Virtus Bologna edged Virtus Siena in Italian battle at the NIJT Citta di Roma Tournament tonight. The third quarter was decisive in the game for the total 76:69 victory. Virtus Siena won the first period 11-9 and stayed tough in the first half. Virtus Bologna however managed to win the second period 19-17 and tied the game at the halftime. An eruption with 30-14 allowed the team from Bologna to take 16-point advantage after 30 minutes of the game. Virtus Siena replied with 27-18 in the last stanza to reduce to 7 final points. Simone Fontecchio (197-SF-95) top-scored for the winners with 26 points, while LUPPI GIACOMO notched 15. PECHACECK ADAM delivered 14 and Tommaso Torriglia had 8. Pierfrancesco Oliva (200-SF-96) ended up with 22 points and Andrea Martino (195-SF-95) poured in 13. Federico Di Prampero (192-PG-95) had 11 and Marco Reali (184-PG-95) brought 9.
Italian Serie B round 24 best performance: Daniele Grilli - 17 hours ago
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Guard Daniele Grilli (191-G-87) had a great game in the last round for Barcellona, receiving a Eurobasket.com Serie B Player of the Week award for round 24. The 29-year old player was the main contributor (35 points, three rebounds and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Maddaloni (#16, 3-21) 86-75. Barcellona is placed at 4th position in their group in Italian Serie B. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Barcellona w... [read more]