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Brett Blizzard scores 15 in Italian season debut

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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 official regular season opener 96-83 over Tezenis Verona. The WWAY Full Court Press co-host started the game as expected. He scored 15 points in his team's 13 point victory. Blizzard was 3-7 from behind the arc. He was 3-4 inside the three point line. UNCW's all-time leading scorer played 22 minutes in the season opener. We've posted the box score below.

(Italy-Lega2)

Conad, buona la prima: Verona battuta 96-83

Conad Bologna 96 – Tezenis 83 (22-19, 49-37, 70-58)

Conad: Kelley 18, Chiarini, Pecile 27, Baldassarre 18, Blizzard 15, Montano 2, Filippini, Canavesi 2, Dimsa 8, Vrkic 6.

Tezenis Verona: Brusamarello, West 15, Porta 14 Colli, Boscagin 10, Di Giuliomaria, Banti 4, Mariani 2, Vukcevic 17, Renzi 7, Edwards 14.

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The next game for Brett Blizzard's team will be October 9th against Prima Veroli. It'll be a matchup of two undefeated teams.

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