Budivelnyk outscore Goettingen in EuroCup
Budivelnyk — Goettingen 68:56
Budivelnyk record the first win in EuroCup Last 16. They overcame Goettingen in Ukraine to improve at 1-1 record. Lamayne Wilson (204-F-80, college: Troy) scored 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead the effort. Goettingen slipped at 1-1 record after the loss.
Goettingen got to the better start as they led for some time in the opening quarter. But Budivelnyk recovered and pulled ahead for a 19:17 lead at the first intermission. Goettingen struggled offensively in the second period. The visitors accounted for just 9 points in the period and the hosts capitalized stretching the lead to as many as 8 points at halftime. The hosts mounted the pressure in the third term. Budivelnyk cleared off to a double-digit lead and entered the fourth quarter up by 21 points 56:35. Goettingen did not surrender as they trimmed the deficit to 10 points late in regulation. But the Ukrainian team survived the test and rolled to the victory at the end. Zach Morley (203-F-83, college: Wisconsin) provided 14 points and 9 rebounds for the hosts. Andriy Agafonov (207-F-86, agency: Interperformances) added 13 points in the win. John Little (180-G-84, college: N.Iowa) responded with 14 points for Goettingen. Trenton Meacham (188-G-85, agency: Warren Sports International, college: Illinois) had 13 points in defeat.
Budivelnyk: Lamayne Wilson 19, Zach Morley 14, Andriy Agafonov 13
Goettingen: John Little 14, Trenton Meacham 13