Cancel
Group:  C | 12.01.2010, 19:00h
Group:  C | 12.01.2010, 19:00h
67-64
22 - 1712 - 1614 - 1719 - 14
22 - 1712 - 1614 - 1719 - 14
Venue: Minsk (BLR) |
Spectators: 2500 |
Referees: Juris Kokainis (LAT), Sergey Bulanov (RUS), Mart Uuehendrik (EST)

GAME REPORT


Minsk Scrape Second Win Over Amsterdammers

BC "Minsk-2006" defeated Amsterdam for the second time this season to go out of the EuroChallenge on a winning note.

Dzianis Korshuk scored 15 points and hauled in nine rebounds for the home side in a 67-64 victory.

The Belarus outfit trailed 62-61 on Tuesday night with 2:15 remaining after a lay-up by Amsterdam's Christopher Rodgers.

Alexander Fomin drew a foul by the Dutch team's Alton Mason and sank both free-throws before his Minsk teammate Dzmitry Kuzmin nailed a jumper for a 65-62 lead.

After Amsterdam's Sergio de Randamie scored to cut the deficit to 65-64, Korshuk knocked down another jump shot.

Mason had a chance to tie near the end but was off target with a three-pointer.

The Dutch team finished 0-6 in a disappointing EuroChallenge while Minsk ended up 2-4.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes BC "Minsk-2006" vs. Amsterdam

Ferry Steenmetz, Amsterdam head coach:

"It was a very defensive game. Both teams played at high level but Minsk was a little better. We was not carefully enough with our shots."

Sergio de Randamie, Amsterdam player:
"Both teams played well and it was a really nice to play against Minsk. I want to say congratulations for them."

Andrey Kruvonos, "Minsk-2006" head coach:
"Our teams were contenders for third place in group. Every of them want to show its best. It could help to feel stronger in future. We missed some shots we must to get and that is why the game was so nervous. But we was better in the end."

Minsk player Alexander Koul:
"Not every of us shown his best playing in this match. But every one left all of himself during the game. We were like a team and it helps us to win. We shown that we can play at this level and we will grow up in future."

 

Accumulated statistics

31.0%

18/58
FG
M/A

40.7%

24/59

41.7%

15/36
FG2P
M/A

40.0%

18/45

13.6%

3/22
FG3P
M/A

42.9%

6/14

77.8%

28/36
FT
M/A

62.5%

10/16

39

14/25
RT
RO/RD

36

11/25

3

AS

8

17

TO

21

7

ST

9

4

BS

0

19

PF

26

67

Pts

64

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