Raduljica Named MVP

Miroslav Raduljica of Serbia was named the MVP of the 2008 U20 European Championship Men in Riga, after leading his team to yet another gold medal.

The 210cm center dominated the championship from the first to the last day. He finished the games with a double-double average of 18.6 ppg and 10.9 rpg with a total of five games with double-double including the grand finals.

He topped no less than five statistical categories among them: Defensive Rebounds, Offensive Rebounds, Total Rebounds, Free Throws Made and Field Goal Attempts.

Raduljica is also ranked in the top five of seven other categories among them points per game.

Along with him in the All-Tournament team are: Joaquin Colom, Martynas Gecevicius, Victor Claver and Vladimir Dasic.

Colom and Claver of Spain led their team to the bronze medal. Colom is the top passer with 6.1 apg. Claver on top of 15.6 ppg and 5.3 rpg showed his great presence also on defense where he is ranked top10 in both steals and blocks.

Lithuania's Martynas Gecevicius finished as the third top scorer here with 20.5 ppg.

Dasic led Montenegro in their debut tournament to a great performance and a prestigious fifth place.

He finished as the top scorer with 22.8 ppg, most steals per game with 2.6 in addition to three other categories he topped. He also finished in the top5 of five other categories including total rebounds with 8.9.


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