Oldenburg secures league in the BBL
The MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg remain in the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) on the top group. The team of coach John Patrick defeated on Saturday at Derby the Hakro Merlin’s Crailsheim with 77:75 (47:30) and firmly strengthened the fourth place. Best thrower The game was Ludwigsburg Jonah Radebaugh with 21 points.
At the other end of the table, the EWE Baskets Oldenburg celebrated the league in the early Saturday evening. The baskets won at the MLP Academics Heidelberg with 95:90 (48:46) and can not slip on one of the two relegation places. Phil Pressey and Reggie Lynch were the best guards of the guests each with 15 points.
Not yet finally saved is Syntainic’s MBC Weißenfels. The team of coach Igor Jovovic underlined at S.Oliver Würzburg with 86:92 (51:43). For the MBC it was the fourth defeat in series. With 20:44 points, Weissenfels stays on the 16th place, which would rang at the end of the season to the league.
Meanwhile, Niners Chemnitz collected a surprising defeat. In the home game, the Saxons qualified for the play-offs lost against the Lions Braunschweig with 68:77 (43:34).