Partizan gets the better of Igokea with a late comeback

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04/Dec/21 21:12

Igokea was close to an upset but Partizan managed to catch the last train and bounce back for the win

By Eurohoops team/

Over the last couple of seasons, Igokea has been arguably the most dangerous underdog in the ABA league and they almost succeeded in making another upset. However, Partizan managed to take a close 70-68 road win in the final minute after putting on a late comeback.

Igokea was up 63-53 with five minutes remaining when Partizan went on a 10-0 run sparked by Dallas Moore and Alen Smailagic who scored a three-pointer each in that span.

Uros Trifunovic set the final score from the free-throw line although Antabia Waller had a chance to force overtime for the hosts.

Smailagic finished with 15 points followed by Zach LeDay with 14 and Trifunovic with 12 points. For Igokea, Waller and Deshawn Stephens scored 18 each with Marko josilo adding 11 points.

With this win, Partizan improved to a 9-1 record and is temporarily at the top of the standings while Igokea split its ten games and stands at 5-5.