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Group:  B | 14.11.2012, 19:00h
Group:  B | 14.11.2012, 19:00h
76-79
10 - 2019 - 2024 - 2923 - 10
10 - 2019 - 2024 - 2923 - 10
Venue: Ploiesti (ROU) |
Spectators: 800 |
Referees: Mauro Pozzana (ITA), Milos Koljensic (MNE), Vladyslav Isachenko (UKR)

GAME REPORT


Krasnye Krylia Hold Tight

32. Aaron Miles (Krasnye Krylia)
Aaron Miles contributed 17 points as Krasnye Krylia improved to 2-0

Krasnye Krylia have been made to work hard to improve their record to two-and-zero, holding on to defeat hosts CSU Asesoft Ploiesti 79-76 on Wednesday evening.

Krasnye Krylia appeared to have the game wrapped up, taking a comfortable 16-point lead into the final 10 minutes, after leading by as much as 19 midway through the third quarter. However, when Catalin Burlacu hit back-to-back jump shots, the second coming with less than two minutes to play, the hosts had cut the lead back to a point.

Following an Aaron Miles free-throw with 35 seconds to play, Burlacu answered back with one of his own from the charity stripe to keep the deficit at one with 13 seconds left on the clock.

However, when Evgeny Kolesnikov sunk two-from-two from the line, the second bringing up his tenth point of the night, with eight seconds remaining, Ploiesti were only left with enough time to get off one more shot. The responsibility fell to Darius Hargrove but his three-pointer would not fall, allowing the guests to claim the win and see the hosts' record sink to zero-and-two.

For the second week in a row Chester Simmons shone for Krasnye Krylia, recording 21 points whilst Miles late free throw took his tally on the night to 17 points. Omar Thomas chipped in with 13 whilst Kolesnikov rounded out the guests finishing in double figures.

Vladimir Tica was the best of the Romanians with 19 points and seven boards, with eight of his points coming in the final frame. Hargrove ended with 16 and Burlacu's late five points took his tally to 10.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes: CSU Asesoft Ploiesti vs. Krasnye Krylia

Krasnye Samara head coach  Sergey Banzarevich 

"I am very pleased with this victory, because we met a good team, with many experienced players. We played very good for 32 minutes, but later we had some problems in defence and also with the fouls."

Krasnye Samara player Nikita Balashov 

"I am happy for the victory, even if we didn't play so powerful in the last minutes. CSU Asesoft is a good team and they managed to come back in the fourth quarter. We have many games in the next weeks, so tonight's victory is very important for us."

CSU Asesoft head coach Vladimir Arnautovic

"We were very closed to take the victory, but we made some mistakes in the last seconds and this fact was decisive. We have two defeats in this group, but we still have chances to qualify in Top 16."

CSU Asesoft player Adrian Tudor

"I think CSU Asesoft needs only one big victory to have more courage in the next games. We had the oportunity to go in front, but we missed that chance and Samara won. I must congratulate the oposing side."

Accumulated statistics

46.3%

25/54
FG
M/A

45.8%

27/59

44.4%

16/36
FG2P
M/A

51.4%

18/35

50.0%

9/18
FG3P
M/A

37.5%

9/24

70.8%

17/24
FT
M/A

80.0%

16/20

35

10/25
RT
RO/RD

30

8/22

15

AS

24

13

TO

10

2

ST

7

1

BS

6

22

PF

22

76

Pts

79

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