Augustine Rubit helps Brose survive Wurzburg

2018-03-17T22:41:55+00:00 2018-05-14T13:06:48+00:00.


17/Mar/18 22:41

Rubit pushes Brose closer to the playoffs with an important comeback victory against Wurzburg.

By Eurohoops team/

Although they trailed by nine at halftime, Brose Bamberg pulled off a great comeback to win against s.Oliver Würzburg 70-67 on Day 25 of German BundesLeague.

The winner wasn’t clear until the last second. Daniel Hackett with a two-pointer and Augustine Rubit with two free throws gave Brose a one-point lead with 30 seconds left. Robin Benzing tried to score a tough winning 3-pointer but it was off the mark and the hosts sealed the result from the free-throw line.

Rubit led the winners with 22 points and 8 rebounds, while Hackett added 12 points. On the other side, Benzing scored 18 points.

This was a much-needed win for Brose as they are now in a more secure spot regarding the playoffs with a 14-10 record. Würzburg falls behind with 13-12.

Earlier today, Bayern Munich defeated Basketball Löwen Braunschweig 91-82 and increased their amazing BundesLeague winning streak to 20 in a row (23-1 record). Mike Zirbes scored 21 for the winning side.
On the other side, DeAndre Lansdowne and Scott Eatherton combined for 51 points (27 and 24) but it was not enough.

Day 25 Results (Saturday)

BASKETBALL L. BRAUNSCHWEIG FC BAYERN MUNICH 82-91 44-46 28-22 16-24 21-26 17-19
RATIOPHARM ULM WALTER TIGERS TUBINGEN 95-82 51-43 22-24 29-19 25-19 19-20
ALBA BERLIN BG GOTTINGEN 98-71 45-34 25-17 20-17 20-12 33-25
BROSE BASKETS S.OLIVER WURZBURG 70-67 29-38 13-18 16-20 26-15 15-14
GIESSEN 46ERS MHP RIESEN LUDWIGSBURG 98-118 47-71 22-42 25-29 23-25 28-22