2020-21 ISTANBULQualifierRound 2
March 19, 2021 CET: 19:00
Local time: 21:00 ANADOLU EFES SPORTS CLUB FACILITIES

Stellazzurra zooms past Zaragoza for 2-0 record

U18 Stellazzurra Rome collected its second victory in two games at the Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Istanbul by easing past U18 Casademont Zaragoza 90-62 in Group A. Nicola Giordano scored 17 points and Nicolo Virginio had 14 points for Stellazzurra, which reached the ANGT Championship Game in 2018. Matteo Visintin and Benjamin Marchiaro both chipped in 12 points for the Italian side which will face off against U18 Anadolu Efes Istanbul in Round 3 with the winner reaching the first-place game. Zaragoza dropped to 0-2 in the group despite Lucas Langarita scoring 15 points while Gustav Knudsen added 9 points and 7 rebounds in the loss.

Giordano scored eight points as Stellazzurra jumped ahead 10-0. Zaragoza did not score in the first 3 minutes until Alvaro Martinez’s basket. Antonio Moreno added a triple and Zaragoza was within 14-11 before a 9-3 Stellazzurra surge for a 23-14 lead after 10 minutes. Kaspar Kuusmaa started the second quarter with four points and the margin grew to 30-14. Lucas Maglietti added a triple and Stellazzurra’s advantage was 37-19. Zaragoza tried to get back into the game with Langarita and Javier Fernandez hitting triples to pull within 43-35. And the score was 45-35 at intermission.

Giordano made sure Stellazzurra started the second half well with four points in an 8-3 beginning to push the cushion to 53-38. Dino Bocevski converted a three-point play to help increase the lead even more to 64-44, and the gap was 69-48 after 30 minutes. Stellazzurra did not let up in the final frame with the first six points and not allowing a Zaragoza basket for the first 5 minutes of the fourth quarter. Marchiaro followed that with six points in an 11-0 run to decide the game for sure 88-51.

Benjamin Marchiaro - U18 Stellazzurra Rome - ANGT Istanbul (photo Tolga Adanali) - JT20
Friday, March 19, 2021
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Referees: 1 U18 CREW CHIEF; 2 U18 UMPIRE 1; 3 U18 UMPIRE 2
Attendance: 0 (Tentative)
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U18 Stellazzurra Rome23222421
U18 Casademont Zaragoza14211314
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U18 Stellazzurra Rome23456990
U18 Casademont Zaragoza14354862
U18 Stellazzurra Rome
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
3 VIRGINIO, NICOLO 19:43 14 6/10 0/2 2/2   4 4 3 1 2     2 1 13
4 ONOJAIFE, IVAN 9:43 4 1/2   2/2 2 2 4   1       1 2 9
5 GIORDANO, NICOLA 15:07 17 5/7   7/8   4 4 1         3 5 21
7 BOCEVSKI, DINO 17:24 7 1/1   5/5 1   1   1       1 3 11
10 JOCYS, ROKAS 5:44 2 0/1   2/2   2 2 1 2 1       1 6
11 VISINTIN, MATTEO 23:26 12 5/12 0/3 2/3 1 2 3 1 4 3   1   3 8
20 NDZIE, KEVIN 12:53 6 1/3   4/6 2 3 5     1 1 1 5 4 5
25 KUUSMAA, KASPAR 16:43 8 4/4     1 1 2 4 1           15
41 PUGLIATTI, FABRIZIO 24:21 3 1/4   1/2 1 5 6 3 2 2   1 1 1 7
47 MARCHIARO , BENJAMIN 20:37 12 3/6 2/3   2 3 5 4 1 4     2   12
50 MAGLIETTI, LUCAS 22:28 3 0/2 1/4   1 4 5 4 3 1     2   7
53 INNOCENTI, EMMANUEL 11:51 2 1/4     2 1 3 1 1 3   1 2   -2
Team           3 2 5     1         4
Totals 200:00 90 28/56 3/12 25/30 16 33 49 22 17 18 1 4 19 20 116
        50% 25% 83.3%
Head coach: D'ARCANGELI, GERMANO
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 Casademont Zaragoza
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 CERA, JOSEP 16:15   0/1 0/1   1 3 4 3 1 3     3 2 2
5 ARJOL, DANIEL 19:27 9 3/9 0/5 3/4 3 1 4 5 1 2     1 3 7
7 MORENO, ALEJANDRO 9:19 3 0/3 1/3         2 1 3     3   -5
10 FERNANDEZ, JAVIER 17:04 5   1/5 2/2   2 2 2 1 1     2 1 4
11 MORENO, ANTONIO 13:24 3 1/2 0/1 1/2   1 1 2 1       1 2 5
12 MARTINEZ, ALVARO 17:14 4 2/4 0/1   1 1 2 2   2       1 4
13 KNUDSEN, GUSTAV 19:30 9 2/4 1/4 2/2 2 5 7 1 1 3     1 2 11
14 ASO, PABLO 21:10 4 2/7 0/2   3 3 6 1 1   1   2 1 5
15 MARA, ADAY 13:48 1 0/2 0/1 1/4 2 2 4   1 3 2 1 4 3 -3
16 STOSIC, PAVLE 20:51 7 2/3 1/4   1   1             2 6
17 GARCIA, VILLIAM 9:56 2 1/2                 1     1 3
19 LANGARITA, LUCAS 22:02 15 3/3 3/4     2 2 2 3 4     3 1 15
Team           2 2 4               4
Totals 200:00 62 16/40 7/31 9/14 15 22 37 20 11 21 4 1 20 19 58
        40% 22.6% 64.3%
Head coach: SERNA, JORGE
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