Kyle Weems dropped 26 points in Virtus Bologna win against Reggio Emilia

2022-03-26 21:20
Credit: Michele Nucci/LPS via ZUMA Press Wire
Credit Michele Nucci/LPS via ZUMA Press Wire

Eurocup side Virtus Bologna (19-3) won an important match against Unahotels Reggio Emilia (12-11) after suffering in the second half. Coach Scariolo's side took the win with the final result of 78-70 (22-14, 12-12, 21-21, 23-23).

In the second half, Reggio Emilia started to climb back and in the final period they cut down Virtus' lead to just four points (63-67). Down the stretch, though, Virtus Bologna finished the game strong with important buckets from Toko Shengelia and Alessandro Pajola, putting an end to Reggio Emilia's comeback. 

Kyle Weems was absolutely unstoppable in the first half. The Virtus Bologna's forward had 19 points in 19 minutes and shot 3/3 from outside. Coach Scariolo's side controlled the first half and finished up by 8 points (34-26). 

Free throws this season

Points made: 13,0
Accuracy: 72,2%
Place in standings: 11
Record max: 26
Record min: 2
Most made FTs: Milos Teodosic

Kyle Weems was the top scorer for Virtus Bologna with 26 points (7/10 2PT, 3/4 3PT, 3/3 FT), 3 rebounds, and 29 PIR. 

For Reggio Emilia, on the other hand, the top scorers were Mikael Hopkins and Justin Johnson with 14 points apiece. 

Virtus Bologna: Kyle Weems 26, Tornike Shengelia 15 (5 REB), Daniel Hackett 12

Reggio Emilia: Mikael Hopkins 14 (7 REB), Justin Johnson 14 (6 REB), Arturs Strautins 10 (5 REB)


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