Mons beats Oostende (72-75) this Sunday afternoon. Oostende layed without Haris Bratanovic, who tested positive for Covid-19, Servaas Buysschaert and Pierre-Antoine Gillet, are injured.
Oostende started the game strongly. Dario Gjergja’s players took an easy lead after the first quarter (27-15).
Mons reacted well in the second quarter, thanks to an excellent Arik Smith. But Oostende maintained his lead thanks to Djordjevic (45-36).
After the break, Mons played very well. Despite the changes Oostende couldn’t stop Vedran Bosnic’ team (56-61).
A last neck to neck quarter was played on the free throw line in the last minutes. And despite a last attempt to tie the game from Olivier Troisfontaines, Mons won the game (72-75).
A success which allows the Foxes to remain unbeaten in the competition with three victories in as many games. For Oostende, it is the first loss in the league after two consecutive victories.
For Oostende, Loic Schwartz scored 13 points, Mario Nakic scored 12 points in 18 minutes.
For Mons, Arik Smith recorded 25 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, Skylar Spencer added 14 points, 6 rebounds.