Former Saint Mary’s guard and West Coast Conference Player of the Year Mickey McConnell led Telekom Baskets Bonn from a 17-point deficit to a wild 81-78 Eurocup home victory over Paris Levallois yesterday.
McConnell scored 9 total points in the game, including a stretch where he scored 7 unanswered points during the home side’s furious second half rally. He added his final basket as Bonn closed out the game with another 7-0 run to claim the victory.
Click here to see a great photo of McConnell celebrating with his teammates.
Bonn is tied for second place in Group A with a 2-2 record, behind Strasbourg’s perfect 4-0 mark. McConnell’s next Eurocup game is on Nov. 12 against Italian side Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. The team’s next league game is Sunday against highly regarded Brose Baskets Bamberg.