Kolossos Inch Closer to 4th Place, PAOK Push Late to Defeat Trikala
GREEK BASKET LEAGUE - ROUND 20
|Date||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|4-Mar-16||Koroivos||71 - 67||Apollon Patras|
|4-Mar-16||Doxa Lefkadas||61 - 62||Kolossos|
|4-Mar-16||Rethymno||84 - 73||Kymi|
|4-Mar-16||Prometheus||67 - 86||AEK|
|4-Mar-16||PAOK||97 - 86||Trikala|
Kolossos Rodou are well in contention of fourth place after defeating Doxa Lefkadas while PAOK’s late push gave them the victory over Trikala. AEK had an easy night over Prometheus while Rethymno and Koroivos were victorious over Kymis and Apollon Patras.
Kolossos Rodou inched closer to fourth place in the standings after a nail-biting 61-62 victory on the road over bottom of the table Doxa Lekfadas. The game came down to the final shot as Tsaldaris could not give Doxa Lefkadas the much needed victory at the end. The result leaves Doxa Lefkadas at the bottom of the table as they continue their way down to the second division while Kolossos Rodou sit tied for fourth with PAOK and Aris. Highlights can be found here...
AEK exerted little effort in their easy 86-67 victory over Prometheus before their midweek battle in the FIBA Champions League. Mavrokefalidis was the best player for the visitors with 15 points and 7 rebounds. AEK sit comfortably third in the standings while Prometheus hold onto the final playoff spot with an 8-12 record. Highlights can be found here...
For 25 minutes PAOK had a difficult time against Trikala in Thessaloniki (Trikala took a 50-57 lead), however in the final 15 minutes PAOK managed to comeback and celebrate a 97-86 victory. McFadden and Clanton led PAOK with 20 points while Peiners and Margaritis added 19 and 17 points for the hosts. Trikala, who put on a convincing display against PAOK, was led in scoring by Barlow with 25 points. PAOK now sit tied for 4th with Aris and Kolossos while Trikala are 9th with an 8-12 record. Highlights can be found here...
Koroivos took a big step towards safety as they held on to defeat Apollon Patras 71-67 in Amaliada. Despite taking a 16-point lead, the visitors came back to pull within four points and make a game out of nothing, but Koroivos walked away with victory in the end. The win pushed Koroivos two wins clear of their opponents, who sit in the second and final relegation spot. Highlights can be found here...
With 59% from 3-point range, Rethymno defeated Kymis 84-73 and recorded their ninth win of the season. Rethymno are seventh in the standings and will contest a playoff spot while Kymis are just above the relegation zone, one win ahead of Apollon Patras.