Mike James, CSKA rout Astana on the road

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Stefan Djordjevic

10/Feb/20 16:28

Eurohoops.net

Mike James stepped up as CSKA got a road win against Astana in VTB United League

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

CSKA Moscow had everything under control in a 95-72 road win over Astana in VTB League. CSKA improved to 13-4 compared to Astana’s 6-9 record.

Mike James banked game-high 27 points on 9-13 shooting including all 13 points of CSKA in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter.

Kosta Koufos added 18 and Daniel Hackett 12 points. For Astana, Dusan Ristic scored 18 points in addition to Malcolm Hill’s 16.

Astana had a slight advantage after the first quarter (22-19) but not for long as CSKA took over and went ahead 43-30 by halftime. They kept going after the break (70-46) and, led by James, didn’t allow any comeback in the final ten minutes.

Photo Credit: VTB United League