Two days after the 55-86 defeat at FC bayern munchen, the basketball players of brose bamberg presented themselves in much better shape on saturday afternoon in ulm. By the break, they had already scored almost as many points as the team in the state capital had scored in the entire match. Coach johan roijakkers’ team won 97:70 (52:38) at their swabian bundesliga rivals and celebrated their second victory in the seventh test game.
At the same time, the team from bamberg took revenge for the "first leg". Because at the start of preparation they had to admit defeat to the swabians in the hauptsmoor training center with 69:90. Four players scored in double figures for the bambergers. Top scorer chris sengfelder (20) played through the first quarter and finished with twelve digits in that one. Point guard bennet hundt turned it up after the break, scoring 13 of his 19 points in the second half, including three threes. In addition, he gave five assists and received eight minutes more playing time than tyler larson (4/1).
"I am very satisfied today. We played with rough energy. And he did it for the full 40 minutes. This is also reflected in the result. If you keep the energy level up throughout, you get into a good rhythm, you get good, open shots. That was the key to victory today.", rojiakkers said. His team came up with a good 23 assists (ulm 10) and won the rebound duel clearly (39:25). Under the baskets, david kravish (9 points/8 rebounds) clearly overshadowed dylan osetkowski (2/1), the center from ulm who was still strong in the first duel.
The bamberg team was in the lead from the start and steadily built on it. At 76:53 after the third quarter, the game was already decided. Free throws by hundt two minutes before the end gave the team its first 30-point lead (94:62). The bamberger play their next test game on the day of german unity at upper franconian rival medi bayreuth. Both teams have faced each other before in the pre-season. Brose won in its own hall on 10. September with 98:84.
Two team captains
Before the game in ulm, coach roijakkers appointed chase fieler and tyler larson as equal team captains. You are the successor of elias harris, whose contract was not extended and who joined the MHP riesen ludwigsburg in recent times. "The captain has an important role. He is the team’s mouthpiece and has to lead the way on the pitch. This requires certain qualities that are very pronounced in chase and tyler: experience, strong leadership, will, one hundred percent commitment. That’s why both of them are the right people for me for this special office", rojakkers welcomed his choice of a double top. Brose bamberg: sengfelder (20 points/2 threes), hundt (19/5), ogbe (16/2), vitali (15/3), kravish (8), fieler (6), lockhart (5/1), blakes (4), larson (4) gruttner