Vice-champion of Ukraine “Dnepr” took “Nikolaev” in the match of the sixth round of the regular championship of the Superleague – the first game between these teams ended in a home victory, “shipbuilders”.
This reports the press service of the basketball Federation of Ukraine.
Dnipro won presentationi the starting period of the match. The hosts were playing more aggressive on both ends of the floor, had 10 points advantage, but allowed the opponent to make a mini-breakthrough 6:0 and to reduce the gap to 4 points. The main event starting period was the debut of Kirill Fesenko, who received the first minutes in the shirt of FC Dnipro.
“Nikolaev” in the first half had a total advantage on the boards, collecting 27 rebounds in 20 minutes, of which 13’s basket. But 11 losses and low implementation of three-pointers did not allow the team of Vitaly Cherny to seize the initiative. Dnipro kept the advantage at 3 points before the big break.
In the third quarter of Dnipro has improved his defense, and established the game on the boards and immediately got a double-digit gap but 5 consecutive points from Fesenko and a quick two fouls Nikolaev helped the home team go into the final quarter 12 points advantage.
Dnipro is a little complicated their situation 5 team fouls in the opening three minutes of the fourth quarter, but closer than 7 points during the final quarter the guests to close the gap failed, and three andani for a quarter of timofeyenko finally calmed the game “Dnepr” brought the match to win with a score of 74:65.
Best player of the match was Stanislav timofeyenko, who is 23 points, added 4 rebounds and 4 steals, while his efficiency rating was “+27”.
The guests worth mentioning Sergei Popov, who successfully entered the game from the bench: defender of “shipbuilders” in 25 minutes scored 17 points, had 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal (D +20).
His next match “Dnepr” will play Sunday, November 11, at home against “Zaporozhye” and “Nikolaev” on the same day will play away against “Polytechnic”.
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“Dnepr” – “Nikolaev” 74:65 (15:11, 20:19, 19:12, 20:23)
In the other match of the day “Zaporozhye” defeated “Polytechnic”.