High scoring Teuta makes it three in a row
KS Teuta recorded its third straight victory in the Balkan League. The Durres team visited KK Kozuv and kept its perfect record after winning 94-85. For the home side it was the second straight defeat and next week against Bashkimi in Prizren they′ll hope to get that first win. Teuta′s next match will be in December when the team will trave to Bulgaria to meet Beroe and then Akademik Bultex 99.
The visitors started better the game and with a good first quarter took the lead. They managed to control the game in the second and with an 8-1 run took a double-digit lead. Just before the first half′s end the difference reached 13 points but Radulovic triple with the buzzer made it 10.
After the break things didn′t change as Teuta was controlling the game and leading big. The visitors advantage even reached 17 points and they kept it in that range leading by 16 after 30 minutes. Kozuv though didn′t give up and with a good start to the fourth quarter cut the deficit to 9. After both sides exchanged points the hosts went on a 8-0 run which closed the gap to just 3 with 3.30 to play. The visitors though responded in the best possible way and by scoring the next 8 points increased their advantage and cruised on for the victory.
Endrit Hysenagolli was the top performer for the winners with 28 points and 9 rebounds. CJ Wilson also did well with 22 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists while Eric Copes had 20 points and 8 rebounds.
Miladin Pekovic was the best scorer for the hosts with 23 points as he also dished out 6 assists. Aleksandar Radulovic added 16 points while Nikola Karakolev had 13.