EuroBasket 1965

The 1965 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1965, was the 14th FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

EuroBasket 1965
Tournament details
Host countrySoviet Union
Dates30 May – 10 June
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Soviet Union (8th title)
Runners-up Yugoslavia
Third place Poland
Fourth place Italy
Tournament statistics
MVPSoviet Union Modestas Paulauskas
Top scorerSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radivoj Korać
(21.9 points per game)
1963
1967

VenuesEdit

Moscow Tbilisi
Palace of Sports
of the Central Lenin Stadium

Capacity 15 000
Tbilisi Sports Palace
Capacity 11 000
   

ResultsEdit

First round

Group A – Moscow

  Hungary   Israel 49–60
  Finland   Romania 61–85
  East Germany   Czechoslovakia 55–73
  Soviet Union   Italy 87–48
  East Germany   Finland 51–51 aet. 59–63
  Hungary   Romania 52–76
  Soviet Union   Israel 88–50
  Italy   Czechoslovakia 78–69
  Israel   Romania 59–57
  Italy   Finland 59–60
  Hungary   East Germany 55–56
  Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia 79–74
  Israel   East Germany 56–55
  Czechoslovakia   Finland 68–40
  Italy   Hungary 66–64
  Soviet Union   Romania 62–60
  Czechoslovakia   Hungary 77–53
  Israel   Italy 47–68
  Soviet Union   Finland 89–52
  Romania   East Germany 55–59
  Czechoslovakia   Israel 61–61 aet. 71–69
  Romania   Italy 73–73 aet. 75–81
  Soviet Union   East Germany 65–41
  Finland   Hungary 67–46
  Finland   Israel 51–52
  Romania   Czechoslovakia 59–90
  East Germany   Italy 64–87
  Soviet Union   Hungary 76–45
Pos. Team Matches Wins Losses Results Points Diff.
1.   Soviet Union 7 7 0 546:370 14 +176
2.   Italy 7 5 2 487:466 10 +21
3.   Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 522:443 10 +79
4.   Israel 7 4 3 395:439 8 −46
5.   Finland 7 3 4 394:458 6 −64
6.   East Germany 7 2 5 389:454 4 −65
7.   Romania 7 2 5 477:464 4 +13
8.   Hungary 7 0 7 364:478 0 −114

Group B – Tbilisi

  Bulgaria   West Germany 74–57
  Sweden   Greece 69–71
  Yugoslavia   France 80–54
  Poland   Spain 82–57
  Spain   West Germany 86–58
  Bulgaria   Sweden 113–56
  Yugoslavia   Greece 76–68
  Poland   France 72–53
  France   Greece 63–64
  Poland   West Germany 92–64
  Spain   Sweden 78–74
  Yugoslavia   Bulgaria 89–69
  West Germany   Sweden 72–49
  France   Bulgaria 67–70
  Poland   Greece 74–62
  Spain   Yugoslavia 65–113
  Poland   Sweden 83–41
  West Germany   Yugoslavia 56–115
  Greece   Bulgaria 65–59
  France   Spain 77–90
  West Germany   France 47–74
  Sweden   Yugoslavia 46–91
  Greece   Spain 89–82
  Poland   Bulgaria 75–63
  Greece   West Germany 81–72
  Sweden   France 61–90
  Bulgaria   Spain 79–56
  Poland   Yugoslavia 69–78
Pos. Team Matches Wins Losses Results Points Diff.
1.   Yugoslavia 7 7 0 642:427 14 +215
2.   Poland 7 6 1 547:418 12 +129
3.   Greece 7 5 2 500:495 10 +5
4.   Bulgaria 7 4 3 527:465 8 +62
5.   Spain 7 3 4 514:572 6 −58
6.   France 7 2 5 478:484 4 −6
7.   West Germany 7 1 6 426:571 2 −145
8.   Sweden 7 0 7 396:598 0 −202

Places 13 – 16Edit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  Sweden   Romania 60–86
  West Germany   Hungary 53–52

Places 9 – 12Edit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  France   Finland 52–42
  Spain   East Germany 69–69 aet. 76–78

Places 5 – 8Edit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  Bulgaria   Czechoslovakia 77–70
  Greece   Israel 67–69

Places 1 – 4Edit

Team 1 Team 2 Res.
  Poland   Soviet Union 61–75
  Yugoslavia   Italy 83–82

FinalsEdit

Placement Team 1 Team 2 Res.
15th place   Sweden   Hungary 66–79
13th place   Romania   West Germany 74–63
11th place   Finland   Spain 58–65
9th place   France   East Germany 66–57
7th place   Czechoslovakia   Greece 116–71
5th place   Bulgaria   Israel 63–51
3rd place   Poland   Italy 86–70
Final   Soviet Union   Yugoslavia 58–49


 1965 FIBA EuroBasket Champions  
 
Soviet Union
8th title

Final rankingsEdit

  1.   Soviet Union
  2.   Yugoslavia
  3.   Poland
  4.   Italy
  5.   Bulgaria
  6.   Israel
  7.   Czechoslovakia
  8.   Greece
  9.   France
  10.   East Germany
  11.   Spain
  12.   Finland
  13.   Romania
  14.   West Germany
  15.   Hungary
  16.   Sweden

AwardsEdit

1965 FIBA EuroBasket MVP: Modestas Paulauskas (  Soviet Union)

Team rostersEdit

  1. Soviet Union: Gennadi Volnov, Modestas Paulauskas, Jaak Lipso, Armenak Alachachian, Aleksander Travin, Aleksander Petrov, Zurab Sakandelidze, Viacheslav Khrinin, Visvaldis Eglitis, Nikolai Baglei, Nikolai Sushak, Amiran Skhiereli (Coach: Alexander Gomelsky)
  2. Yugoslavia: Radivoj Korać, Ivo Daneu, Petar Skansi, Slobodan Gordić, Trajko Rajković, Josip Đerđa, Nemanja Đurić, Vital Eiselt, Miloš Bojović, Dragan Kovačić, Zvonko Petričević, Dragoslav Ražnatović (Coach: Aleksandar Nikolić)
  3. Poland: Mieczyslaw Lopatka, Bohdan Likszo, Andrzej Pstrokonski, Janusz Wichowski, Zbigniew Dregier, Kazimierz Frelkiewicz, Edward Grzywna, Wieslaw Langiewicz, Czeslaw Malec, Stanislaw Olejniczak, Andrzej Perka, Jerzy Piskun (Coach: Witold Zagórski)
  4. Italy: Massimo Masini, Giambattista Cescutti, Ottorino Flaborea, Gabriele Vianello, Sauro Bufalini, Gianfranco Lombardi, Giusto Pellanera, Massimo Cosmelli, Franco Bertini, Guido Carlo Gatti, Sandro Spinetti (Coach: Carmine "Nello" Paratore)