Credit: Imago Images – Scanpix
Credit Imago Images – Scanpix

Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul (5-1) cruised past Gaziantep Basketbol (3-3) 102-80 (21-32, 25-15, 25-19, 31-14) in the Basketball Super League contest.

Points this season

Points made: 72,3
Accuracy: 47,3%
Place in standings: 13
Record max: 87
Record min: 61
Best scorer: Jan Vesely

Gaziantep's squad started the game better and gained a 13-point advantage in the first quarter (32-19). However, Fener answered with their successful stretch in the second period and cut the deficit to just one point (46-47).

Istanbul's club took control of the game in the third quarter, being in front by 8 points (63-55). Sasa Djordjevic's men did not stop and opened the decisive period with a 19-3 push to decide the outcome of the match.

For the winners, Melih Mahmutoglu scored 27 points, grabbed 1 rebound, and dished 2 assists.

QJ Peterson led the route for the losing side, posting 22 points, 4 rebounds, and 1 assist.

Fenerbahce: Melih Mahmutoglu 25, Pierria Henry 15 (4 AST), Marial Shayok 11 (4 REB, 5 AST), Jan Vesely 11 (6 REB), Ismet Akpinar 9, Metecan Birsen 9 (7 REB).

Gaziantep Basketbol: QJ Peterson 22 (4 REB), Alpha Kaba 21 (13 REB), Jarmar Gulley 18 (4 REB).

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