Date: March 1, 2013 The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked PGE Turow (15-6) in Starogard on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by eighth ranked Polpharma (10-11) 85-79. The hosts trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-79. Polpharma made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 PGE Turow turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by PGE Turow helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American power forward Ben McCauley (206-86, college: N.Carolina St.) stepped up and scored 25 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and naturalized Belgian center Aleksander Lichodzijewski (202-84) chipped in 13 points and 11 rebounds. The best for the losing side was the former international point guard Michal Chylinski (190-86, agency: Interperformances) with 22 points and Serbian guard Djordje Micic (195-83) scored 13 points and 4 assists. Polpharma moved-up to seventh place, which they share with AZS Koszalin. PGE Turow at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. Polpharma is looking forward to face higher ranked Asseco Prok. (#4) in Gdynia in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. PGE Turow will play at home against Stelmet ZG in Zielona Gora and it may be a tough game between close rivals. Top scorers: PGE Turow: M.Chylinski 22+4reb+2ast, D.Micic 13+4ast, I.Zigeranovic 10+5reb+1ast, I.Opacak 9+2reb, R.Robinson 8+3reb+5ast, P.Stelmach 6+8reb+1ast Polpharma: B.McCauley 25+8reb+1ast, J.Carter 16+1reb+8ast, A.Lichodzijewski 13+11reb+1ast, U.Mirkovic 9+5reb, L.Majewski 7+4reb, M.Hicks 6+1reb+1ast
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