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Ostend suffers heavy defeat in Champions League against Polish club

On the twelfth match day in the Champions League of basketball has Ostend Tuesday a heavy defeat suffered in Poland. On the public prosecutor’s office in Zielona Gora was the champion with a 98-68 down.

Ostend began well and I had after the first quarter a 14-17 lead, but stood by the rest 47-38 in the chalk. In the third (18-13) and especially in the fourth quarter (33-17) was the difference is even greater. Vladimir Dragicevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds for a large share in the thuiszege, while at Ostend, only Jean-Marc Mwema (13) and Jean Salumu (11) above the ten points on release.

After five victories and seven defeats is Ostend, on the sixth place in group D, at the same height of the numbers four and five: Zielona Gora and the Italian Avellino. The first four of the group go through to the second round, the fifth and the sixth to be fished in the FIBA Europe Cup. Next week Wednesday will receive the Ostend Czech Nymburk, provisional group leader, on the penultimate match day.

Zielona Gora (Pol) – Ostend (Bel) 98-68 (47-38)

Quartz: 14-17, 33-21, 18-13, 33-17

Ostend (13/28 2pts, 9/23 3pts, 15 vrijworpen, 23 rebounds): Lambrecht, Lasisi 5, Schwartz 9, Buza, Mwema 13, Salumu 11, Myers 7, Djordjevic 8, Kuridza 6, Kesteloot 2, Jekiri 7 (9 rbds)

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