Haciyeva, Vasiliauskas and Gaziantep overcome Mornar

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Orhan Haciyeva and Sarunas Vasiliauskas led Gaziantep to a home win over Mornar at the end of the Basketball Champions League regular season

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Gaziantep stepped up in crunch time and logged an 86-79 home win over Mornar Bar in Basketball Champions League.

Both squads have already been out of playoff contention and both will finish the season with a 4-10 record in Group C.

Orhan Haciyeva led the way with 19 points and seven boards while Sarunas Vasiliauskas had 16 points, eight assists and six boards. Stevan Jelovac added 14 points.

For Mornar, Isaiah Whitehead banked 24 points in addition to Milko Bjelica’s 13 and Dario Hunt’s 12 points.

Mornar was up 25-24 after ten minutes but Gaziantep took the 47-43 lead in front of the halftime break. They stayed ahead in the third quarter (66-61) and although Mornar grabbed the lead (75-72), it was only for a short while as the hosts went on a 14-4 run to win the game.

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League