Bayreuth presents in German duel
Medi Bayreuth wins the first Champions League quarter-final duel against Ludwigsburg. The guests are rigorously taking advantage of a weak phase of the Bundesliga third.
Bundesliga player medi Bayreuth has taken the first step towards the Champions League semi-finals.
Coach Raoul Korner’s team beat league rival MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg 86:81 (33:41) in the first leg of the quarter-finals.
Although the third in the BBL standings led Ludwigsburg most of the time, at the end of the third quarter he gave the upper hand to the guests for a short time. In the last part of the game both teams had an open exchange of blows, before Bayreuth did not give up his lead from four minutes before the end.
The best caster of the match was Ludwigsburg’s American Thomas Walkup, who scored a total of 19 points. Gabe York scored the most points for Bayreuth with 18. The 4. The second leg will take place in Bayreuth on April 1.