The 25th edition of the Victor Rho Basket Junior Tournament will take place from April 26th-May 1st (ending the day before the Euroleague Final Four in Madrid) outside of Milan, Italy, and will once again feature a strong collection of European and American based talent in the U-18 age group.
In addition to European youth basketball powerhouses like FMP Belgrade, Real Madrid, Partizan Belgrade, Olimpija Ljubljana and KK Split, Victor Rho will also showcase three teams from the States as well in BABC Boston, Team Ohio and Indiana Elite.
Some of the top American prospects include potential McDonalds All-American candidates such as B.J. Mullens
(Ohio State), Tyler Zeller
(North Carolina), William Buford
(Ohio State), Alex Oriakhi
(UConn) and Stephan Van Treese, amongst others.
A few of the more intriguing European players include Dejan Musli
, Nikola Mirotic
, Nikola Vukasovic
, Mario Delas
and Andrija Milutinovic
The event is recognized by the NBA as an official youth tournament.
The last day of the tournament will be held at the Palalido of Milan.
DraftExpress is tentatively planning on attending.
For more information, go to www.victorbasket.it
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