Trevon Allen wins it at the buzzer for CSO Voluntari
It was a satisfying experience for Romanian basketball fans, as CSO Voluntari completed a 75-72 comeback win at Basket Brno capped by Trevon Allen`s game winning three pointer at the Starez Arena Vodova in Czech Republic.
Players of the game
Some people say it`s more easy to attempt a game winning shot when the teams are tied.
The trick is – you still have to make THAT shot.
Trevon Allen did exactly that with the game tied at 72.
Shooting guard led CSO Voluntari to second consecutive road victory, finishing with 18 points on 7/13 shooting from the field.
And a buzzer-beater game winning three.
CSO Voluntari and Idaho fans should be proud of him.
Kwamain Mitchell did a wonderful job at the point.
A former Saint Louis star had eight points, four assists, four steals and zero turnovers.
KeyShawn Feazell, JT Shumate and Rashard Odomes finished in double figures.
Viktor Pulpan led Basket Brno with 20 points.
Tomas Zdanavičius had 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Lithuanian sank seven consecutive free throws but missed his last attempt.
Basket Brno led by five points, 63-68, after a driving layup by Viktor Pulpan with three minutes to go.
Ainars Bagatskis head coach challenge produced magic.
Trevon Allen made back-to-back three pointers and JT Shumate added another one for a 72-68 lead with 01:41 left.
Thanks to Ondrej Šiška, the hosts returned into the game.
He drew a foul and had a chance to tie the game at 72-72.
Šiška missed the second attempt but Zdanevičius grabbed an offensive rebound before getting fouled by Feazell.
Lithuanian connected his seventh consecutive free throw to tie the game at 72 but missed his final attempt.
Allen made his third three pointer in less than three minutes – for win!
CSO Voluntari improved to 2-1, while Basket Brno dropped to 0-2.
Trevon Allen made three of his four three pointers in the clutch time.
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Standings, as of November 8, 2023
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Zastal Zielona Gora 2-1 (+9)
Šiauliai 2-1 (-16)
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Tie-breaker 1: Zielona Gora vs Šiauliai 1-0, +26.
Tie-breaker 2: Šiauliai vs Newcastle 1-0, +2
Tie-breaker 3: Šiauliai vs Voluntari 1-0, +8