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Group:  J | 01.03.2011, 20:30h
Group:  J | 01.03.2011, 20:30h
45-64
9 - 2013 - 811 - 1712 - 19
9 - 2013 - 811 - 1712 - 19
Venue: Antwerp (BEL) |
Spectators: 1000 |
Referees: Yaari Rainisch (ISR), Johannes Sarekoski (FIN), Bert Van Slooten (NED)

GAME REPORT


First Place In Group J For KRKA

12. Christopher Booker (KRKA)
Christopher Booker and KRKA will take on Lukoil Academic in the Quarter-Finals

KRKA Novo Mesto clinched top spot in EuroChallenge Group J on Tuesday night with a blowout win over hosts Antwerp Giants.

The Slovenian outfit improved to 5-1 in the Last 16 group with a 64-45 victory.

KRKA needed to win to take first place ahead of Pinar Karsiyaka, who won their game at Dexia Mons-Hainaut on Tuesday.

Chris Booker poured in 13 points and Zoran Dragic had 10 rebounds to go with his nine points for KRKA.

The visitors took control early against an Antwerp side that had no chance of progressing.

By the end of the first quarter, KRKA had a 20-9 lead.

They only went to half-time with a 28-22 lead but pulled away in the second half for a big victory.

Antwerp fell to 1-5 in the Last 16 with the setback.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Antwerp Giants vs. KRKA

Coach Eddy Casteels, Antwerp Giants:
"In defence we played a big game. Novo Mesto was better in offence. They are a big challenger for the final 8."

Coach Dzikic, KRKA Novo Mesto:
"First of all a big respect to Antwerp Giants. We a are going to the final 8. That is big news."

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

25.9%

14/54
FG
M/A

37.3%

19/51

36.1%

13/36
FG2P
M/A

37.8%

14/37

5.6%

1/18
FG3P
M/A

35.7%

5/14

61.5%

16/26
FT
M/A

67.7%

21/31

31

8/23
RT
RO/RD

38

8/30

7

AS

7

18

TO

17

8

ST

11

1

BS

2

26

PF

26

45

Pts

64

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