Regular Season Round 14: UCAM Murcia - CAI Zaragoza 77-75 (22-20, 15-16, 20-22, 20-17)
Date: December 23, 2012 A very close game took place in Murcia between UCAM Murcia and CAI Zaragoza. Thirteenth ranked UCAM Murcia (6-8) got a very close home victory over higher ranked CAI Zaragoza (8-6). UCAM Murcia managed to escape with a 2-point win 77-75 on Sunday evening. CAI Zaragoza was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 20-17 charge of UCAM Murcia, which allowed them to win the game. They made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Power forward Jose Angel Antelo (203-87) scored 18 points and 8 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Australian David Barlow (205-83, college: Metro St.) chipped in 12 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. Four UCAM Murcia players scored in double figures. Dutch center Henk Norel (214-87) responded with 18 points and 7 rebounds and American guard Michael Roll (196-87, college: UCLA) scored 17 points. UCAM Murcia moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Blancos de R. Loser CAI Zaragoza keeps the sixth position with six games lost. They share it with Unicaja. UCAM Murcia will meet at home higher ranked Asefa Estudiantes (#10) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. CAI Zaragoza will play against Gescrap BB (#4) and will have a slim chance for a victory. Top scorers: UCAM Murcia: J.Angel Antelo 18+8reb, M.Lewis 14+1reb+2ast, D.Barlow 12+5reb, B.Rodriguez 10+1reb+4ast, M.Gatens 8+3reb+2ast, K.Tillie 6+6reb CAI Zaragoza: H.Norel 18+7reb+1ast, M.Roll 17+4reb+1ast, D.Rudez 17+3reb, S.Van Rossom 7+3reb+4ast, J.Jones 7+2reb+1ast, P.Llompart 5+3reb+3ast
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