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Generation Rankings update: AST 2010

April 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

With the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010 in the books, it is time to go for an update on our Generation Rankings. Even if several major players were not present, something which can also happen at European Championships because of injuries, the results of the tournament will be taken into account for our rankings. The main […]

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The Euro-Connection of Gold Medal Emus at the AST 2010

April 17th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Australian U18 team won the 2010 edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in a very impressive way. Even without having an outstanding talent dominating the competition, the Emus showed that an excellent team play and constant defensive effort is a huge advantage over teams that for most of them have only practiced a week […]

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Other European players that stood out in Mannheim

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Next to those players that we have mentioned in the different National Team reports, there were other European Prospects that are worth being mentioned. In this article, you will find Scoutings on the best players of Italy, Turkey, Greece and France but also some other players that we think are worth being mentioned and that […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Germany U18

April 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

The German U18 team came into the tournament with the goal to reach the semi-finals. After the tournament, you must say that this German team could have won it all but run out of gas in the Final. Knowing that the team of Kay Blümel missed Ole Wendt, a potential starter, Jarelle Reischel, Maximilian Kleber […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Germany U17

April 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The biggest surprise of the tournament was of course the third place of the German U17 team. Coming to Mannheim in order to prepare the U17 World Championships, the team of coach Frank Menz wanted to gain experience and eventually win a game or two. Even if they had probably the easiest group stage, the […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Spain

April 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Spain came to Mannheim without three major players that were all in activity with their respective professional teams: Miki Servera, Malick Fall and Joan Tomas. Without these three, Spain finished however at the 5th place and were the only team capable of beating Australia in the tournament. But the loss against the USA in the […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Croatia

April 14th, 2010 · No Comments

We start our review on the Albert Schweitzer Tournament with the 7th placed Croatian team. As Croatia had to play without PG Toni Katic and forward Filip Najev and herefore had a very limited and young rotation, the result in Mannheim gives no reason to be annoyed according to crohoops.com.

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Australia wins Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010

April 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments

On Saturday, Australia won the 25th edition of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim in front of a sold-out crows in the Sports Arena at Benjamin Franklin Village in Mannheim. The German U18 finished at the 2nd place while the German U17 managed to beat Team USA and reached an outstanding 3rd place. Here is […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: semi-finals

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments

The semi-finals have been played in Mannheim this Friday and Germany U18 reached the Final after beating Team USA in the second semi-final while Australia overcame Germany U17 in the first game of the evening. Beforehand, the classification games have been held with no major upsets.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: QR Day 2

April 8th, 2010 · No Comments

The qualification round is done and the semi-finals are set. Europeanprospects.com will be back in Mannheim on Friday for the round of the last 4. So here we go for a quick round-up of the the games of the 2nd day of the Qualification round.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: QR Day 1

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments

Today started the Qualification Round of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim with the games of the second phase. The results from the first round are taken into account. Here is a quick review of the games from today from a statistical point of view. Europeanprospects.com will be back in Mannheim on Friday for the […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Day 3

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Back from Mannheim where I have spent the day in the MWS Halle in order to see the 8 other teams. And the least to say is that these two groups are a step below in terms of general playing level compared to what is played at the US Sports Arena.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Day 2

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Game Day 2 of the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010 is history. I have not been in Mannheim yesterday, so this review will only be a quick statistical update just before I take off to go follow Day 3 once again live in the gyms.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Day 1

April 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The 25th Albert Schweitzer Tournament has started yesterday in Mannheim. 16 teams from 4 continents will compete to become the successor of Greece that managed to win the Gold Medal 2 years ago behind their spectacular generation of Nikos Pappas, Kosta Sloukas and so on. This first day was marked by a lot of blowouts […]

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: latest news

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

This year’s edition of the most prestigious U18 tournament in the world starts tomorrow (europeanprospects.com will cover it extensively, I will be present tomorrow, Monday, Friday and during the Final day), so that we went through the very latest news around the preparation of the participating teams.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2006 flashback

April 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

2006 was the second Albert Schweitzer Tournament for me as an observer and the first one where I really wrote about it. It was at the beginning of this website so I wanted to check back what happened to some of the players I have seen play 4 years ago. As I was there only […]

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Albert Schweitzer 2010: preparations have started

March 31st, 2010 · No Comments

With just a few days to go, the teams participating to the Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010 have started their preparation phase for one of the major events of the year. We take a look at the main results and information we could get over the last days.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament 2010: Team USA

March 22nd, 2010 · 10 Comments

Today, the German federation released the roster of Team USA for the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament 2010. As a non-expert of US High School basketball, I will just list the names of the players below.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament: more rosters

March 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

After having talked about the European rosters that already been published, we take a closer look today at the teams coming from overseas. Additionally, more European team has unveiled which players may come to Mannheim so that I also went for a second round on European teams.

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Albert Schweitzer Tournament: preliminary rosters

March 9th, 2010 · 11 Comments

The German federation published on the official website of the Albert-Schweitzer Tournament the first preliminary rosters of several participating nations. I took a quick look at the already published European teams and give you some first indications concerning the quality of the rosters.

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