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Szamosi Leads Hungary to Silver at FIBA U20 European Championship
Amadea Szamosi averaged 16.9 points per game
 
Amadea Szamosi averaged 16.9 points per game
 

July 14, 2014

SOFIA, Bulgaria - Hungary closed out the 2014 FIBA U20 European Women's Championship with eight straight wins, finishing second place. Their only setback was a 79-71 loss in the event's first game to gold medal winner Germany.

Hungary faced Norway on July 11th. After a tight two quarters, Hungary exploded in the 2nd half, outscoring Norway 25-12 in Quarter 3 and 25-8 in Quarter 4 for an 85-51 victory. Szamosi led all scorers with 21 points and all rebounders with 11 - all in 24 minutes of play. Szamosi was 9-for-12 from the floor.

The following day, Hungary took on Great Britain. After trailing 19-18 at the end Quarter 1, the Hungarians outscored GB 21-10 in Quarter 2 to take a 10-point lead into halftime. They kept the offense rolling, outscoring Great Britain 24-14 in Quarter 3 and 16-13 in Quarter 4. The 79-56 victory ensured Hungary of promotion from the U20 European Championship Women Division B. Szamosi finished with 10 points in the win.

The final game of the event was against Bulgaria and Szamosi saved her best for last. She scored a team tournament-best 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting and six rebounds in Hungary's 89-64 victory. Hungary came out of the gates hot, finishing Quarter 1 with a 27-8 lead. Despite a Quarter 3 comeback, the Hungarian lead never fell below eight points.

For the event, Szamosi averaged 16.9 points per game, 8.0 rebounds per game and 3.0 steals per game. She finished with three double-doubles and made 56.5 percent of her shots. Hungary led all 10 teams averaging 77.6 points per game.

Szamosi's statistical rankings are as follows:
#2 in 2 Pts Field Goals Made (6.6)
#2 in Field Goal Percentage (56.5%)
#2 in Field Goals Made (6.8)
#2 in Points Per Game (16.9)
#3 in 2 Pts Field Goal Percentage (59.0%)
#3 in 2 Pts Field Goals Attempted (11.1)
#3 in Free Throws Attempted (4.7)
#3 in Steals (3.0)
#4 in Drawn Fouls (3.9)
#4 in Offensive Rebounds (3.4)
#4 in Total Rebounds (8.0)
#5 in Free Throws Made (3.1)
#6 in Field Goals Attempted (12.0)
#9 in Defensive Rebounds (4.6)
#11 in Free Throws Percentage (66.7%)
#14 in Minutes (29.0)
#15 in Blocked Shots (0.6)


Szamosi's Cumulative Stats


OPP Min FG FGA FG% 3FG 3FGA 3FG% FT FTA FT% REB ASST TO ST BS PTS
Germany Germany
33
6
12
.500
0
1
.000
3
3
1.000
10
3
3
5
0
15
Germany Portugal
31
7
10
.700
0
0
.000
3
3
1.000
5
0
5
3
0
17
Germany Bosnia and Herzegovina
37
5
13
.385
0
1
.000
4
7
.571
11
0
3
6
0
14
Germany Romania
20
7
13
.538
0
1
.000
1
3
.333
5
0
2
3
1
15
Germany Lithuania
30
8
15
.533
1
2
.500
3
5
.600
8
1
2
2
2
20
Germany Israel
27
7
12
.583
0
2
.000
4
8
.500
8
1
1
1
1
18
Germany Norway
24
9
12
.750
0
0
.000
3
5
.600
11
2
1
2
0
21
Germany Great Britain
30
4
10
.400
0
1
.000
2
2
1.000
8
3
0
2
1
10
Germany Bulgaria
29
8
11
.727
1
2
.500
5
6
.833
6
1
4
3
1
22
Totals
261
61
108
.565
2
10
.200
28
42
.667
72
11
21
27
6
152
 

 


Final Standings

TEAM W L PCT. PF PA PTS.
Germany Germany
8
1
.889
637
473
17
Germany Hungary
8
1
.889
698
525
17
Germany Portugal
7
2
.778
588
471
16
Germany Lithuania
5
4
.556
510
537
14
Germany Bosnia and Herzegovina
5
4
.556
654
524
14
Germany Bulgaria
4
5
.444
625
603
13
Germany Great Britain
4
5
.444
541
538
13
Germany Israel
3
6
.333
555
605
12
Germany Norway
1
8
.111
380
636
10
Germany Romania
0
9
.000
414
690
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