2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

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2007 EuroBasket Under-20
10th FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
2007 U20 FIBA European Championship.jpg
Tournament details
Host nation Slovenia, Italy
Dates July 6-15
Teams 16 (from 48 federations)
Venues (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Serbia (3rd title)
MVP Serbia Miloš Teodosić
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Latvia Zaķis (24.7)  Spain (86.0)
Rebounds Lithuania Butkevicius (11.7)  Latvia (37.2)
Assists Serbia Teodosić (5.4)  Serbia (13.8)
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The 2007 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship was the tenth edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The cities of Nova Gorica, in Slovenia, and Gorizia, in Italy, hosted the tournament. Serbia won their third title, the first one with that name (they won the 1998 Championship as Yugoslavia and the 2006 Championship as Serbia and Montenegro). It was their second title in a row.

Macedonia and Hungary were relegated to Division B.

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

The sixteen teams were allocated in four groups of four teams each.

     Team advanced to Qualifying round
     Team competed in Classification round

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Slovenia 3 3 0 233 212 6
 Serbia 3 2 1 258 201 5
 France 3 1 2 251 246 4
 Hungary 3 0 3 162 245 3
6 July 2007
Serbia  78–80  Slovenia Nova Gorica
France  92–66  Hungary Nova Gorica
7 July 2007
Slovenia  84–78  France Nova Gorica
Hungary  40–84  Serbia Nova Gorica
8 July 2007
Serbia  96–81  France Gorizia
Hungary  56–69  Slovenia Gorizia

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Russia 3 3 0 235 205 6
 Turkey 3 1 2 226 236 4 (1–1 +4)
 Lithuania 3 1 2 230 234 4 (1–1 +4)
 Greece 3 1 2 208 224 4 (1–1 –8)
6 July 2007
Russia  78–70  Greece Gorizia
Turkey  90–85  Lithuania Gorizia
7 July 2007
Lithuania  61–69  Russia Nova Gorica
Greece  63–62  Turkey Nova Gorica
8 July 2007
Turkey  74–88  Russia Nova Gorica
Greece  75–84  Lithuania Nova Gorica

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Spain 3 3 0 251 195 6
 Israel 3 2 1 209 168 5
 Croatia 3 1 2 207 203 4
 Macedonia 3 0 3 162 263 3
6 July 2007
Spain  88–69  Croatia Nova Gorica
Israel  95–65  Macedonia Nova Gorica
7 July 2007
Macedonia  60–93  Spain Gorizia
Croatia  64–77  Israel Gorizia
8 July 2007
Macedonia  70–88  Croatia Gorizia
Spain  77–73  Israel Gorizia

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Italy 3 3 0 252 172 6
 Georgia 3 2 1 233 240 5
 Bulgaria 3 1 2 221 250 4
 Latvia 3 0 3 226 270 3
6 July 2007
Latvia  72–102  Georgia Gorizia
Italy  86–51  Bulgaria Gorizia
7 July 2007
Bulgaria  96–89  Latvia Gorizia
Georgia  56–94  Italy Gorizia
8 July 2007
Georgia  75–74  Bulgaria Nova Gorica
Italy  72–65  Latvia Nova Gorica

Qualifying round[edit]

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each. The results of the games between the teams from the same group in the Preliminary Round were taken into account for the ranking in this round.

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

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Serbia 5 4 1 427 385 9 (1–1 +4)
 Russia 5 4 1 369 340 9 (1–1 +2)
 Slovenia 5 4 1 397 377 9 (1–1 –6)
 Turkey 5 2 3 401 422 7
 France 5 1 4 393 415 6
 Lithuania 5 0 5 377 425 5
10 July 2007
Turkey  83–88  Serbia Gorizia
Lithuania  84–96  Slovenia Nova Gorica
Russia  84–79  France Gorizia
11 July 2007
Serbia  71–65  Russia Nova Gorica
France  76–71  Lithuania Gorizia
Slovenia  82–74  Turkey Nova Gorica
12 July 2007
Turkey  80–79  France Nova Gorica
Lithuania  76–94  Serbia Nova Gorica
Russia  63–55  Slovenia Nova Gorica

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Spain 5 5 0 441 355 10
 Italy 5 4 1 403 327 9
 Israel 5 3 2 378 350 8
 Bulgaria 5 1 4 352 407 6 (1–1 +17)
 Croatia 5 1 4 371 413 6 (1–1 +3)
 Georgia 5 1 4 351 444 6 (1–1 –20)
10 July 2007
Georgia  74–81  Israel Nova Gorica
Bulgaria  70–91  Spain Nova Gorica
Italy  82–69  Croatia Gorizia
11 July 2007
Spain  96–68  Georgia Gorizia
Croatia  70–88  Bulgaria Nova Gorica
Israel  62–66  Italy Gorizia
12 July 2007
Georgia  78–99  Croatia Nova Gorica
Bulgaria  69–85  Israel Gorizia
Italy  75–89  Spain Gorizia

Classification round[edit]

     Team relegated to Division B

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Greece 3 3 0 224 179 6
 Latvia 3 2 1 247 225 5
 Macedonia 3 1 2 226 230 4
 Hungary 3 0 3 166 229 3
10 July 2007
Greece  84–58  Macedonia Nova Gorica
Hungary  65–81  Latvia Gorizia
12 July 2007
Macedonia  86–56  Hungary Gorizia
Latvia  76–78  Greece Gorizia
14 July 2007
Hungary  45–62  Greece Nova Gorica
Macedonia  82–90  Latvia Nova Gorica

Knockout stage[edit]

9th–12th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Ninth place
July 14, Nova Gorica
  Croatia  96  
  Lithuania  82  
 
July 15, Nova Gorica
      Croatia  82
    France  91
Eleventh place
July 14, Nova Gorica July 15, Nova Gorica
  France  96   Lithuania  81
  Georgia  69     Georgia  70

5th–8th playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Fifth place
July 14, Gorizia
  Israel  74  
  Turkey  64  
 
July 15, Gorizia
      Israel  81
    Slovenia  90
Seventh place
July 14, Gorizia July 15, Nova Gorica
  Slovenia  79   Turkey  97
  Bulgaria  59     Bulgaria  88

Championship[edit]

Semifinals Final
July 14, Gorizia
  Spain  76  
  Russia  69  
 
July 15, Gorizia
      Spain  78
    Serbia  87
Third place
July 14, Gorizia July 15, Gorizia
  Serbia  77   Russia  63
  Italy  62     Italy  74

Final standings[edit]

Stats Leaders[edit]

All-Tournament Team[edit]

References[edit]