Regular Season Day 4: Azovmash - BC Donetsk 68-75 (16-12, 15-16, 27-22, 10-25)
Date: October 28, 2012 Everything could happen in Mariupol at the game between two tied teams. Both fifth ranked BC Donetsk and 7th ranked Azovmash had identical 1-2 record. But Azovmash was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Donetsk 75-68 on Sunday night. The guests trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 25-10 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Azovmash was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Lithuanian power forward Darius Songaila (204-78, college: Wake Forest, agency: Priority Sports) fired 25 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. American guard Ramel Curry (192-80, college: CSU Bakersfield) chipped in 27 points and 4 steals. Serbian power forward Tadija Dragicevic (206-86, agency: Beo Basket) produced 11 points and 6 rebounds and center Igor Zaytsev (210-89) added 6 points and 10 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four Azovmash players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending Ukrainian champion maintains fifth position with 2-2 record, which they share with 5 other teams. Loser Azovmash keeps the seventh place with three games lost. BC Donetsk will face Krasnie Krilya (#5) in Samara in the next round. Azovmash will play at home against the league's leader Spartak St.Petersburg. Top scorers: Azovmash: L.Greer 12+2reb, T.Dragicevic 11+6reb+3ast, M.Harris 11+3reb+1ast, O.Pecherov 10+5reb, O.Kolchenko 7+2reb, I.Zaytsev 6+10reb BC Donetsk: R.Curry 27+4reb+2ast, D.Songaila 25+7reb+2ast, V.Stojanovski 11, K.Ivanov 4+7reb+2ast, D.Perkins 4+1reb+3ast, D.Lukashov 2+2reb
Copyright (c) 1998-2013 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the
content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.