Day 7 recap: Czech Republic impress to take Brno title, Hungary victorious in Sopron Final
MUNICH (Germany) - The FIBA U20 European Challengers reached their conclusion on Sunday as hosts Czech Republic and Hungary joined France and Slovenia as winners of their respective tournaments.
- Czech Republic clinch Brno title as Spain have to settle for second
- France make it a perfect week at 5-0 in Tbilisi
- Hungary prevail on home soil in Sopron Final
Brno: David Bohm (CZE) - 15.0 PPG / 6.6 RPG / 2.0 APG
Heraklion: Gregor Glas (SLO) - 18.4 PPG / 5.0 RPG / 2.6 APG
Tbilisi: Milan Barbitch (FRA) - 16.8 PPG / 5.2 RPG / 4.0 APG
Sopron: Vincent Valerio-Bodon (HUN) - 12.0 PPG / 7.0 RPG / 2.8 APG
Day 7 Standout Performers:
Brno: Michael Caicedo Sanchez (ESP) - 20 PTS / 5 REB / 3 AST
Brno: Ondrej Hanzlik (CZE) - 17 PTS / 5 REB / 67% FG
Tbilisi: Milan Barbitch (FRA) - 22 PTS / 9 AST / 6 REB
Tbilisi: Hugo Benitez (FRA) - 21 PTS / 6 AST / 3 REB
Sopron: Peter Filipovity (HUN) - 23 PTS / 9 REB / 3 AST
Sopron: Kevin Martina (SUI) - 28 PTS / 7 REB / 68% FG
15/15 games played
Gameday 5 results: Hosts Czech Republic completed a turnaround from losing their tournament opener to clinch top spot in Brno with a 79-60 success against Portugal.
Spain were forced to settle for second place as they dominated the middle periods on their way to an 83-62 win against Croatia with 20 points from Michael Caicedo Sanchez.
Meanwhile, Italy concluded the week's action as they enjoyed a 72-43 victory against Albania and saw each of their 12 players write their name on the scoresheet.
15/15 games played
Gameday 5 results: France wrapped up an unbeaten week in Tbilisi with Milan Barbitch and Hugo Benitez combining for 43 points in a 90-82 victory over Turkey to finish 5-0.
Gameday 5 results: Hungary put the finishing touches on an unbeaten week in Sopron as they beat Belarus, 81-62, in Sunday's Final. Peter Filipovity starred with 23 points and 9 rebounds with four other players in double figures to help lead the charge towards the title.
Switzerland sealed third place with a strong second half display to beat North Macedonia 71-53 behind 28 points from Kevin Martina. Slovakia finished in fifth after defeating Luxembourg, 72-53, while Romania overcame Kosovo in a 93-88 triumph in the battle for seventh.