2017-18 L'HOSPITALETQualifierRound 1
January 05, 2018 CET: 10:00
Local time: 10:00 HOSPITALET NORD

U18 Virtus Bologna tipped off the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Ciutat de L’Hospitalet by beating host side U18 Torrons Vicens L’Hospitalet 56-73. Virtus wasted a 14-point lead but then pulled away in the fourth quarter in the Group A encounter. Mikk Turkatamm led the way with 17 points for Virtus while Gora Camara collected 16 points, 23 rebounds and 2 blocks for an index ranking of 34. L’Hospitalet was paced by Adrian Rodriguez, who came up just short of a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists in addition to 6 steals. Gerard Sola scored 14 points and Alex Navas had 10 points in the loss.

Jurkatamm scored 9 points in helping Virtus open a 8-15 lead early on. L’Hospitalet was able to close the gap to 14-15 but Virtus held the home side scoreless for the final 3:46 of the first quarter with a 0-12 surge to lead 14-27. L’Hospitalet’s scoreless run stretched to 5:12 minutes and it was 18-32 on Roberto Chessari’s three-pointer. L’Hospitalet shut down the Virtus offense to the tune of a 14-2 run with 7 points from Rodriguez to pull to within 32-34. Virtus was up 34-38 at intermission, and the Italian side pushed the advantage to 36-42 early in the second half. L’Hospitalet forced a number of Virtus turnovers and Sola and Navas combined for 11 points in a 15-2 run to build a 51-44 lead. Jurkatamm hit the final six points of the quarter and Virtus was down just 51-50 after 30 minutes. And Virtus dominated the fourth quarter 23-5 thanks to forcing 9 L’Hospitalet turnovers and grabbing 9 offensive rebounds in the quarter. Camara picked up 6 points and 10 rebounds in the final 10 minutes alone as Virtus opened the fourth with a 3-16 surge to go up 54-66 and never looked back.

Gora Camara - U18 Virtus Bologna - ANGT Hospitalet 2018 (photo David Grau Llinares) - JT17
Friday, January 5, 2018
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: -
Attendance: 80 (Tentative)
By Quarter1234
U18 Torrons Vicens L'Hospitalet1420175
U18 Virtus Bologna27111223
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U18 Torrons Vicens L'Hospitalet14345156
U18 Virtus Bologna27385073
U18 Torrons Vicens L'Hospitalet
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 MEJIA, DAVID 25:56 6 3/4 0/3     2 2 1 3 4     1   3
6 TALLADA, GUILLEM 12:59   0/1 0/2   1 1 2     2       1 -2
8 FEENEY, CHRISTOPHER 15:53 3 0/2 1/2   1 1 2   1 2     2 1  
10 RODRIGUEZ, ADRIAN 30:30 17 7/12 1/4   2 8 10 8 6 7     2 3 27
11 CHERNEHA, DANIIL 7:47   0/3             1 1     2   -5
15 BALASTEGUI, GORKA 4:02                         1   -1
16 PEREZ, MARC 22:14 4 2/8 0/2   1 1 2 3 2 3   1 3   -4
18 NAVAS, ALEX 27:01 10 5/10 0/3     5 5   3 4   1     5
19 DUARTE, MIKE ANTHONY 12:03   0/2     2 2 4     2   1 3 1 -3
23 SOLA, GERARD 26:22 14 6/8 0/1 2/4 2 2 4 1 2 1     2 5 18
28 TAVAKARASHVILI, VLADIMER 7:32 2 1/2     1   1     1     1    
35 ENFEDAQUE, GERARD 7:41     0/1                   1   -2
Team           1 4 5     1         4
Totals 200:00 56 24/52 2/18 2/4 11 26 37 13 18 28 0 3 18 11 40
        46.2% 11.1% 50%
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Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
U18 Virtus Bologna
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
7 NICOLI, MATTEO 16:23 5 1/3 1/4   3 2 5 1 1 1         6
8 DERI, LORENZO 13:46 6 1/2 0/1 4/4       2 2 1     1 2 8
13 GIULIANI, GUGLIELMO 13:01 4 0/3 1/1 1/2         2       2 2 2
14 SALSINI, FEDERICO 12:14 4 2/5 0/1     1 1 3 1 2     1   2
16 NANNI, RICCARDO 26:04 9 2/4 0/3 5/6 2   2 3 5 4       3 12
22 JURKATAMM, MIKK 30:51 17 5/6 2/9 1/4 2 6 8   1 4     1 4 14
24 BIANCHINI, LORENZO 2:39     0/1   2   2               1
25 VENTUROLI, NICCOLO 27:01 4 2/7 0/5   3   3 2   4     1 1 -5
33 CAMARA, GORA 24:58 16 7/8   2/6 6 17 23   1 6 2   2 5 34
34 BERTUZZI, JACOPO 5:51         1   1   1 1         1
35 OYEH, EDWARD KENECHUKWU 9:11   0/2     1 1 2     1 1   3 1 -2
42 CHESSARI, ROBERTO 18:01 8 1/3 2/4   1 3 4 3 3 3         11
Team           2 1 3     1         2
Totals 200:00 73 21/43 6/29 13/22 23 31 54 14 17 28 3 0 11 18 86
        48.8% 20.7% 59.1%
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