Manresa 76-99 Barça: Comfortable win away from home
A brilliant third quarter from Kuric in particular seals win for blaugranes
Another win in the ACB league for Barça, this time away at Manresa in the Catalan derby of the weekend. The game was decided after the break with Kuric scoring 25 points, Higgins 14 and Pustovyi 14. The win was number 15 in 18 matches in the league for Jasikevicius' team.
Good start but tight first half
Barça began the game well and were soon 8-2 ahead and then 22-9 in front. However, 12 unanswered points from the home side saw them right back into the game. Then, Kuric took control of the contest and with a flurry of points he lead the blaugranes to a 49-38 lead at the break.
Kuric leads the way
Kuric added 13 points more in a third quarter which proved to be decisive for Barça, despite Manresa dominating the boards. The visitors lead 73-57 going into the final quarter and there was to be no way back for Manresa with the blaugranes recording a convincing 99-76 win away from home.