56  Italy Trapani
15 July 1998
Croatia  64–85  Yugoslavia Trapani
Greece  64–69  Germany Trapani
Italy  53–49  France Trapani
16 July 1998
Germany  98–62  Croatia Trapani
Yugoslavia  77–69  France Trapani
Greece  71–58  Italy Trapani
18 July 1998
France  56–68  Germany Trapani
Croatia  67–62  Greece Trapani
Italy  61–80  Yugoslavia Trapani
19 July 1998
Greece  64–81  France Trapani
Germany  57–55  Yugoslavia Trapani
Croatia  91–90  Italy Trapani

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Turkey 5 5 0 350 314 10
 Slovenia 5 4 1 377 340 9
 Lithuania 5 3 2 344 352 8
 Spain 5 2 3 383 362 7
 Israel 5 1 4 333 364 6
 Latvia 5 0 5 343 398 5
14 July 1998
Israel  63–74  Slovenia Trapani
Lithuania  56–59  Turkey Trapani
Latvia  72–102  Spain Trapani
15 July 1998
Slovenia  77–59  Lithuania Trapani
Spain  67–53  Israel Trapani
Turkey  63–59  Latvia Trapani
16 July 1998
Lithuania  76–72  Israel Trapani
Latvia  73–80  Slovenia Trapani
Turkey  76–69  Spain Trapani
18 July 1998
Spain  71–79  Lithuania Trapani
Israel  79–66  Latvia Trapani
Slovenia  64–71  Turkey Trapani
19 July 1998
Latvia  73–74  Lithuania Trapani
Turkey  81–66  Israel Trapani
Slovenia  82–74  Spain Trapani

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
22 July
  Latvia  75  
  Croatia  78  
 
23 July
      Croatia  80
    Israel  64
Eleventh place
22 July 23 July
  Israel  81   Latvia  85
  Greece  80     Greece  101

Championship[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
21 July        
  Germany  69
22 July
  Spain  71  
  Spain  66
21 July
    Slovenia  74  
  Slovenia  77
23 July
  France  64  
  Slovenia  73
21 July
    Yugoslavia  92
  Lithuania  67
22 July
  Yugoslavia  73  
  Yugoslavia  66 Third place
21 July
    Turkey  55  
  Turkey  58   Spain  57
  Italy  48     Turkey  64
23 July

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
22 July
  Germany  78  
  France  84  
 
23 July
      France  55
    Italy  39
Seventh place
22 July 23 July
  Lithuania  56   Germany  97
  Italy  70     Lithuania  95

Final standings[edit]

References[edit]