Group B Recap: Mornar Bar gets historic win over Buducnost

2020-10-28T23:25:28+00:00 2020-10-28T23:32:33+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

28/Oct/20 23:25

Eurohoops.net

The two Montenegrin EuroCup teams clashed in an epic overtime battle.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Isaiah Whitehead drained the 3-pointer at (almost) the buzzer of overtime as Mornar Bar beat Buducnost in a first-ever all-Montenegrin EuroCup showdown. The American player finished with 18 points.

Jacob Pullen led Mornar Bar overall with 23 points and five assists. Kenny Gabriel added 13 points and eight rebounds.

For Buducnost, Melvin Ejim had 16 points and seven rebounds for Buducnost while Willie Reed posted a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds.

After the game, Mornar Bar head coach  Mihailo Pavicevic had an emotional reaction to his team’s win.

In Ulm, Unicaja Malaga defeated local Ratiopharm 81 – 76, powered by Francis Alonso’s 21 points and with Deon Thompson contributing 14 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals.

Dylan Osetwoski had 17 points and seven boards for Ulm.

Rob Gray dropped 16 points, Anthony Brown had 14 points plus six rebounds and Vitalis Chikoko pitched in 13 points and six boards as Boulogne Metropolitans downed Brescia 75 – 70. Dusan Ristic (14 points), Drew Crawford (13 points) and Will Cherry (10 points, 10 assists) stood out for the hosts.

Group B Standings via EuroCup Basketball

Group B W L PTS+ PTS- +/-
1. Unicaja Malaga 4 1 434 410 24
2. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 3 2 418 399 19
3. Boulogne Metropolitans 92 3 2 410 400 10
4. Mornar Bar 3 2 402 392 10
5. ratiopharm Ulm 1 4 384 392 -8
6. Germani Brescia 1 4 370 425 -55

Photo: Mornar via EuroCup Basketball