Spain68-54

25-13, 13-14, 17-8, 13-19

Romania

 

Date: 11.07.2012, 20:45hGroup:  DVenue:   Arganda del Rey (ESP) Spectators: 1800
Referees:  Haydn Jones (WAL), Piotr Pastusiak (POL), Paulo Marques (POR)
TEAM LEADERS
Spain Romania
Cristina Ouvina (11)PtsElisabeth Pavel (22)
Cindy Lima (16)RebAnita Meszaros (8)
Lucila Pascua (3)ASAnnemarie Parau (5)
Laia Palau (3)STCristiana Cutas (2), Gabriela Marginean (2)
BSCristiana Cutas (1)

GAME REPORT

11.07.2012
Spain Reign Against Romania
15. Anna Cruz (Spain)
Anna Cruz had nine points in a balanced Spain offense

Spain ended their EuroBasket Women Qualification Round campaign with a 68-54 home victory over Romania.

Point guard Cristina Ouvina led a balanced attack with 11 points and Marta Xargay added 10 as Spain beat the Romanians for the second time this summer.

Already assured of a second-place finish in Group D, Spain trailed early on against Romania but went on a 9-0 run to lead 16-9.

Anna Cruz had five points in that spurt for Spain.

The hosts ended up going in front 25-11 and stayed comfortably ahead for the remainder of the contest.

Spain out-rebounded Romania, 60-50, and would have been more convincing winners had they not struggled at the free-throw line.

Lucas Mondelo's side made just 14 of 24 at the charity stripe.

Their three-point shooting was excellent, however.

Elisa Aguilar made three shots from long range and the team hit 10 of 20 attempts.

While Spain improved to 6-2, Romania dropped to 2-5.

The Romanians will finish their Qualification Round with a game against Bulgaria on Saturday.

COACH QUOTES

11.07.2012
Spain vs. Romania

Spain head coach Lucas Mondelo
"We're satisfied because the goal was qualifying for EuroBasket Women 2013. The team knew how to be competitive, has faced strong rivals, and young players have gone a step ahead. Next year, at EuroBasket Women 2013, the goal is to be competitive, seize the moment, let the players return to their clubs and have a good planning. We have also to recuperate players that, for various reasons, they haven't been with us. There are wishes to do it well and with quality."

Spain center Cindy Lima
"I've felt so fit to take rebounds and I knew what I had to do. This kind of format is difficult, it has been watched that we've paid it. This is not our basketball. We've had problems to adjust to a basketball like we've played."

Romania player Elisabeth Pavel
"It was a really good game. We played good and we've made some mistakes. If we can eliminate these small mistakes we can be even better. It doesn't matter if we have chances or not to qualify for EuroBasket Women 2013. We'll thrill every game, we'll be competitive and we'll play good. We're a young team and we can improve in these games and these qualifiers are good for us. So we'll improve a lot. And for next year, and even in two years, I think we'll be better thanks to these games."

Romania head coach Dan Fleseriu
"It was a tough game for us. There are big differences individually between the two teams and we could see a lot of them. We had a lot of turnovers, but I have to say that my team today has made a really good game. We lost our chances when we played in Sweden. The last game at home was a very big disappointment, but the players understand they are playing for themselves and it's very important to play good. Of course we'll try to play good with Bulgaria. Bulgaria won today against Germany so we'll try to avoid the last position in the group. We have young players and it's important to have these kind of games to build a team. Probably, we'll be back."

Top performers

Spain Romania

Cristina Ouvina

 

Elisabeth Pavel

11Pts22
5Reb7
2AS1
1ST0
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Spain Romania
22/69FG M/A21/58
12/49 (24.5%) FG2P M/A17/43 (39.5%)
10/20 (50.0%) FG3P M/A4/15 (26.7%)
14/24 (58.3%) FT M/A8/12 (66.7%)
50 (25-25) Reb (O-D) 40 (14-26)
12AS13
18TO22
10ST6
0BS1
17PF26
68Pts54

PHOTO GALLERY

SPAIN
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
*4Nicholls , L. 120/40.00/40.00/00.02/450.0426101022122
5Fernandez, M. 162/825.01/714.31/1100.01/1100.002212000156
*6Ouvina, C. 213/3100.01/1100.02/2100.03/650.0055211036411
7Lima, C. 243/742.93/742.90/00.01/520.01241615202487
*8Pascua, L. 201/812.51/812.50/00.00/00.031431102132
9Palau, L. 191/333.30/10.01/250.02/2100.0022113022145
10Aguilar, E. 193/1030.00/30.03/742.90/00.0011000001149
*11Xargay, M. 213/1030.01/425.02/633.32/2100.0134022022-210
12Montañana , A. 183/742.92/540.01/250.00/00.011202001187
13Valdemoro, A. DNP
*15Cruz, A. 243/742.93/742.90/00.03/475.001122002679
20Blé, V. 60/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0011100010-30
TEAM/COACH42620
TOTAL22/ 6931.912/ 4924.510/ 2050.014/2458.32525501218100172668
ROMANIA
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
6Uiuiu, A. 80/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0011000010-30
*7Parau, A. 313/560.03/475.00/10.04/4100.0134541026410
8Meszaros, A. 170/60.00/60.00/00.01/250.0358130042-81
10Orosz, A. 110/10.00/00.00/10.00/00.000001000010
11Ursu, S. 121/425.01/333.30/10.00/00.0022000020-12
12Sipos, A. 31/1100.01/1100.00/00.02/2100.010102000104
*20Pavel, E. 3410/1952.69/1656.31/333.31/425.0437130033-722
23Tarta, R. 50/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0011020020-110
*24Stoenescu, A. 221/333.31/250.00/10.00/00.0011321022-162
*33Cutas, C. 221/616.70/20.01/425.00/00.0022312150-153
35Bigica, C. 60/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0011010020-10
*44Marginean, G. 284/1233.32/825.02/450.00/00.0224022033-1310
TEAM/COACH35810
TOTAL21/ 5836.217/ 4339.54/ 1526.78/1266.7142640132261261754
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Spain Romania

Cristina Ouvina

 

Elisabeth Pavel

11Pts22
5Reb7
2AS1
1ST0
0BS0
21Min34

TEAM STATS

Spain Romania
22/69FG M/A21/58
12/49 (24.5%) FG2P M/A17/43 (39.5%)
10/20 (50.0%) FG3P M/A4/15 (26.7%)
14/24 (58.3%) FT M/A8/12 (66.7%)
50 (25-25) Reb (O-D) 40 (14-26)
12AS13
18TO22
10ST6
0BS1
17PF26
68Pts54
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