Norrkoping – Jamtland 89-74
Norrkoping beat Jamtland to take 3-2 lead in the Finals. Norrkoping Dolphins outrebounded KFUM Jamtland 36-24 including 25 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Canadian Jackson Rowe (201-1997, college: CS Fullerton) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds. The former international guard Tim Schuberg (188-1995) contributed with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Norrkoping Dolphins’ coach Mikko Riipinen used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Canadian-Nigerian guard Keith Omoerah (194-1992, college: Manitoba, agency: BIG) answered with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and American forward Steve Harris (201-1995, college: ESU) added 16 points and 7 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) in the effort for KFUM Jamtland. Five Norrkoping Dolphins and four KFUM Jamtland players scored in double figures.
Norrkoping: N.Dawit 17+4reb+1ast, J.Rowe 13+10reb+2ast, T.Schuberg 13+5reb+5ast, E.Desport 10+4reb+2ast, L.Griffin 10+5reb+1ast, F.Terins 10+2reb+5ast
Jamtland: S.Harris 16+7reb, K.Omoerah 16+9reb+4ast, D.Johansson 15+1reb, C.Harler 11+2ast, F.Edwardsson 9+2reb, C.Wilson 4+1reb+4ast