Spain66-39

16-12, 19-9, 11-11, 20-7

Germany

 

Date: 20.06.2012, 20:45hGroup:  DVenue:   Avila (ESP) Spectators: 1226
Referees:  Emin Mogulkoc (TUR), Gili Cohen (ISR), Bernard Vassallo (MLT)
TEAM LEADERS
Spain Germany
Elisa Aguilar (12)PtsRomy Bär (13)
Cindy Lima (10)RebAnne Breitreiner (9)
Cristina Ouvina (3), Laia Palau (3)ASTina Menz (4)
Laura Nicholls (3), Amaya Valdemoro (3)STRomy Bär (3)
Laura Nicholls (4)BSSarah Zierhut (1)

GAME REPORT

20.06.2012
Spain Put The Clamps On Germany

10. Elisa Aguilar (Spain)
Elisa Aguilar had a team-high 12 points for Spain.

Spain rebounded from their upset at Sweden over the weekend by thumping Germany in Group D of the EuroBasket Women Qualification Round, 66-39.

Lucas Mondelo's side dominated the encounter in Avila, forcing 21 German turnovers en route to their second victory in three games.

Elisa Aguilar had 12 points and Amaya Valdemoro 11 as Spain won with a balanced scoring attack.

The headline performance was turned in by Laura Nicholls, though, who set the tone on defense with four blocks and three steals.

She ended the game with nine rebounds.

Spain finished the first quarter with two free-throws by Nicholls and a jump shot by Cristina Ouvina for a 16-12 lead.

The run continued into the second with Valdemoro reeling off four straight points and Aguilar burying a jumper for a 22-12 advantage.

Germany were within striking distance at half-time, trailing 35-23.

After the restart, the visitors twice closed the gap to just nine.

Spain went back in front 46-32 by the end of the third quarter and then put the result beyond doubt at the start of the fourth by scoring the frame's first nine points for a 51-32 stranglehold on the game.

Romy Bär had 13 points and eight rebounds for Germany, who fell to 1-1 with the defeat.

COACH QUOTES

20.06.2012
Quotes Spain vs. Germany

Germany coach Andreas Wagner:
"We had too many turnovers and we could not attack the defence of Spain. We could not stop their fastbreaks and the game was lost after the third period."

Germany player Roli-Ann Haldin:
"In the beginning we played very well, especially on defence, but Spain is a great team and we could not fight for the victory. This competition is very long, and they have to play in Germany. This match will be different."

Spain coach Lucas Mondelo:
"We lacked a bit of precision in some attack situations, but this is normal, because Germany has defended very hard. We started a little nervous, but once we've gotten into the game, we have achieved an equilibrium with starters and bench players, which allowed us to be stable and give a twist to the game. We have made Germany lose 21 balls. They are a team who like to play slower, not to lose balls and that was the key. Everyone has been good in the role they've played."

Spain player Elisa Aguilar:
"For me it's a very special game and also an emotive day because of reaching 200 games with the national team. It's a very special group. Not so many players get into this group and every time I get to play with the national team, it's an honor. The two tickets for EuroBasket Women would be between Germany, Sweden and us, on theory. It has been an important game, not only because of the victory, but also to recover and forget last game day's defeat. We have to enjoy today, but tomorrow we have to think about Romania in order to win on Saturday."

 

Top performers

Spain Germany

Laura Nicholls

 

Romy Bär

5Pts13
9Reb8
2AS2
3ST3
4BS0

Accumulated statistics

Spain Germany
23/62FG M/A15/59
16/45 (35.6%) FG2P M/A12/46 (26.1%)
7/17 (41.2%) FG3P M/A3/13 (23.1%)
13/19 (68.4%) FT M/A6/8 (75.0%)
46 (16-30) Reb (O-D) 42 (15-27)
15AS8
14TO21
14ST5
5BS1
14PF19
66Pts39

PHOTO GALLERY

SPAIN
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
*4Nicholls , L. 311/520.01/520.00/00.03/475.0369203422225
*5Fernandez, M. 202/922.22/825.00/10.02/450.0011212013206
6Ouvina, C. 152/540.01/333.31/250.03/475.0022302023198
7Lima, C. 272/450.02/450.00/00.00/00.08210110023264
8Pascua, L. DNP
*9Palau, L. 233/933.32/633.31/333.31/1100.005532112328
*10Aguilar, E. 244/944.42/540.02/450.02/2100.0112010022412
11Xargay, M. 71/333.30/00.01/333.31/250.000000101194
*12Montañana , A. 182/633.31/425.01/250.00/00.023513000025
13Valdemoro, A. 125/862.54/666.71/250.00/00.00111030011911
15Cruz, A. 190/30.00/30.00/00.01/250.005524202181
20Blé, V. 41/1100.01/1100.00/00.00/00.002200000042
TEAM/COACH22420
TOTAL23/ 6237.116/ 4535.67/ 1741.213/1968.41630461514145141966
GERMANY
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPF+/-Pts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTotCD
*4Bär, R. 305/1729.44/1428.61/333.32/2100.0448263023-1113
*5Breitreiner, A. 302/825.00/30.02/540.01/250.0189020022-157
7Mankertz, P. 193/650.03/560.00/10.00/00.0022041022-156
*8Zierhut, S. 240/50.00/50.00/00.02/2100.0145040144-82
9Haldin, R. 161/425.01/250.00/20.00/00.0303121021-192
*11Menz, T. 210/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0101420020-120
12Rexroth, A. 40/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000000-50
13Greunke, S. 110/30.00/20.00/10.01/250.0112010001-201
*15Fikiel, K. 212/633.32/633.30/00.00/00.0033100011-54
21Callahan, C. 72/633.32/540.00/10.00/00.0000000030-44
22Schaake, F. 20/00.00/00.00/00.00/00.0000000010-30
24Greinacher, S. 150/20.00/20.00/00.00/00.0044000000-180
TEAM/COACH41500
TOTAL15/ 5925.412/ 4626.13/ 1323.16/875.015274282151191439
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 Germany

Laura Nicholls

 

Romy Bär

5Pts13
9Reb8
2AS2
3ST3
4BS0
31Min30

TEAM STATS

Spain Germany
23/62FG M/A15/59
16/45 (35.6%) FG2P M/A12/46 (26.1%)
7/17 (41.2%) FG3P M/A3/13 (23.1%)
13/19 (68.4%) FT M/A6/8 (75.0%)
46 (16-30) Reb (O-D) 42 (15-27)
15AS8
14TO21
14ST5
5BS1
14PF19
66Pts39
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