Olimpia Milano beats Cantu on the way to the playoffs

2017-05-07T22:35:56+00:00 2017-05-07T22:35:56+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

07/May/17 22:35

Eurohoops.net

Milano finished off the regular season on top of the standings and has high hopes for the playoffs.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Olimpia Milano enjoyed a home victory against Cantu and prevailed 89-71.

Ricky Hickman was the leading scorer with 15 points, while Davide Pascolo and Krunoslav Simon also scored in double digits, with 13 points each.

The visiting team kept a 3-point lead at halftime with 42-45, yet the momentum quickly shifted in the second half.

Milano grabbed a double digit lead for the first time in the game at 27′ with 63-51, while stayed in charge after 30 minutes, as the score rested at 67-54.

The deficit reached the 20-point mark early in the final period, as Milano sealed the victory in the derby.