2017-18 BELGRADEQualifierRound 1
February 23, 2018 CET: 14:00
Local time: 14:00 ZELEZNIK HALL
Stevan Karapandzic - U18 Partizan NIS Belgrade - ANGT Belgrade 2018 - JT17

U18 Partizan NIS Belgrade grabbed an important victory to start the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Belgrade by beating U18 Mega Bemax Belgrade 101-98 in overtime to take the driver’s seat in Group B. Marko Pecarski collected 26 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals for a performance index rating of 37 while Aleksandar Davitov scored 18 points and Stevan Karapandzic had 15 points, 4 rebounds and 10 assists. Mega, which reached the ANGT Championship Game last season, dropped its opening game despite 33 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 blocks from Luka Cerovina for a PIR of 45. Altin Islamovic added 18 points and Aleksandar Langovic had 13 points and 12 rebounds in the defeat.

Partizan jumped up 13-7 in the early going and it was 13-11 when Partizan went on a 12-3 run with Karapandzic scoring 5 points for a 25-14 lead. Partizan led 25-16 after 10 minutes. Pecarski opened the second quarter with a three-ball to extend the gap to 12 points. Islamovic came up with 4 points at the other end as Mega cut the gap to 38-32. Cerovina added 6 points to trim it to 45-40 and Partizan was up 49-42 at halftime.

Cerovina converted two three-point plays early in the second half to pull Mega to within 54-50. But Davitkov and Pecarski combined for 13 points in a 16-7 run to go ahead 70-57. Mega answered with the next 7 points and trailed 72-64 after three quarters. Pecarski hit two jumpers and Marko Brekic scored twice as the lead was 84-78. Mega did not give up with Mateja Jovanovic tying it at 85-85. Pecarski twice gave Partizan the lead and Langovic evened it at 89-89 with a free throw with 49 seconds to play. Neither side could score down the stretch with Pecarski missing a shot at the buzzer. Partizan scored the first 7 points of overtime to lead 96-89. Mega did trim the margin to 99-93 but Bogdan Rutesic answered with a big three-pointer to decide the game.

Friday, February 23, 2018
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: NEUTRAL REFEREE ; NEUTRAL REFEREE 2; NEUTRAL REFEREE 3
Attendance: 250 (Tentative)
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U18 PARTIZAN NIS BELGRADE2524231712
U18 MEGA BEMAX BELGRADE162622259
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U18 PARTIZAN NIS BELGRADE25497289101
U18 MEGA BEMAX BELGRADE1642648998
U18 PARTIZAN NIS BELGRADE
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 DAVITKOV, ALEKSANDAR 40:53 18 5/10 2/6 2/2   3 3 2 2 3   1 3 3 12
5 NESKOVIC, DUSAN 25:58 9 1/3 2/4 1/6   2 2     2   1 3 3 -1
6 KARAPANDZIC, STEVAN 39:47 15 3/5 0/4 9/12   4 4 10 2 1   1 1 10 29
7 NESOVIC, ANDRIJA 10:40 6   2/3         1   2     3   1
8 POPOVIC, ZARKO 15:04 2 1/2 0/1   1 1 2 2 1       4   1
9 STEFANOVIC, LAZAR DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
10 BREKIC, MARKO 18:04 8 4/4 0/1   2 3 5           5 1 8
11 TRIFUNOVIC, BOGDAN DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
12 SEGOTA, FILIP DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 RUTESIC, BOGDAN 28:03 8 2/4 1/6 1/2 1 6 7     2   1 4 2 2
14 TANASKOVIC, DUSAN 11:40 9 4/4   1/2 1 1 2 1     1   5 1 8
15 PECARSKI, MARKO 34:51 26 10/14 0/2 6/8 6 6 12 2 3 2 1   5 8 37
Team           1 3 4     1         3
Totals 225:00 101 30/46 7/27 20/32 12 29 41 18 8 13 2 4 33 28 100
        65.2% 25.9% 62.5%
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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 MEGA BEMAX BELGRADE
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
0 MUSIC, VLADAN 17:22     0/2     1 1 1 2 1     2 1  
3 DRAGANIC, UROS DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
6 JOVANOVIC, MATEJA 31:58 12 4/11 0/1 4/5 4 2 6 2   1   2 4 6 10
7 KLJAJEVIC, MARKO 15:07 2 1/2     2 1 3               4
8 NEDELJKOVIC, BOGDAN 25:56 3   0/5 3/4   4 4 1   2     2 2  
9 PETRONIJEVIC, OGNJEN 4:32 2 1/3             1 1     2   -2
11 LANGOVIC, ALEKSANDAR 25:58 13 3/6 0/1 7/10 6 6 12 2         1 5 24
13 CEROVINA, LUKA 31:02 33 6/8 3/7 12/13 1 5 6 6 3 4 4   5 9 45
14 MISKOVIC, NOVAK DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
20 KUZMANOVIC, PAVLE 28:13 13 3/8 2/5 1/2 2 1 3     2     5 4 4
33 MEHIC, AMAR 13:02 2 1/3       1 1   1 1     4 1 -2
44 ISLAMOVIC, ALTIN 31:50 18 5/7 1/4 5/8 3   3   2 2     3 4 14
Team           1 4 5               5
Totals 225:00 98 24/48 6/25 32/42 19 25 44 12 9 14 4 2 28 32 102
        50% 24% 76.2%
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