Date: October 27, 2012 Undefeated Valencia Basket (4-1) recorded its first loss in Madrid on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by seventh ranked Asefa Estudiantes (4-1) 85-82. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Valencia Basket. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 7-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-82. Asefa Estudiantes made 23-of-30 free shots (76.7 percent) during the game. 30 personal fouls committed by Valencia Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Canadian guard Carl English (192-81, college: Hawaii) who scored 22 points. American swingman Kyle Kuric (193-89, college: Louisville) chipped in 17 points (perfect from the field making all six shots). American forward Justin Doellman (206-85, college: Xavier) produced 19 points and Brazilian center Vitor Faverani (211-88) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the guests. Four Valencia Basket players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Asefa Estudiantes moved-up to second place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Valencia Basket. Asefa Estudiantes is looking forward to face Blancos de Rueda (#11) in Valladolid in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Valencia Basket will play on the road against Cajasol (#14) in Sevilla and is hoping to win this game. Top scorers: Valencia: J.Doellman 19+1reb+2ast, V.Faverani 15+5reb+1ast, R.Martinez 13+4reb+2ast, S.Markovic 12+2reb+2ast, P.Ribas 8+2reb+1ast, S.Lishchuk 5+4reb Asefa Estudian.: C.English 22+3reb+2ast, K.Kuric 17+1reb, L.Barnes 9+2reb, J.Granger 9+2reb+1ast, T.Kirksay 8+6reb+4ast, J.Fernandez 8
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