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Tübingen upsets Würzburg in thriller

Tübingen pulled off a stunning upset over Würzburg on Monday, winning 78-77 in a thrilling finish. The win moves Tübingen into a tie for third place in the German Basketball Bundesliga, while Würzburg falls to fifth.Tübingen led for most of the game, but Würzburg tied the score at 77-77 with 20 seconds remaining. Tübingen had the final possession and was able to get the ball to guard Caleb Homesley, who hit a contested layup with two seconds left to secure the win.Homesley led Tübingen with 25 points, while forward Johannes Thiemann added 20 points and 10 rebounds. Guard Shavon Shields led Würzburg with 26 points, while center Joshua Obiesie added 16 points and 10 rebounds.The game was close throughout, with neither team leading by more than seven points. Tübingen opened the game on a 10-0 run, but Würzburg responded with a 16-0 run to take a 16-10 lead. Tübingen tied the score at 22-22 at the end of the first quarter.The second quarter was also close, with neither team leading by more than five points. Tübingen took a 42-37 lead into halftime.The third quarter was dominated by Tübingen, which outscored Würzburg 21-12 to take a 63-49 lead. Würzburg responded with a 22-10 run to cut the lead to 73-61 heading into the fourth quarter.The fourth quarter was back-and-forth, with both teams trading baskets. Würzburg tied the score at 77-77 with 20 seconds remaining. Tübingen had the final possession and was able to get the ball to Homesley, who hit the game-winning layup.The win was a big one for Tübingen, which is now in a tie for third place with Berlin and Ludwigsburg. Würzburg, meanwhile, falls to fifth place.Key momentsTübingen opened the game on a 10-0 run, but Würzburg responded with a 16-0 run to take a 16-10 lead.Tübingen led for most of the game, but Würzburg tied the score at 77-77 with 20 seconds remaining.Tübingen had the final possession and was able to get the ball to guard Caleb Homesley, who hit a contested layup with two seconds left to secure the win.AnalysisTübingen’s win over Würzburg was a major upset. Tübingen is a young team that is still finding its way, while Würzburg is a veteran team that is expected to contend for a championship.Tübingen’s win was a result of a balanced attack. Homesley led the way with 25 points, but Thiemann added 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the team shot 50% from the field.Würzburg’s loss was a disappointing one. The team had a chance to win the game late, but it couldn’t get the stop it needed. Shields led the way with 26 points, but the team shot just 42% from the field.Looking aheadTübingen’s win will give the team a boost of confidence. The team is now in a tie for third place in the league, and it will be looking to build on this momentum.Würzburg will need to bounce back from this loss. The team is still in the playoff hunt, but it will need to play better if it wants to contend for a championship.

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