Credit: Michele Nucci/LPS via ZUMA Press Wire-Scanpix
Credit Michele Nucci/LPS via ZUMA Press Wire-Scanpix

In the Group B of EuroCup, the Italian side Virtus Bologna (7-6) suffered more than anticipated but in the end, they defeated Frutti Extra Bursa (4-8) in the recovery of the Round 10 game. The final score was 98-94 (14-23, 37-21, 27-29, 20-21)

3-pointers this season

37%
9,2
Points made: 9,2
Accuracy: 37,4%
Place in standings: 12
Record max: 14
Record min: 5
Most made 3FGs: Allerik Freeman

Weems scored another fundamental basket with 30 seconds remaining on the clock and Virtus Bologna secured the win.

Bursaspor continued in their comeback attempt and with an 11-0 run found a four-point lead (90-86). Kyle Weems made a crucial three-pointer with one minute and seventeen seconds left on the clock, giving back Virtus the lead (96-94)

In the third quarter, Virtus took control of the game at first and even reached an 18-points lead (77-59) but Bursaspor remained alive and started to climb back, creating a 14-1 run in the last two minutes and finishing the quarter only down by 5 (78-73). 

After struggling mightily in the first quarter, and finishing the first 10 minutes down by 9 points (23-14), Virtus had a really strong reaction in the second quarter. Coach Scariolo's side found rhythm offensively and scored 37 points in just 10 minutes, with 4 players already in double-digits. For Bursaspor, on the other hand, Andrew Andrews was the main factor in the first half with 17 points and 5 assists. 

Mouhammadou Jaiteh was the top scorer for Virtus Bologna with 23 points (9/9 2PT, 5/6 FT), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and 29 PIR. 

For Bursaspor Andrew Andrews finished with 37 points (5/7 2PT, 6/11 3PT, 9/9 FT), 1 rebound, 6 assists, 2 steals, and 42 PIR. 

Virtus Bologna: Mouhammadou Jaiteh 23 (5 REB), Kyle Weems 18 (5 REB), Isaia Cordinier 17 (6 REB), Marco Belinelli 12, Alessandro Pajola 10

Frutti Extra Bursaspor: Andrew Andrews 37 (6 REB), Onuralp Bitim 19, Derek Needham 17

 

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Virtus Bologna
Frutti Extra Bursa
50%
2 Position
Field goals
46%
14 Position
34,00
15 Position
Rebounds
29,78
20 Position
22,18
2 Position
Assists
17,22
15 Position
7,73
6 Position
Steals
8,11
4 Position

Teams leaders

Kevin  Hervey
15,6 PTS
63% 2P%
30% 3P%
Allerik   Freeman
18,9 PTS
48% 2P%
44% 3P%
Mam  Jaiteh
6,9 REB
4,9 DREB
2,0 OREB
Kevarrius  Hayes
5,1 REB
2,9 DREB
2,2 OREB
Milos  Teodosic
7,3 As
3,2 TO
23 MIN
Derek  Needham
5,0 As
2,4 TO
29 MIN