At this game the Monegasque team made a stake at the aggressive game behavior and the numerous attacks, what eventually helped the Roca Team to win over Nancy. The one could say the Roca Team had the last word in this match.
Even though the Nancy Team did scratch the victory in the first (20-21) and third quarters (21-29), that didn’t make them winners in the entire game. The fierce game of the Monegasques players of Zvezdan Mitrovic allowed them to score 30-20 in the second and 26-19 fourth quarters, and ensured victory in the whole game. The large lead in points in these two quarters made the difference for the Monegasque team.
13 passes from Dee Bost during the game is a truly record of the season! It is worth mentioning that he finished the game bringing 25 points in total. Also Brandon Davies and Yak Ouattara (of course!) made a very memorable passes and gained important points for the team.
The game was not easy due to resistance made by Nancy team, and the Monegasques players admit that Nancy is a very meritorious opponent.
“I saw the level of the Nancy team and I am quite surprised to see them arrived at the end of the table of Pro A”, – Yakuba Ouattara shared after the game.
“We will have to improve our defense and be in attacks even more fiercely that we did today”, – Zvezdan Mitrovic, the coach of Roca team admitted. – “Especially when you play in the quarterfinals and finals, that should be one of the strong sides of your team – good defense. Also we have to keep the rhythm of the game, not letting the opponent to take us over; those are things we are going to work on for the next games”.