Round 3 of the 7DAYS Eurocup Regular Season featured all eight games on Wednesday night, and for the first time this season, the player with the highest performance index rating on a winning team, Jacob Pullen of Khimki Moscow Region, was alone which means he earns weekly MVP honors. Pullen led his team to a resounding road win at previously undefeated ALBA Berlin thanks to his 25 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 5 fouls drawn, good for a performance index rating of 32. Pierre Jackson of Cedevita Zagreb followed closely with a 31, as he led his team to another big road win at MZT Skopje Aerodrom with his 29 points - including 12 of 14 free throws -, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 9 fouls drawn. Completing the top five individual performances of the week were Ksistof Lavrinovic of Lietkabelis Panevezys (29), Tarence Kinsey of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem (27) and Deandre Kane of Nizhny Novgorod (25).
Individual highs: Facundo Campazzo's 6 steals, best of season so far
In his big effort to lead Cedevita in a road win, Jackson was also the thop scorer of the week with his 29 points, which is also a career-high for him. Pullen fell short by just 4 points with his 25. Sadiel Rojas of UCAM Murcia was huge under the glass with his 13 rebounds - 11 of them defensive-, while Kane of Nizhny followed closely with 11. Stefan Markovic of Zenit St Petersburg was the best passer of the week with his 9 assists. On the defensive end, Murcia's Facundo Campazzo excelled with his 6 steals, the best mark of the season overall so far, while no single player shined in stopping shots, as several players managed to have at least 2 apiece.