2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship

The 2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship was the 31st edition of the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship. 16 teams participated in the competition, held in Konya, Turkey, from 24 July to 3 August 2014. The tournament served as the qualifying tournament for the 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship. Turkey also successfully defended their last year's title.

2014 EuroBasket Under-18
31st FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship
2014 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship logo.png
Tournament details
Host nationTurkey
Dates24 July – 3 August 2014
Teams16
Venues
(in 1 host city)
Champions Turkey
(2nd title)
MVPTurkey Egemen Güven
Tournament leaders
PlayersTeams
Points Italy Mussini (22.6)  Croatia (83.6)
Rebounds Spain Sima (12.1)  Croatia (50.4)
Assists Czech Republic Pulpan (6.7)  Croatia (20.0)
Official website
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Participating teamsEdit

First roundEdit

The first-round groups draw took place on 1 December 2013 in Freising, Germany.[1] In the first round, the sixteen teams are allocated in four groups of four teams each. The top three teams of each group qualified for the Second Round. The last team of each group will play in the Classification Group G first, then in the 9th–16th place playoffs.[2]

Team advances to the Second Round
Team will compete in the Classification Group G

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Italy 3 2 1 225 202 +23 5
  Latvia 3 2 1 190 192 −2 5
  Poland 3 1 2 203 213 −10 4
  Belgium 3 1 2 194 205 −11 4
24 July 2014
14:00
Italy   72–55   Latvia
24 July 2014
18:30
Poland   67–63   Belgium

25 July 2014
14:00
Belgium   79–75   Italy
25 July 2014
20:45
Latvia   72–68   Poland

26 July 2014
16:15
Italy   78–68   Poland
26 July 2014
18:30
Belgium   52–63   Latvia

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 3 3 0 256 175 +81 6
  Lithuania 3 2 1 218 222 −4 5
  France 3 1 2 207 199 +8 4
  England 3 0 3 153 238 −85 3
24 July 2014
16:15
France   72–75   Lithuania
24 July 2014
20:45
Croatia   88–47   England

25 July 2014
16:15
England   45–73   France
25 July 2014
18:30
Lithuania   66–89   Croatia

26 July 2014
14:00
France   62–79   Croatia
26 July 2014
20:45
England   61–77   Lithuania

Group CEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Greece 3 2 1 217 194 +23 5
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 2 1 214 209 +5 5
  Turkey 3 2 1 235 188 +47 5
  Czech Republic 3 0 3 173 248 −75 3
24 July 2014
14:00
Greece   78–69   Bosnia and Herzegovina
24 July 2014
20:45
Turkey   101–51   Czech Republic

25 July 2014
16:15
Czech Republic   57–75   Greece
25 July 2014
20:45
Bosnia and Herzegovina   73–66   Turkey

26 July 2014
18:30
Bosnia and Herzegovina   72–65   Czech Republic
26 July 2014
20:45
Turkey   68–64   Greece

Group DEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Montenegro 3 2 1 219 209 +10 5
  Serbia 3 2 1 223 194 +29 5
  Spain 3 2 1 203 203 0 5
  Russia 3 0 3 176 215 −39 3
24 July 2014
16:15
Serbia   79–53   Russia
24 July 2014
18:30
Spain   73–72   Montenegro

25 July 2014
14:00
Montenegro   78–73   Serbia
25 July 2014
18:30
Russia   60–67   Spain

26 July 2014
14:00
Serbia   71–63   Spain
26 July 2014
16:15
Montenegro   69–63   Russia

Second roundEdit

Twelve advancing teams from the First Round will be allocated in two groups of six teams each. The top four teams of each group will advance to the quarterfinals. The last two teams of each group will play in the 9th–16th place playoffs against the teams from the Group G.[2]

Team advances to the Quarterfinals
Team will compete in the 9th – 16th place playoffs

Group EEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Croatia 5 5 0 442 346 +96 10
  Italy 5 4 1 347 330 +17 9
  Latvia 5 3 2 340 367 −27 8
  Lithuania 5 2 3 360 374 −14 7
  France 5 1 4 331 322 +9 6
  Poland 5 0 5 325 406 −81 5
28 July 2014
16:15
France   65–68   Italy
28 July 2014
18:30
Lithuania   76–78   Latvia
28 July 2014
20:45
Poland   81–101   Croatia

29 July 2014
16:15
Italy   64–61   Lithuania
29 July 2014
18:30
France   73–37   Poland
29 July 2014
20:45
Latvia   72–92   Croatia

30 July 2014
16:15
Croatia   81–65   Italy
30 July 2014
18:30
Latvia   63–59   France
30 July 2014
20:45
Lithuania   82–71   Poland

Group FEdit

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Serbia 5 4 1 377 343 +34 9
  Turkey 5 3 2 358 353 +5 8
  Greece 5 3 2 372 353 +19 8
  Spain 5 2 3 376 383 −7 7
  Montenegro 5 2 3 343 360 −17 7
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 5 1 4 344 378 −34 6
28 July 2014
16:15
Spain   85–89   Greece
28 July 2014
18:30
Serbia   77–71   Bosnia and Herzegovina
28 July 2014
20:45
Turkey   78–63   Montenegro

29 July 2014
16:15
Bosnia and Herzegovina   64–73   Montenegro
29 July 2014
18:30
Greece   69–74   Serbia
29 July 2014
20:45
Spain   71–84   Turkey

30 July 2014
16:15
Montenegro   57–72   Greece
30 July 2014
18:30
Bosnia and Herzegovina   67–84   Spain
30 July 2014
20:45
Serbia   82–62   Turkey

Classification Group GEdit

The last team of each group of the First Round will compete in this classification round.

Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts
  Russia 3 3 0 211 168 +43 6
  Czech Republic 3 2 1 194 186 +8 5
  Belgium 3 1 2 206 234 −28 4
  England 3 0 3 164 187 −23 3
28 July 2014
14:00
Belgium   65–84   Russia
28 July 2014
14:00
England   50–55   Czech Republic

29 July 2014
14:00
Czech Republic   86–74   Belgium
29 July 2014
14:00
Russia   65–50   England

30 July 2014
14:00
Belgium   67–64   England
30 July 2014
14:00
Czech Republic   53–62   Russia

Classification playoffs for 9th – 16th placeEdit

  13th place match 13th – 16th place playoffs 9th – 16th place playoffs 9th – 12th place playoffs 9th place match
                                               
     F5    Montenegro  85  
     G4    England  67  
   G4    England  83        F5    Montenegro  62  
   E6    Poland  74        G1    Russia  72  
   E6    Poland  74
     G1    Russia  85  
   G4    England  59        G1    Russia  52
   G2    Czech Republic  73        E5    France  77
     E5    France  75  
       G3    Belgium  60  
 G3    Belgium  61        E5    France  68
  15th place match      G2    Czech Republic  69        F6    Bosnia and Herzegovina  52     11th place match
   E6    Poland  79    F6    Bosnia and Herzegovina  87    F5    Montenegro  85
   G3    Belgium  83      G2    Czech Republic  77      F6    Bosnia and Herzegovina  64

Classification games for 9th – 16th placeEdit


1 August 2014
14:00
Montenegro   85–67   England
Scoring by quarter: 20–17, 21–15, 21–14, 23–21
Pts: A. Dožić 21
Rebs: V. Baćović 8
Asts: A. Dožić, M. Krivokapić 4
Pts: J. D. Akodo 18
Rebs: D. Williams 6
Asts: J. D. Akodo 6
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Carlos Cortes (ESP), Arturas Sukys (LTU), Sergii Tyslenko (UKR)
1 August 2014
16:15
Poland   74–85   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 16–25, 12–19, 19–16, 27–25
Pts: G. Kulka 20
Rebs: G. Kulka 8
Asts: A. Wlodarczyk 8
Pts: D. Sinegubov 21
Rebs: I. Karpenkov 7
Asts: N. Shantaley 5
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Gianluca Mattioli (ITA), Ersan Kartal (TUR), Irakli Berishvili (GEO)

1 August 2014
18:30
Bosnia and Herzegovina   87–77   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 25–20, 23–12, 19–25, 20–20
Pts: E. Atić 20
Rebs: M. Predić 8
Asts: M. Predić 3
Pts: S. Pursl 19
Rebs: S. Pursl 8
Asts: V. Pulpán 6
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Georgios Tanatzis (GRE), Andris Aunkrogers (LAT), Pavel Fuska (SVK)
1 August 2014
20:45
France   75–60   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 19–21, 15–13, 16–16, 25–10
Pts: Y. Smock 17
Rebs: A. Kaba 10
Asts: L. Dussoulier 5
Pts: T. Akyazili 14
Rebs: J. Kohajda 14
Asts: T. Akyazili 7
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Nikola Perlić (CRO), Miodrag Ličina (SRB), Alakbar Hasanov (AZE)

Classification games for 9th – 12th placeEdit


2 August 2014
18:30
Montenegro   62–72   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 15–20, 18–22, 12–17, 17–13
Pts: Z. Nikolić 12
Rebs: Z. Nikolić 16
Asts: M. Krivokapić 5
Pts: V. Staratelev 16
Rebs: I. Karpenkov 15
Asts: A. Zuev 4
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Amit Balak (ISR), Vanessa Ann Devlin (AUS), Nick Van den Broeck (BEL)
2 August 2014
20:45
France   68–52   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by quarter: 14–11, 13–9, 22–13, 19–19
Pts: Y. Smock 20
Rebs: A. Kaba 10
Asts: 3 players tied with 3
Pts: 3 players tied with 9
Rebs: E. Atić 5
Asts: E. Atić 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Paulo Marques (POR), Ciprian Stoica (ROU), Sergii Tyslenko (UKR)

Classification games for 13th – 16th placeEdit

2 August 2014
14:00
England   83–74   Poland
Scoring by quarter: 28–22, 12–18, 27–15, 16–19
Pts: J. D. Akodo 18
Rebs: A. Menzies 15
Asts: J. D. Akodo 8
Pts: G. Kulka, M. Konopatzki 15
Rebs: G. Kulka 10
Asts: A. Wlodarczyk 8
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Andris Aunkrogers (LAT), Alakbar Hasanov (AZE)
2 August 2014
16:15
Belgium   61–69   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 19–17, 10–19, 17–13, 15–20
Pts: T. Akyazili 15
Rebs: M. Houdart 11
Asts: T. Akyazili 3
Pts: M. Svoboda 16
Rebs: V. Pulpán 7
Asts: V. Pulpán 7
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Miloš Koljenšić (MNE), Arturas Sukys (LTU), Irakli Berishvili (GEO)

1st – 8th place playoffsEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
1 August 2014 – 18:30
 
 
  Croatia80
 
2 August 2014 – 20:45
 
  Spain55
 
  Croatia67
 
1 August 2014 – 20:45
 
  Turkey74
 
  Turkey78
 
3 August 2014 – 20:45
 
  Latvia53
 
  Turkey85
 
1 August 2014 – 16:15
 
  Serbia68
 
  Serbia83
 
2 August 2014 – 18:30
 
  Lithuania67
 
  Serbia60
 
1 August 2014 – 14:00
 
  Greece55 Third place
 
  Italy68
 
3 August 2014 – 18:30
 
  Greece85
 
  Croatia75
 
 
  Greece71
 
5–8th place bracket
 
5–8th place semifinalsFifth place
 
      
 
2 August 2014 – 16:15
 
 
  Spain83
 
3 August 2014 – 16:15
 
  Latvia78
 
  Spain68
 
2 August 2014 – 14:00
 
  Italy65
 
  Lithuania57
 
 
  Italy80
 
Seventh place
 
 
3 August 2014 – 14:00
 
 
  Latvia56
 
 
  Lithuania90

QuarterfinalsEdit

1 August 2014
14:00
Italy   68–85   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 11–20, 22–19, 20–19, 15–27
Pts: F. Mussini 24
Rebs: F. Mussini, L. Severini 5
Asts: 3 players tied with 2
Pts: V. Charalampopoulos 20
Rebs: V. Charalampopoulos 13
Asts: V. Charalampopoulos 4
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Miloš Koljenšić (MNE), Amit Balak (ISR), Nick Van den Broeck (BEL)
1 August 2014
16:15
Serbia   83–67   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 20–15, 21–15, 15–22, 27–15
Pts: V. Vučetić 19
Rebs: V. Vučetić 8
Asts: S. Peno 5
Pts: M. Varnas 12
Rebs: D. Sabonis 19
Asts: D. Sabonis 7
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Gentian Cici (ALB), Janusz Calik (POL), Ciprian Stoica (ROU)
1 August 2014
18:30
Croatia   80–55   Spain
Scoring by quarter: 24–12, 8–15, 23–12, 25–16
Pts: D. Bender 18
Rebs: 4 players tied with 10
Asts: L. Mazalin 7
Pts: M. Garcia 15
Rebs: Y. Sima 10
Asts: D. Gallardo 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Leandro Nicolas Lezcano (ARG), Mathieu Hosselet (FRA), Semen Ovinov (RUS)
1 August 2014
20:45
Turkey   78–53   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 19–14, 20–15, 19–8
Pts: F. Korkmaz 22
Rebs: E. Arar 10
Asts: B. Ugurlu 6
Pts: D. Cima 14
Rebs: R. Malmanis 7
Asts: E. Meznieks 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Paulo Marques (POR), Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Vanessa Ann Devlin (AUS)

SemifinalsEdit

2 August 2014
18:30
Serbia   60–55   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 11–14, 17–14, 18–12, 14–15
Pts: R. Đoković 21
Rebs: V. Vučetić 12
Asts: I. Đoković 4
Pts: D. Stamatis 22
Rebs: K. Mitoglou 10
Asts: D. Stamatis, V. Charalampopoulos 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Carlos Cortes (ESP), Leandro Nicolas Lezcano (ARG), Semen Ovinov (RUS)
2 August 2014
20:45
Croatia   67–74   Turkey
Scoring by quarter: 18–16, 12–15, 18–21, 19–22
Pts: M. Arapović 18
Rebs: M. Arapović 9
Asts: M. Arapović 5
Pts: E. Arar 14
Rebs: E. Arar 10
Asts: B. Ugurlu 7
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Gianluca Mattioli (ITA), Gentian Cici (ALB), Janusz Calik (POL)

Classification games for 5th – 8th placeEdit

2 August 2014
14:00
Lithuania   57–80   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 10–21, 10–20, 16–17, 21–22
Pts: D. Sabonis 23
Rebs: D. Sabonis 10
Asts: D. Sabonis, R. Miniotas 3
Pts: D. Flaccadori 27
Rebs: R. Cattapan 9
Asts: D. Flaccadori 6
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Ersan Kartal (TUR), Nikola Perlić (CRO), Mathieu Hosselet (FRA)
2 August 2014
16:15
Spain   83–78   Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 21–21, 18–23, 21–14, 23–20
Pts: M. Garcia 26
Rebs: Y. Sima 13
Asts: F. Alonso, J. Jimenez 5
Pts: E. Meznieks 26
Rebs: R. Malmanis, R. Lomazs 9
Asts: 3 players tied with 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Georgios Tanatzis (GRE), Miodrag Ličina (SRB), Pavel Fuska (SVK)

Final classification gamesEdit

Match for 15th placeEdit

3 August 2014
14:00
Poland   79–83   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 16–25, 22–18, 25–18, 16–22
Pts: G. Kulka 18
Rebs: M. Fatz, M. Konopatzki 8
Asts: A. Wlodarczyk 6
Pts: M. Houdart 22
Rebs: 3 players tied with 5
Asts: T. Akyazili 4
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Arturas Sukys (LTU), Pavel Fuska (SVK), Alakbar Hasanov (AZE)

Match for 13th placeEdit

3 August 2014
16:15
England   59–73   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 21–22, 10–20, 11–17, 17–14
Pts: J. D. Akodo 19
Rebs: D. Williams 8
Asts: J. D. Akodo 4
Pts: M. Svoboda 24
Rebs: D. Skranc 14
Asts: V. Pulpán 13
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Gentian Cici (ALB), Sergii Tyslenko (UKR)

Match for 11th placeEdit

3 August 2014
18:30
Montenegro   85–64   Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scoring by quarter: 22–19, 22–17, 20–13, 21–15
Pts: P. Popović 19
Rebs: Z. Nikolić 15
Asts: P. Popović 11
Pts: D. Hadžić 21
Rebs: E. Memić 5
Asts: N. Đedović 4
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Carlos Cortes (ESP), Janusz Calik (POL), Vanessa Ann Devlin (AUS)

Match for 9th placeEdit

3 August 2014
20:45
Russia   52–77   France
Scoring by quarter: 11–15, 13–17, 7–25, 21–20
Pts: A. Zuev 11
Rebs: M. Maleyko, I. Karpenkov 4
Asts: K. Pisklov 4
Pts: Y. Smock 19
Rebs: A. Kaba 9
Asts: I. Cordinier 7
Konya Municipality Sports Complex II, Konya
Referees: Georgios Tanatzis (GRE), Nikola Perlić (CRO), Andris Aunkrogers (LAT)

Match for 7th placeEdit

3 August 2014
14:00
Latvia   56–90   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 16–27, 10–15, 12–19, 18–29
Pts: R. Stradnieks 17
Rebs: R. Stradnieks 6
Asts: R. Birkans 4
Pts: R. Miniotas 20
Rebs: R. Miniotas 12
Asts: D. Sabonis, M. Normantas 5
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Ademir Zurapović (BIH), Gentian Cici (ALB), Sergii Tyslenko (UKR)

Match for 5th placeEdit

3 August 2014
16:15
Spain   68–65   Italy
Scoring by quarter: 17–18, 15–16, 21–14, 15–17
Pts: M. Garcia 26
Rebs: Y. Sima 18
Asts: F. Alonso 6
Pts: F. Mussini 15
Rebs: D. Flaccadori 7
Asts: F. Mussini 6
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Miloš Koljenšić (MNE), Ciprian Stoica (ROU), Irakli Berishvili (GEO)

Bronze medal matchEdit

3 August 2014
18:30
Croatia   75–71   Greece
Scoring by quarter: 11–19, 19–9, 24–24, 21–19
Pts: L. Mazalin, M. Arapović 24
Rebs: M. Arapović 16
Asts: D. Bender 10
Pts: V. Charalampopoulos 20
Rebs: V. Charalampopoulos 7
Asts: D. Stamatis 4
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Referees: Ersan Kartal (TUR), Paulo Marques (POR), Mathieu Hosselet (FRA)

FinalEdit

3 August 2014
20:45
Turkey   85–68   Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 25–11, 11–17, 32–18, 17–22
Pts: T. Geçim 18
Rebs: 4 players tied with 5
Asts: B. Uğurlu 7
Pts: S. Peno 13
Rebs: V. Vučetić, V. Marinković 6
Asts: I. Đoković 3
Konya Municipality Sports Complex, Konya
Attendance: 9 000
Referees: Leandro Nicolas Lezcano (ARG), Semen Ovinov (RUS), Amit Balak (ISR)

Final standingsEdit

Team qualified for the 2015 FIBA Under-19 World Championship
Team relegated to 2015 Division B

AwardsEdit

Most Valuable Player
  Egemen Güven

All-Tournament Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Europe 2014 youth championships draw". Archived from the original on 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2014-07-18.
  2. ^ a b Competition system[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit