Ben Bentil drops double-double, Olimpia Milano overcomes Tortona

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09/Jan/22 19:14

Ben Bentil powered Milano to a comeback victory over Tortona with a season-best double-double

By Eurohoops team /

Despite only scoring 4 points in the opening period, Olimpia Milano emerged to beat Tortona 72-60 at home for its second consecutive win in the Italian LegaBasket.

Ben Bentil had his best performance to date with Milano, as he left the court with a double-double of 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the way for Ettore Messina’s squad.

Devon Hall followed with 14 points, 6 rebounds, Jerian Grant had 13 points while Sergio Rodriguez tapped 11 points and Nicolo Melli added 10 points and 9 rebounds. Milano remains on top of the Italian League standings with a 13-1 record.

Chris Wright paced the visitors with 18 points and JP Macura added 16 points. Tortona remains in the seventh spot of the standings with a 7-7 record.

Italian LegaBasket Day 15 results:

Saturday, January 8:

Trento – Reyer Venezia 81-94

Sunday, January 9:

Cremona – Sassari 89-80
Treviso – Trieste postponed
Olimpia Milano – Tortona 72-60
Reggiana – Virtus Bologna 81-90
Brescia – Pesaro postponed
Brindisi – Napoli postponed
Fortitudo Bologna – Varese upcoming