Bayern forces Bamberg to second loss of the season

19/Mar/17 22:19 March 19, 2017

Antigoni Zachari

19/Mar/17 22:19

Eurohoops.net

Grand victory for hosts Bayern that put an end to Brose’s winning streak.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Bayern forced Brose Bamberg to their second loss for the season in the German league and prevailed 67-59 in Munich. This way, the hosts improve to a 21-3 record, while Brose stands at 23-2.

Nick Johnson led the winners with 12 points, Vladimir Lucic followed with 11, while Maik Zirbes added 10.

For Brose, Nikos Zisis finished the game with 13 points.

While both teams were reserved in the first half, with the visitors leading 27-28 at halftime. Bayern put on a superb performance in the third period and kept Brose at just 9 points, while the score after 30 minutes was 49-37.

With less than 2 minutes remaining, Bamberg reduced to 7 points, 60-53.

German League 2016-2017 Day 26 Results:
Science City Jena – Giessen 46ers 71-77 (McElroy 21p.)
Bremerhaven – Bonn 113-103 (Hulls 28p.)
Medi Bayreuth – Walter Tigers 82-81 (Stewart 26p.)
Ulm – Alba Berlin 82-76 (Kikanovic 25p.)
MHP Riesen – Lowen Braunschweig 80-78 (Pierre 27p.)
Rasta Vechta – EWE Baskets 89-76 (Paulding 19p.)
Fraport Skyliners – BG Gottingen 81-67 (English 15p.)
FC Bayern Munich – Brose Bamberg 67-59 (Johnson 12p.)

Standings:
Ulm 25-0
Brose Bamberg 23-2
FC Bayern Munich 21-3
Medi bayreuth 18-6
Alba Berlin 15-10
Bonn 14-10
MHP Riesen 13-11
EWE Baskets 13-12
Giessen 46ers 12-13
Fraport Skyliners 11-14
Science City Jena 10-15
BG Gottingen 9-17
Bremerhaven 7-17
Wurzburg 6-18
Walter Tigers 6-19
Braunschweig 4-20
Rasta Vechta 2-22

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