Basketballghana.com can report Ghanaian-Italian International Small Forward/ Shooting Guard Awudu Abass had a near perfecting scoring performance to help his team progress to the Italian Basketball Super Cup semifinals.

Abass helped Virtus Bologna beat Tortona 74-66 in the quarterfinals by registering eight points, four rebounds and two steals in 18 minutes off the bench.

Abass dunks in game Photo Courtesy: Bologna

The 6 foot 6 inch player converted four of five two point shot attempts and missed his solo three point shot attempt and attempted no free throws.

Two of Abass’ points came via a two handed fast break dunk after stealing the ball and once again highlighting his impressive defensive contribution to the team. (Click highlighted text to watch video)

Abass (extreme left, Jersey Number 55) celebrates with teammates Photo Courtesy: Virtus Bologna

Kevin Hervey and Kyle Weems were among three Bologna players to score in double figures with Hervey scoring 18 points and Weems adding 11 points.

Bologna plays Venezia in the semifinal on Monday, September 20 at 19:00 GMT; the winner plays Brindisi or Olimpio Milano in the final game.

Abass Photo Courtesy: EuroCup

Abass won his second league title in his career last season.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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