England Under-18s Finish Runners Up at HNBT, Isaacs Named MVP - Hoopsfix.com

England Under-18s Finish Runners Up at HNBT, Isaacs Named MVP

England Under-18s finished second at the 2013 Holland Nordic Basketball Tournament, failing to defend their 2012 title after falling 71-80 to Lithuania’s Sabonis Basketball Academy in the final on Sunday.

Steve Bucknall’s side finished with a 3-2 record over the tournament, racking up wins over BK Ventspils, Netherlands and Gasterra Flames. Tyrell Isaacs, who was the team’s leading scorer last year as well, was named MVP of the tournament after averaging 16.4 points per outing through the five games.

You can see the team’s roster here. Results below, to be updated with leading scorers where possible.

England Under-18 Results at the 2012 Holland Nordic Basketball Tournament

Game 1
England beat BK Ventspils 55-40
(Dwayne Orija 13, Josh McSwiggan 13, Tyrell Isaacs 10)

Game 2
England lost to Eisbären Bremerhaven 56-49
(Dwayne Orija 14, Ben Lawson 10, Tyrell Isaacs 7)

Game 3
England beat Netherlands 71-41
(Tyrell Isaacs 31, Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye 9, Kavell Bigby-Williams 9)

Game 4
England beat Gasterra Flames 73-54
(Tyrell Isaacs 17, Ben Mead 11, Tamas Okros 9)

Game 5 (Final)
England lost 80-71 to Sabonis Basketball Academy
(Tyrell Isaacs 17, Dwayne Orija 13, Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye 12)

Image Credit: Gino Wiemann

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