Tenerife routs Gaziantep for tenth win

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Giannis Askounis

22/Jan/20 19:51


Home-court advantage in the Basketball Champions League playoffs nearing for Iberostar Tenerife.

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Iberostar Tenerife overpowered Gaziantep, 88-65, at the Sahinbey Karatas Spor Salonu on Wednesday.

Turning nearly everything going his way into a bucket, Giorgi Shermadini went for 20 points with 8/10 twos in the Basketball Champions League Regular Season Gameday 12 affair.

Marcelo Huertas had nine points and tied the competition record with 17 assists, most of which for the Georgian center. Sasu Salin added 17 points for the Spanish outlet. Aaron White debuted in the BCL with 12 points.

Metehan Akyel scored a team-high 13 points for the hosts that failed to hold on following the opponents’ 9-0 closing run to the first half.

Txus Vidorreta’s team improved to 10-2 retaining first place in Group C with a couple of games left. Already out of the playoffs, Nenad Markovic’s side fell to 3-9.

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Postgame press conference:

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League