GameLab G23: BAXI Manresa - UCAM Murcia
GameLab G23: BAXI Manresa - UCAM Murcia
GameLab G23: BAXI Manresa - UCAM Murcia

GameLab G23: BAXI Manresa - UCAM Murcia

After playing in the Copa del Rey, BAXI Manresa returns to the Endesa League by hosting UCAM Murcia at Nou Congost.

Tuesday 27 of February of 2024 at 17:52

This Saturday, BAXI Manresa receives one of the revelations of the Liga Endesa, the UCAM Murcia coached by Sito Alonso. The Murcians are having an impeccable season that has led them to play in the Copa del Rey and currently occupy fifth position in the standings, with a balance of 13 wins and 9 losses. Pedro Martínez's team, ranked tenth, will seek to rediscover victory at the Nou Congost after being defeated by Barça in the last match at the Manresa court.

Who contributes the points to Murcia?

UCAM Murcia's scoring average is 83 points per game. The highest scoring figure of the Murcia team is reflected in the image of Dylan Ennis. The guard born in Canada scores an average of 15 points per game, which places him as the fourth man who contributes the most points to his team in the entire Liga Endesa. When talking about UCAM's scoring we must talk about other players such as center Simon Birgander (14.1 pts), currently injured, Marko Todorovic (11.1 pts), Ludde Hakanson (10.2 pts) or Dustin Sleva ** (8pts).

The duel: Brandon Taylor vs Dylan Ennis

Brandon Taylor and Dylan Ennis have been key figures for their teams in recent games. The BAXI Manresa point guard has greatly improved his level in recent games, while the UCAM guard has made Birgander's loss less noticeable to the Murcians.

In scoring it is difficult to compete with Ennis, since the Canadian-born guard is the fourth highest scorer in the Endesa League with an average of 15 points per game. On the contrary, Brandon Taylor contributes 9.5 points to BAXI Manresa each duel.

Both players maintain an equal percentage of success in the triple. On the one hand, Taylor maintains an effectiveness of 30.2% from 6.75m, while Ennis maintains a percentage of 32.7%.

Both Taylor and Ennis have put in great performances this season, scoring high points in several games. The maximum score that the Manresa point guard has obtained in a game was 22 points, in the game on matchday 7 against Coviran Granada. For his part, the highest number of points scored by Dylan Ennis this season was during Valencia Basket's visit to Murcia on matchday 13, where he scored 25 points.

In terms of rating, it is Dylan Ennis who gets the most credits, averaging 13.9 per game compared to Brandon Taylor's 8.2.

The shooting %

The 3-point shot: BAXI Manresa 32.4% / UCAM Murcia 33.3%

The 2-point shot: BAXI Manresa 52.9% / UCAM Murcia 53.5%

The free throw: BAXI Manresa 74.8% / UCAM Murcia 74.8%


Catalans and Murcians have faced Nou Congost on a total of 23 occasions, where BAXI Manresa has been the great dominator of the duels, achieving 21 victories and being defeated only twice against UCAM.

The last visit of Sito Alonso's team to the capital of Bages was on April 23 of last year, when they were defeated by Pedro Martínez's team 93-83 with a great performance by Devin Robinson, who scored 17 points.

BAXI Manresa's biggest victory against UCAM Murcia in the ACB at home dates back to April 20, 2008, when Bages defeated the Murcia team 81-63, with a difference of 18 points.