Regular Season Round 22: B.Muenchen - ALBA 79-61 (18-15, 19-15, 16-17, 26-14)
Date: February 10, 2013 Rather predictable result when third ranked Bayern Muenchen (15-7) defeated at home 5th ranked ALBA Berlin (12-7) 79-61 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Bayern Muenchen. ALBA Berlin was better in third quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American point guard Tyrese Rice (185-87, college: Boston Coll., agency: Priority Sports) scored 25 points and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and international Robin Benzing (209-89) chipped in 19 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from downtown making all five shots) during the contest. At the losing side international point guard Heiko Schaffartzik (183-84) responded with 21 points and Bosnian forward Nihad Djedovic (198-90, agency: Beo Basket) scored 9 points and 6 rebounds. Bayern Muenchen have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place. Loser ALBA Berlin keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. Bayern Muenchen will face s Oliver Baskets (#11) in Wuerzburg in the next round and are hoping to win another game. ALBA Berlin will play at home against Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (#14). Top scorers: ALBA: H.Schaffartzik 21+2reb, N.Djedovic 9+6reb+2ast, Y.Idbihi 7+7reb+1ast, D.Thompson 6+2reb+1ast, D.Wood 5+2reb+1ast, Z.Morley 5+6reb B.Muenchen: T.Rice 25+2reb+4ast, R.Benzing 19+6reb+2ast, B.Thomas 8+4reb+2ast, J.Homan 7+3reb, C.Troutman 6+3reb+1ast, S.Hamann 6+3reb+3ast
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