Game's debut went under MBA control - our team got double-digit advantage before the half of the quarter. In the second 10 minutes the difference went up and down, but before the end of the half MBA had comfortable leadership - 47:34. Also MBA also made more rebounds - 22 against 9.
"Samara" began to close the gap after the break. Home team won 3rd quarter, so MBA started the last 10 minutes with "+10". The end of the game expected to be tense - MBA had only 4 points advantage, but our team spent posessions so smart - red-whites used all 24 seconds and left no chances to "Samara" to equalise. Final result - 82:74.
Timofey Yakushin (25 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists), Andrey Lopatin (13 points, 6 rebounds), Ilya Platonov (10 points, 7 rebounds), Evgeniy Valiev (8 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals), Sergey Kliuev(8 points, 5 rebounds), Vladislav Odinokov (5 points), Evgeniy Voronov (5 points), Aleksander Khomenko (4 points, 5 assists), Daniil Kochergin, Nikita Remizov.