The junior team of Mega MIS successfully defended their U19 ABA League championship title by defeating SC Derby in the final of the tournament with a score of 79:60 (22:17, 15:20, 21:8, 21:15). Under the guidance of Dragoljub Avramović, Mega MIS started the match strongly, but their opponents showed resilience and managed to take the lead in the second quarter. However, Mega managed to level the score by halftime and then took control of the game in the third quarter. They quickly pulled away and established dominance, limiting their opponents to just eight points until the decisive period. With exceptional defensive play, Mega preserved their lead and secured their fifth regional championship title, the fourth consecutive one.

The Mega MIS duo stood out in the final: Bogoljub Marković with 25 points and seven rebounds, along with Urban Kroflič with 20 points, nine rebounds, and five assists – each accumulating a PIR of 28. They were accompanied by Filip Jović, who was close to a double-double with 15 points and nine rebounds, and Lazar Gačić with 12 points.

Bogoljub Marković was named the Most Valuable Player of the final tournament and earned a spot in the tournament’s ideal five alongside Urban Kroflič.

Mega MIS continued its streak, starting in 2021. They were also the regional champions in 2022 and 2023. Prior to that, they also won the U19 ABA League title in 2018.

Mega MIS: Kroflič 20 (9 reb, 5 ast, PIR 28), Marković 25 (7 reb, PIR 28), Mušicki 3, Solomun, Siby, Božilović, Nikolić 2, Đulović 2 (5 reb, 4 ast), Srzentić, Jović 15 (9 reb), Gačić 12, Milosavčević

Photo: ABA League/Dragana Stjepanović