England U18s Gain Promotion to Division A - Hoopsfix.com

England U18s Gain Promotion to Division A

Luke Nelson England U18s Basketball

Kingsley Okoroh Findlay PrepEngland Under-18s secured a historic promotion to Division A on Sunday after beating Finland 73-59 in the third place playoff game at the Division B European Championships in Sarajevo.

It makes another successful summer for the talented 1995 born generation, who secured promotion for the England Under-16s last year.

Kingsley Okoroh had 15 points, 12 rebounds and 2 blocks on 7/10 shooting, Rowell Graham added 15 points himself, Tyrell Isaacs had 13 and David Sainsbury pulled down 15 boards in just 22 minutes.

Luke Nelson, who averaged 16.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game, including dropping 33 and 10 rebounds on eventual champions Bosnia & Herzegovina, was named to the all-tournament team.

Head coach Steve Bucknall’s side join the England Under-18 women who also gained promotion to Division A this summer.

Box score.

Massive shout out to all the England Under-18s!


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