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Spanish side CB Cornella were crowned the 2012 Haris Tournament champions after defeating Akademie Weser 62-53 in the final at the Amaechi Centre on Saturday.
Cornella’s Aureli Luquero was named the 2012 Haris MVP after an impressive display in the final. He finished with 18 points, the majority in the first half, and 6 steals, as well as a handful of huge plays down the stretch to cool off a huge Akademier Weser rally.
Across Cornella’s three games of the tournament, Loquero averaged 8.7 points, 4 rebounds, 3.3 assists (7th in the tournament) and 3 steals (3rd in the tournament) on 47.8% field goal shooting (5th).
You can find stats and all tournament leaders here.
The 2012 Haris Memorial Tournament All-Star 5 were (pictured below, left to right): Conor Porter (Manchester Magic U18s), Edin Atic (Kos), Alessandro Verga (Switzerland Select), Constantin Kalmund (Akademie Weser and Ferran Ventura (CB Cornella).
1st: CB Cornella
2nd: Akademie Weser
3rd: Manchester Magic Under-18s
4th: Kos Sarajevo
5th: Switzerland Select
6th: Belfast Stars
7th: England U17s
8th: Manchester Magic U16s
Akademie Weser beat Manchester Magic U18s 77-61(semi-final)
CB Cornella beat Kos Sarajevo 81-65 (semi-final)
England U17s beat Manchester Magic U16s 78-39 (7th/8th Place playoff)
Switzerland won against Belfast Stars 82-56 (5th/6th Place playoff)
Manchester Magic beat Kos Sarajevo 72-54 (3rd/4th Place playoff)
CB Cornella beat Akademie Weser 62-53 (Final)
Thoughts? Did you make it to Haris? Standout players/performances?