15 décembre 2013

SOUSSE 2013 : Day 3] - Group B: Cox double double land Ahly 98-93 points win over Pillars

After his team trailed by eleven points going into the fourth quarter (63-74) Inagua, Bahamas-born forward Torrington Wallace Cox spurred his team Al-Ahli basketball club of Benghazi, Libya to a fourth final show-down against Nigeria Kano Pillars to snatch a jaw-breaking victory of 98-93 points (25-24, 25-28, 13-22 and 35-19) in a group-B tie of the 28th Africa Champions Cup for Men in Sousse, Tunisia.
Cox who posted a double double record of 29 points and 11 rebounds made nonsense of Kano Pillars combo-guard championship high of 42 points a wasted effort as Ahli won the fourth quarter by 35-19 points.
Cox hose team Ahli have kept a clean slate since the commencement of the championship on Thursday will observe tomorrow (Sunday) as rest day but Kano Pillars search for a comfortable preliminary round finish continues as it will file out against Urunani basketball club of Burundi at 10H00 ina reschedule Day-1 pairing.
Ahli Benghazi other players who gave a splendid performance against the Nigerian side are Craig Winder with 23 points, 9 assist, 8 rebound and 2 steal; Khalid Mohamed poured in 16 points and 2 rebound while Zain Makraz added 11 points and 3 rebound.