Gran Canaria overpowers Virtus Bologna

2021-12-22T23:07:28+00:00 2021-12-22T23:17:12+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

22/Dec/21 23:07

Eurohoops.net

Virtus Bologna collapsed under Gran Canaria’s strength in the last period.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Gran Canaria had a strong offensive game to defeat Virtus Bologna 100 – 80 and rise above them in the standings of Group B in EuroCup.

Five players of Gran Canaria scored in double figures. Dylan Ennis delivered 17 points, AJ Slaughter produced 16 points along with nine assists, Chris Kramer and Jon Shurna had 14 points apiece while Miquel Salvo added 10 points. Their team had a powerful 29 – 15 fourth period to turn what was a close game for 30 minutes to a rout.

Kyle Weems (17 points), Marco Belinelli (16 points) and Milos Teodosic (15 points, 10 assists) stood out from Virtus. The Bologna side led 62 – 65 near the end of the third period until a 9-0 run by Gran Canaria put them behind for good. They didn’t manage to match their hosts’ scoring force in the last quarter.

Group B Standings (via EuroCup Basketball)

Group B W L PTS+ PTS- +/-
1. Buducnost VOLI Podgorica 6 2 652 588 64
2. Gran Canaria 6 2 679 624 55
3. Virtus Segafredo Bologna 5 3 731 699 32
4. Valencia Basket 4 3 612 598 14
5. Umana Reyer Venice 4 4 589 584 5
6. ratiopharm Ulm 4 4 625 626 -1
7. Frutti Extra Bursaspor 3 4 521 561 -40
8. Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana 3 5 653 677 -24
9. Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse 2 6 640 649 -9
10. Promitheas Patras 2 6 564 660 -96