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Group:  C | 16.09.2006, 20:20h
Group:  C | 16.09.2006, 20:20h
85-64
25 - 2117 - 1911 - 1032 - 14
25 - 2117 - 1911 - 1032 - 14
Venue: Klosterneuburg (AUT) |
Spectators: 700 |
Referees: Nikolaos Papadimitriou (GRE), Dariusz Szczerba (POL)

GAME REPORT


Fourth Quarter Surge Propels Austria

Austria blew a close contest wide open in the fourth quarter and beat Iceland 85-64 in Klosterneuburg.

Magnus Gunnarson’s three-pointer with 2:35 to go in the third quarter gave Iceland their last lead at 49-47.

A Bernd Volcic free throw gave the Austrians a 51-50 advantage, and the hosts led for the remainder of the contest.

In the fourth quarter, Austria outscored Iceland 32-14.

Benjamin Ortner was a force for Austria, scoring 32 points, grabbing 13 rebounds and blocking seven shots.

Last weekend, Austria were staring at an embarrassing defeat to Luxembourg but hit back for a two-point victory.

Now they are 2-2, and still with a chance to win promotion to Division A.

Logi Gunnarsson poured in 14 points for Iceland, who dropped to 1-3.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

38.2%

26/68
FG
M/A

33.9%

21/62

40.5%

17/42
FG2P
M/A

34.2%

13/38

34.6%

9/26
FG3P
M/A

33.3%

8/24

66.7%

24/36
FT
M/A

56.0%

14/25

43

17/26
RT
RO/RD

31

6/25

19

AS

7

15

TO

15

8

ST

9

11

BS

1

24

PF

29

85

Pts

64

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