EWE Baskets Ease Into Top Spot

Christopher Kramer (EWE Baskets)
Chris Kramer added 9 points and 4 assists for the EWE Baskets as they rolled to a home win over Timisoara

EWE Baskets snatched top spot in Group F of the EuroChallenge with a convincing 84-67 win over BC Timisoara.

The Germans took control early and led almost from post to wire to improve to 2-0.

Timisoara jumped out to a 7-1 lead on Dominique Archie's jump-shot but that was soon erased by the hosts who then just kept on going, reeling off eight straight to take an early 17-9 lead on Konrad Wysocki's lay-up with 3:15 left in the first quarter.

Three-pointers from Julius Jenkins and Christopher Kramer then helped them build a 27-16 lead by the end of the period.

Timisoara improved in the second quarter but not enough to threaten the hosts' lead, and when EWE Baskets opened the third period with a 6-0 spurt they had all but put the game out of reach, going up 53-37 on Rickey Paulding's lay-up.

They then laid it on thick in the fourth quarter, with an 8-0 run capped by Ronald Burrell's lay-up making it 81-53 with 3:29 left.

Burrell finished with 16 points while Jenkins had 13, Robin Smeulders 12 and Wysocki 11.

Zlatko Jovanovic led Timisoara with 19 points while Archie added 14 and Robert Sarovic 10.


13.11.2012 - EUROCHALLENGE

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