In the Ukrainian championship in basketball was held the next match. “Nikolaev” in native walls unexpectedly defeated the “Kiev-basket”.
MBC Nikolaev – Kiev-basket 90:81 (16:20, 19:21, 21:18 34:22)
“Kiev-basket” won the first half of the match, leading in account within 20 minutes of the game. Guests were better at attacking from the game, converting 6 of 13 shots from behind the arc, actively moved the ball and had a slight advantage on rebounds. The result of this segment of the game become 6 points advantage for Kiev, which quickly melted in the second half.
The owners added protection, having the confidence in attack and finally leveled the game. In the last period nikolayevets spent the best period of the season. Vitaly Cherniy team scored 34 points, conceding 22 points. Thanks to the breakthrough in a decisive 10-minute “Nikolaev” managed to obtain a sensational victory.
The decisive factor was four consecutive long shots from the hosts – one at Lutsenko and Zotov and two three-pointers from Onufrieva.
“Nikolaev” got only their second win of the season.