Second loss of the course mottowhich fell in Madrid against Students by 81-73. The oranges commanded the scoreboard during many phases of the match, they even had an eight-point lead, but as happened on Wednesday in the match against Lleida, a disconnection in the last quarter ruined their chances of victory. With a partial 12-0 against, the schoolboys did not forgive and kept the victory. The team led by Diego Epifanio lost too many balls, 15, and also made poor shooting decisions, as well as fouls
The best player of the orange team was Olle Lundqvist, with 15 points and a PIR of 17. He also reached 15 Yunio Barrueta, although too insistent, without success, in the shot of three (2 of 6 in triples). The game of the interiors went back to happen almost unnoticed. It prevailed, in defense, Atoumane Diagne, who nevertheless committed three fouls very soon (second quarter) and had to play less than expected, forcing Epifanio to improvise inside play, with Alejandro Galán and Javi Vega, even Djordje Simeunovic. The base Tom Leimanis He was the highlight of Estudiantes, with 18 points and a PIR of 21, although Kevin Larsen and Karamo Jawara were also decisive in the last quarter, with good minutes, very inspired and aggressive, by former Leyma Sean Smith.
Students, one of the favorites this season, look up in the table, where Lleida, Palencia and Andorra continue without slowing down with three wins. Leyma is down with a negative balance of one win and two defeats. And next Sunday, a derby at the Riazor Sports Palace against COB Ourense.