The Australian Gems have claimed Bronze at the FIBA U19 World Championships, following a hard fought 69-62 victory over Spain in the early hours of the morning. Lead by Nunawading Basketball representative Alanna Smith, 20 points, 16 rebounds, 5 blocks, the Australians finished off a sensational tournament that saw them finish with a 6-1 win/loss record.
Nunawading Basketball Representative, Alanna Smith has capped off a sensational FIBA U19 World Championships with not only a Bronze Medal, but also being named to the All Star 5.
The world stage is nothing new for Nunawading Basketball Representatives, many of our young athletes progressing from the hardwood of MEBA competition, through the Spectres programs and onto the great heights of national and international play.
Nunawading Basketball continues to be well represented at a national level, with three (3) Nunawading Junior Spectres players selected to represent School Sport Victoria in the 12 Years & Under State Teams.