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Group:  A | 09.09.2006, 19:00h
Group:  A | 09.09.2006, 19:00h
92-61
26 - 1516 - 833 - 2117 - 17
26 - 1516 - 833 - 2117 - 17
Venue: Kiev (UKR) |
Spectators: 1500 |
Referees: Omer Esteron (ISR)

GAME REPORT


Ukraine Crush Bulgaria

Ukraine routed Bulgaria 92-61 on Saturday to move into second place of their EuroBasket qualifying group behind Poland.

Bulgaria had absolutely no answers for a superlative offensive effort from the home side, who shot an unbelievable 67% from the floor (including 50% on three-pointers).

The writing was on the wall early for Bulgaria who found themselves trailing 14-4 after 5 minutes of action.

Damage control saw the Bulgarians get back to 26-15, but the worst was yet to come.

Bulgaria managed just 8 points in the second quarter and Ukraine extended the lead to 19 points, 42-23 at halftime.

The onslaught was far from over and Ukraine found another gear in the third period.

They shot hit 12 of their 13 field goals in 10 minutes, including 9 straight and the lead ballooned to 30 points, 75-44.

Yevgeniy Podorvannyy hit 5/7 from three-point range for his 19 points. Four other Ukrainians reached doulbe figures and Artur Drozdov contributed 14 points, 11 rebounds and 5 steals.

Bulgaria's hopes of a place in EuroBasket 2007 look slim, but they will look to get back on track on Wednesday against group leaders Poland.

Ukraine take on Sweden. 

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

66.7%

36/54
FG
M/A

37.3%

22/59

76.5%

26/34
FG2P
M/A

40.0%

14/35

50.0%

10/20
FG3P
M/A

33.3%

8/24

58.8%

10/17
FT
M/A

69.2%

9/13

38

8/30
RT
RO/RD

20

8/12

19

AS

9

15

TO

13

7

ST

7

4

BS

1

18

PF

19

92

Pts

61

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