The 7th Victory In Superleague

Sergey Monya (photo M.Serbin)
The Army team has gained the seventh win in the regular season of Superleague. CSKA defeat Arsenal Tula 89-55. Before this game team from Tula gained 3 victory in 5 games and was on the 5th place after CSKA, UNIKS, Ural-Great and Khimki.

Arsenal Tula vs CSKA: 55-89

The beginning of the game remained behind Arsenal. Victor Alexander who has return to the team only 5 days ago, wasn’t in the roster of our team today. Till 6th minute only Holden could score points to his team. In the Tula team Kurashov and Harston scored 9 points. Dusan Ivkovic time-out and Turkcan-Panov substitution changed the course of the game. The captain of the Army team made CSKA a leader: 10-9. On the last minute of the first quarter he realized one free throw. This 10 minutes finished with 13-11 to CSKA.

It was one of the best game for Alexander Bashminov and Segey Monya who began play in the second quarter. Bashminov scored 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 goal assists while Monya became the best sniper with 18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 block-shot.

To the big rest CSKA was confidently in the lead, that’s why Ivkovic made many substitutions in the second half of the game. Egor Vialtsev who last time played against Dynamo Moscow Region entered the game in the middle of the last quarter. He played only 5 minutes, but he could score 7 points and 1 rebound. The final buzzed fixed the seventh victory of CSKA in Superleague: 89-55.