Virtus remains perfect in LegaBasket after a routine win over Trento

2022-11-20T18:45:26+00:00 2022-11-21T20:39:54+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

20/Nov/22 18:45

Great start to the season for Virtus Bologna in the Italian championship

By Eurohoops team/

Virtus Segafredo Bologna didn’t have much trouble on the road in Round 7 of the Legabasket, with a 71-64 win against Aquila Basket Trento.

Nico Mannion led the winning side with 15 points, while Isaia Cordinier added 13 points. Marco Belinelli, Daniel Hackett, and Kyle Weems added nine points each.

Drew Crawford stood out for Trento with 17 points, while Darion Atkins added 15.

Sergio Scariolo’s team had a great first quarter, winning it with a 20-10 score. Trento managed to shake off the bad start, but Virtus continued playing well on both ends of the floor and improved their lead to 17 points before the big break.

The hosts improved defensively in the third period and won it 18-16, but still, they entered the last period with a 15-point deficit.

With six straight points at the beginning of the final quarter, for a brief moment, Trento showed that they are not giving up, but without much fuss, the Bologna team took another double-digit lead and routinely closed out the game.

Virtus now has a perfect 7-0 score, while Trento suffered their third defeat (4-3) in Italian championship.

Armani Milan expectedly won 98-81 against Palacanestro Trieste with ease.

Naz Mitrou Long led Ettore Messina’s team to a sixth victory with 23 points, seven rebounds, and five assists.

LegaBasket Round 7:

Varese – Venezia 93-90
Reggiana – Verona 65-70
Basket Napoli – Treviso 84-82
Trento – Virtus Bologna 64-71
Brescia – Tortona 83-68
Milano – Trieste 98-81
Brindizi – Pezaro 74-102
Sassari – Scafati 86-76

1. Virtus Bologna 7-0
2. Armani Milan 6-1
3. Tortona 5-2
4. Varese 5-2
5. Pesaro 4-3
6. Trento 4-3
7. Venezia 4-3
8. sassari 3-4
9. Brescia 3-4
10. Basket Napoli 3-4
11. Brindisi 3-4
12. Reggiana 2-5
13. Verona 2-5
14. Trieste 2-5
15. Treviso 2-5
16. Scafati 1-6