Igokea m:tel score huge away win against MZT Skopje Aerodrom
Igokea m:tel have scored one of their most valuable wins of the season as they defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom on the road in this week's NLB Match of the Round.
(Photo: MZT Skopje Aerodrom/Danail Petrovic)
AdmiralBet ABA League Round 22, Saturday, 18 March 2023:
MZT Skopje Aerodrom – IGOKEA M:TEL 78:84 (24:27, 18:14, 15:14, 21:29)
Game recap: Igokea m:tel have scored one of their most valuable wins of the season as they defeated MZT Skopje Aerodrom on the road in this week's NLB Match of the Round.
This was the 2nd win in a row for Igokea m:tel (overall score 7-14) who now have 3 wins more than last placed team on the standings MZT Skopje Aerodrom (4-18).
When today’s game is concerned, Igokea m:tel presented their best performance when it mattered the most – in the 4th quarter. The visitors won the 4th period by 29:21 and therefore won this big battle against MZT Skopje Aerodrom.
Key moments: Igokea m:tel made two key runs in the 4th quarter which helped them prevail in this match. The first one came in the middle of the 4th period, when the visitors were down by 63:59, but then they scored 12 consecutive points to take over the lead – 63:71.
MZT Skopje Aerodrom managed to cut that gap to half and to reduce Igokea m:tel’s lead to just 4 points – 69:73, with just 2 minutes remaining on the game clock. But, then the Laktaši troops made a 7:0 run to get back on a double digit lead – 69:80.
Man of the match: Igokea m:tel guard Bryant Crawford scored “just” 13 points today, but 9 out of those 13 points came in the 4th quarter. Crawford was there when his team needed him the most.
Can’t trick the stats: MZT Skopje Aerodrom had 29 attempts for 3 points and 27 attempts for 2 points… Simply this is a team that depends a lot on their 3-point shots, but in the key moments of this game their 3-points shots were not ending up in the basket.
Players on court
Last 5 actions
|end of 4. quarter|
|00:00 (Q4)||78 : 84||8 NERANDŽIĆ N. made free throw (2 of 2)|
|00:00 (Q4)||78 : 83||8 NERANDŽIĆ N. made free throw (1 of 2)|
|00:00 (Q4)||8 NERANDŽIĆ N. foul on|
|00:00 (Q4)||2 BURSAĆ A. foul (personal)|
|Mićović S.||32||-||21||Đorđević S.|
|Mićović S.||18||-||19||Đorđević S.|
|Mićović S.||8||-||6||Tanasković N.|
|Mićović S.||2||-||5||Crawford B.|