2018-19 BELGRADEFinalsGame 1
February 24, 2019 CET: 16:00
Local time: 16:00 ZELEZNIK HALL
Andreas Tsoumanis - U18 Olympiacos Piraeus - ANGT Belgrade 2019 (photo Dragoslav Zarkovic) - JT18

Olympiacos takes third-place after thriller over Olimpija

U18 Olympiacos Piraeus secured third place at the Adidas Next Generation Tournament Belgrade with a thrilling 87-86 victory over U18 Petrol Olimpija Ljubljana. Iosif Koloveros scored 21 points, including the game-winning jumper with 10 seconds left for Olympiacos. Andreas Tsoumanis had 19 points and 9 rebounds, Panagiotis Oikonomou tallied 17 points and Aleksej Pokusevski chipped in 14 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals and 3 blocks. For Olimpija, Uros Sikanic sparkled in defeat with 27 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks, Miha Cerkvenik scored 19 points and Jan Sagadin added 15 points.

Sikanic and Sagadin both hit three-pointers as Olimpija jumped ahead 4-9. A triple from Egor Sytnikov pushed the Slovenian team up 10-15. Pokusevski answered with a three-pointer and Olympiacos was within 17-19 after 10 minutes. Oikonomou scored 4 points early in the second quarter to even the game, 24-24. Tsoumanis's basket put Olympiacos ahead 31-29. After three lead changes, Olympiacos tallied the final 6 points of the first half and led 42-39 at the break. Tsoumanis increased the lead to 47-39 early in the second half, but Sikanic and Sagadin both nailed three-pointers to keep Olimpija within 53-51. Cerkvenik added a four-point play, but a basket-plus-foul by Oikonomou had Olympiacos up 65-59. Sikanic continued his strong game and evened it 67-67 after 30 minutes. Oikonomou's second basket of the final frame put Olympiacos ahead 77-73. Kim Klavzar answered with a three-pointer and Sikanic's triple gave Olimpija back the lead. Mark Babsek Vrecko made it 80-83. Koloveros followed with the next 5 points only to see Sikanic knot it at 85-85 with 1 minute left. After Babsek Vrecko split two free throws with 21 seconds to put Olimpija up 85-86, Koloveros nailed a jumper with 10.1 seconds to play. Olympiacos only secured the win when Peter Vukovic's three-pointer at the buzzer was off the mark.

Sunday, February 24, 2019
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Referees: 1 Neutral Referee ANGT ; 2 Neutral Referee ANGT; 3 Neutral Referee ANGT
Attendance: 150 (Tentative)
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U18 OLYMPIACOS PIRAEUS17426787
U18 PETROL OLIMPIJA LJUBLJANA19396786
U18 OLYMPIACOS PIRAEUS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 MORAITIS, ILIAS 22:35 8 2/4 1/2 1/2   2 2 3 1 1     5 1 5
5 STAMATIOU, DIMITRIOS 11:21           3 3 2 1 1     2   3
6 KOLOVEROS, IOSIF 26:01 21 7/18 2/2 1/2 2   2 3 2 1   2 3 4 14
7 TSOUMANIS, ANDREAS 32:24 19 9/13 0/2 1/1 5 4 9 2 3 5 1 2 1 3 23
8 OIKONOMOU, PANAGIOTIS 32:21 17 5/12 0/2 7/7 1 5 6 3 2 1   1 1 5 21
9 OIKONOMOPOULOS, SOTIRIOS DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10 POKUSEVSKI, ALEKSEJ 25:38 14 1/8 3/3 3/4 1 4 5 3 4 3 3   3 6 21
11 DRITSAS, GEORGIOS 6:37   0/2           1             -1
12 MANTAKAS, VASILEIOS 0:15                              
13 TSOLAKIS, NIKOLAOS 33:31 8 2/3   4/5 2 1 3   1 1 1   2 3 11
14 ZEVGARAS, THOMAS 9:17   0/4     1   1     2   2 3 1 -9
15 AFTIAS, NIKOLAOS DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Team           3 1 4     1         3
Totals 200:00 87 26/64 6/11 17/21 15 20 35 17 14 16 5 7 20 23 91
        40.6% 54.5% 81%
Head coach: TSALDARIS, DIMITRIOS
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 PETROL OLIMPIJA LJUBLJANA
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 SYTNIKOV, EGOR 2:28 3 0/1 1/1                 1     1
5 DANEU, ZIGA DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 CERKVENIK, MIHA 23:50 19 2/2 3/5 6/6   2 2 2   3       4 22
7 JURKOVIC, ROBERT 12:55           3 3 1 1 1     1   3
8 KOCEVAR, DOMEN 0:13                         1   -1
9 SAGADIN, JAN 22:40 15 4/6 2/5 1/2       1 1 5     3 3 6
10 MALOVCIC, ALEN 23:47 4 1/2 0/2 2/4   4 4 2   5   1 4 5  
11 FAJFAR, TEO 19:02 2 1/2 0/1   2   2   1       1   2
12 KLAVZAR, KIM 24:59 5 1/3 1/3     3 3 7 1 4 1 1 4 4 8
13 BABSEK VRECKO, MARK 11:45 5 2/4   1/2 2   2         1 2 1 2
14 VUKOVIC, PETER 20:31 6 3/6 0/1     1 1 7 2 1 1 1 4   7
15 SIKANIC, UROS 37:50 27 7/13 4/5 1/2 3 11 14 5   5 5   3 3 38
Team           4 3 7               7
Totals 200:00 86 21/39 11/23 11/16 11 27 38 25 6 24 7 5 23 20 95
        53.8% 47.8% 68.8%
Head coach: MRAVLJAK, ZIGA
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