Shved, Rowland lead Khimki Moscow to victory over Avtodor Saratov

2017-02-15T18:34:45+00:00 2017-02-15T18:34:45+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

15/Feb/17 18:34

In match which was more like a “scoring fiesta”, Khimki Moscow beat Avtodor Saratov 118 – 109 on the road.

By Eurohoops team/

Earl Rowland scored a season-high 27 points, dished out 8 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds while Alexey Shved flirted with the triple-double after 24 points, 12 assists and 7 rebounds as Khimki Moscow outscored Avtodor Saratov 118 – 109 away from home.

With this victory Khimki improved its record to 12 – 3 and caught up with Zenit St. Petersburtg at the third place of the standings. Meanwhile, Avtodor is now tenth at a 5-11 record and quite further from the playoffs zone.

For the losing side, VTB top scorer Nick Minnerath had 23 points and 6 rebounds, Vince Hunter 22 points plus 8 rebounds while Evgenii Kolesnikov finished with 21 points.