Anosike shines, Manisa gets home win vs. Besiktas
A Friday night matchup did not disappoint as Manisa secured a 73-66 victory over Besiktas. OD Anosike led all scorers with 17 points, and also added a team-high 8 rebounds in the home opener.
“It was a crucial win for us, one that we desperately needed even though it’s still early in the season” said Anosike. “Besiktas is a young team with great talent. We tried our best to take them out of their comfort zone throughout the game and it worked out. We’re happy to get our first win under our belt but we still have a lot of work to do”.
Manisa now sits in the middle of the pack with a 1-1 record, while Besiktas falls to 0-2. Next up, Manisa travels to Bursa to face off against BCL team Tofas on Saturday afternoon.