Cadeau collects MVP award to lead All-Star Five
PLOIESTI (Romania) - Elliot Cadeau had double reason to celebrate at the FIBA U18 European Championship, Division B after being named tournament MVP following Sweden's title triumph.
The 17-year-old point guard saved his best for when it mattered most after following up a 25-point outing in the Semi-Finals with a huge 36 points along with 5 rebounds and 4 assists in Sunday's Final victory.
Cadeau finished with tournament averages of 21.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game across six appearances and was joined in the All-Star Five by teammate Tunde Fasasi, who contributed 19.4 points per game for Sweden before sustaining an injury in the Final.
While Denmark had to settle for second place, they also had two players in the team with Marqus Marion averaging a tournament double-double of 16.1 points and 10.0 rebounds and Tobias Jensen putting up 13.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.
Almar Atlason rounded out the lineup after helping Iceland to a fourth-placed finish with 17.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game as the tournament's joint leading rebounder.