Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv travelled to Be'er Sheva for the 27th round of the Israeli domestic league. Maccabi imposed its will early on in the game, not allowing Hapoel Be'er Sheva to get into their rhythm as the crew in yellow and blue took the 33:56 halftime lead. Maccabi took care of business on both ends of the floor until the end of the game securing the 64:96 road win, improving their record in their standings to 21:6.
Coach Sfairopoulos' starting five: Wilbekin, Zoosman, Cohen, Kane and Black. Cohen started the game with a deep dagger, sparking the yellow offense to an early lead (0:5). Maccabi's offensive rhythm continued with Zoosman's back to back corner threes making it 6:16. Scottie saw the open lane and capitalized on it to increase the visitors' lead to 9:22; the crew in yellow and blue could not be denied as Tyus made it 9:27 after 10 minutes.
Roll scored 11 points at the beginning of the second quarter to increase Maccabi's lead to 12:38. The crew in yellow and blue imposed their will on both ends of the floor, keeping the hosts in chase mode (21:46). Be'er Sheva got their momentum going with an 8:2 run but the squad of coach Sfairopoulos kept their composure, and the locals at bay with good defense enroute of a 33:56 lead at halftime.
Both sides traded heavy blows in the third with the crew in yellow and blue being the ones to capitalize (38:64). Be'er Sheva tried to get their momentum going but Wilbekin scored a transition three sparked a 7:0 run for Maccabi who took the 46:75 lead. Swing was the last to score in the third quarter as his team trails 48:75.
The fourth quarter was no different than its predecessors as the squad of coach Sfairopoulos' was firing on all cylinders, completing a 9:3 run (51:84). The yellows were floating and stinging, putting the pedal to the medal as the kept increasing their lead in the final period (57:94). The hosts went on damage control but that's all it was as Maccabi cruises to a 64:96 away win to remain on top of the domestic standings.