12 tour of the Superleague continued today in Tbilisi. 1st out of 4 matches planned in Tbilisi Olympic Palace is already over. Mgzavrebi defeated Dinamo 88:71 in an unequal fight. This match didn’t turn out as interesting as it should have been according to the tournament status. Dinamo used to be on the 2nd place with 8 victories and 3 losses. As for Mgzavrebi, they were on the 3rd place with 7 victories and 4 defeats.
However, the first period was quite equal with Mgzavrebi winning 20:19. The second one started equally as well, but Buba Berishvili’s team gained an advantage at the end of it thanks to the speed and accurate shootouts. With the lead of Adrian Bowie, Mgzavrebi had an important leadership before the big break – 42:35.
The fate of the match was decided in the third quarter. Mgzavrebi’s defense was quite strong and mobile, while Dinamo had troubles in offensive attacks. After winning this period 32:11, Berishvilis team advanced by 28 points – 74:46 before the decisive period.
In the last period, young players were given the chance and the match ended in a calm situation. Mgzavrebi has won with 17 points, eventually, which was the great merit of Kakha Jintcharadze and Adrian Bowie. The former scored 20 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals, the latter had 27 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. Demagoj Bubalo was the most effective with 22 points and 9 rebounds in Dinamo. Reger Dowell scored 16 points and 8 rebounds.