Horsens IC defended Ligaen title. They beat Bakken Bears in the decisive seventh game of the championship series. Horsens IC led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Bakken's 28 and made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. International guard Gabriel Lundberg (193-94) fired 21 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Nimrod Hilliard IV (183-93, college: N.C.Central) chipped in 22 points. Five Horsens IC players scored in double figures. American Shawn Glover (201-90, college: ORU, agency: Comsport) produced 17 points and 6 rebounds and the former international guard Darko Jukic (199-90, agency: Two Points) added 17 points respectively for lost side. Top scorers: Horsens IC: N.Hilliard IV 22+2reb+3ast, G.Lundberg 21+8reb+2ast, V.Borovcanin 11+1reb+3ast, M.Addison 10+4reb, J.Smith 10+5reb, B.Fitzpatrick 4+1ast Bakken: D.Jukic 17+2reb+3ast, S.Glover 17+6reb+3ast, C.Bivia 12+3reb+3ast, M.Diouf 9+7reb+1ast, T.Laerke 8+4reb+2ast, M.Sahlertz 6+4reb+1ast
Bakken Bears celebrate Cup title - Jan 16, 2016
Bakken Bears - Horsens IC 83:66
Bakken Bears clinched the Danish Cup title. They prevailed against Horsens IC tonight. Shawn Glover (201-PF-90, college: ORU, agency: Comsport) stepped up with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the Bears. Bakken dominated in the first half. The Bears recorded a 17:10 lead after ten minutes. Bakken stretched the lead in the second term. They accumulated a 44:28 halftime advantage. Horsens picked up the tempo in the third quarter. They dropped 27 points in the period and cut the distance at 15-point mark. But Bakken limited their opponents to just 11 points in the fourth frame and raced to the win. Carles Bivia (189-PG-85) provided 17 points, while Darko Jukic (199-G-90, agency: Two Points) added 15 points for the winners. Vedran Borovcanin (200-G/F-85) responded with 15 points for Horsens. Marquis Addison (193-G-91, college: Missouri So.) topscored with 19 points in the loss.
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