Jason Rich hands Gaziantep comeback win over Riga

2019-11-05T19:53:04+00:00 2019-11-05T22:57:24+00:00.


05/Nov/19 19:53


Jason Rich stepped up and led Gaziantep to a road win over Riga in Basketball Champions League

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Although Riga had a double-digit lead midgame, Gaziantep bounced back and grabbed a narrow 85-81 road win in Basketball Champions League. Both squads now hold a 1-3 record in Group C.

Jason Rich led the way for victors with game-high 25 points as well as five assists, three steals and two rebounds. Drew Crawford scored 13 and Ivan Buva 11 points.

For Riga, Arturs Kurucs banked all four of his shots from deep and finished with 19 points while Janis Blums added 16 and Lester Medford 14 points.

Riga was ahead 25-20 after ten minutes and 44-37 at halftime. They led by as much as 14 points (68-54) in the third quarter but Gaziantep made a 19-2 run to take over the lead (73-70) and came out on top in the close finish.

Game Highlights

Press Conference

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League