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Encyclopedia > Scotland national basketball team

The Scotland national basketball team is the basketball side that represents Scotland in international competition. Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 For other uses, see Basketball (disambiguation). ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ...


Eurobasket 1951

The Scottish team's first European championship competition was at Eurobasket 1951 in Paris. They lost all 8 of their games on their way to a 16th place finish of the 18 team field, outranking only Luxembourg, who had had the misfortune of being in a 5-team preliminary group instead of a 4-team group (and losing all of their games, as well), and Romania, who had dropped out of the tournament at the last minute. The 1951 European Basketball Championship, commonly called Eurobasket 1951, was the seventh regional championship held by FIBA Europe. ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city For other uses, see Paris (disambiguation). ...


Eurobasket 1957

Six years later, Scotland competed again. Eurobasket 1957 was held in Sofia. There, Scotland's losing streak reached 11 as the squad lost its three preliminary round games to be relegated to the classification round. The first match in that round pitted Scotland against Albania, who had also not yet won a single game in Eurobasket competition. The Scots proved the better, 69-56. They then lost their next six matches to finish the classification round 1-6 in 15th place overall, ahead of only Albania. The 1957 European Basketball Championship, commonly called Eurobasket 1957, was the tenth regional championship held by FIBA Europe. ... Flag Seal Location Position of Sofia in Bulgaria Government Country  Province Bulgaria  Sofia-City Mayor Boyko Borisov Geographical characteristics Area    - City 1,310 km²    - Land   (?) km²    - Water   (?) km² Population    - City (2006) 1,376,742    - Density   907/km² Coordinates , Elevation 550 m Time zone - Summer (DST) EET (UTC+2) EEST (UTC...


 
 

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