Jacob Pullen, Mornar keep playoff hopes alive

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Stefan Djordjevic

14/Jan/20 22:01


Jacob Pullen stepped up for Mornar against Brose Bamberg and kept the Montenegrin squad’s playoff hopes alive in Basketball Champions League

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

After a slow start to the season, Mornar Bar seems to have bounced back recently and their latest win comes with a 77-73 score against Brose Bamberg in Basketball Champions League.

Although the Montenegrin side isn’t in the best of the positions with a 4-7 record in Group C, they still have a chance to advance. Brose is in front of them at the fifth spot with 5-6.

Jacob Pullen did the job for Mornar with 21 points while Uros Lukovic notched a double-double with 12 points and ten rebounds. Milko Bjelica added nine points and seven boards.

For Brose, Retin Obasohan scored 20 points in addition to Bryce Taylor’s 11 and Darion Atkins’ ten points. The latter also grabbed ten boards.

Mornar started the game with nine straight points and was up 25-18 after ten minutes as well as 45-41 at halftime. They stayed in front throughout the third quarter (62-55) and although Brose made it a one-possession game in the last minute (76-73), Mornar held on and sealed the deal.

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League