Credit: BasketNews/Begum Unal
Credit BasketNews/Begum Unal

Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz (9-7) squeaked out a victory against MoraBanc Andorra (5-11) at the Spanish Liga ACB 79-78 (18-31, 20-11, 24-23, 17-13), handing them their fourth consecutive loss at the domestic league.

Despite losing the first quarter by 13 (18-31), Baskonia came back in the second period, only being down by four at halftime (38-42). Andorra led most of the third and fourth periods, but Baskonia tied the game at 75 in crunch time.

Even though Andorra regained a three-point with less than two minutes remaining, Simone Fontecchio reduced Baskonia's deficit to one (77-78). Wade Baldwin had the last word, scoring two decisive points after a successful drive, winning it for Baskonia by one point.

Baldwin led his team with 22 points (5/8 2PT, 2/4 3PT, 6/6 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 turnovers, and 23 PIR.

Codi Miller-McIntyre was spectacular for Andorra, accumulating 25 points (8/13 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 0/1 FT), 10 assists, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, and 29 PIR.

Baskonia: Wade Baldwin 22, Arturs Kurucs 12, Alec Peters 12, Matthew Costello 10 (10 REB), Simone Fontecchio 8, Rokas Giedraitis 8.

Andorra: Codi Miller-McIntyre 25 (10 AST, 5 REB), Clevin Hannah 10, Conor Morgan 8, Victor Arteaga 7 (7 REB), Moussa Diagne 7 (6 REB).

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