Telindus BC91-94

26-22, 20-21, 22-31, 23-20

Azovmash

 

Date: 13.01.2004, 20:00hGroup:  AVenue:   Oostende (BEL) Spectators: 1050
Referees:  Boris Schmidt (GER), Gilles Bretagne (FRA)
TEAM LEADERS
Telindus BC Azovmash
Quinton Ross (26)PtsAndriy Botichev (18)
Quinton Ross (6)RebAndriy Botichev (7)
Tony Dorsey (4)ASLeonid Iailo (5)
Quinton Ross (3)STLorinza Harrington (4)
Raitis Grafs (3)BSVolodymyr Gurtovyy (1)

GAME REPORT

13.01.2004
Telindus Oostende 91 Azovmash Mariupol 94

It was a very important game for both teams with the better end for Azovmash, who now have big chances to gain the second spot in Group A of this year’s FIBA Europe League. The Ukrainians won against Telindus in a very close game 91-94.

You could feel the tension on the court from the very beginning and both teams committed many turnovers (15 for Oostende against 11 for Mariupol) in the first half. After a difficult start Tony Dorsey, Christophe Beghin and Quinton Ross pushed Oostende to a 26-19 lead in the at the beginning of the second quarter.

But the Ukrainian guests, in particular Tephen Hamilton and Lorinza Harrington, took advantage of the many Belgian turnovers to cut down Oostende's lead at half time to 46-43. At that time both teams had an amazing scoring percentage from the field - 66% for Oostende and 65% for Mariupol.

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All the effort was in vain: Matthias Desaever and his team lost to Azovmash
At the begining of the second half Oostende seemed to have found its rhythm and went on a run, which brought them to a 56-45 lead. At this time Coach Podkovyrov decided to keep his Americans on the bench and went into a zone defense which his other players were used to playing together.

Two facts now helped Azovmash: Firstly, Oostende was very poor from behind the arc (1/16 in the second half). Secondly, Leonid Yaylo was very strong, scoring all of his 15 points in the second half. This resulted in a 29-12 run helping Azovmash to turn the game completely. At the end of the third quarter the guests led by six points (68-74).

With a huge effort from Ross Oostende was able to tie the game once again at 84-84 but couldn’t get any further. From then on the game went from free-throw-line to the other. A couple of seconds from the end Oostende made the decision to go for the victory, deliberately missing one free throw. But this attempt wasn’t successful and Azovmash not only took the victory but also got a positive balance after the first round home defeat by two points. With this win the visitors greatly increased their chances of staying in the second position of this group, which would guarantee home-court advantage in the next round.

Game-MVP: Andriy Botichev

COACH QUOTES

13.01.2004
Quotes BC Oostende - Azovmash

Eddy Casteels, Head Coach, Telindus BC Oostende:

"Their zone defence in the second half was a complete turnaround for the game. We created the open shots but failed to score. 5-22 is not enough."

Christophe Beghin, Telindus BC Oostende:

"I am disappointed. They scored 94 points today. If we would have played defence like we should have, they would not have won the game."


Andrei Podkovyrov, Head Coach, Azovmash:

"Today we played like a team. All players did everything what they needed to do for the team. We had practiced zone defence during the week as we were missing Bulatovic tonight."

Tephen Hamilton, Azovmash:

"We tried to come into this game and do the things the coach asked us to do. The coach did a great job today. He got me and Harrington out of the game to let the other guys play zone defence, which they are used to play together."

 

Top performers

Telindus BC Azovmash

Quinton Ross

 

Andriy Botichev

26Pts18
6Reb7
3AS0
3ST1
0BS0

Accumulated statistics

Telindus BC Azovmash
29/65FG M/A37/64
24/43 (55.8%) FG2P M/A33/54 (61.1%)
5/22 (22.7%) FG3P M/A4/10 (40.0%)
28/34 (82.4%) FT M/A16/22 (72.7%)
29 (13-16) Reb (O-D) 28 (7-21)
14AS14
18TO18
10ST9
5BS1
21PF23
91Pts94

PHOTO GALLERY

TELINDUS BC
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Major, G. 100/10.00/00.00/10.00/00.0000001120
5Grafs, R. 163/650.03/650.00/00.03/3100.0145131319
6Beghin, C. 315/862.55/862.50/00.08/988.91451210218
7Cizmic, T. 71/425.01/1100.00/30.00/00.0000000012
8Gardner, J. 302/1020.00/30.02/728.60/00.0134222046
9Verdickt, B. DNP
10Dorsey, T. 355/1145.55/1145.50/00.05/683.32244410415
11Beard, J. 161/250.01/250.00/00.01/250.0123021043
12Lhote, L. DNP
13Rahier, J. DNP
14Ross, Q. 358/1553.36/966.72/633.38/8100.05163330126
15Desaever, M. 204/850.03/3100.01/520.03/650.02023201212
TOTAL29/ 6544.624/ 4355.85/ 2222.728/3482.413162914181052191
AZOVMASH
NameMinFG2P FG3P FGFTRebASTOSTBSPFPts
M/A%M/A%M/A%M/A%ODTot
4Gurtovyy, V. 133/560.03/560.00/00.01/250.0011020137
5Ievstratenko, V. 101/333.31/250.00/10.00/00.0000101012
6Iailo, L. 324/1040.04/944.40/10.07/887.51455220515
7Botichev, A. 238/1172.78/1172.70/00.02/366.74370210518
8Skutyelnik, O. DNP
9Kharchenko, I. 304/666.72/366.72/366.70/20.01563100110
10Moskalenko, S. 122/366.72/366.70/00.01/250.0112000025
11Korablov, D. 265/1050.04/850.01/250.04/4100.00443210315
12Podtykan, P. DNP
14Hamilton, T. 276/875.06/785.70/10.00/00.00111500112
15Harrington, L. 284/850.03/650.01/250.01/1100.00221440210
TOTAL37/ 6457.833/ 5461.14/ 1040.016/2272.7721281418912394
Legend
MinMinutes playedTotTotal reboundsBSBlocked shots
M/AMade/AttemptsASAssistsPtsPoints
%Shooting percentagePFPersonal fouls*Starters
OOffensive reboundsTOTurnoversDNPDid Not Play
DDefensive reboundsSTStealsFGField Goals
+/-Team's net points while on courtCCommitted foulsDDrawn fouls

GALLERY

TOP PERFORMERS

Telindus BC Azovmash

Quinton Ross

 

Andriy Botichev

26Pts18
6Reb7
3AS0
3ST1
0BS0
35Min23

TEAM STATS

Telindus BC Azovmash
29/65FG M/A37/64
24/43 (55.8%) FG2P M/A33/54 (61.1%)
5/22 (22.7%) FG3P M/A4/10 (40.0%)
28/34 (82.4%) FT M/A16/22 (72.7%)
29 (13-16) Reb (O-D) 28 (7-21)
14AS14
18TO18
10ST9
5BS1
21PF23
91Pts94