Thanks to this victory against Morabanc Andorra, Monbus Obradoiro ensures virtually its permanence in First Division (93-96). Matt Thomas led the triumph of Monbus Obradoiro and become one of the leading players of the season with 30 points and the best scorer of the Endesa League.
The Monbus Obradoiro played with intensity and their good moves gave them an advantage of 8 points. However, the Andorran team started to played little by little and at the end of the first quarter they led the scoreboard (26-25).
Local team open the second quarter with a three-point shot. The Monbus Obradoiro resisted and stayed strong in the fight for the victory (56-48).
After the break, Moncho Fernández team took the lead. Artem Pustovyi and Nemanja Radovic made opponent team nervous and Ben Simons reduced the advantage on the score. The american forward tied the game 72-72 in the last part of the third quarter and he drove the game towards an exciting end (77-74).
In the last seven minutes Nacho Llovet was injured, but this accident didn't affect the rest of players. They were able to overcome to achieve the victory which will place them within the best national basketball team.
The Monbus Obradoiro is going to face two consecutive game where they can guarantee its permanence in First Division. On Saturday 5th at 19:00 they will play against RETAbet Bilbao Basket and on Saturday 12 at 19:00 Real Betis Energía Plus will visit Multiusos Fontes do Sar.