BBL Day 2 Recap

2020-11-15T17:21:08+00:00 2020-12-10T20:45:13+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

15/Nov/20 17:21

Bayern made short work of Fraport Skyliners in Paul Zipser’s season-high evening

By Eurohoops team/

FC Bayern Munich completed a successful week with a convincing victory over Fraport Skyliners to continue its reign in the BBL standings alongside Ulm.

Rasta Vechta – s. Oliver Wuzburg 80 – 88

Tyler Pearsons had 22 points and eight rebounds, Micah Downs added 17 points and s. Oliver Wurzburg beat Rasta Vechta 88 – 80 on the road.

Jordan Barnett (20 points, seven rebounds) and Jordan Salumu (17 points) were the top scorers from the hosts.

Gottingen – Braunschweig 79- 76

Gottingen prevailed mainly thanks to Luke Nelson and Tai Odiase who had 21 and 19 points respectively. For Braunschweig, Bryon Allen finished with 22 points while Karim Jallow added 19 points and eight rebounds.

Syntainics MBC – Crailsheim Merlins 66 – 84 

Strong defense plus Trae Bell-Haynes (23 points, nine assists, six rebounds) and Bojan Radosajlevic (19 points, seven rebounds) put their signatures on the Merlins rout on the road over Syntanics.

Quinton Hooker (15 points) and Michal Michalak (15 points) were the best the hosts had to offer.

Ratiopharm Ulm – medi Bayreuth 104 – 76

Dylan Osetkowski and Troy Caupain dropped 18 points apiece in Ulm’s blowout win over Bayreuth. Osvaldas Olisevicius had 13 points and five boards for the guests.

Fraport Skyliners – FC Bayern Munich 52-75

Paul Zipser scored a season-high with 24 points and seven rebounds to lead Bayern to its second victory of the season. Robin Amaize tapped 9 points and JaJuan Johnson had 8.

Jon Axel Gudmundsson led all scorers of the hosts with 11 points while Bruno Vrcic and Matt Mobley tapped 9 points each.

Bonn – MHP RIESEN 82-86

Elias Harris shot with nearly perfect accuracy (11-13 FG) to lead MHP Riesen to victory with 26 points. Jaleen Smith added 15 points, Tremmell Darden posted 11 points and Yorman Polas Bartolo added 10 points.

James Thompson and Deividas Gailius tapped 13 points apiece for Bonn, followed by 10-point performances by Leon Kratzer and Xavier Pollard.

EWE Baskets – ALBA Berlin 86-89

Marcus Eriksson saved the day for ALBA with a 19-point performance and 5-6 from the three-point line, Simone Fontecchio tapped 16 points, Jayson Granger had 14 and Luke Sikma ended the game with 12 points and 7 boards.

Sebastian Herrera led the hosts with 14 points, while Rickey Paulding and Phil Pressey had 13 points each.

Hamburg Towers – JobStairs Giessen 46ers 100-79

Jordan Swing dialed in 8/8 threes ending up with 28 points. Maik Kotsar with 16 points and Zach Cuthbertson with 14 assisted in jumping to a 5-0 start.

Captain Brandon Thomas posted a team-high 12 points for the losing side in the affair delayed up to December 10.

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