Aspire All-Star National Tournament 2024: Winners, results, All-Star 5s, gallery

Four sets of champions were crowned at the third annual Aspire All-Star National Tournament.

Played at Manchester's National Basketball Performance Centre across three days, the event brought together Basketball England's four Super Regions - North, South, Central and London - which were created in June 2021.

The South had a weekend to remember, claiming victory in the U13 and U15 Girls categories and U13 Boys on Sunday's finals day. The North were the victors in the U15 Boys section.

Stats for all games are available on the NBN23 Swish app and all game results, finals recaps, All-Star 5s and a picture gallery can be found below.




Finals recaps and other results

U13 Girls Final: South 74-43 North 

The South dominated the first final of the day on Sunday, with Aleksandra Liddell-Mickovski of Cambridge Cats leading the scoring with 14 points. 

Kelly Munyaviri (12) and Holly Smith-White (11), both of Milton Keynes Breakers, backed her up as the South ran out comfortable winners. Grace Roberts (York Eagles) led the North scoring with 11.

U13 Girls 3rd/4th: London 65-43 Central

U13 Girls All-Star Five

  • Aleksandra Liddell-Mickovski (South) MVP
  • Tang Adele (North)
  • Sienna Modesto (London)
  • Kelly Munyaviri (South)
  • Zemirah Williams-Gardener (Central)

U15 Girls Final: North 60-61 South

The South grabbed their second win of finals day by the narrowest of margins.

Jessica Jolley sank the winning bucket with 16 seconds left on the clock to seal a thrilling contest that was played at breakneck pace.

Jolley (Southend Scorpions) had a joint team-high 15 points with Chantelle Okoli (Milton Keynes Breakers) also grabbing 15 and Summer Wilson (London Elite) 10. Ophelia Larder-Lee (Sheffield Hatters) had 15 for the North while Mojan Malek (Manchester Mystics) hit 14.

U15 Girls 3rd/4th: London 75-53 Central

U15 Girls All-Star Five

  • Mojan Malek (North) MVP
  • Kyhanna Campbell (Central)
  • Jessica Jolley (South)
  • Ophelia Larder Lee (North)
  • Chantel Okoli (South)

U13 Boys Final: South 72-67 London

The South won their third crown of the day the hard way.

Trailing by as many as 17 points, they took their first lead deep into the third quarter, then went up 13, before holding off a late London push.

Milton Keynes' Larry Homawoo put in a shift with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds. He was supported by clubmate Caiden Dyer (14). Milun Watson (London Elite) was the standout for London with 16 points and nine boards, while Ivon Rogers Morse (Kingston Lions) and Seth Kaniki (London Elite) had 13 apiece.

U13 Boys 3rd/4th: Central 57-66 North

U13 Boys All-Star Five

  • Larry Homawoo (South) MVP
  • Oluwafifehanmi Akinlabi (South)
  • Blake Ellis (North)
  • Josiah Hendricks (Central)
  • Seth Kaniki (London)

U15 Boys Final: North 77-74 London

The North came from behind to snatch an narrow win in an exhilarating finale to end the day and the event.

Leading for the bulk of the game and by as many as 14, London seemed to be heading for victory. But the North gradually closed the deficit in the fourth and took the advantage themselves, hanging onto it until the death.

Luca Boothe (Manchester Magic) led the North with 17 points. Oliver Bishop (Leicester and Loughborough Riders) and David Akhidime (Manchester Magic) claiming 13 each.

Daniel Onuoha (London Elite) had a game-high 25 for London with Myles Barry (London Thunder) hitting 24.

U15 Boys 3rd/4th: Central 75-82 South

U15 Boys All-Star Five

  • Myles Barry (London) MVP
  • David Akhideme (North)
  • Casey Burr (Central)
  • Oliver Bishop (North)
  • Samuel Muleba (South)
Saturday results

U13 Girls: South 53-40 Central
U13 Boys: London 59-54 Central
U13 Girls: North 49-48 London

U15 Boys: South 58-63 Central
U15 Boys: North 59-56 London
U13 Boys: North 50-65 South

U15 Girls: London 55-44 Central
U15 Girls: North 57-51 South
U13 Girls: Central 38-57 London

U13 Boys: North 40-64 London
U13 Boys: South 74-68 Central

U15 Boys: North 76-75 South
U15 Boys: London 75-70 Central

U13 Girls: North 22-45 South
U15 Girls: North 48-47 London
U15 Girls: South 63-59 Central

Friday results

U13 Girls: North 57-38 Central
U13 Boys North 48-52 Central
U15 Girls: North 69-22 Central
U15 Boys: North 75-48 Central

U13 Girls: South 46-33 London
U13 Boys South 58-47 London
U15 Girls: South 53-44 London
U15 Boys: South 67-69 London