Bayreuth misses jump – Big Points for Crailsheim
An important victory for the Hakro Merlins Crailsheim: The Swabians prevailed against Bremerhaven in the relegation summit. On the other hand, Bayreuth missed the jump to sixth place due to a home defeat against Frankfurt.
Medi Bayreuth missed the jump to sixth place in the Basketball Bundesliga. The team of coach Raoul Korner lost on Wednesday evening the Fraport Skyliners at home with 72:76 (38:30). Bayreuth remains thus on table place nine, the Skyliners from Frankfurt 13. Significant portion of the success of the guests had Tra Holder, who contributed in only 19 minutes 22 points.
In the relegation summit between the Hakro Merlins Crailsheim and the Eisbären Bremerhaven, the Merlins achieved an important victory. Thanks to a strong team performance Crailsheim prevailed at home with 86:80. With a balance of 6 victories and 18 defeats, the Merlins are in 15th place and are now two points ahead of a relegation place. Bremerhaven remains the taillight of the league.
Led by Marcos Knight, the MHP giants from Ludwigsburg have celebrated an undisputed home win and have maintained their chance to reach the playoffs. The US-American scored 25 points in the 86:74 over the relegation candidate Science City Jena. Ludwigsburg, like all teams between seventh and eleventh place, scored 24 points.
Hakro Merlins Crailsheim – Eisbären Bremerhaven 86:80
Best casters for Crailsheim: Madgen 19, Turner 16, Lawson 15, D. Russell 13
Best casters for Bremerhaven: Bleck 14, Summers 10, Warren 10, Benson 8, Breitlauch 8, Turner 8
MHP Giant Ludwigsburg – Science City Jena 86:74
Best casters for Ludwigsburg: Knight 25, Classes 19, Best 12, Waleskowski 12
Best Throwers for Jena: Williams 21, Jenkins 17, Wolf 11
Central German BC – Giessen 46ers 86:83
Best casters for the MBC: Marelja 16, Moore 15, Darden 14, Novak 10
Best casters for casting: Bell 21, Bryant 16, Gordon 15, Landis 15, Lischka 11