Belarus Too Much For Albania


Belarus strolled to an 87-45 win over Albania in EuroBasket 2007 division B play on Saturday.

Pavel Ulyanko grabbed 15 points for Belarus, who never had to get out of first gear, taking the first quarter 19-7 after Albania had scored the first three points of the game.

Once Aliaksandr Kudrautsau drained a jump shot after five minutes and 20 seconds to give Belarus a 4-3 lead they never looked back.

The hosts went on to take every other quarter by at least 10 points.

Alexander Koul was even more crucial to his team's success with a 13-point haul added to nine rebounds, a joint game high effort.

Uladzimir Verameyenka and Yahor Meshcharakou also impressed for the hosts with 10-point hauls.

Sokol Kasmi impressed in defeat for Albania with 14 points while Endrit Hysenagolli grabbed nine boards.


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