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Justin Cobbs scored a career-high 33 points on a near-perfect shooting to bolster Buducnost Voli Podgorica (4-1) over Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana (2-3) 91-60 (19-22, 22-17, 22-12, 28-15) to earn their fourth win in the 7DAYS EuroCup competition.

Player of the Game
Justin  Cobbs
EFF
44
Justin Cobbs
Points 33
Accuracy 9-12
Rebounds 3
Assists 5

It was a career night for Buducnost's Justin Cobbs. The guard poured in 33 points, grabbed 3 rebounds, dished out 5 assists, made 4 steals, and captured a whopping 44 PIR.

After a close first 10 minutes of the game, Buducnost ramped up their efforts in the second period to finish it off with a 14-4 to lead by 7 at the half (41-33). Cobbs had already scored 15 during the first two quarters while shooting a perfect 7-from-7 from the line.

The Montenegrin team maintained their lead throughout the third quarter. Despite the opponents' efforts, the home team got into an even higher gear in the second half to finish the period with a 14-4 to increase their lead to 18 (63-45).

The Slovenian side seemed mesmerized by their opponents' complete performance. A decisive fourth quarter marked an important bounce-back win for Buducnost to move up to 4-1 and share first place in the Group B standings.

Buducnost: Justin Cobbs 33 (6/9 2PT, 3/3 3PT, 12/12 FT, 3 REB, 5 AST, 4 STL), Jacob Wiley 15 (3/3 2PT, 3/4 3PT, 6 REB), Petar Popovic 13 (5/7 2PT, 3 REB, 4 AST), Dennis Seeley 10 (2/4 2PT, 2/6 3PT, 3REB, 4 AST).

Cedevita: Melvin Ejim 14 (2/4 2PT, 2/2 3PT, 4/4 FT, 5 REB), Edo Muric 10 (2/3 2PT, 1/3 3PT, 3/3 FT, 6 REB).

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Buducnost Podgorica
Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana
54%
32/59
Field goals
39%
22/57
34
Rebounds
28
16
Assists
16
11
Steals
5
13
Turnovers
18
17
Fouls
21

Best players

Justin  Cobbs
33 PTS
9/12 FG
12/12 FT
Melvin  Ejim
14 PTS
4/6 FG
4/4 FT
Suad  Sehovic
7 REB
4 DREB
3 OREB
Edo  Muric
6 REB
4 DREB
2 OREB
Justin  Cobbs
5 As
4 TO
29 MIN
Jacob  Pullen
9 As
4 TO
30 MIN
Justin  Cobbs
44 EFF
67% 2P%
100% 3P%
Melvin  Ejim
18 EFF
50% 2P%
100% 3P%