Date: October 20, 2012 Important game to mention about took place in Gaziantep. Twelfth ranked Erdemir (1-1) saved a 3-point victory on the road edging bottom-ranked Gaziantep (0-2) 78-75 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 22-17 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Erdemir outrebounded Gaziantep 42-26 including 31 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) who scored 21 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Melih Mahmutoglu (193-90) chipped in 20 points. Erdemir's coach Hakan Demir used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. The former international power forward Mutlu Akpinar (203-83) produced 16 points and 6 rebounds and forward Caner Ercan (205-86) added 18 points respectively for the hosts. Erdemir left bottom position moving up to fifth place, which they share with 7 other teams. Newly promoted Gaziantep still closes the standings with two games lost. Erdemir will face Banvit BK (#5) in Balikesir in the next round. Gaziantep will play on the road against TED Kolejliler (#6) in Ankara. Top scorers: Erdemir: G.Henderson 21+9reb+4ast, M.Mahmutoglu 20+3reb, S.Marshall 14+6reb+2ast, A.Pars 6+5reb+2ast, N.Yildirim 6+5reb, J.Balazic 5+7reb Gaziantep: C.Ercan 18+4reb+1ast, Y.Cankaya 16+3reb+1ast, M.Akpinar 16+6reb+2ast, I.Swann 9+6reb+4ast, C.Rhodes 7+1reb+4ast, V.Macklin 4+4reb+1ast
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