Scola leads Milano to win – Serie A Round 19 Recap

2020-01-27T00:29:25+00:00 2020-01-27T03:43:15+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

27/Jan/20 00:29

Eurohoops.net

Milano bounced back to victories thanks to strong defense and the scoring flair of Luis Scola.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Luis Scola scored 20 points in 25 minutes as Olimpia Milano rolled over Trieste 85 – 67 away from home to get back on a winning track. The “Red Shoes” were coming off defeats to Brescia and Fenerbahce Beko for the Italian League and EuroLeague respectively.

Milano controlled the game from start to finish to get a win that improved their Italian League record to 12-7. They are now fourth in the standings.

Hrvoje Peric had 13 points and six rebounds for Trieste that is second-to-last at 5/14. Michael Roll and Sergio Rodriguez added 11 points apiece for Milano.

Standings leader (17-2) Virtus Bologna keeps cruising. This time, Sasha Djordjevic’s players defeated fellow EuroCup club Reyer Venezia (10-9) on the road behind 17 points by Vince Hunter and 16 courtesy of Milos Teodosic.

Serie A Round 19 Results:

Umana Reyer Venezia – Segafredo Virtus Bologna 71 – 83 (Bramos 21, Hunter 17)
Banco di Sardegna Sassari – Dolomiti Energia Trentino 87 – 90 (Bilan 19, Knox 23)
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia – S.Bernardo-Cinelandia Cantù 85 – 73 (Johnson-Odom 19, Clark 17)
Germani Basket Brescia – Happy Casa Brindisi 82 – 86 (Abass 21, Stone 22)
Vanoli Cremona – Virtus Roma 103 – 92 (Happ 28, Jefferson 23)
Allianz Pallacanestro Trieste – A|X Armani Exchange Milano 67 – 85 (Peric 13, Scola 20)
Oriora Pistoia – De’Longhi Treviso 75 – 86 (Petteway 24, Fotu 22)
Pompea Fortitudo Bologna – Openjobmetis Varese 79 – 76 (Aradori 21, Vene 18)

Photo: Olimpia Milano