2017-18 KAUNASQualifierRound 1
January 19, 2018 CET: 08:00
Local time: 08:00 ZALGIRIO ARENA

U18 Stellazzurra Rome opened the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Kaunas with a 79-56 victory over U18 VEF Riga in Group A. Aristide Mouaha paced Stellazzurra with 25 points while Luca Conti collected 18 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists and Paul Eboua chipped in 9 points, 15 rebounds and 2 assists. VEF could not handle Stellazzurra’s size, getting out-rebounded 56-36. Rainers Hermanovskis led VEF with 13 points with Oskars Hlebovickis picking up 11 points and 8 rebounds in the loss.

Stellazzurra from held VEF scoreless for the first 3 minutes and 5 points from Mouaha had the Italian side up 9-3. Emils Krumins nailed a three-pointer and converted a three-point play as VEF knotted the game at 14-14, and it was 20-16 in Stellazzurra’s favor after 10 minutes. Stellazzurra used the three-pointer to pull ahead in the second quarter as Lorenzo Donadio hit twice from long range and Giovanni Ianelli also nailed a triple in building a 36-21 lead. And the gap was 40-28 at intermission. Two baskets from Rodrigo Bumeisters helped VEF close the deficit to 42-36 early in the third quarter. But Stellazzurra allowed just two scores in a 5 minute stretch to open the margin to 56-42. It was 56-44 after 30 minutes. Conti knocked down two three-pointers in scoring 8 points in a 14-0 Stellazzurra run early in the fourth quarter to put away VEF with a 70-46 advantage. VEF would not get closer than 18 points the rest of the way.

Aristide Mouaha - U18 Stellazzurra Rome - ANGT Kaunas 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: NEUTRAL REFEREE ; NEUTRAL REFEREE 2; NEUTRAL REFEREE 3
Attendance: 100 (Tentative)
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U18 VEF RIGA16121612
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U18 STELLAZZURRA ROME20405679
U18 VEF RIGA16284456
U18 STELLAZZURRA ROME
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
5 PANOPIO, DALPH ADEM DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 SPAGNOLO, MATTEO 6:44   0/1       1 1   1       1    
7 MOUAHA, ARISTIDE 23:08 25 6/10 3/4 4/6   1 1 1 3 3     2 8 26
9 IANELLI, GIOVANNI 24:54 9 2/7 1/1 2/2   8 8 3   1       3 17
10 PENE, ABRAMO 12:31 2 1/3       1 1 1   2     1   -1
12 CONTI, LUCA 30:29 18 5/11 2/5 2/2 3 10 13 3   1     4 2 22
13 NZOSA, YANNICK 0:30                              
15 RINALDI, NINO 16:56   0/1     1   1           2   -2
16 MABOR, DUT 14:49 2 1/2     2 1 3           1   3
20 TCHEWA, RUSSEL 14:45 6 3/8   0/1 3   3 1   1 1   3 2 3
41 EBOUA, PAUL 31:03 9 2/7 1/4 2/2 4 11 15 2 1 6     3 3 13
50 DONADIO, LORENZO 24:11 8 1/4 2/2     6 6 3   2   2 1   9
Team           1 3 4               4
Totals 200:00 79 21/54 9/16 10/13 14 42 56 14 5 16 1 2 18 18 94
        38.9% 56.3% 76.9%
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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 VEF RIGA
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 BUMEISTERS, RODRIGO 31:17 6 3/7 0/3 0/1 1 6 7 5   6       2 6
3 LIEPINS, TOMS 5:06 3 1/2   1/2   1 1   1 1     1 1 2
4 EMSINS, ALEKSIS 15:05   0/4     2 1 3   1     1 1 1 -1
10 HERMANOVSKIS, RAINERS 31:05 13 3/5 2/7 1/2   2 2 2 1       4 3 9
11 LIEPINS-LIEPA, KAIDO 0:59                              
15 HLEBOVICKIS, OSKARS 36:23 11 2/9 2/10 1/2   8 8 2 2   1   1 5 12
18 LINIS, NIKS 21:47 4 2/4 0/3   3 1 4     2 1   4 2  
19 RUSINS, KRISTIANS 11:38   0/1       2 2   1 1     2   -1
22 SALMINS, PETERIS 0:30                              
23 PETERSONS, JURGIS DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
30 KRUMINS, EMILS 19:48 12 4/7 1/4 1/1   2 2 2   1     1 3 11
50 SURKULIS, MATISS 26:22 7 2/4 1/2   2 3 5 3 1 1     4 1 9
Team           1 1 2               2
Totals 200:00 56 17/43 6/29 4/8 9 27 36 14 7 12 2 1 18 18 49
        39.5% 20.7% 50%
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