Major comeback for the big win by Mega MIS in Čačak
In the 22nd round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Mega MIS have come up with a major comeback in the second half, to grab an important win on the road in Čačak over Borac Mozzart.
Mega MIS team (Photo: ABA League j.t.d./Dragana Stjepanovic)
AdmiralBet ABA League Round 22, Sunday 19 March 2023:
Borac Mozzart - MEGA MIS 80:86 (28:17, 16:18, 16:31, 20:20)
Game recap: In the 22nd round of the AdmiralBet ABA League season, Mega MIS have come up with a major comeback in the second half, to grab an important win on the road in Čačak over Borac Mozzart. It seemed in the first half, like everything was going the hosts’ way, but the visiting side have fought back in the third quarter to turn it completely upside-down. This win keeps Mega MIS firmly above the edge of the Playoffs Zone, with an 11:11 record, 2 wins above 9th placed Split. They are in a very favourable position for qualifying into the Top 8 when the Regular Season ends. On the other side, Borac Mozzart continue their struggle to avoid the danger zone near the bottom of the standings, with 5:16 record, and just one win more on their record than last-placed MZT Skopje Aerodrom.
Key moments: Borac Mozzart went off to a flying start and already in the opening quarter managed to pull away by 11 points (28:17). They stayed firmly in front by the big break, when they led by 9 points (44:35). However, as the two squads re-entered the court in the second half, Mega MIS started dominating the game and with a 12:2 run they took the lead already in the 23rd minute of the game (46:47). They kept on grinding and ended the third quarter with a 6-point lead (60:66). It turned out that this has been crucial for the later development of the game, as Borac Mozzart did not manage to fight back all until the end. Mega MIS even increased their advantage in the final period and grabbed a win in the end.
Man of the match: Matej Rudan has dominated the court in Čačak all game long and he finished the playing time with 16 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist and steal each and a valuation of 25. He is our man of the match.
Can’t trick the stats: Mega MIS have been in total control of the situation under both rims, which is evident from their rebounding superiority (39:28). This is what helped them turn the game in Čačak in their favour.
Players on court
|Hale H.||28||-||25||Rudan M.|
|Hale H.||30||-||16||Rudan M.|
|Lešić S.||10||-||9||Branković D.|
|Hale H.||5||-||8||Đurišić N.|