2018 FIBA U20 European Championship Division B

The 2018 FIBA U20 European Championship Division B was the 14th edition of the Division B of the FIBA U20 European Championship, the second-tier level of the European Under-20 basketball championship. The tournament was played in Sofia, Bulgaria, from 13 to 22 July 2018.[1]

2018 FIBA U20 European Championship Division B
2018 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship Division B logo.png
Tournament details
Host countryBulgaria
CitySofia
Dates13–22 July
Teams22
Venue(s)3 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Poland (1st title)
Runners-up Slovenia
Third place Latvia
Fourth place Russia
Tournament statistics
MVPPoland Łukasz Kolenda
Top scorerAzerbaijan Endar Poladkhanli (24.9 ppg)
2017
2019

Participating teamsEdit

Group PhaseEdit

In the Group Phase the 22 participating teams are divided into two groups of six and two groups of five. Teams play five or four games within their group.[2]

All times are local (UTC+3).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification          
1   Latvia 4 4 0 315 201 +114 8 Quarterfinals 63–60 79–39 81–56 92–46
2   Belgium 4 3 1 277 230 +47 7 60–63 76–65 60–51 81–51
3   Macedonia 4 2 2 262 299 −37 6 9−16th classification 39–79 65–76 84–77 74–67
4   Belarus 4 1 3 273 287 −14 5 56–81 51–60 77–84 89–62
5   Azerbaijan 4 0 4 226 336 −110 4 17th−22nd classification 46–92 51–81 67–74 62–89
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification            
1   Slovenia 5 5 0 420 247 +173 10 Quarterfinals 73–52 55–50 86–52 71–49 135–44
2   Bulgaria (H) 5 4 1 355 298 +57 9 52–73 58–56 84–54 69–56 92–59
3   Estonia 5 3 2 355 282 +73 8 9−16th classification 50–55 56–58 85–58 73–71 91–40
4   Albania 5 2 3 380 392 −12 7 52–86 54–84 58–85 77–71 139–66
5   Slovakia 5 1 4 347 348 −1 6 17th−22nd classification 49–71 56–69 71–73 71–77 100–58
6   Moldova 5 0 5 267 557 −290 5 44–135 59–92 40–91 66–139 58–100
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
(H) Host.

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Russia 5 5 0 389 323 +66 10 Quarterfinals
2   Czech Republic 5 4 1 365 283 +82 9
3   Netherlands 5 3 2 313 262 +51 8 9−16th classification
4   Hungary 5 2 3 339 294 +45 7
5   Luxembourg 5 1 4 299 329 −30 6 17th−22nd classification
6   Armenia 5 0 5 248 462 −214 5
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.
13 July 2018
13:45
Armenia   62–75   Luxembourg
13 July 2018
16:00
Hungary   50–63   Czech Republic
St. George School Gym, Sofia
13 July 2016
18:15
Netherlands   63–73   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 14−12, 11−20, 17−21, 21−20
Pts: Van Eyck 11
Rebs: Enaruna 8
Asts: Van Oostrum 5
Pts: Motovilov 24
Rebs: Khomenko 7
Asts: Tonoyan 7
Triaditza Hall, Sofia
Referees: Charalampos Karakatsounis (GRE), Valentin Oliot (FRA), Kristaps Konstantinovs (LAT)

14 July 2018
13:45
Russia   69–68   Hungary
Scoring by quarter: 21−15, 16−11, 18−23, 14−19
Pts: Motovilov 26
Rebs: Tikhonenko 5
Asts: Motovilov 5
Pts: Németh, Pápai 12
Rebs: Völgyi 6
Asts: Kerpel-Fronius, Völgyi 2
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Luis Lopes (POR), Ivan Miličević (BIH), Nikolay Tsintsarski (BUL)
14 July 2018
18:15
Luxembourg   47–66   Netherlands
St. George School Gym, Sofia
14 July 2016
20:30
Czech Republic   99–46   Armenia
St. George School Gym, Sofia

15 July 2018
16:00
Armenia   54–97   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 12−18, 2−17, 24−30, 16−32
Pts: Zohrabian 10
Rebs: four players 4
Asts: Koyumjan 4
Pts: Tonoyan, Toure 16
Rebs: Mikheev 9
Asts: Akhmedov 10
St. George School Gym, Sofia
Referees: Siniša Prpa (SRB), Erion Hoxhaj (ALB), Ivan Mijalkovski (MKD)
15 July 2018
16:00
Czech Republic   63–53   Luxembourg
Triaditza Hall, Sofia
15 July 2018
20:30
Hungary   42–50   Netherlands

17 July 2018
16:00
Russia   85–76   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 14−15, 20−17, 25−21, 26−23
Pts: Andrianov 15
Rebs: Klyuev 6
Asts: Andrianov, Tonoyan 4
Pts: Nábělek 21
Rebs: Kozák 9
Asts: Kozák 5
Triaditza Hall, Sofia
Referees: Vilius Mačiulaitis (LTU), Sebastián Negrón (CHI), Chess van Looy (BEL)
17 July 2018
18:15
Luxembourg   62–73   Hungary
Triaditza Hall, Sofia
17 July 2018
20:30
Netherlands   85–36   Armenia
Triaditza Hall, Sofia

18 July 2018
13:45
Russia   65–62   Luxembourg
Scoring by quarter: 17−16, 25−8, 11−23, 12−15
Pts: Motovilov 13
Rebs: Khomenko, Toure 7
Asts: Akhmedov 6
Pts: Andjelkovic 23
Rebs: Andjelkovic 7
Asts: Lessel 3
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Oskars Lucis (LAT), Nikolay Tsintsarski (BUL), Aleksandar Davidov (MKD)
18 July 2018
18:15
Armenia   50–106   Hungary
18 July 2018
20:30
Czech Republic   64–49   Netherlands

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification          
1   Poland 4 4 0 304 240 +64 8 Quarterfinals 81–66 59–58 93–63 71–53
2   Finland 4 3 1 304 241 +63 7 66–81 71–56 83–59 84–45
3   Georgia 4 2 2 261 269 −8 6 9−16th classification 58–59 56–71 66–62 81–77
4   Portugal 4 1 3 260 309 −49 5 63–93 59–83 62–66 76–67
5   Kosovo 4 0 4 242 312 −70 4 17th−22nd classification 53–71 45–84 77–81 67–76
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

17th−22nd classificationEdit

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts      
1   Slovakia 2 2 0 209 127 +82 4 109–69 100–58
2   Azerbaijan 2 1 1 190 165 +25 3 69–109 121–56
3   Moldova 2 0 2 114 221 −107 2 58–100 56–121
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts      
1   Kosovo 2 2 0 160 130 +30 4 73–67 87–63
2   Luxembourg 2 1 1 142 135 +7 3 67–73 75–62
3   Armenia 2 0 2 125 162 −37 2 63–87 62–75
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head results; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

21st place gameEdit

22 July 2018
13:45
Moldova   66–75   Armenia
St. George School Gym, Sofia

19th place gameEdit

22 July 2018
16:00
Azerbaijan   73–92   Luxembourg
St. George School Gym, Sofia

17th place gameEdit

22 July 2018
18:15
Slovakia   82–73   Kosovo
St. George School Gym, Sofia

9−16th classificationEdit

BracketEdit

  13th place (22 July) 13−16th place semifinals (21 July) 9−16th place quarterfinals (20 July) 9−12th place semifinals (21 July) 9th place (22 July)
                                               
     A3    Macedonia  77  
     B4    Albania  69  
   B4    Albania  44        A3    Macedonia  34  
   D3    Georgia  104        C4    Hungary  57  
   D3    Georgia  54
     C4    Hungary  65  
   D3    Georgia  88        C4    Hungary  60
   B3    Estonia  64        D4    Portugal  67
     B3    Estonia  53  
       A4    Belarus  66  
 B3    Estonia  56        A4    Belarus  64
  15th place (22 July)      C3    Netherlands  54        D4    Portugal  71     11th place (22 July)
   B4    Albania  48    C3    Netherlands  51    A3    Macedonia  73
   C3    Netherlands  78      D4    Portugal  65      A4    Belarus  83

Final roundEdit

BracketEdit

  Fifth place (22 July) 5–8th place semifinals (21 July) Quarterfinals (20 July) Semifinals (21 July) Final (22 July)
                                               
     A1    Latvia  77  
     B2    Bulgaria  57  
   B2    Bulgaria  53        A1    Latvia  62  
   C2    Czech Republic  60        D1    Poland (OT)  66  
   D1    Poland  91
     C2    Czech Republic  70  
   C2    Czech Republic  72        D1    Poland  71
   D2    Finland  87        B1    Slovenia  60
     B1    Slovenia  64  
       A2    Belgium  52  
 A2    Belgium  58        B1    Slovenia  60
  Seventh place (22 July)      D2    Finland  69        C1    Russia  50     Third place (22 July)
   B2    Bulgaria  64    C1    Russia  78    A1    Latvia  76
   A2    Belgium  52      D2    Finland  71      C1    Russia  62

QuarterfinalsEdit

20 July 2018
13:45
Slovenia   64–52   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 20−3, 10−13, 15−17, 19−19
Pts: Škedelj 20
Rebs: Macura 8
Asts: Macura, Strmčnik 3
Pts: Snyers 13
Rebs: Lambrecht 10
Asts: Peeters, Snyers 2
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Vilius Mačiulaitis (LTU), Oskars Lucis (LAT), Petr Hrůša (CZE)
20 July 2018
16:00
Russia   78–71   Finland
Scoring by quarter: 16−24, 17−16, 25−9, 20−22
Pts: Motovilov 23
Rebs: Popov 10
Asts: Andrianov, Motovilov 3
Pts: Gustavson, Maxhuni 17
Rebs: Nyman 6
Asts: Maxhuni 11
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Luis Lopes (POR), Luka Kardum (CRO), Valentin Oliot (FRA)
20 July 2018
18:15
  Latvia 77–57   Bulgaria
Scoring by quarter: 18−15, 22−13, 24−14, 13−15
Pts: Strautiņš 23
Rebs: Strautiņš 11
Asts: Zoriks 6
Pts: Minchev 10
Rebs: Alipiev 8
Asts: L. Dimitrov 4
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Charalampos Karakatsounis (GRE), Gentian Cici (ALB), Sebastián Negrón (CHI)
20 July 2018
20:30
Poland   91–70   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 23−17, 27−18, 16−25, 25−10
Pts: Rutkowski 17
Rebs: Bogucki 13
Asts: Kolenda 6
Pts: Tůma 16
Rebs: Kolář, Kozák 7
Asts: Tůma 5
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Zafer Yılmaz (TUR), Johannes Sarekoski (FIN), Siniša Prpa (SRB)

5–8th place semifinalsEdit

21 July 2018
13:45
Belgium   58–69   Finland
Scoring by quarter: 20−19, 21−20, 3−16, 14−14
Pts: Lambrecht 15
Rebs: Lambrecht 14
Asts: Snyers 5
Pts: Maxhuni 16
Rebs: Nyman 6
Asts: Valtonen 3
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Oskars Lucis (LAT), Ivan Miličević (BIH), Sebastián Negrón (CHI)
21 July 2018
16:00
Bulgaria   53–60   Czech Republic
Scoring by quarter: 12−17, 10−15, 18−13, 13−15
Pts: Minchev 18
Rebs: Alipiev, Minchev 7
Asts: L. Dimitrov 5
Pts: Kolář 16
Rebs: Kotásek, Štafl 7
Asts: Kolář 3
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Anton Makhlin (RUS), Marek Maliszewski (POL), Kristaps Konstantinovs (LAT)

SemifinalsEdit

21 July 2018
18:15
Latvia   62–66 (OT)   Poland
Scoring by quarter: 7−14, 11−15, 14−17, 22−8, Overtime: 8−12
Pts: Strautiņš 17
Rebs: Blumbergs 14
Asts: Zoriks, Zotovs 4
Pts: Kolenda 20
Rebs: Bogucki 18
Asts: Kobel 7
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Zafer Yılmaz (TUR), Gentian Cici (ALB), Charalampos Karakatsounis (GRE)
21 July 2018
20:30
Slovenia   60–50   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 18−12, 7−12, 16−16, 19−10
Pts: Macura 19
Rebs: Macura 19
Asts: Bratec 6
Pts: Motovilov 26
Rebs: Andrianov, Lopatin 7
Asts: Khomenko 3
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Luka Kardum (CRO), Luis Lopes (POR), Vilius Mačiulaitis (LTU)

Seventh place gameEdit

22 July 2018
13:45
Bulgaria   64–52   Belgium
Scoring by quarter: 19–12, 19–10, 13–15, 13–15
Pts: Minchev 25
Rebs: Minchev, Vasov 7
Asts: L. Dimitrov 5
Pts: Buysschaert 15
Rebs: Buysschaert 8
Asts: Mortant 4
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Luis Lopes (POR), Johannes Sarekoski (FIN), Ivan Mijalkovski (MKD)

Fifth place gameEdit

22 July 2018
16:00
Czech Republic   72–87   Finland
Scoring by quarter: 14–23, 24–17, 15–25, 19–22
Pts: Kozák 13
Rebs: Kolář 6
Asts: Tůma 5
Pts: Valtonen 16
Rebs: Kaukiainen, Nyman 7
Asts: Kaukiainen 10
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Charalampos Karakatsounis (GRE), Chess van Looy (BEL), Aleksandar Davidov (MKD)

Third place gameEdit

22 July 2018
18:15
Latvia   76–62   Russia
Scoring by quarter: 16–20, 24–18, 20–10, 16–14
Pts: Strautiņš 24
Rebs: Blumbergs 13
Asts: Zoriks 8
Pts: Khomenko 13
Rebs: Klyuev 8
Asts: Klyuev, Motovilov 2
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Referees: Zafer Yılmaz (TUR), Vilius Mačiulaitis (LTU), Siniša Prpa (SRB)

FinalEdit

22 July 2018
20:30
Poland   71–60   Slovenia
Scoring by quarter: 19–19, 14–13, 22–15, 16–13
Pts: Kolenda 19
Rebs: Gołębiowski 10
Asts: Kobel 5
Pts: Bratec 20
Rebs: Macura 9
Asts: Strmčnik 6
Universiada Hall, Sofia
Attendance: 400
Referees: Luka Kardum (CRO), Oskars Lucis (LAT), Nikolay Tsintsarski (BUL)

Final standingsEdit

Team promoted to 2019 Division A
Rank Team Record
    Poland 7–0
    Slovenia 7–1
    Latvia 6–1
4   Russia 6–2
5   Finland 5–2
6   Czech Republic 5–3
7   Bulgaria 5–3
8   Belgium 3–4
9   Portugal 4–3
10   Hungary 4–4
11   Belarus 3–4
12   Macedonia 3–4
13   Georgia 4–3
14   Estonia 4–4
15   Netherlands 4–4
16   Albania 2–6
17   Slovakia 3–4
18   Kosovo 2–5
19   Luxembourg 2–5
20   Azerbaijan 1–6
21   Armenia 1–6
22   Moldova 0–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIBA Europe Board confirms hosts for 2018 national team events". FIBA.basketball. 4 December 2017.
  2. ^ "22 -Team FE Competition System" (PDF). FIBA.basketball.

External linksEdit