England Finish 3rd, Cherbourg Results - Hoopsfix.com

England Finish 3rd, Cherbourg Results

England took third place in the Cherbourg International Junior Basketball Tournament this weekend after beating Manchester Magic 63-56 in the third place playoff after being defeated in the semi finals to Switzerland. It is an improvement on their sixth place finish last year and will have provided Head Coach Steve Bucknall with a clearer idea of who he will be taking to the European Championships this summer. England’s Raphell Thomas-Edwards was named to the All-Tournament team.

Final Standings

1st Tunisia
2nd Switzerland
3rd England
4th Manchester Magic
5th Belgrade
6th Paris Levallois
7th Austria
8th Cherbourg

The Cherbourg “Meilleur Cinq du Tournoi” (All Tournament Team)

Raphell Thomas-Edwards (England)
Omar Abada (Tunisia)
Theo Deluz (Switzerland)
Marko Mladajan (Switzerland)
Ahmed Mannai (Tunisia)

Dunk Champion
Sofiane Mrad (Switzerland)

Three Point Champion
Pete Sakotic

British Teams Full Scores*

Friday 22nd April
England beat Belgrade 78-71
Manchester lost to Austria 55-52

Saturday 23rd April
England lost to Tunisia 76-53
England beat Cherbourg 67-38
Manchester beat Paris 60-53
Manchester lost to Switzerland 85-46

Sunday 24th April
Semi Final: England lost to Switzerland 68-51
Semi Final: Manchester lost to Tunisia 72-49
3rd/4th Place: England beat Manchester 63-56

*Results will be updated with leading scorers as soon as possible.


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