Reigning champs Latvia among 8 teams qualified to Bucharest at FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup France Qualifier

30 Jun 2018

POITIERS (FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup Qualifier) - FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup reigning champs Latvia will have the chance to defend their title after getting their ticket to Bucharest at the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup France Qualifier in Poitiers on June 29-30, 2018.

Twelve men's teams and 9 women's teams battled it out in the iconic Place du Maréchal-Leclerc in the heart of Poitiers for the chance to get 4 tickets per category to the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2018 in Romania on September 14-16.

Men's reigning champs Latvia will have the chance to defend their title after defeating Israel in their elimination game. Hosts France brought everybody on their feet in their win against Montenegro, getting a spot in Bucharest. Russia and Belgium will be in Romania as well.

While France and Ukraine got their spot thanks to finishing first in their pools in the women's category, Czech Republic and Belarus defeated Poland and Germany respectively to advance to the 3x3 Europe Cup 2018.

Dominique Gentil (France) and Krystyna Filevych (Ukraine) were named MVPs of the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup France Qualifier 2018.

Top Scorers:

Men
Raz Nisim Cohen (Israel): 10,3 ppg
Dominique Gentil (France): 9 ppg
Wen Boss Mukubu (Belgium): 8,3 ppg
Milos Milosevic (Montenegro): 6,3ppg
Nauris Miezis (Latvia): 5.6 ppg

Women
Natallia Dashkevich (Belarus): 9,25 ppg.
Karina Szczurewska (Poland): 8,4 ppg
Ana Maria Filip (France): 8 ppg
Krystyna Filevych (Ukraine): 7,25ppg
Elin Gustavsson (Sweden): 6 pgg

Reminder: Seven teams secured their ticket to the FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2018 last week in Andorra and 15 squads have secured their spots so far

Women: Italy, Serbia, Spain, Hungary, France, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Belarus
Men: Slovenia, Hungary, Switzerland, Latvia, France, Belgium and Russia.

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