2020-21 VALENCIAFinalsGame 1
December 29, 2020 CET: 10:00
Local time: 10:00 ALQUERIA DEL BASKET
Ivan Aleksandrov - U18 Valencia Basket (photo Miguel Angel Polo) - JT20

Valencia downs Nanterre for seventh place

Host side U18 Valencia Basket finished in seventh place at the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Valencia after collecting an 80-88 victory over U18 Nanterre 92. Ivan Aleksandrov led the way with 22 points for Valencia, which won its first game of the tournament. Hugo Gomez and Sergio De Larrea both chipped in 15 points, Hector Marco had 14 points and Andreu Saez added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Daniel Ngufor paced Nanterre with 20 points, Marc-Antoine Loemba picked up 19 points and Maxime Raynaud tallied 14 points and 18 rebounds in the loss.

Mateo Donnadieu and Nathan Zulemie both hit three-pointers as Nanterre jumped ahead 8-0. Gomez scored six points at the other end in Valencia’s 2-10 run to knot the game. Ngufor’s triple made it 21-14 but Nanterre went scoreless for the final 3 minutes of the first quarter and Saez had six points in a 0-12 run as Valencia led 21-26 after 10 minutes. Ngufor tallied five points to help Nanterre even the game again at 33-33 and it was close the rest of the quarter and the teams went into intermission tied 42-42.

De Larrea scored the first five points of the second half while Loemba had seven points as Nanterre evened the game again at 51-51. Ngufor added seven points for Nanterre and Lucas Mari had seven for Valencia over the rest of the quarter, which ended with Valencia up 64-66. Donnadieu picked up five points for the French side for a 73-68 cushion but Aleksandrov nailed two three-pointers in a 1-12 surge for a 74-80 lead with under 3 minutes left. Zulemie and Loemba punched back with three-point plays to tie the game 80-80. Saez split two free throws and after a Nanterre turnover Marco scored on a putback for a three-point lead. Nanterre missed two three-pointers and Gomez downed two free throws with 37 seconds to ice the game 80-85.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
David Hein, Euroleague.net
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Referees: 1 U18 CREW CHIEF; 2 U18 UMPIRE 1; 3 U18 UMPIRE 2
Attendance: 0 (Tentative)
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U18 Nanterre 9221426480
U18 Valencia Basket26426688
U18 Nanterre 92
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 PERRAULT, NAHEL DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
5 DONNADIEU, MATEO 33:26 13 2/4 3/8   1 1 2 4 3 2       3 16
6 CALABRE, NOA 15:38 2 1/1 0/3 0/2 1   1 1   3     3 3 -4
7 NGUFOR, DANIEL 33:01 20 5/6 2/5 4/6   1 1 3 3 1   1 4 4 19
8 LOEMBA, MARC-ANTOINE 29:07 19 5/9 2/5 3/4 1 2 3 5 2 5     4 3 15
9 NDIAYE, AMDY MOUSTAPHA 6:59 2 1/2                   1 4   -4
10 YIGITOGLU, PAUL DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
11 MEVEGUE, SWEYNI 20:00   0/1 0/1   2 1 3 2         2   1
12 RAYNAUD, MAXIME 35:43 14 6/8   2/4 6 12 18 2 3 7 1   3 3 27
13 ZULEMIE, NATHAN 16:42 6 1/1 1/3 1/1   1 1 2   3     5 1  
15 GATERA, CHRISTIAN 9:24 4 1/1   2/4 1 2 3     1       2 6
Team           2 2 4     3         1
Totals 200:00 80 22/33 8/25 12/21 14 22 36 19 11 25 1 2 25 19 77
        66.7% 32% 57.1%
Head coach: BUR, MICHAEL
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 Valencia Basket
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
3 BAGATSKIS, FREDS 20:35   0/1 0/5     1 1 2   1     3   -7
4 LLUCH, CARLOS 6:37   0/1       1 1           1   -1
5 RIVAS, DIEGO DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 MARCO, HECTOR 26:38 14 5/8 0/2 4/4 3   3 2   2 2   3 3 14
12 GOMEZ, HUGO 23:29 15 3/6 2/5 3/6   4 4 1 2 2     1 4 14
14 DE LARREA, SERGIO 22:19 15 5/8 1/3 2/3 3 4 7 1 2 3     2 5 19
23 ROMERO, JAVIER 6:52 2 1/1       1 1               3
24 NUNEZ, DANIEL DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
30 ALEKSANDROV, IVAN 28:45 22 3/7 3/4 7/8 1   1 2 1 1     1 6 24
32 MARI, LUCAS 23:54 7 1/2 1/3 2/4 1 1 2 4 2 3     2 3 8
34 SAEZ, ANDREU 27:29 11 5/7 0/1 1/4 7 4 11 4 3       3 3 23
51 BOSCH, JOAN 13:22 2 1/3   0/2 2   2     2   1 3 1 -5
Team             1 1               1
Totals 200:00 88 24/44 7/23 19/31 17 17 34 16 10 14 2 1 19 25 93
        54.5% 30.4% 61.3%
Head coach: ALBERT, XAVIER
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