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Five Indians amongst tournament's top performers as India’s FIBA Asia U16 campaign ends on a winning note

Press Release
Modified 05 Nov 2015
The young Cagers definitely have some positive takeaways

Underlining their continuing development, the Indian boys’ basketball squad have ended their 2015 FIBA Asia U16 Championship on a positive note with a 80-70 win over Hong Kong. The side has now finished the Championship in 13th position.

After the conclusion of all their 4 games, 5 Indian players are currently among the top 10 performers across varied statistical categories: Captain P Baladhaneshwar in points per game, 2 point field goal percentage, steals and efficiency; Forward Ankit Joshi in 3 point shooting percentage; Manoj Sisodia in assists per game; centres Harshwardhan Tomar and Adarsh Jayakumar in blocks per game.

India (P Baladhaneshwar 22 pts, 8 rebounds, 4 assists & 4 steals; Ankit Joshi 20 pts & 6 assists, Adarsh Jayakumar 20 pts & 3 blocks) bt Hong Kong (Yiu Pong Yip 21 pts & 12 rbs, Kwok Cheung 14 pts, Yu Li 12 pts) 80-70 [14-19, 24-17, 20-11, 22-23]

Published 05 Nov 2015, 13:29 IST
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