U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne booked the first ticket to the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Finals by fighting past host U18 Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 73-80 to take first place at the ANGT Belgrade.
ASVEL rallied to win ANGT Belgrade title!
SUNDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2022
Lietkabelis secured its first-ever victory at the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament by knocking off Partizan 79-95 to take seventh place at the ANGT Belgrade as Rokas Jocys poured in 26 points.
Valencia finished the ANGT Belgrade on a high note, defeating Mega 101-74 to secure fifth place. Valencia pulled away for good in the second quarter and never was threatened the rest of the way as David Barbera paced five Valencia players in double figures with 15 points.
Tofas grabbed third place in the ANGT Belgrade qualifier by defeating NGB 61-57 after scoring 16 straight points in the fourth quarter. Tofas finished the tournament with three wins after having lost all four games in both of its previous two ANGT appearances.
Final: U18 Crvena zvezda mts Belgrade 73-80 U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne, 1st place
ASVEL rallied past host Crvena Zvezda 73-80 to take first place. ASVEL held Zvezda scoreless for the final 5:53 minutes to bring home the win. Killian Malwaya scored 22 points to pace five ASVEL scorers in double figures. Francois Wibaut added 15 points and Kymany Houinsou collected 14 points and 10 rebounds. Luka Vudragovic led Zvezda with 19 points but only had one point after the first quarter.