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Rilski stopped Akademik Bultex 99 unbeaten run

Rilski stopped Akademik Bultex 99 unbeaten run
08-11-2017 | 20:54 |

Rilski Sportist remained the only unbeaten team this season in SIGAL-UNIQUA Balkan League winning on the road against Akademik Bultex 99 with 85-82.

 

It was extremely even affair in Plovdiv, decided by a single basket by Travis Taylor with 5 seconds to go.

 

Both teams now have three wins, but Rilski has postponed game from Round 1 to play.

 

The visiting team had the lead most of the time with the largest gap of 10 points coming in the second qurter.


Akademik restored itself in the third quarter and there were multiple lead changes in the second half.

 

No one managed to take the initiative but Rilski entered the final minute with 3-point lead.


Isiah Umipig tied at 82 but then Taylor nailed the decider. Akademik had one last chance to tie but it resulted with turnover.


Yordan Bozov completed the score from the free throw line and Vasil Bachev missed with the buzzer.

 

Bozov and Sheldon Jeter had 15 points each, Taylor added 14 points and 11 rebound.

 

Isiah Umipig finished with 27 points for Akademik.

 

VIDEO REPLAY

 


FULL STATISTICS FROM THE GAME AKADEMIK BULTEX 99 - RILSKI SPORTIST

 

New coach and new player for Ibar

Lubomir Neshev 20-11-2017 | 12:48

Ludmil Hadjisotirov: We were really well prepared

Lubomir Neshev 17-11-2017 | 11:11

Aleksandar Petrovikj: We need a lot of work

Lubomir Neshev 17-11-2017 | 11:06

Adriyan Sekulov: We left our hearts on the court

Lubomir Neshev 15-11-2017 | 13:31

Marjan Ilievski: It was an important win for us

Lubomir Neshev 15-11-2017 | 13:07

Asen Nikolov: Some of the players lost my trust

Lubomir Neshev 15-11-2017 | 09:33

Blokotehna wins a thriller in Plovdiv to go 4-1

Lubomir Neshev 14-11-2017 | 20:58

Kumanovo signs Adem Mekikj

Lubomir Neshev 14-11-2017 | 14:05

Battle at the top in Plovdiv

Lubomir Neshev 14-11-2017 | 11:03

Evan Ravenel comes back to Rilski Sportist

Lubomir Neshev 13-11-2017 | 14:02

Domestic leagues: Tirana won the derby

Lubomir Neshev 13-11-2017 | 12:52

Domestic leagues: Easy for Bashkimi

Lubomir Neshev 13-11-2017 | 12:18

Domestic leagues: Another defeat for Ibar

Lubomir Neshev 13-11-2017 | 12:09
Schedule
05 Dec 2017
18.30
SK Tirana SK Tirana
BC Rilski Sportist BC Rilski Sportist
Feti Borova
Feti Borova
Referees:

Schedule
Tirana | Feti Borova
05 Dec 2017 18.30
SK Tirana SK Tirana BC Rilski Sportist BC Rilski Sportist
Prizren | Sezair Surroi
05 Dec 2017 19.30
KB Bashkimi KB Bashkimi BC Akademik Bultex 99 BC Akademik Bultex 99
Rozaje | Sportski Centar
06 Dec 2017 17.00
KK Ibar Rozaje KK Ibar Rozaje BC Levski 2014 BC Levski 2014
Gevgelija | NB Noel
06 Dec 2017 18.30
KK Blokotehna-NB KK Blokotehna-NB KK Kumanovo 2009 KK Kumanovo 2009
Prizren | Sezair Surroi
07 Dec 2017 19.30
KB Bashkimi KB Bashkimi BC Rilski Sportist BC Rilski Sportist
Rozaje | Sportski Centar
12 Dec 2017 17.00
KK Ibar Rozaje KK Ibar Rozaje SK Tirana SK Tirana
All times are local time