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Group:  L | 23.02.2010, 20:30h
Group:  L | 23.02.2010, 20:30h
72-59
19 - 1729 - 1515 - 89 - 19
19 - 1729 - 1515 - 89 - 19
Venue: Antwerp (BEL) |
Spectators: 2250 |
Referees: Branislav Mrdak (SRB), Johannes Sarekoski (FIN), Tomasz Kudlicki (POL)

GAME REPORT


Antwerp Beat Banvit To Stay Joint Top

The Antwerp Giants kept pace with Roanne Basket at the top of EuroChallenge Last 16 Group L with a 72-59 win over Banvit BC.

Graham Brown's dunk early in the second quarter sparked a 14-4 run then put them comfortably on top and they never looked back in a straightforward victory.

Brandon Gay led Antwerp with 19 points while Roel Moors and Timothy Black each had 12 and Christophe Beghin added 11.

Charles Davis led Banvit with 15 points while Lance Williams added 10.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Antwerp Giants vs. Banvit BC

Eddy Casteels, Antwerp Giants coach:
"This is an amazing group. [Our opponents] never give up, it is in their character. It is fun to be in trouble like we were today, still being in the run for the next round."

Orhun Ene, Banvit coach:
"Antwerp played very well, like they did in Turkey. They are a good team that should qualify to the next round. They played a very physical defense and this affected our game; we never controlled the game. We will go for a win against the Russian team next."

Brandon Gay, Antwerp Giants player:
"That was a collective effort.We played some good defense. The Quarter Finals are close, but it is not over yet. Christophe Beghin is fantastic and Tim Black is one of the smartest point-guards I've played with."

Chuck Davis, Banvit player:
"We did not underestimate Antwerp. We can play much better than tonight. This was a bad night, which I cannot explain. I am very disappointed."

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

48.1%

26/54
FG
M/A

37.7%

20/53

56.7%

17/30
FG2P
M/A

46.7%

14/30

37.5%

9/24
FG3P
M/A

26.1%

6/23

73.3%

11/15
FT
M/A

54.2%

13/24

39

10/29
RT
RO/RD

24

5/19

20

AS

7

18

TO

12

4

ST

7

0

BS

5

23

PF

20

72

Pts

59

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