Happ, Diener push Cremona past Reggio Emilia – LegaBasket Day 21 Recap

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Stefan Djordjevic

02/Feb/20 22:49

Eurohoops.net

Ethan Happ and Travis Diener stepped up in crunch time and pushed Cremona past Reggio Emilia in the Italian League

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Despite a bad start, Vanoli Cremona bounced back and eventually logged a narrow 95-93 home win against Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia in the Italian League. Cremona improved to 12-7 compared to Reggiana’s 9-11 record.

Jordan Mathews scored 19 points for the winning side but it was Ethan Happ and Travis Diener that pushed the squad in the final minutes scoring Cremona’s last seven points. They finished the game with 18 each.

For Reggiana, Simone Fontecchio banked 23 followed by Darius Johnson-Odom’s 22 and Reggie Upshaw’s 18 points.

Virtus Bologna stayed at the top of the standings with an 18-2 record while Sassari has 15-5 in front of Brescia and Olimpia Milano which hold 13-7 records.

LegaBasket Day 21 results and scorers

Brindisi – Olimpia Milano 74-77 (Stone 21 – Sykes 17)
Virtus Bologna – Pesaro 106-89 (Teodosic 15 – Barford 18)
Cantu – Venezia 81-77 (Hayes 14 – Watt 25)
Trento – Brescia 63-56 (Kelly 14 – Abass 11)
Roma – Pistoia 80-81 (Buford 25 – Johnson 20)
Trieste – Sassari 83-82 (Fernandez 23 – Bilan 15)
Treviso – Fortitudo 78-66 (Tessitori 18 – Aradori 21)
Cremona – Reggio Emilia 95-93 (Mathews 19 – Fontecchio 23)