Fortitudo Bologna upsets Milano – Italian League Day 9 Recap

2019-11-17T20:25:49+00:00 2019-11-18T03:12:01+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

17/Nov/19 20:25

Eurohoops.net

Bologna was dominating the game by the third period to get a stunning win.

By Eurohoops Team / info@eurohoops.net

Four players scored in double figures as Fortitudo Bologna delivered the upset of the week in the Italian League by defeating Olimpia Milano 85 – 80 at home.

Henry Sims posted a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds, Kassius Robertson scored 16 points, Pietro Aradori 13 and Manteo Fantinelli 11 for Bologna that improved to 5-4 with this win.

Milano dropped to 4-5. Nemanja Nedovic (23 points), Jeff Brooks (14 points, six rebounds) and Michael Roll (12 points, five rebounds) stood out from the “Red Shoes”.

The hosts were superior enough in the first 25 minutes to get a 21-point lead, 57 – 36, in the mid of the third period. Milano caught up a bit to make it 80 – 74 with a minute left but Bologna retained its lead.

Milos Teodosic’s heroics in the final minutes extended Virtus Bologna’s undefeated streak to 9-0. The Serbian guard dropped 24 points and made key buckets in crunch time as his team beat Trieste on the road.

Serie A Day 9 Results:

Banco di Sardegna Sassari – Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 100 – 81 (Evans 20, Poeta 20)

Dolomiti Energia Trentino – Vanoli Cremona 79 – 89 (Gentile 25, Mathews 16)

Openjobmetis Varese – Umana Reyer Venezia 93 – 91 (Mayo 25, Bramos 17)

De’Longhi Treviso – Germani Basket Brescia 72 – 68 (Fotu 23, Horton 18)

Pallacanestro Trieste – Segafredo Virtus Bologna 85 – 89 (Elmore 20, Teodosic 24)

Pompea Fortitudo Bologna – A|X Armani Exchange Milano 85 – 80 (Sims 17, Nedovic 23)

Oriora Pistoia – Acqua S.Bernardo Cantù 77 – 69 (Petteway 21, Clark 21)

Virtus Roma – Carpegna Prosciutto Pesaro 92 – 83 (Dyson 20, Kyzlink 20, Barford 23)

Photo: Olimpia Milano