Bahçeşehir College defeated ERA Nymburk 88-80 in the 4th week match of the FIBA Champions League Group D and achieved its second victory in Europe.
Bahçeşehir College faced ERA Nymburk in the 4th week match of the FIBA Champions League Group D. Kartal Özmizrak, Muhammed Baygül, Yiğit Arslan, James Gist, Jerry Boutsiele; guest team ERA Nymburk started with five of Marek Klassen, Martin Crisis, Eric Lockett, Gerel Simmons and Nate Watson.
When the Red Dragons started the game very well with their hits from behind the bow, bringing the score to 15-5, the visiting team applied for a time-out with 6 minutes and 26 seconds left in the quarter. After the break, the Czech representative caught a 9-0 series and made the score 15-14, and the last four minutes of the period were entered with this score. Re-establishing its superiority in the game with Muhammed’s scorer game in the last section, Bahçeşehir College was ahead 25-19 in the first quarter of the match.
Bahçeşehir College started the second quarter well and, with its defensive strength, caught the series 6-0 and was ahead 31-19 in the first three minutes. The visiting team took another time-out when the score was 36-25 with 5 minutes and 42 seconds before the end of the half. Bahçeşehir College, which was effective in the rest of the half with outside shots, entered the locker room with a 53-40 lead.
ERA Nymburk returned well from the locker room and when the score was 61-56 with a series of 16-8, Bahçeşehir College time-out came with 5 minutes and 19 seconds left in the quarter. After the timeout, ERA Nymburk had a 13-3 series and were leading 69-64 in the last quarter of the game.
While both teams started the last quarter by increasing their defense hardness, the first three-minute episode was passed with a score of 67-73. In the final part of the match, the Red Dragons regained control of the game, leaving the park with an 88-80 win, achieving their second victory in the FIBA Basketball Champions League.