| FMP remains perfect following an 88-69 victory over Partizan Berlgrade in the second game of Group B in the NIJT in Belgrade on Friday evening. The win lifts FMP to 2-0 while Partizan fell to 1-1. Tomorrow morning FMP will take on USK Future Stars Prague while Partizan will take on Alba. Stefan Popovski-Turanjanin led the scoring sheet of FMP with 26 points with 10 rebounds, Nikola Pavlovic hit 18 and Nenad Miljenovic finished with 17, 9 assists and 7 rebounds. Vukasin Vujovic led Partizan with 15 points while Nikola Majic and Nikola Radicevic added 13 each. It was Miljenovic and Pavlovic who led FMP to a 24-13 lead at the bottom of the first quarter, but Majic and Vujovic made it look a bit better until the half time break, when FMP's lead was cut to 39-31. Miljenovic and Popovski-Turanjanin made sure Partizan won't move too close, and pushed the gap up to 67-51 in the 28th minute. Nemanja Bezbradica started to collect points under the boards and with Popovski-Turanjanin made it a 21 point game, 82-61, which was more than enough to decide the battle.
Friday, February 18, 2011