Bonn In The Hunt!


Telekom Baskets Bonn won the first overtime game in the EuroChallenge Regular Season and did so on the road.

Jacobs Jaacks (Telekom Baskets)
Jacobs Jaacks and the Telekom Baskets escaped with a close win from Zagreb

Taking on BC Zagreb in Croatia, Michael Koch's team prevailed 100-96.

Bonn had led by nine points in the first half but Zagreb fought back and the game turned into a thriller.

With his team trailing 83-80, Bonn's Jeremy Hunt tied the contest with a shot from the arc just 29 seconds from the end.

He then had a chance to win at the death but was off target with a jumper.

Mark Tyndale started the overtime with a three-pointer for Bonn and they went in front by as many as eight points.

Zagreb refused to go away and twice pulled to within one.

Gregory Renfroe's three-pointer reduced the Bonn lead to 95-94, only for Hunt to answer with a jump shot.

Mario Kasun then dunked to close the gap to 97-96.

After Zagreb fouled Tyndale and he split two free-throws, Hunt's defense sealed victory when he intercepted a pass by Damir Mulaomerovic.

Hunt made two free-throws to finish the game and take his tally 25 points.

Luka Zoric, the Croatia international, led all players with 29 points in defeat.


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