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2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship

2002 EuroBasket Under-20
6th FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Lithuania
Dates July 26 - August 4, 2002
Teams 12 (from 1 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Greece (1st title)
MVP Nikolaos Zisis
Tournament leaders
Players Teams
Points Popović (25.0)  Croatia (88.8)
Rebounds Krstić (11.3)  Lithuania (43.5)
Assists Popović (7.1)  Greece (16.8)
Official website
Official website (archive)
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The 2002 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship (known at that time as 2002 European Championship for Young Men) was the sixth edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship. The cities of Kaunas, Alytus and Vilnius, in Lithuania, hosted the tournament. Greece won their first title.

Contents

  • Teams 1
  • Squads 2
  • Qualification 3
  • Preliminary round 4
    • Group A 4.1
    • Group B 4.2
  • Knockout stage 5
    • 9th–12th playoffs 5.1
    • Championship 5.2
      • 5th–8th playoffs 5.2.1
  • Final standings 6
  • References 7

Teams

Squads

Qualification

Preliminary round

The twelve teams were allocated in two groups of six teams each.

     Team advanced to Quarterfinals
     Team competed in 9th-12th playoffs

Group A

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Slovenia 5 4 1 404 408 9
 FR Yugoslavia 5 4 1 426 383 9
 Greece 5 3 2 469 412 8
 Lithuania 5 2 3 389 399 7
 Italy 5 2 3 415 429 7
 Turkey 5 0 5 381 453 5
26 July 2002
Turkey  89–91  Slovenia Kaunas
Lithuania  68–79  FR Yugoslavia Kaunas
Italy  82–81  Greece Kaunas
27 July 2002
FR Yugoslavia  90–87  Turkey Kaunas
Greece  104–93  Lithuania Kaunas
Slovenia  100–84  Italy Kaunas
28 July 2002
Greece  89–93  FR Yugoslavia Kaunas
Lithuania  64–67  Slovenia Kaunas
Italy  100–68  Turkey Kaunas
30 July 2002
Slovenia  71–100  Greece Kaunas
Turkey  64–77  Lithuania Kaunas
FR Yugoslavia  93–64  Italy Kaunas
31 July 2002
Greece  95–73  Turkey Kaunas
Lithuania  87–85  Italy Kaunas
Slovenia  75–71  FR Yugoslavia Kaunas

Group B

Team Pld W L PF PA Pts
 Russia 5 4 1 429 380 9
 Croatia 5 4 1 454 427 9
 Spain 5 3 2 377 349 8
 France 5 3 2 389 398 8
 Ukraine 5 1 4 377 404 6
 Israel 5 0 5 331 399 5
26 July 2002
Israel  64–76  Ukraine Alytus
Russia  100–93  Croatia Alytus
Spain  89–53  France Alytus
27 July 2002
Croatia  95–76  Israel Alytus
France  88–75  Russia Alytus
Ukraine  71–75  Spain Alytus
28 July 2002
France  84–91  Croatia Alytus
Russia  89–69  Ukraine Alytus
Spain  64–61  Israel Alytus
30 July 2002
Ukraine  72–84  France Alytus
Israel  59–84  Russia Alytus
Croatia  83–78  Spain Alytus
31 July 2002
France  80–71  Israel Alytus
Russia  81–71  Spain Alytus
Ukraine  89–92  Croatia Alytus

Knockout stage

9th–12th playoffs

Playoffs Ninth place
August 2, Vilnius
  Italy  67  
  Israel  75  
 
August 3, Vilnius
      Israel  73
    Turkey  79
Eleventh place
August 2, Vilnius August 3, Vilnius
  Turkey  101   Italy  90
  Ukraine  98     Ukraine  77

Championship

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                   
August 2, Vilnius        
  Croatia  80
August 3, Vilnius
  Greece  81  
  Greece  79
August 2, Vilnius
    France  70  
  France  84
August 4, Vilnius
  Slovenia  73  
  Greece  77
August 2, Vilnius
    Spain  73
  FR Yugoslavia  71
August 3, Vilnius
  Spain  72  
  Spain  86 Third place
August 2, Vilnius
    Russia  81  
  Russia  83   France  95
  Lithuania  75     Russia  78
August 4, Vilnius

5th–8th playoffs

Playoffs Fifth place
August 3, Vilnius
  Croatia  88  
  Slovenia  90  
 
August 4, Vilnius
      Slovenia  74
    Lithuania  78
Seventh place
August 3, Vilnius August 4, Vilnius
  FR Yugoslavia  71   Croatia  89
  Lithuania  72     FR Yugoslavia  105
 2002 FIBA Europe U-20 Championship 

Greece
First title

Final standings

Rank Team
 Greece
 Spain
 France
4th  Russia
5th  Lithuania
6th  Slovenia
7th  FR Yugoslavia
8th  Croatia
9th  Turkey
10th  Israel
11th  Italy
12th  Ukraine

References

  • FIBA Archive
  • FIBA Europe Archive
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