Vasiliy Karasev could be satisfied with the game his team showed in 1st quarter- MBA was good in defence, had a lot of fast breaks and finished it with double adbantage - 25:12. This difference was actual during the half of the second quarter, but after that our team got some problems in offence, "Pari Nizhniy Novgorod" scored 11 points in a row and almost equalise the scoreboard. MBA took the first half - 37:31.
In the 3rd quarter "Pari Nizhniy Novgorod" continued the pursuit and was successful in it, but opponent lost Khvostov - he got 5 fouls. The last quarter started with "+3" to MBA, and the teams went to the final minute with this difference. "Pari Nizhniy Novgorod" had the only chance to save the game - Maksim Salash missed second free throw, Gankevich rebounded the ball and let the game to overtime.
In additional 5 minutes MBA had more players in rotation - "Pari Nizhniy Novgorod" already lost 3 players with 5 fouls. It helped our team - two and a half an hour thriller finished with MBA's win - 87:80.
Timofey Yakushin (19 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists), Andrey Lopatin (18 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals), Alexander Khomenko (15 points, 5 steals), Evgeniy Valiev (14 points, 8 rebounds), Anton Pushkov (10 points), Ilya Platonov (9 points, 7 rebounds), Daniil Kasatkin (2 points, 3 rebounds), Vladislav Odinokov, Sergey Kliuev, Daniil Kasatkin, Nikita Remizov, Gleb Goldyrev.