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Group:  A | 15.01.2004, 20:30h
Group:  A | 15.01.2004, 20:30h
64-86
8 - 2621 - 1412 - 2223 - 24
8 - 2621 - 1412 - 2223 - 24
Venue: Chieti (ITA) |
Spectators: 500 |
Referees: Zoran Sutulovic (MNE), Sreten Radovic (CRO)

GAME REPORT


Carichieti 64 Euroleasing Orsi Sopron 86

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MVP Gordana Kovacevic goes strong to the hoop
Euroleasing Orsi won against CariChieti and with this result takes another step towards possible qualification. It was an easy victory for the Hungarian team, which already started from the 1st quarter. The visiting players were ready to profit by the great number of mistakes made by the home team.

The first basket of the game was scored by CariChieti's David after 1’50” and both the teams had difficulty in shooting, expecially the Hungarians who managed to score their first points with a shot from Bielkova after 3 minutes. After 6-0 in the first minutes for CariChieti, Sopron quickly caught up and moved ahead and began to increase their advantage more and more, closing the first quarter at 8-26.

In the 2nd period the situation did not change and the game seemed already decided in favour of the Hungarians; they led with 13-33 at 5’26”. Too often the home players allowed their opponents to take open shots. Only in the last minutes of the period were CariChieti able to reduce their disadvantage any. The score was 29-40 at the end of the half.

In the 3rd quarter the score still remained low, 31-46 at 5’52”. Carichieti made many mistakes while the visiting team were able to keep a good lead and never appeared at risk. Tze period ended with a 21 point difference (41-62).

The 4th quarter saw surrender from Carichieti and the Hungarians, already sure of the victory, still still managed to increase the difference in the score.

MVP of the game: Gordana Kovacevic (Euroleasing Orsi Sopron)

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Cus CariChieti - Euroleasing Orsi-Sopron

Claudio Agresti, Head Coach, Carichieti: 

"This game has been the same as the last one in A1 division. My players weren’t able to form a team."
 

Pettis Bridget, Player, Carichieti:

"I played well only the 2nd half of the match. The Sopron-Players grabbed too many rebounds, which caused their win!"

 

Hejkova Natalia, Head Coach, Euroleasing Orsi Sopron:

"For our team it was very important to win this match; only in this way we could keep our hope for the qualification in the Euroleague."

Kovacevic Gordana, Player, Sopron:

"It was a good game for me. We were tired in the last weeks due to many matches played in Hungaria as well as in Europe. Thanks to CariChieti for elect me as MVP!"

Accumulated statistics

27.6%

21/76
FG
M/A

47.7%

31/65

25.8%

16/62
FG2P
M/A

51.1%

24/47

35.7%

5/14
FG3P
M/A

38.9%

7/18

94.4%

17/18
FT
M/A

77.3%

17/22

35

12/23
RT
RO/RD

38

10/28

3

AS

4

9

TO

12

7

ST

4

0

BS

0

19

PF

19

64

Pts

86

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