Murcia, 10 Dec (EFE).- The UCAM Murcia Club Baloncesto finished this sábado a su mala racha de tres derrotas seguedas en la Liga Endesa y ha ganado por 76-72 al Real Betis Baloncesto aunque al final he finished sufriendo tras llegar to hold a 20-point draw (76-72).
Nemanja Radovic’s good father, scorer of 20 tanto, was a sensational result for the murcianos, while Shannon Evans, with 27, spent a day more the best visitor.
Now los de Sito Alonso has won five in 11 days to overcome an opponent who came to retaliate the second meeting in the championship.
The grenade team started the match with great defensive intensity and set about from wide range. Then he won 6-0 with three 3-pointers by Thad McFadden and James Anderson and didn’t score to raise the punch with clarity (17-10). Despite the embargo, a reaction from the green square allowed them to try to close first place with a 20-18 win from the defeat of Evans, author of other points.
In the second quarter the story of the choque arrangement was repeated and in a more accentuated form. A 16-0 run in favor of the locals allowed them to hold on to the maximum lead up to that moment after their rival finished with 20.
Radovic lost the offensive load of the rebote and contributed to what the UCAM CB sent for 36-20 and it was after that Luis Casimiro preferred two dead times without meeting his team’s reaction.
So much so that at the end the difference rose to 18 points (44-26 with a demolition 24-8 in ten minutes). The UCAM CB has shown to be more hungry for money and has proved to be very practical in everything.
From the vuelta a la cancha the university square siguió enchufado pero ese fuelle didn’t last long. Thus, between the 48-28 of Betis he recorded his best racha in the division and with a draw of 0-8 meters in the pelea for the triumph until 16 minutes to play.
Evans, who joined the team at the back, was the protagonist of the progression of the Sevillians and undertook to stop it by reuniting his players upon returning to him.
The Andalusian team was not the first part and the bajó de la barrera de los diez puntos (50-41). At this moment Radovic appeared elsewhere to donate the necessary tranquility to the granas (56-41), but a new arrest of the verdiblancos les hizo entrar in the fourth and last period at a still cautious distance (59-49).
In this period the interchange of canasta hizo in which the Murcian ventaja fluctuated between 14 and the new points, because the choque lo tenían controlled the university students.
Betis was welcomed by the inspiration of Evans and Jeremiah Hill and the consequence was that three minutes later they reached five points (68-63) with evident nervousness in the Palace.
Anderson and Travis Trice, with two canastas in hot moments, went to UCAM CB but the shock was not the result, much less.
Betis were within two points to make it 72-70 with 22 seconds left with two free throws scored by Evans and Hill made it 73-72 with new seconds to play.
Evans paró the chrono by making a flaw in Tomás Bellas and the misma was marked as anti-sporting. Ahí practically ended the game because the base reached a run and then Trice registered several times also from the personal line and with 76-72 he concluded the pick.
– Party card:
76. UCAM Murcia Club Baloncesto (20+24+15+17): Trice (10), McFadden (12), Rojas (6), Anderson (7) and Pustovyi (8) -starting cinco-, Bellas (1), Radovic (20), Sakho (-), Diop (4) and Jelínek (8).
72. Real Betis Baloncesto (18+8+23+23): Evans (27), Dairis Bertans (3), Iohnson (10), Kurucs (2) and Gerun (13) -starting cinco-, Cvetkovic (-), Hill (13), Almazán (-), Báez (-), Sylla (4) and Pozas (-).
Referees: Carlos Peruga Embid, Arnau Padrós Feliu and Fabio Fernández Esteban. Sin eliminated.
Incidents: match corresponding to the eleventh day of the Liga Endesa Endesa which was played at the Palacio de los Deportes de Murcia in front of 4,106 spectators.
c) EFE Agency