MHP Riesen ends Bayern’s streak – BBL Day 16 recap

2020-01-19T19:57:34+00:00 2020-01-19T20:07:14+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

19/Jan/20 19:57

Eurohoops.net

Bayern suffered its first defeat of the season in Germany.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

MHP Riesen defeated visiting Bayern with an 81-74 victory, leading Oliver Kostic’s team to its first defeat of the season in the German League.

Khadeen Carrington paced the winning side with 25 points and seven rebounds, while on the other end of the court Greg Monroe tried to keep Bayern on track with 18 points, five rebounds, three assists.

The hosts kept Bayern at 10 points in the first period, while leading 37-31 at halftime. Despite Monroe’s efforts in the second half, Bayern’s late surge fell short in the end.

Despite the defeat, Bayern still remains on top of the standings (14-1), followed by MHP Riesen (12-3), ALBA (10-3) and EWE Baskets (10-5).

easycredit BBL Day 16 results:

Ulm – Bayreuth 103 – 93 (Dragic 29, Seiferth 19)
Fraport Skyliners  – EWE Baskets 74 – 87 (Rahon 14, Moore 26)
Syntainics MBC – BC Gottingen 84 – 90 (Darden 19, Anderson 23)
Giessen 46ers – Bonn 85 – 88 (Pjanic 19, Brown 22)
HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim – Hamburg Towers 101 – 98 (Hawkins 20, Schaffartzik/Radosavljevic 21)
MHP Riesen – FC Bayern Munich 81 – 74 (Carrington 25, Monroe 18)
Brose Bamberg – Rasta Vechta 85 – 86 (Sengfelder 23, Simpson 32)

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