Basketball players Mega Bemax came to the second win in the ABA league since they convincingly defeated Mornar from Bar with 91:70 (19:12, 22:20, 21:19, 29:19) in Sremska Mitrovica. Despite a lot of absences, Dejan Milojevic’s players played an excellent match at the PSC Pinki Hall, where they controlled the game from the beginning to the end, and in the end deservedly celebrated a convincing triumph. Coach of Mega on this match because of injuries could not count on Kostja Mushidi, Stefan Sinovec and Nikola Miskovic while Ognjen Carapic was not recovered enough.

The best in the ranks of Mega Bemax were Vlatko Cancar 20 points and Nikola Rebic with 19 and 9 assists while Goga Bitadze had 18 points and 3 blocks. Nemanja Vranjec scored 16 points in the Mornar.

After 3 games, Mega Bemax has a score of 2 wins and 1 defeat and in the next round on Sunday, October 15 at 17:00 will play with Petrol Olimpija in Sremska Mitrovica.

Dejan Milojević started the match with Rebic, Ennis, Lazić, Fundic and Bitadze. Bitadze opens match with 4 points and on the other hand the excellent defense of Mega limits the attack of the Mornar. After the offensive rebound and points of Lazic, and then the effective dunk of Cancar, Mega leads with 16:4. Mornar starts scoring and reducing the difference, but Rebic hits the triple for 19:12 at the end of the first quarter.

At the beginning of the second period, Ennis returns the double-digit advantage of Mega with two triples, but then Mega was not guarding good rebounds and Mornar through Lukovic drops the difference to 6 points. Again Rebic cuts off series of Mornar with three, and then through Marjanovic and Cancar, the advantage is increased to 14 points, 37:23. By the end of the half-time, Mornar managed to reduce the advantage, Marjanovic hit half court shot at the end, but for a fraction of a second he was late and result at halftime was 39:32.

Lazić with a three and points after offensive rebound again raises Mega to plus 14 at the start of the second half. Mornar responds with mini-series of points, but the difference at any moment did not go below 11 points, with how much the third quarter ended, 62:51.

The last fourth is opened with points of Bitadze and Cancar, Rebic hits three pointer and mid-range field goal. Mega with great defense pressure paralyzed Mornar, and the difference increased to 24 points. In the finish, chance got players with a fewer minutes, so the final result was 91:70.

Mega Bemax: Rebic 19 (9 assists), Marjanovic 5, Cancar 20 (6 rebounds), Carapic, Bitadze 18 (3 blocks), Jovicic, Lazic 9 (9 rebounds), Koprivica, Samardziski, Ennis 14 (7 rebounds, 5 assists), Fundic 3, Kapetanovic 3.

Mornar: Hadzibegovic, Calic, Micovic 13, Needham 5, Mijovic, Pajic 2, Shepherd 5, Mugosa, Raley-Ross 8, Vranjes 16, Bakic 7, Lukovic 14.

Photo: Mega Bemax/Nikola Novakovic