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Duke incoming freshman Angela Salvadores named MVP of FIBA U18 European Championship

Published on August 9, 2015

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After she led Spain to the FIBA U18 European Championship on Sunday, Duke University incoming freshman Angela Salvadores was named the MVP of the tournament. Over eight games, the 5-10 guard averaged 20.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists. She closed the championship with a game-high 27 points in the title game against France. She hit 10-of-23 field goals, 7-of-7 free throws, four assists and one steal in 39 minutes of action.

Spain won the game, 76-60. Salvadores, who hails from Leon, Spain, notched her third career gold medal and sixth overall medal with Spanish national teams.

France opened the game with a 16-10 lead in the first quarter. Spain recovered to outscore France 25-17 in the second quarter to lead 35-27 at the half. The Spaniards did not trail for the rest of the game.

Salvadores was also a member of her country’s 2015 U19 team that won a bronze medal in the world championships. She was also the MVP of the 2014 U17 FIBA World Championship.

FIBA U18 European Championship All-Star Team

  • Angela Salvadores (Spain) 20.4 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 2.3 apg
  • Lisa Berkani (France) 14.8 ppg, 5.3 rpg
  • Alexia Chartereau (France) 12.0 ppg, 10.4 rpg
  • Francesca Pan (Italy) 12.8 ppg, 4.1 rpg
  • Raisa Musina (Russia) 15.9 ppg, 12.7 rpg

 


 

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