Derrick Williams saves Bayern in overtime win vs. Bayreuth – BBL Day 15 Recap

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Stefan Djordjevic

06/Jan/19 17:11

Eurohoops.net

Bayreuth made a late comeback and was close to an upset but Derrick Williams helped Bayern Munich survive and stay perfect in German League.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Bayreuth managed to make a comeback but Bayern Munich’s Derrick Williams forced the overtime and led his squad to a 101-95 home win on Day 15 of German League.

Derrick Williams led the charge with game-high 27 points and seven rebounds while Nihad Djedovic and Vladimir Lucic added 17 points each.

For Bayreuth, Kassius Robertson scored 22 points while De’Mon Brooks followed with 21 points and nine rebounds.

Bayern had an early 29-15 lead and was ahead 47-40 at the halftime. They kept the distance until the final period (66-58) but Bayreuth came back and was on the verge of winning but Williams secured the overtime for Bayern (84-84). Bayern quickly went ahead by five points (91-86) and that ended up being enough to come out with a narrow win.

Bayern stayed undefeated as they won all 14 of their games so far while Bayreuth now stands at a 9-5 record. Oldenburg is at the second spot with 12-2 while Crailsheim stayed alone at the bottom with 2-12.

BBL Day 15 results and scorers

Vechta – Wurzburg 75-65 (Hollins 18 – Hulls 14)
Braunschweig – Alba 83-79 (Eatherton 21 – Giffey 19)
Skyliners – Crailsheim 77-91 (Murphy 19 – Madgen 22)
Gottingen – Bremerhaven 85-79 (Stockton 27 – Warren 24)
Jena – Giessen 61-81 (Joyce 19 – Bryant 21)
Bonn – Ludwigsburg 86-82 (Breunig 15 – Klassen 16)
Mitteldeutscher – Oldenburg 74-89 (Novak 18 – Mahalbasic 19)
Bayern – Bayreuth 101-95 (Williams 27 – Robertson 22)
Ulm – Bamberg (6/1, 18:00 CET)