Blizzard scores ten in 80-78 win in Italy


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Submitted: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 2:43am
Updated: Fri, 07/17/2015 - 10:30am
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BOLOGNA, ITALY (WWAY) — Former UNC Wilmington basketball standout Brett Blizzard is back in Italy playing pro basketball for Fortitudo Biancoblu Basket Bologna (Conad Bologna).

On Sunday Blizzard’s team won their second game of the season 80-78 over Prima Veroli. The WWAY Full Court Press co-host scored 10 points in his team’s road win. Blizzard had 7 assists. UNCW’s all-time leading scorer played 31 minutes. We’ve posted the box score below.

(Italy-Lega2)

Conad, contro Veroli il bis è servito

Prima Veroli 78 – Conad Bologna 80 (21-19, 39-41, 61-55)

Conad: Pecile 10, Kelley 14, Dimsa 7, Baldassarre 20, Blizzard 10, Montano 1, Filippini, Chiarini, Vrkic 11, Canavesi 7.­ All. Markovski

Prima Veroli: Jackson 11, Gatto 7, Colussi 9, Tommasini 2, Brkic 18, Lee 8, Rowe 9, Cortese 9, Rullo 5, Donati n.e, Tullio n.e. All. Cavina

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The next game for Brett Blizzard’s team will be October 23rd against Pistoia. Blizzard’s team gets one week off during the regular season. Sunday, October 16th will be the off week for his squad this season. There are 15 teams in the Italian 2 League. Brett Blizzard’s team is tied for first place at 2-0 with three other teams: Brescia, Imola and Jesi.

Here’s a link to a recap of Brett Blizzard’s first 2011 regular season game. http://www.wwaytv3.com/2011/10/02/brett-blizzard-scores-15-italian-season-debut

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