Allianz Swans Fall At Home To EiffelTowers

25 November 2008

EiffelTowers got their noses in front of Allianz Swans at the end of the first quarter and held on for an 84-75 triumph in the first game for both sides in the EuroChallenge Regular Season.

The Dutch side trailed 17-12 the Group D clash late in the first quarter when an Anthony Richardson three-point play sparked a 12-0 run for the visitors and put them in front for good.

Their biggest lead for EiffelTowers in the first half was 34-24.

At the break, they were on top 41-34 with Richardson having poured in 13 of his game-high 26 points.

EiffelTowers extended their advantage to 13 in the third quarter and though they weren't able to put the game away, the Austrians never got closer than six points the rest of the way.

Devonne Giles contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds in the win.

Elijah Palmer finished with 20 points and nine rebounds for Swans.

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