Khimik Yuzhne concluded the Regular Season of the FIBA Europe Cup on a perfect 6-0 record after cruising to an 81-56 triumph over Tartu University Rock in Group L Gameday 6 action.
Turning Point: Khimik grabbed the lead immediately after tip-off and while they did not create a significant gap up until the interval, they used a 17-3 run bridging the two middle quarters to claim a 50-34 lead with 4:59 remaining in the third frame. The hosts did not take their foot off the gas and stretched the gap to as many as 28 points midway through the fourth.
Stats Don't Lie: While Tartu committed only three turnovers more, Khimik punished them mercilessly each time and scored 18 points off their visitors' mistakes, while the Estonian side scored only two points off turnovers.
Game Hero: No less than 11 Khimik players wrote their name on the scoresheet but Vitalii Malchevskyi needed just 13 minutes on the court to score 13 points, also adding four rebounds.
The Bottom Line: Khimik win Group L with their perfect 6-0 record while Tartu dropped to 3-3 but still advance to the Round of 32 as second from this group.