2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

The 2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship was the seventh edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The city of Brno, in the Czech Republic, hosted the tournament. Slovenia won their second title.

2004 EuroBasket Under-20
7th FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nationCzech Republic
DatesJuly 23 – August 1
Teams12 
(from 48 federations)
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Slovenia
(2nd title)
MVPSlovenia Erazem Lorbek
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Greece Vasileiadis (25.5)  Russia (82.5)
Rebounds Lithuania Jankūnas (12.1)  Lithuania (39.1)
Assists Spain Sada (4.7)  Czech Republic (13.5)
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TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

QualificationEdit

Twenty-five national teams entered the qualifying round. They were allocated in five groups. The first two teams from groups A, B, C, D and the first three teams from group E qualified for the tournament, where they joined Czech Republic (qualified as hosts).[1]

Preliminary roundEdit

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

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

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Russia 5 4 1 412 374 9
  Israel 5 3 2 404 407 8
  Czech Republic 5 2 3 353 379 7
  Latvia 5 2 3 361 372 7
  Spain 5 2 3 388 378 7
  Croatia 5 2 3 384 392 7
23 July 2004
Latvia   68–72   Israel Brno
Russia   89–72   Czech Republic Brno
Spain   82–75   Croatia Brno
24 July 2004
Israel   83–90   Russia Brno
Croatia   69–76   Latvia Brno
Czech Republic   69–65   Spain Brno
25 July 2004
Russia   78–73   Latvia Brno
Spain   77–86   Israel Brno
Czech Republic   64–82   Croatia Brno
27 July 2004
Croatia   54–86   Russia Brno
Latvia   79–72   Spain Brno
Israel   78–68   Czech Republic Brno
28 July 2004
Spain   92–69   Russia Brno
Czech Republic   80–65   Latvia Brno
Israel   84–104   Croatia Brno

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
  Greece 5 4 1 429 380 9
  Lithuania 5 4 1 454 427 9
  Serbia and Montenegro 5 4 1 377 349 9
  Slovenia 5 2 3 389 398 7
  Ukraine 5 1 4 377 404 6
  Belarus 5 0 5 331 399 5
23 July 2004
Lithuania   81–47   Belarus Brno
Ukraine   62–90   Serbia and Montenegro Brno
Greece   91–84   Slovenia Brno
24 July 2004
Slovenia   100–82   Ukraine Brno
Belarus   60–81   Greece Brno
Serbia and Montenegro   80–72   Lithuania Brno
25 July 2004
Belarus   55–84   Slovenia Brno
Lithuania   93–78   Ukraine Brno
Greece   72–59   Serbia and Montenegro Brno
27 July 2004
Serbia and Montenegro   76–62   Belarus Brno
Slovenia   65–69   Lithuania Brno
Ukraine   82–91   Greece Brno
28 July 2004
Serbia and Montenegro   76–47   Slovenia Brno
Greece   67–73   Lithuania Brno
Belarus   67–73   Ukraine Brno

Knockout stageEdit

9th–12th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsNinth place
 
      
 
July 30, Brno
 
 
  Spain59
 
July 31, Brno
 
  Belarus84
 
  Belarus80
 
July 30, Brno
 
  Ukraine76
 
  Ukraine67
 
 
  Croatia65
 
Eleventh place
 
 
July 31, Brno
 
 
  Spain78
 
 
  Croatia71

ChampionshipEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
July 30, Brno
 
 
  Russia67
 
July 31, Brno
 
  Slovenia74
 
  Slovenia97
 
July 30, Brno
 
  Lithuania57
 
  Lithuania99
 
August 1, Brno
 
  Czech Republic72
 
  Slovenia66
 
July 30, Brno
 
  Israel61
 
  Serbia and Montenegro82
 
July 31, Brno
 
  Israel83
 
  Israel88
 
July 30, Brno
 
  Greece82 Third place
 
  Greece87
 
August 1, Brno
 
  Latvia66
 
  Lithuania92
 
 
  Greece63
 

5th–8th playoffsEdit

 
PlayoffsFifth place
 
      
 
July 31, Brno
 
 
  Russia95
 
August 1, Brno
 
  Czech Republic62
 
  Russia86
 
July 31, Brno
 
  Serbia and Montenegro101
 
  Latvia71
 
 
  Serbia and Montenegro74
 
Seventh place
 
 
August 1, Brno
 
 
  Czech Republic79
 
 
  Latvia100


 2004 FIBA Europe U-20 Championship 
 
Slovenia
Second title

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    Slovenia
    Israel
    Lithuania
4th   Greece
5th   Serbia and Montenegro
6th   Russia
7th   Latvia
8th   Czech Republic
9th   Belarus
10th   Ukraine
11th   Spain
12th   Croatia

Stats leadersEdit

All-Tournament TeamEdit

ReferencesEdit