Augustine Rubit powers up undermanned Bayern

By Eurohoops Team/ [email protected]

On a safe lead from the second quarter, FC Bayern Munich rocked Syntainics MBC, 82-69, Saturday.

Cassius Winston joined the list of players battling illness alongside Elias Harris, Jason George, Corey Walden, and Jan Niklas Wimberg. Zan Marko Sisko (personal) and Paul Zipser (thigh contusion) were sidelined as well.

Augustine Rubit was the top performer among available players. The South Alabama product dropped a season-high 23 points to go along with five rebounds, and three assists in the easyCredit BBL Regular Season Round 7. Niels Giffey added 15 points, six rebounds, five assists, and one steal.

After upping the W-L tally in the German league to 6-1, the team guided by Andrea Trinchieri will refocus on the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Colliding with LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne Wednesday and AS Monaco Friday make out the away games of Round 9 and Round 10. Carrying a 2-6 record, it is two wins away from the Playoffs zone.

Meanwhile, Telekom Baskets Bonn extended its undefeated streak to start the BBL season. Rolling the Veolia Towers Hamburg, 101-72, on the road shaped the 6-0 record. T.J. Shorts went for 24 points, six assists, and three rebounds. Up next is the Basketball Champions League home fixture opposite AEK Wednesday.

Elsewhere, Cameron Hunt dropped 31 points for Wurzburg in the home win, 97-87, against Rostock Seawolves,

In the Round 7 opener, Niners Chemnitz outscored Harko Merlins Crailsheim, 106-94, Friday.

Unbeaten in five domestic games, Alba Berlin will host in-form MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg Sunday.

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