GB U20s Get First Win, Beat Luxembourg -

GB U20s Get First Win, Beat Luxembourg

GB U20s vs Luxembourg
The Great Britain Under-20s secured their first victory of the Division B European Championships as they rolled over Luxembourg 85-56 on Saturday in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Ryan Richards led GB with a 20 point-11 rebound double double, Devon Van Oostrum added 15 points, 3 rebounds, and 9 assists, Alex Marcotullio had 15 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists, while Ali Fraser had 12 points and 3 rebounds on 6/7 shooting.

Head coach Tim Lewis was happy to get the first victory under their belt:

“It was a scrappy game but it was always going to be. They’re a persistent team, but we had to go out there and do a job. We got the win, and we had the opportunity to play everyone in the squad. We achieved what we set out to do, so I’m pleased with how it went.”

Full stats, play by play and box score are available here.


  • GB starters: Levi Noel, Devon Van Oostrum, Alex Marcotullio, Ryan Richards, Ali Mackay
  • Devon’s father Duco Van Oostum is currently out in Bosnia following the team and blogging for the BBL website (of all people!). Read his thoughts on the game vs Luxembourg, makes interesting reading.


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