Mega Bemax in Sremska Mitrovica beat Igokea with 99:87 (31:16, 19:26, 20:27, 29:18) within the last 22nd round of the ABA league. Players of Dejan Milojevic showed in the PSC Pinki hall great team game where they had 30 assists with six players with double-digit points. The coach of Mega Bemax at this match because of injuries could not count on Ognjen Jaramaz, Stefan Fundic, Kostja Mushidi and Mihailo Jovicic.
The most effective in the ranks of Mega Bemax were Goga Bitadze with 18 points and Nikola Miskovic with 17 in only 16 minutes spent in the game, but Stefan Sinovec also gave a great game, which was very close to the triple-double performance with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists. Dominic Artis scored 23 points in the Igokea team. With this win, Mega with a score of 8 wins and 14 losses finished the season in the 9th place of the ABA league and after a break due to the play-offs of the regional competition, they are expecting in Aprlig start of Superleague.
Dejan Milojevic started the match with Carapic, Sinovec, Marjanović, Cancar and Bitadze. The good start of Mega’s basketball players who after 4 minutes lead with 10:2 with good plays of Marjanovic who scored 7 points. Mega continues with excellent defense, and reaches fast double-digit advantage, 15:4. Miskovic entered the game, who in the short period scored 9 points, and the advantage is already at 19 points, 29:10. Igokea managed to tighten the rows so the score after the first 10 minutes was 31:15.
The start of the second quarter is marked by a visiting team that slowly melts minus to only 2 points, 35:33. Nevertheless, Cancar returns with a series of points from all positions, and then Bitadze hits 3 points. Lazic got offensive rebound and scores in the last second for 50:42 at the half-time.
Sinovec and Carapic are keaping Mega in the lead in the first half of the third quarter, but Igokea is able to get into the lead, via Artis points for 58:61. Lazic and Aranitovic immediately returned advantage to Mega and Bitadze played well in two situations, so the result is 70:69 before the last 10 minutes.
The last quarter opens with three pointers of Aranitovic, Lazic and Miškovic for a little more secure advantage of Mega, 79:71. Carapic and Miskovic then did not allow guests to approach the result. In the last two minutes of the game, Mega entered with plus 6, 90:84. Bitadze well-finted the guard in the paint and scored a basket under the foul, then in next attack was precise from free throw line for 94:84 for the calm finish. The final result was 99:87.
Mega Bemax: Aranitovic 8, Sinovec 11 (8 rebounds, 12 assists, index 26), Marjanovic 9, Cancar 11 (6 rebounds, 3 blocks), Carapic 10, Bitadze 18, Lazic 15 (6 rebounds), Koprivica, Samardziski, Miskovic 17, Kapetanovic.
Igokea: Ponjavic 11, Artis 23, Gajic, Glogovac, Nikolic, Milosevic 14, Jevtovic 16, Radivojevic 13, Ljubicic 2, Rikic 8.
Photo: Mega Bemax / Ivica Veselinov