Marin Maric Representing Croatia at FIBA Europe U20 Championship

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July 8, 2014

FIBA Europe U20 Championships Site

DEKALB, Ill. --Marin Maric of the NIU men’s basketball team is representing his home country of Croatia in the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship beginning this week in Greece.

The Croatians are in Group C, along with Czech Republic, Italy, Montenegro and Turkey. The top three teams in each of the four pools advance to the second round of pool play to determine the quarterfinalists.

Last season for the Huskies, Maric averaged 3.0 points and 2.5 rebounds per game in six contests before being lost for the remainder of the season due to a foot injury.

This is the third consecutive summer in which Maric has representing Croatia internationally. In 2013, Maric was a part of the Croatian team that finished eighth at the FIBA Under-19 World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. Maric averaged 6.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest at last summer’s U19 World Championships while shooting 55.6 percent from the field.

In 2012, Maric was a member of Croatia’s Under-18 European Championship team, averaging 3.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest.

Croatia FIBA Europe U20 Championship Schedule
July 8, 2014: v. Turkey (L, 70-66)
July 10, 2014: v. Italy (W, 80-67)
July 11, 2014: v. Montenegro (W, 72-62)
July 12, 2014: v. Czech Republic (W, 72-46)
July 14, 2014: v. Israel (W, 80-76)
July 15, 2014: v. France (W, 63-55)
July 16, 2014: v. Poland (W, 75-56)
July 18, 2014: v. Greece (Quarterfinals)


Marin Maric Game-by-Game Stats

Game Result Min FG 3-PT FG FT Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fouls Pts
July 8 v. Turkey L, 70-66 9 0-2 0-0 1-4 2 0 2 1 0 5 1
July 10 v. Italy W, 80-67 12 5-8 0-0 3-3 3 0 0 0 2 2 13
July 11 v. Montenegro W, 72-62 7 1-1 0-0 1-2 3 0 0 0 0 4 3
July 12 v. Czech Republic W, 72-46 12 1-2 0-0 0-0 4 0 2 0 0 1 2
July 14 v. Israel W, 80-76 28 8-12 0-0 6-6 17 0 2 2 2 4 22
July 15 v. France W, 63-55 25 7-8 0-0 1-1 6 0 1 1 1 3 15
July 16 v. Poland W, 75-56 14 3-6 0-0 0-0 6 0 3 0 0 3 6
July 18 v. Greece
Totals 107 25-39 0-0 12-16 41 0 10 4 5 22 62
Averages 15.3 64.1% 0.0% 75.0% 5.9 0.0 1.4 0.6 0.7 3.1 8.9

 

 

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