Finland, France and Spain stay unbeaten, Round of 16 pairings set
IZMIR (Turkey) - The Group Stage at the FIBA U16 Women's European Championship 2023 came to a close on Sunday, as the Round of 16 matchups are now set for action on Tuesday.
- Finland, France, Spain enter Round of 16 unbeaten
- Arnautovic and Bilic propel Croatia to second consecutive win
- Italy battle back from down 13 against Poland, claim first place in Group C
Tjasa Turnsek was a key contributor in Slovenia's 15-point victory over Greece and posted a gameday-high 26 efficiency after having 22 points and 9 rebounds while converting 6-of-8 shots from the field and 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.
Hana Arnautovic helped Croatia finish 2-1 in the Group Phase thanks to a big stat line of a 19-point, 11-rebound double-double in addition to 7 assists and 3 steals for an efficiency of 25.
Italy's Isabel Hassan had a strong showing in the team's 13-point comeback victory against Poland with a game-high 18 points and 16 rebounds, along with 5 blocks, 3 assists and 3 steals for an efficiency of 24.
Arnautovic's teammate Lena Bilic was also a top performer as she put up a well-rounded performance with a team-high 22 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals for an efficiency of 23.
There was an efficiency of 22 for Serbia's Jovana Popovic who had a good game in a win over hosts Turkey, recording a double-double of 20 points, 10 assists and 4 rebounds.
Results of the Day
Round of 16 Pairings
Finland v Turkey
Croatia v Belgium
Hungary v Czech Republic
Spain v Israel
Latvia v Serbia
Italy v Greece
France v Portugal
Slovenia v Poland