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Basketball – Weissenfels:Sixth success: MBC defeats the tail light Braunschweig

Players reach for a basketball. Photo: Christoph Soeder/dpa/Symbolbild (Photo: dpa)

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Weißenfels (dpa) – The Syntainics MBC from Weißenfels celebrated its sixth win of the season in the basketball Bundesliga and is closer to the playoff places. Coach Igor Jovovic’s team won on Saturday 63:57 (32:29) against the tail light Braunschweig. George Ballock and John Bryant were the MBC’s top shooters with 14 points each. The team from Saxony-Anhalt improved to tenth place, the top eight reach the playoffs.

The MBC got off to a really good start, winning the first quarter 15:8. After that, Braunschweig gradually came closer and finally took the lead in the third quarter. The game remained tight, but MBC didn’t regain the lead until the middle of the final quarter. Finally, a three-point lead was achieved and the home team kept Braunschweig at a distance until the end.

© dpa-infocom, dpa:230107-99-138665/2

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