London defended their Under-15 Regional Development Tournament title this weekend, beating the North-West 86-63 in the final in Nottingham on Sunday.
The win gives London back-to-back titles at this age group after winning the 2011 tournament in Nottingham.
Under-15 Regional Development Tournament Final Standings
2nd North West
3rd South East
6th West Midlands
7th East Midlands
8th South West
10th North East
British Basketball Head of Performance Warwick Cann, said that the standard of the tournament has markedly improved on previous years:
“Clearly the U15 Boys Regional Development Tournament impressed all with the improved quality and standard of play produced.
“I believe there has been great progress with standards and quality for both players and coaches at this level.
“Over the weekend I had many comments offered to me by good judges of basketball commenting on the noticeable standard improvement in 12 months for this age group. The team offence and the offensive technical skills have improved greatly across all regions and I think the Area Performance Centres (APC) have been a major contributor to this. They have been well supported in most cases by the regional coaches with good preparation periods.”
Jack Burnell from the East won the ‘British Shooting Competition’ hitting 17 of 22 elbow jumpshots.
Did you make it to the tournament? Thoughts?
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