Burgos overcomes Brindisi to seal first place in Group H

2021-01-27T22:21:58+00:00 2021-01-27T23:09:24+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

27/Jan/21 22:21


The reigning champions finish the Basketball Champions League regular season with the top spot in Group H

By Stefan Djordjevic / sdjordjevic@eurohoops.net

Hereda San Pablo Burgos logged a 90-86 road win against Happy Casa Brindisi and secured the No.1 spot in the Basketball Champions League Group H.

Burgos was ahead 41-35 at halftime and led by as much as ten points (76-66) in the fourth quarter, and although the Italian team made a dangerous comeback (88-86), the reigning champions didn’t allow any surprises with Vitor Benite sealing the deal from the free-throw line.

Benite finished with 12 points while Maksim Salash had game-high 20. Jasiel Rivero logged a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

For Brindisi, Nick Perkins scored 19 in addition to Derek Willis’ 15 and James Bell’s 14 points.

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League