Chavdar Kostov continued his offensive assault in the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men by scoring 33 points in Bulgaria’s 92-81 overtime win over Italy.
The 196-cm guard was 9-of-21 from the field and a perfect 11-of-11 from the free-throw line.
Chavdar Kostov’s game-high 37 points propelled Bulgaria to a 86-71 win over Germany in Group C play of the Ostchem U18 European Championship in Greece.
The 196-cm guard hit on 13-of-26 field goal attempts, including 6-of-10 from three-point range as Bulgaria controlled the game throughout.
Lithuania outscored Latvia 30-13 in the pivotal second quarter to win 85-67 in their opening game of the UMCOR U18 European Championship Men in Argostoli, Greece.
Lithuania had balanced scoring with five players in double figures: Martynas Gecevicius (16), Rokas Uzas (13), Marius Valukonis (12), Panas Skurdauskas (12) and Zygimantas Janavicius (10).
Omri Casspi is one of Israel's brightest young talents.
The 17-year-old sees limited action with Maccabi Tel Aviv but rest assured, Casspi is well on his way to making a larger contribution to a big European club in the future.
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