U18 Madrid follows Radoncic to ANGT Coin title!
A former EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT champion will try again for the continental junior title in Istanbul this May after U18 Real Madrid defeated U18 Unicaja Malaga 60-72 in THE ANGT Coin qualifying event championship game on Sunday. Dino Radoncic led the winners with 37 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Victories earlier Sunday gave U18 Estudiantes third place, U18 Cibona fifth and U18 Bayern seventh as all teams in the tournament got at least one victory. Radoncic was selected as the MVP of the ANGT Coin and was joined on the all-tournament team by Ignacio Rosa of Unicaja, Marko Pecarski of Bayern, Kresimir Nikic of Cibona and Andrzej Pluta of U18 Betis. Madrid, the 2015 continental junior champion, will go to its fourth consecutive finals phase, joining earlier qualifying tournament winners U18 FC Barcelona Lassa and U18 Zalgiris Kaunas in an eight-team field that will play for the same title in mid-May during the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four in Istanbul, Turkey.