2005 FIBA Under-21 World Championship

The 2005 FIBA Under-21 World Championship was an international basketball competition, held from 5 August to 14 August 2005, in Córdoba and Mar de Plata, Argentina. It was the last edition of the FIBA Under-21 World Championship. Twelve national teams competed in the tournament.

Tournament details
Host nation Argentina
Dates5 August – 14 August
Teams12 
(from 5 federations)
Venues
(in 2 host cities)
Champions Lithuania
(1st title)
MVPLithuania Renaldas Seibutis
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Israel Halperin (23.5)  United States
(101.1)
Rebounds Puerto Rico Ramos (9.5)  United States
(42.8)
Assists Puerto Rico Barea (7.3)  Lithuania
(18.6)
2001

Lithuania won their first title, is as many tournaments, after defeating Greece in the final.

Qualified teamsEdit

Means of Qualification Date Venue Berths Qualifiers
Host Nation 1   Argentina
2004 FIBA Oceania Under-20 Championship 30 - 31 July 2004   Terrigal 1   Australia
2004 FIBA Africa Under-20 Championship 23 July - 1 August 2004   Dakar 1   Nigeria
2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship 23 July - 1 August 2004   Brno 4   Slovenia
  Israel
  Lithuania
  Greece
2004 FIBA Americas Under-20 Championship 28 July - 1 August 2017   Halifax 3   United States
  Puerto Rico
  Canada
2004 FIBA Asia Under-20 Championship 29 September - 8 October 2004   Tehran 2   Iran
  China
Total 12

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC–3).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 5 5 0 389 332 +57 10 Knockout stage
2   Greece 5 4 1 305 281 +24 9
3   Argentina (H) 5 3 2 312 249 +63 8
4   Canada 5 2 3 268 305 −37 7
5   Israel 5 1 4 323 333 −10 6 Placement matches
6   Iran 5 0 5 0 100 −100 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.
5 August 2005
Canada   20–0   Iran

5 August 2005
18:00
Australia   94–81   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 24–11, 20–19, 28–27, 22–24
Pts: Newley 22
Rebs: Marić, Marković 7
Asts: Marković 7
Pts: Vasileiadis 22
Rebs: Apostolidis 6
Asts: Vasilopoulos 4
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 1000
Referees: Luigi Lamonica (ITA), José Aníbal Carrión (PUR), José La Paix (DOM)

5 August 2005
21:00
Israel   58–71   Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 15–11, 9–22, 16–23, 18–15
Pts: Eliyahu 15
Rebs: Eliyahu 7
Asts: Limonad 4
Pts: Sandes 19
Rebs: Sandes 10
Asts: Figueroa 4
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 4500
Referees: Terry Moore (USA), Virginijus Dovidavicius (LTU), Sasha Pukl (SLO)
6 August 2005
Israel   20–0   Iran

6 August 2005
18:15
Canada   71–88   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 13–26, 22–19, 22–23, 14–20
Pts: Kuljanin 18
Rebs: Kendall 8
Asts: Altidor-Cespedes 4
Pts: Bruce 18
Rebs: Marić 11
Asts: Bruce 4
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 2000
Referees: Luigi Lamonica (ITA), Sergio Pacheco (BRA), Qi Ban (CHN)

6 August 2005
21:00
Argentina   59–63   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 14–7, 16–20, 14–15, 15–21
Pts: Schattmann 17
Rebs: Mainoldi 11
Asts: Sandes 4
Pts: Vasileiadis 20
Rebs: Mavrokefalidis 7
Asts: Xanthopoulos 4
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 4600
Referees: Terry Moore (USA), José Aníbal Carrión (PUR), Eddie Viator (FRA)
7 August 2005
Iran   0–20   Australia

7 August 2005
19:30
Greece   79–75   Israel
Scoring by quarter: 18–15, 19–18, 24–23, 14–19
Pts: Vasilopoulos 24
Rebs: Zefkilis 10
Asts: Three players 3
Pts: Halperin 22
Rebs: Nir 9
Asts: Limonad 5
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 3000
Referees: Sergio Pacheco (BRA), Sasha Pukl (SLO), Qi Ban (CHN)

7 August 2005
21:50
Argentina   86–46   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 17–12, 18–12, 20–10, 31–12
Pts: Schattmann 19
Rebs: Weigand 9
Asts: Four players 2
Pts: Kuljanin 10
Rebs: Kendall, Kuljanin 5
Asts: Kendall 2
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Attendance: 5000
Referees: Virginijus Dovidavicius (LTU), José La Paix (DOM), Eddie Viator (FRA)
9 August 2005
Iran   0–20   Argentina

9 August 2005
18:15
Australia   105–104   Israel
Scoring by quarter: 24–27, 28–34, 32–22, 21–21
Pts: Newley 22
Rebs: Marić 12
Asts: Marković 4
Pts: Halperin 27
Rebs: Eliyahu 9
Asts: Halperin 6
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Referees: Virginijus Dovidavicius (LTU), Luigi Lamonica (ITA), Qi Ban (CHN)

9 August 2005
20:30
Greece   62–53   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 10–13, 15–8, 17–19, 20–13
Pts: Vasileiadis 23
Rebs: Vasilopoulos 7
Asts: Xanthopoulos 6
Pts: Kou 17
Rebs: Kendall, Kuljanin 6
Asts: Constain, Doornekamp 3
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Referees: Terry Moore (USA), Sasha Pukl (SLO), José La Paix (DOM)
10 August 2005
Greece   20–0   Iran

10 August 2005
18:15
Israel   66–78   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 26–17, 18–15, 16–28, 6–18
Pts: Halperin 22
Rebs: Eliyahu 8
Asts: Halperin 4
Pts: Gallimore 24
Rebs: Three players 6
Asts: Gallimore, Kendall 3
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Referees: Terry Moore (USA), Luigi Lamonica (ITA), Eddie Viator (FRA)

10 August 2005
20:30
Argentina   76–82   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 10–22, 19–29, 26–18, 21–13
Pts: Sandes 23
Rebs: Alloatti 9
Asts: Schattmann 3
Pts: Marković 20
Rebs: Marić 10
Asts: Marić 5
Orfeo Superdomo, Córdoba
Referees: Sasa Pukl (SLO), José Aníbal Carrión (PUR), Sergio Pacheco (BRA)

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   United States 5 5 0 509 369 +140 10 Knockout stage
2   Lithuania 5 4 1 478 408 +70 9
3   Puerto Rico 5 3 2 422 378 +44 8
4   Slovenia 5 2 3 332 362 −30 7
5   Nigeria 5 1 4 366 457 −91 6 Placement matches
6   China 5 0 5 334 463 −129 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

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