NEWS | 17/02/2019The madridistas clinched the final in the last quarter as Ndiaye put in a stellar performance (22 points, 20 rebounds and a PIR of 32).
The Whites were dominant from the very early stages, led by the inspired Abdou Ndiaye, and they went into the break eight points up (41-33). The reaction from the Canary Islands-based side in the third quarter levelled what was an enthralling encounter.
The champions edge ahead in a hotly-disputed final
The outside accuracy of Bruno Vidarte (12 points) and Kaya Mutambirwa (11) was crucial in a 9-0 run in the last quarter which tipped the balance of the tie in the home side's favour. The Under-19s finished the job, stepping up at the most vital moments to ensure captain Abel Delicado would lift the team's seventh successive Minicopa Endesa.
REAL MADRID 80 (25+16+17+22): Delicado (9), Vide (10), Bazaga (10), Kaya (11) and Ndiaye (22) --starting five—Hernández (4), Vidarte (12), Sánchez (2), Vilasánchez (0), González (0), Pérez (0) and Oliva (0).
IBEROSTAR CANARIAS 68 (16+17+21+14): Pinto (10), Fernández (9), Castro (0), González (13) and Bagayoko (13) --starting five—Fariña (17), Lorenzo (6), Martín (0), Cavero (0), Pérez-Dionis (0), Hernández (0) and Rodríguez (0).