ANGT Finals Game Center: U18 CFBB Paris wins ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT title
U18 CFBB Paris is the 2016-17 Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT champion after defeating U18 Mega Bemax Belgrade 65-58 in the championship game on Sunday morning at Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul. It is CFBB's second EB ANGT title after the 2010 event, which it won under its former name INSEP Paris. CFBB dominated the fourth quarter 24-12 to stage a come-from-behind victory. Ivan Fevrier led the way with 17 points, Yanik Blanc scored 15 and dished 5 assists and Theo Maledon added 13 points for the new champs. Goga Bitadze dominated inside for 17 points, 20 rebounds and 5 blocks for Mega, which as a team outrebounded CFBB 28-45. However CFBB moved the ball well and totaled 22 assists and just 8 turnovers, while Mega turned the ball over 19 times.
Nikola Miskovic added 15 points and Altin Islamovic had 11 in defeat.