"Monkeys" won the battle for third place in the Favbet Super League

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"Monkeys" return to third place in the league

"Cherkasy Monkeys" won a confident 71-53 victory over "Prykarpatta-Hoverla" in the regular season Favbet Super League game in Cherkasy.

The hosts started the game with a 15-1 run, including three free throws. However, the guests withstood this blow and reduced the gap to 6 points in the first quarter. But the last word in the quarter was left to the Monkeys, who ended the ten-minute period with another 7-0 run and went into the first break with a 26-15 lead.

In the second quarter, the "Monkeys" extended their lead to 20 points, acting faster than their opponent, more aggressively, and most importantly, more effectively in the attack.

After the long break, "Prykarpattia-Hoverla" played faster, but the effectiveness of their attacks did not increase - "Cherkasy Monkeys" controlled the game and did not give the opponent any chance to seize the initiative.

An important parameter that influenced the outcome of the match was 11 accurate three-pointers by the "Monkeys", while "Prykarpattia-Hoverla" made only 2 long-range attempts. We should also pay attention to the 22 points the hosts scored after the loss.

''Monkeys'' won the battle for third place in the Favbet Super League

Andrii Kalnichenko was the most productive for Cherkasy Monkeys with 17 points, followed by Eric Boone Jr. with 15 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, and Serhiy Skira, who grabbed 14 rebounds.

For Prykarpattia-Hoverla, Serhii Lesyk led the way with 8 points and 9 rebounds, and Ilya Kabatsiura with 13 points.

"Cherkassy Monkeys" rehabilitated for the defeat of "Polytechnic-Galicia" and returned to third place in the standings. The team will finish its home bubble with a match against Rivne, while Prykarpattia-Hoverla will open tomorrow's game day at 10:00 a.m. with a match against Staryi Lutsk.

Super League. Regular season

Cherkasy, PS Budivelnyk

"Cherkasy Monkeys" - "Prykarpattia-Hoverla" - 71:53 (26:15, 20:14, 16:13, 9:11)

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