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27 June
05 July, 2015
10 Ilija DOKOVIC (Serbia)
28/06/2015
Game Report
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Serbia overcome slow start to brush Korea aside

HERAKLION (2015 FIBA U19 World Championship) - A day after struggling to beat Dominican Republic, Serbia shifted gears in the second quarter and brushed aside Korea113-83, to jump to 2-0 in Group D of the 2015 FIBA U19 World Championship.

Turning Point: Serbia led only 35-32 midway through the second quarter when they went on a 17-5 run to open a 52-37 gap and never looked back.

Stats Don't Lie: Serbia shot 65 percent for the game with 36 assists on 46 baskets while holding Korea to 34 percent shooting. They also out-rebounded Korea 47-29.

Game Hero: Ilija Dokovic was tremendous all game leading the attack with 10 assists and zero turnovers to go with eight points, two rebounds and a steal.

The Bottom Line: Serbia finally rolled the way they can and now go into the day off in good form ahead of their showdown with hosts Greece. Korea dropped to 0-2 and will hope to grab their first victory against Dominican Republic.

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