Mega Bemax forward Langovic named ANGT Belgrade MVP

Feb 24, 2019 by Print

Aleksandar Langovic was chosen MVP of the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Belgrade after leading U18 Mega Bemax Belgrade to first place. Langovic posted 18 points and 11 rebounds in racking up a performance index rating of 30 in Mega’s 63-73 win over U18 Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade in the first place game. He averaged 13.8 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists for an index rating of 18.3 over four games at the tournament. Langovic finished third at the event in rebounding. Joining Langovic in the tournament's Best 5 were Nemanja Popovic from Zvezda, Davide Casarin of U18 Umana Reyer Venice, Aleksej Pokusevski from U18 Olympiacos Piraeus and Djordje Topolovic of U18 Spars Sarajevo.

Popovic collected 13.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.5 blocks over the weekend. He ranked third in blocks seventh in index rating. The 2003-born Casarin averaged 18.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.0 blocks. He was the tournament’s fifth-leading scorer, third in assists and tied for second in steals. Pokusevski tallied 15.8 points, 7.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.3 steals and 3.5 blocks. He ranked second in steals, first in blocks, first in three-point percentage (52.6%) and fourth in index rating. Topolovic averaged 18.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists with an index rating of 24.5. The big man was fourth in scoring and first in index rating.