Basketball, Final Eight Italian Cup A2 2021: Udine beats Scafati 72-51 and flies to the final
Old Wild West Udine wins 72-51 against Givova Scafati in the second semifinal of the Serie A2 2021 Italian Cup Final Eight. The host team remains in the wake of their opponents only in the first quarter, then the Friulians run away with a dominated second quarter. In the second half Scafati replies point by point to the hosts, but it is not enough to recover the great disadvantage accumulated. The Friulians therefore enter the final, where they will meet GeVi Napoli, who surprisingly defeated Bertram Tortona in the semifinals. Below is the news and the match report.
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THE COMPLETE FINAL EIGHT CALENDAR
CHRONICLE – After Palumbo’s first basket, Scafati struggles to stay in the wake (9-5) but reacts and with Sergio’s triple comes back down (from 14-8 to 14-13). The first quarter ends with a score of 16-13, but at the start of the second set the hosts change gear and lengthen (29-15). The Friulians literally dominate the partial, closing the first half with an advantage of over 20 points (46-25).
In the second half Scafati holds head against Udine (47-27), who closes the third set with a 58-37 lead. The situation does not change in the fourth set: Scafati responds point by point but fails to recover even one length and the victory goes to Udine with the final score of 72-51-
UDINE – SCAFATI 72-51 (16-13, 30-12, 12-12, 14-14)
UDINE: Mobio 5, Deangeli 3, Nobile 5, Agbara, Spangaro 2, Schina 10, Italiano 4, Foulland 15, Giuri 14, Johnson 8, Antonutti 2, Pellegrino 4
SCAFATI: Musso 3, Benvenuti 4, Sergio 8, Palumbo 8, Dincic 9, Marino, Thomas 13, Jackson, Rossato, Cucci 6
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