Darrun Hilliard drops 19 points as Maccabi routs Gilboa Galil

2023-03-19T21:47:41+00:00 2023-03-19T23:24:04+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

19/Mar/23 21:47


Looking good down the stretch of the season, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv wins the sixth straight game across all competitions

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Extending the winning streak to six games between the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and Israel’s Winner League, Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv dominated to beat Hapoel Gilboa Galil, 86-64, in Menora Mivtachim Arena Sunday evening.

Roman Sorkin and Darrun Hilliard poured 19 points apiece. The former Villanova standout set a new individual high in the 2022-23 season with 7/11 field goals, including 5/8 from beyond the arc. Sorkin, playing NCAA basketball in Oregon, additionally squeezed seven rebounds, two steals, one block, and one assist in a 25-minute showing.

The main threat to the Yellows in the Regular Season Round 20 contest, Tony Carr went for 23 points. Robert Franks logged 18 points.

Besides Jalen Adams (shoulder), Austin Hollins (knee), and Alex Poythress (hand) on Oded Kattash’s injury list, Lorenzo Brown and Josh Nebo were rested.

More action in Israel’s top division, former Louisville big Mangok Mathiang posting a huge double-double with 22 points and 24 rebounds led Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat to the win, 102-91, against Hapoel Atsmon Holon in Begin Arena.

Winner League Round 20

Bnei Ofek Dist Herzeliya – Ironi Hai Motors Ness Ziona 96-92 OT (90-90)
Hapoel Vegan Friendly Tel Aviv – Hapoel B-Cure Laser Haifa 87-77
Ironi Taxon Kiryat Ata – Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 65-107
Hapoel Yossi Avrahami Eilat – Hapoel Atsmon Holon 102-91
Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv – Hapoel Gilboa Galil 74-58
Hapoel Altshuler Shaham Beer Sheva/Dimona – Hapoel Nofar Galil Elion (20/3)

STANDINGS: Maccabi Tel Aviv 17-3, Hapoel Tel Aviv 16-4, Hapoel Jerusalem 13-6, Hapoel Holon, 14-7, Galil Elion 10-10…

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