Bonn Advance After Late Liege Drama

10.03.2009

Telekom Baskets Bonn won 67-59 at Belgacom Liege to lock up second place in EuroChallenge Group I and advance to the Quarter-Finals.

The German team improved to 3-3 with the victory and finished behind Cholet (5-1), while Belgacom slipped to 2-4.

Earl Jerrod Rowland poured in 22 points for Bonn, who trailed 52-47 with 8:09 remaining in the game.

A three-pointer from Moussa Diagne sparked a 9-0 Telekom Baskets run as they claimed the lead.

Belgacom weren't finished, with Christopher Hill making a three-pointer to knot the scores at 56-56 with 2:57 remaining.

Rowland went to the other end and made a three for Bonn and they outscored the home side 11-3 over the last 2:28 of the game.

Will Thomas finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for Belgacom.

 


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