U18 CSKA Moscow guard Aleksandr Ershov was named the MVP of the EUROLEAGUE BASKETBALL ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Qualifying Tournament - Kaunas on Saturday. Ershov helped CSKA to third place and finished the tournament with a bang as he poured in 37 points against U18 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius in the third place game to go with 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Ershov led the tournament in scoring (24 points per game), three-point percentage (57 percent), free throw percentage (95 percent) and index rating (22.00). He also averaged 4.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals over four games.
Joining Ershov on the All-Tournament Team were Grantas Vasiliauskas of title-winning U18 Zalgiris Kaunas, Isaac Bonga of U18 Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt, Ivan Fevrier of U18 CFBB Paris and Yauhen Massalski of U18 Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius. Massalski was not on hand to accept the award with his teammate Domantas Vilys accepting it on his behalf.