Semaj Christon leads Ulm past Bayern

2021-09-26T20:43:28+00:00 2021-09-27T00:04:16+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

26/Sep/21 20:43

Eurohoops.net

Semaj Christon and Ulm delivered the upset on the road against Bayern Munich.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Semaj Christon put on a show with 27 points and 14 assists as Ratiopharm Ulm beat Bayern Munich 86 – 83 on the road in overtime for Day 1 of the 2021-22 German League season.

Christon also scored for the 86 – 83 with 12 seconds to play and after Justin Simon hit the go-ahead basket for the 84 – 83. Darrun Hilliard, Bayern’s top scorer with 26 points (along with seven boards), missed in back-to-back 3-point attempts to tie the game.

DeShaun Thomas added 20 points, including the mid-range shot that forced the overtime. Augustin Rubit added 18 points plus seven rebounds for Bayern. The Bavarian side was missing Vladimir Lucic, Corey Walden, Nihad Dedovic, Leon Radosevic and Othello Hunter.

Apart from Christon, Cristiano Felicio had 18 points and seven rebounds while Simon finished with 11 points.

BBL Day 1 Results:

Alba Berlin – Bonn 86 – 88

Crailsheim Merlins – s. Oliver Wuzburg 111 – 84

Syntainics MBC – Heidelberg 74 – 85

MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg – Hamburg Towers 88 – 87

Niners Chemnitz – EWE Oldenburg 79 – 78

Giessen 46ers – medi Bayreuth 86 – 74

Fraport Skyliner s- Braunschweig 76 – 89

Gottingen – Brose Bamberg 76 – 82

Bayern Munich – Ratiopharm Ulm 83 – 86

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