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2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group H

Group H of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup was the group stage of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup for Canada, Senegal, Lithuania and Australia. Each team played each other once, for a total of three games per team, with all games played at Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan.[1] After all of the games were played, the top two teams with the best records qualified for the Second round and the bottom two teams played in the Classification Round.[2]

TeamsEdit

Team Qualification Appearance Best performance FIBA World Ranking
As Date Last Total Streak
  Canada Americas Second Round Group F Top 3 3 December 2018 2010 14 1 6th place (1978, 1982) 23
  Senegal African Second Round Group F Top 2 22 February 2019 2014 5 2 14th place (1978) 37
  Lithuania European Second Round Group J Top 3 17 September 2018 2014 5 4 3rd place (2010) 6
  Australia Asian Second Round Group F Top 3 30 November 2018 2014 12 4 5th place (1982, 1994) 11

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification
1   Australia 3 3 0 276 242 +34 6 Second round
2   Lithuania 3 2 1 275 203 +72 5
3   Canada 3 1 2 243 260 −17 4 17th–32nd Classification
4   Senegal 3 0 3 175 264 −89 3
Source: FIBA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

GamesEdit

All times are local (UTC+8).

Canada vs. AustraliaEdit

This was sixth game between Canada and Australia in the World Cup. The Australians won the last match-up in 1998. The Canadians won in the 2000 Olympics, the last competitive game between the two teams.

1 September 2019
15:30
Canada   92–108   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 20–29, 20–23, 37–24, 15–32
Pts: Birch 18
Rebs: Ejim 6
Asts: Pangos 8
Pts: Dellavedova 24
Rebs: Bogut 9
Asts: Ingles 10
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Attendance: 9,930
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Alexis Mercado (PUR), Gentian Cici (ALB)

Senegal vs. LithuaniaEdit

This was the first competitive game between Senegal and Lithuania.

1 September 2019
19:30
Senegal   47–101   Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 10–27, 11–21, 12–29, 14–24
Pts: three players 8
Rebs: M. Faye 5
Asts: M. Faye 4
Pts: three players 13
Rebs: Valančiūnas 11
Asts: Kalnietis 8
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Attendance: 7,008
Referees: Saverio Lanzarini (ITA), Leandro Zalazar (ARG), Martin Horozov (BUL)

Australia vs. SenegalEdit

This was the first game between Australia and Senegal in the World Cup. The Australians won in the 1980 Olympics, the last competitive game between the two teams.

3 September 2019
15:30
Australia   81–68   Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 18–16, 18–17, 24–17, 21–18
Pts: Mills 22
Rebs: Ingles 10
Asts: Ingles 9
Pts: Dalmeida 14
Rebs: Ndoye 10
Asts: Dalmeida 4
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Attendance: 3,700
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Leandro Zalazar (ARG), Carlos Peralta (ECU)

Lithuania vs. CanadaEdit

This was the second game between Lithuania and Canada in the World Cup. The Lithuanians won the first match-up in 2010, the last competitive game between the two teams.

3 September 2019
19:30
Lithuania   92–69   Canada
Scoring by quarter: 24–14, 22–22, 24–18, 22–15
Pts: Ulanovas 15
Rebs: Sabonis, Valančiūnas 8
Asts: Kalnietis 6
Pts: Wiltjer 24
Rebs: three players 4
Asts: Pangos 8
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Attendance: 6,801
Referees: Saverio Lanzarini (ITA), Gentian Cici (ALB), Martin Horozov (BUL)

Canada vs. SenegalEdit

This was the third game between Canada and Senegal in the World Cup. The Canadians won the last match-up in 1998. The Canadians also won in the 2016 FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament, the last competitive game between the two teams.

5 September 2019
15:30
Canada   82–60   Senegal
Scoring by quarter: 11–22, 22–10, 26–14, 23–14
Pts: Joseph 24
Rebs: Birch 10
Asts: Pangos 5
Pts: M. Faye 14
Rebs: Ndour 12
Asts: Dalmeida 7
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Referees: Saverio Lanzarini (ITA), Martin Horozov (BUL), Carlos Peralta (ECU)

Lithuania vs. AustraliaEdit

This was the fourth game between Lithuania and Australia in the World Cup. The Australians won the last match-up in 2014. The Australians also won in the 2016 Olympics, the last competitive game between the two teams.

5 September 2019
19:30
Lithuania   82–87   Australia
Scoring by quarter: 19–27, 22–25, 19–16, 22–19
Pts: Grigonis 19
Rebs: Valančiūnas 7
Asts: Sabonis 4
Pts: Mills 23
Rebs: Baynes 13
Asts: Ingles 8
Dongfeng Nissan Cultural and Sports Centre, Dongguan
Referees: Jorge Vázquez (PUR), Leandro Zalazar (ARG), Alexis Mercado (PUR)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Procedure for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw". FIBA. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Star-studded FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw completed in Shenzhen". fiba.basketball. 16 March 2019. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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