Kataja, Flowers Eliminate Ploiesti

27 November 2012


5. Jermaine Flowers (Joensuun Kataja)
Jermaine Flowers was red-hot with 28 points and 10 rebounds for Joensuun Kataja

Joensuun Kataja kept their EuroChallenge last 16 hopes on track but ended those of CSU Asesoft Ploiesti with an 80-67 road win.

Jermaine Flowers poured in 28 points and collected 10 rebounds while Petri Virtanen had 17 points in the victory.

Kataja (2-2) took control of the game in the second and third quarters, with the decisive break a 9-0 run that made it 52-39 on Petri Virtanen's free throws midway through the third.

They had led 38-31 at half-time, but let Asesoft come back at them early in the second half, with Catalin Burlacu's three-pointer making it 40-37.

Antti Kanervo responded in kind before Darius Hargrove made a driving lay-up for the hosts to leave the gap at four.

But when Julian Terrell hit two free throws and Juho Nenonen followed up with a three it was the start of a break from which Asesoft would not recover.

Hargrove left Asesoft (0-4) with 17 points while Robert Nyakundi had 16 and Burlacu 10.


Gravelines Survive Thriller14.03.2013
Gravelines All Class In Game One12.03.2013
Kataja Down Karsiyaka To Advance26.02.2013
Kataja Stay Alive With Stirring Rally19.02.2013
Ventspils Overpower Kataja, Grab Key Win12.02.2013
Karsiyaka In Cruise Control29.01.2013
Medias Cling On To Top Kataja22.01.2013
Kataja Come Back To Edge Ventspils15.01.2013

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook