Dasic Leads Montenegro To Historic Title // 15 July 2007
Montenegro rode a dominant opening period to beat Ukraine 89-68 at the U20 European Championship Men Division B and claim their first trophy since independence.
The Montenegrins jumped out to a 26-5 lead after the first 10 minutes and never looked back.
Montenegro, Ukraine Storm Into Final Showdown // 15 July 2007
Ukraine and Montenegro won their respective semi-finals on Saturday in Warsaw to advance to the title game of the U20 European Championship for Men, Division B.
Ukraine remained unbeaten with an 80-56 mauling of Germany, while Montenegro thrashed Finland 83-53.
Ukraine Perfect On Way To Semis // 12 July 2007
Ukraine progressed to the semi-finals of the U20 European Championship Men Division B with a 100% Group F record after a thumping 93-67 victory over Finland on Thursday.
Oleksandr Kolchenko and Yuriy Lokhmanchuk led the way for the winners with 21 points apiece.
Ukraine See Off Great Britain // 11 July 2007
Ukraine improved their record to 2-0 in Group F of the U20 European Championship Men Division B on Wednesday thanks to a 79-73 victory against Great Britain.
The Ukrainians blew open a tight qualifying round game with an 18-3 run either side of half-time and never looked troubled despite a late rally from the British.
Montenegro Maintain Winning Ways // 09 July 2007
Montenegro kept up their positive start to the Under 20 European Championship Division B by beating Czech Republic 88-66.
Vladimir Dasic was again the star of the show, contributing 29 points and eight rebounds to the victory, maintaining his position as joint-top average points-scorer in the tournament so far.
Montenegro Earn Historic Win // 07 July 2007
Montenegro earned a historic first win in official European Competition when they defeated Germany 74-72 in their opening game of the U20 European Championships Men Division B in Warsaw.
Vladimir Dasic led his team to victory with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Progress Report On The Top 2006 U20 Players // 26 April 2007
Looking around Europe this week, I noticed that Ernstes Kalve (pictured) underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and it's questionable if the talent wing prospect will be available for the Latvian Basketball Federation this summer - either at EuroBasket 2007 or the U20 European Championship.
And it spurned a thought. Kalve was coming off a great summer at the 2006 U20 European Championship, where he averaged a tournament high 20.5 points per game to go along with 6.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.6 steals.