Vitali, Brescia upset Milano on the road

2018-05-24T22:54:33+00:00 2018-05-25T14:57:52+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

24/May/18 22:54

Eurohoops.net

Michele Vitali pushed Brescia to a road win against Armani Milano in Game 1 of Italian League semifinals.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The Italian League semifinals have started with the clash between AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milano and Germani Basket Brescia and the latter team came out on top with a close 85-82 road victory.

Brescia came out on the floor with more focus and energy, creating an eight-point advantage after ten minutes (21-13) which they kept throughout the game. Despite not actually taking over the lead, the hosts tied the game at 78 after Vladimir Micov’s 3-pointer with two and a half minutes remaining. They couldn’t completely turn it around as Brescia players finished the game the right way.

Michele Vitali led the victors with 20 points and a game-high index value of 30 while Bryce Cotton added 14 points. On the other side, Micov led his team with 17 in addition to Arturas Gudaitis’ 14 points.

Game 2 of the series will be played on Saturday 26th of May as Milano will have one more chance to please the home crowd.