Martynas Pocius, a Vilnius, Lithuania, native, averaged 20.0 points per game while shooting 55.4 percent (62-of-112) from the field to guide Lithuania to a 3-5 record and a seventh place finish at the Ostchem Under-20 European Championship (July 14-23).
July 24, 2006
After a shooting-challenged Stanford squad was badly beaten by Mississippi State's zone defense in the NCAA Tournament a couple months ago, some fans dreamt of a European infusion to help the Cardinal roster. Trent Johnson may have a chance to do just that with sweet-shooting 2006 wing recruit Tomas Balcetis, a Lithuanian native now in New Hampshire...
May 2, 2005
Boasting of a 10-player team that features six players measuring 6-10 or bigger, Nike Basketball announced today the players and coaches who will comprise the 2005 World Select Team that will compete in the 8th Annual Nike Hoop Summit. Rob Beveridge, the head coach in Australia at the NSW (New South Wales) Institute of Sport, will serve as the team's head coach. Beveridge led the Australian Men's Junior World Team to the 2003 FIBA Junior World Championship gold medal.
March 23, 2005