Mathews deadly from the deep, Anwil set the battle of the undefeated
Jonah Mathews made two three point shots in the clutch time to lift Anwil (3-0) over Basket Brno (3-2) for a 86-82 win on Wednesday, January 12, at the Champions Hall in Wloclawek, Poland.
Players of the game
Jonah Mathews made the Anwil fans proud just like he did during his USC days at Southern California.
Point guard scored 16 points in the fourth quarter, including four shots from the three point line.
Mathews had five consecutive points midway the final frame to cut the Brno lead to one point.
He added eight more points during the last 02:08 minutes, to spark a game winning run.
Mathews finished the game with 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field.
The deadly Rottweiler made five field goals from the deep.
Mathews also dished out four assists and forced four fouls.
Kyndall Dikes followed with 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting from the field.
A former New Orleans standout flirted with triple-double.
Dykes had 11 rebounds and eight assists.
Sebastian Kowalczyk scored 17 points.
Dean Hunter Mickelson led Brno with 17 points.
Kansas star grabbed five rebounds and stole the ball five times.
Kytel Madden scored a team high 18 points.
Richard Balint made 4-of-7 three pointers enroute to 14 points.
Viktor Pulpan had a great stat line – eight points, five rebounds and 11 assists.
Last but not least Šimon Pursl scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds.
Anwil Wloclawek went on a 8-0 run for a 84-76 lead with 00:58 left.
Žiga Dimec missed both free throws and received a technical foul with 24 seconds to go.
Madden made a free throw and Balint hit a three pointer to cut the gap to two points 84-82.
Pulpan fouled Mathews who made both free throws 86-82
Madden missed the last three point attempt.
Anwil improved to 3-0, while Basket Brno dropped to 3-2.
The Rottweilers will face Enisey in the Battle of the Undefeated.
STANDINGS, as of January 12
Tartu Ulikool 3-2 (+18)
Basket Brno 3-2 (+17)
Enisey 3-0 (+52)
Anwil 3-0 (+38)
Liepāja 2-1 (+12)
Šiauliai 7bet 1-1 (+29)
Borisfen 0-5 (-125)
Valmiera Glass/ViA 0-4 (-41)
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