Schedules & Scores
Women's Under 21 National Team
Last Game - U-20 women Eurobasket - Division B
Women's Under 21 National Team 45 - Sweden U20 Women 66
Age before beauty
Israel's U-20 national team escaped with a 75-73 win over the U-18 national team in the final day of the 3-day tournament. In the other game, Latvia's U-20 NT beat Italy's U-20 NT by the score of 74-68.
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Preparation Tournament: Israelis come up short
On the 2nd day of the tournament, the under-20 Israeli national team lost to Italy's U-20 NT in overtime, 80-81. Israel's under 18 NT was beaten by Latvia's U-20 NT, 76-83.
Friendly Tournament: U-20 lose, Seniors win
The under-20 Israeli National Team lost 42-53 tonight to Latvia's U-20 NT in the first day of the friendly tournament hosted in Israel. In the 2nd game of the day, the unofficial and short handed Israeli national team beat Italy's U-20 NT, 72-64.
Israel U-21 finish in 14th place
In their final game of the under-21 European Championships, the Israeli women's national team lost 58-77 to Ukraine and finished in 14th place. Karin Agassi topped the scorers list with 13 points. Russia beat Hungary in the finals, France won the bronze.
Staying in Division I
Israel faced Finland in a game deciding which team stays in DI and which team gets relegated. Israel led throughout the game before losing nearly the entire lead in the 3rd, and opening the 4th with a 17-1 run on its way to an 83-60 win. Merav Dori with 20 points and Shiran Zairy with 12 assists led Israel.
Do or die on Saturday
The under-21 Israeli national team cut a 16-point 4th quarter deficit to 1 but couldn't complete the comeback and suffered a very disappointing 65-72 loss to the Czech Republic. Israel will face Finland on Saturday in a decisive game: the loser gets relegated to D2.
Tough loss for Israel
Israel missed out a chance to clinch a place in the 9-12 spots with a loss to Latvia. Israel led for most of the game but Latvia got back in the game and won 69 - 64.
Israel cruises past Poland
Israel defeated Poland 77-61 in the first game of the 9-16 classification games. Merav Dori was the top scorer with 16 points. Israel faces Latvia tomorrow.
French too strong for Israel
In their 3rd game of the European Championships, the under-21 Israeli national team lost to the defending champions, 43 - 64. Israel doesn't move on the the 1/4 finals and will play for the 9-16 spots.
1/4 finals slipping away
Israel's under 21 National Team lost 68 - 75 to Ukraine and lost any real hope of making the 1/4 finals. Israel started out well but couldn't hold on. Nusel led the way again with 20 points. After Hungary shocked France, Israel could still make the 1/4 finals with a little more help.