2015-16 KAUNASFinalsRound 1
January 17, 2016 CET: 10:00
Local time: 11:00 ZALGIRIO ARENA
Karlo Uljarevic - U18 Cibona Zagreb - ANGT Kaunas 2016 - JT15

U18 Cibona Zagreb locked up third place at the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Qualifying Tournament – Kaunas by defeating U18 INSEP Paris 71-68. Karlo Uljarevic flirted with a triple-double for Cibona with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals in 40 minutes. Josip Popic had 18 points and 7 rebounds and Mate Mandic scored 15 points while 15 year-old Oton Jankovic chipped in 6 points and 9 rebounds. Bathiste Tchouaffe led the way for the 2010 continental champion INSEP with 18 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists while Ivan Fevrier scored 14 points on 4 three-pointers and Sekou Doumbouya had 13 points and 7 rebounds. Thimotte Bazille collected 8 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

Popic opened the game and Jankovic made it 4-0. Tchouaffe scored INSEP’s first points and his three-pointer gave the French team its first lead 4-5. A Uljarevic free throw evened the game before INSEP jumped ahead 5-10. Another Uljarevic free throw pulled Cibona to within 8-11 but a Bazille basket and two Doumbouya free throws pushed the advantage to 7 points at 8-15. Luka Jelinic answered with a three-ball and Uljarevic hit two foul shots as the gap was 13-15. INSEP led 13-17 after 10 minutes then scored the first 7 points of the second quarter with Tchouaffe’s three-pointer making it 13-24. Popic finally scored for Cibona, which didn’t cut into the gap until a 7-0 run to trim it to 24-28. Two free throws from Uljarevic had the deficit down to 26-29 before baskets from Fevrier and Jaylen Hoard made it 26-33. Jankovic brought the margin to 32-34 but INSEP was leading 34-37 at intermission.

Mandic started the scoring in the second half for Cibona, which finally pulled back ahead 40-39 on Ivan Tvrtko Majic basket. The lead changed hands three times and Doumbouya had 5 points and Tchouaffe and Fevrier both knocked down three-balls in a 4-11 run to put INSEP ahead 46-52. Cibona answered with the next 7 points to reclaim the lead but Fevrier’s next three-pointer gave INSEP the lead 53-55 after 30 minutes. Uljarevic pushed Cibona back ahead to start the fourth with a three-ball and Mandic made it 58-55. Tchouaffe evened it with a trey and Fevrier followed with a three-ball as well to go up 58-61. Cibona held INSEP scoreless for the next 4 minutes and used an 8-0 surge to go ahead 66-61 with 3 minutes left. Tchouaffe snapped the run and Fevrier drained another three-ball to pull INSEP to within 68-66. INSEP failed to convert on its next two possessions and Uljarevic’s free throw made it 71-66 with 24 seconds left. After Doumbouya put back an offensive rebound with 5 seconds left to cut it to 3 points, Uljarevic turned the ball over but Tchouaffe missed his three-point attempt to tie the game and Cibona clinched the win.

Sunday, January 17, 2016
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Attendance: 100 (Tentative)
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  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
5 MANDIC, MATE 33:22 15 6/8 1/3   1 1 2 5 2 6     3 1 12
6 JELINIC, LUKA 6:38 3   1/1   1   1           3   1
7 BLAZEVIC, LUKA DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
9 SUNJIC, PETAR 5:21 2 1/1 0/1   1 1 2     1         2
10 ULJAREVIC, KARLO 40:00 19 3/7 1/6 10/13 3 5 8 9 4 6   2 3 11 28
11 MAJIC, IVAN TVRTKO 34:39 8 4/8 0/1   2 5 7     3   1 3 1 4
12 NIKIC, KRESIMIR 15:44   0/3       1 1     4 1   4 6 -3
13 SEBALJ, TINO DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
14 JANKOVIC, OTON 29:22 6 3/5 0/1   4 5 9 1   2   1 3   7
15 POPIC, JOSIP 34:54 18 8/14   2/6 4 3 7 1   3   1   4 16
Team           1   1     1          
Totals 200:00 71 25/46 3/13 12/19 17 21 38 16 6 26 1 5 19 23 67
        54.3% 23.1% 63.2%
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Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
U18 INSEP PARIS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
6 BLANC, YANIK DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
7 AYAYI, JOEL DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
8 TCHOUAFFE, BATHISTE 35:00 18 3/6 4/8   1 3 4 8 2 3     1 2 23
9 VERGIAT, TIMOTHE 9:30   0/1 0/2   2   2 1 1 2     2 1 -2
10 DOREZ, NICOLAS 19:40 4 0/1 1/3 1/2   2 2 1   1     4 3 1
11 SARR, OLIVIER 14:14 2 1/1     3   3   1 1 3   4   4
13 FEVRIER, IVAN 20:20 14 1/1 4/6     1 1     2     4   7
14 DOUMBOUYA, SEKOU 24:07 13 4/8 0/1 5/7 2 5 7 1 2 3 1     7 21
15 BAZILLE, TIMOTHEE 25:46 8 4/8     5 5 10 1 1 2 1   3 1 13
16 BRIKI, SOFIANE 30:30 6 2/7 0/2 2/2   1 1 4 3 5     4 3 1
17 RANDRIAMANANJARA, JOHAN DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
18 HOARD, JAYLEN 20:53 3 1/4 0/2 1/2         1 4   1 1 2 -6
Team           2   2               2
Totals 200:00 68 16/37 9/24 9/13 15 17 32 16 11 23 5 1 23 19 64
        43.2% 37.5% 69.2%
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