Slovenia Comeback Beats Israel For Fifth // 15 July 2007

Israel blew a 20-point lead over the final 16 minutes and allowed co-hosts Slovenia to claim fifth place at the U20 European Championship Men with a 90-81 victory.

Matej Krusic scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead six Slovenians in double figures with Emir Preldzic also scoring 16 points and Rok Perko chipping in 14 off the bench.

Bulgaria No Match For Slovenia // 14 July 2007

Slovenia brushed aside their disappointment of not reaching the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men and advanced to the game for fifth place with a 79-59 victory over Bulgaria.

Gasper Vidmar scored 23 points and Emir Preldzic had 20 while Matej Krusic chipped in 14 points off the bench for the co-hosts Slovenia, who will play Israel on Sunday for fifth place.

Russia Break Slovenia Hearts // 12 July 2007
There will not be a semi-final or final between the co-hosts Italy and Slovenia after Russia knocked off the Slovenians 63-55 to book their spot in Saturday's semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men.

Russia's defence held Slovenia scoreless over the final five possessions and forced 23 turnovers in the game while Petr Gubanov provided a crucial offensive spark off the bench for the victory in the final game in Group E.

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08.07.2007 Group A: Slovenia Top, Serbia Take Second From France
08.07.2007 Slovenia Use Event to Work Out Future Stars
07.07.2007 Group A: Slovenia Outwit France, Serbia Outclass Hungary
06.07.2007 Group A: Slovenia Outgun Serbia, France Top Hungary
No Name Pos. Height
Ilija Gavric PF 1.99
Uros Globovnik SF 1.96
Borut Grusovnik C 2.09
Tadej Horvat G 1.92
Bojan Krivec PG 1.85
Luka Lapornik SG 1.95
Miha Markic SF 1.98
Ziga Pihlar SF 1.97
Jaka Pticak SF 1.98
Semir Smajlovic C 2.09
Boban Tomic G 1.89
Rene Zvan PG 1.81
4 Rok Perko PG 1.80
5 Emir Preldzic SF 2.04
6 Aljosa Kristo SG 1.91
7 Jan Mocnik PG 1.76
8 Jaka Klobucar SG 1.94
9 Dejan Mlakar SG 1.91
10 Klemen Lorbek SG 1.98
11 Drago Brcina PF 2.05
12 Tadej Kostomaj G 1.87
13 Matej Krusic C 2.10
14 Dejan Cigoja PF 2.02
15 Gasper Vidmar C 2.08
Head Coach Miro Alilovic
Assistant Coaches Bojan Lazic ,
Luka Bassin


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