Italy routs Senegal in Game 2 of Verona Cup

2019-08-08T22:28:58+00:00 2019-08-08T23:38:45+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

08/Aug/19 22:28

Italy had it easy against Senegal in a prep game at home

By Eurohoops team/

With five players scoring in double figures, Italy crushed Senegal 111 – 54 in Game 2 of the Verona Cup preparation tournament.

Pietro Aradori and Michele Vitali dropped 15 points apiece, Awudu Abass scored 13, Amedeo Della Valle notched 12 points, five rebounds and five assists while Alessandro Gentile had 10 points for the Italian team. Meo Sachetti’s players made a display of strength against their opponents despite the absences of Danilo Gallinari, Marco Belinelli and captain Gigi Datome.

For Senegal, Babacar Toure (13 points) was the only player to score double-digit numbers. His team will have a chance to bounce back against Venezuela Friday (9/8). Italy will face Russia.

The Russian team beat Venezuela in the match that opened the tournament.