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August 2022
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Lana Maric named MVP to lead All-Star Five in Podgorica

PODGORICA (Montenegro) - Lana Maric of Serbia has double reason to celebrate, as she was named tournament MVP at the FIBA U16 Women's European Championship, Division B after also winning the title.

Maric recorded four double-doubles in seven games and averaged a double-double of 13.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 2.7 steals and 2.0 blocks per game.

Selin Tekin of silver medalists Turkey was named to the All-Star Five after averaging 13.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.2 steals and 3.5 made three-pointers per game.

Denitsa Manolova of 5th place Bulgaria earned her spot in the All-Star Five after finishing as the tournament's leading scorer with 23.7 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 3.2 steals per game.

Gal Raviv made the All-Star Five after helping Israel to a 4th place finish and averaging 13.4 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 2.0 steals per game.

Rounding out the All-Star Five is Lourdes Da Silva Costa of Sweden who averaged 9.3 points, 11.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.4 steals per game, helping her team to a 4th place finish.