GB U20s defeat Austria in opener -

GB U20s defeat Austria in opener

James Okonkwo GB U20s

The GB Under-20 men got their Division B European Championship campaign to a 72-63 winning start on Friday evening in Skopje, Macedonia.

Lane Campbell flirted with a triple double with eight points, eight rebounds and 10 assists, recent UNC-commit James Okonkwo was a monster inside with 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, while Zamoku Weluche-Ume led the scoring with 15.

Krumesh Patel’s side jumped out to a 14-1 lead before a 9-0 response from Austria saw them right back into, eventually taking the lead to make it a competitive game the rest of the way.

Back to back threes from Rory Stewart in the third gave GB a small cushion, before they pulled away for good in the fourth.

GB will now look to build on their opening win against Portugal on Saturday at 3pm – watch live on

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