Levski finished second in the domestic leagueMay 28, 2012
Once again, Lukoil Academic is the champion in Bulgaria. For tenth consecutive time they finished on top. This time tey beat Levski by the score 87-82 in game 3 of the final and closed the series at 3-0. "The Blues" played a strong game, at one time even leading by 9 points in the third quarter, but at the end the luck was on the Lukoil side who ended on top once again. With this success Lukoil Academic is champions of the country while Levski finished second. Levski played three finals this year and in all three finished second after a strong performance.
The first ten minutes of the match were very equal and the first part ended with score 21-20 for Lukoil Academic. Shortly after the beginning of the second quarter they were able to break ahead by 5 points, but thereafter strong Levski regained the lead to 33-32. Logically at the half time break the game was even at 42 apiece.
Minutes before the end of the third difference was 9 points - 60-51 for Levski, but Lukoil cut it to only 3 points before the start of last quarter - 60-57. The guests had their best minutes in the beginning of the last quarter. However Levski responded with a series of 8-0, with 6 points by Hrisimir Dimitrov. In the closing minutes lack chance couldn't do a favor for Levski while Lukoil Academic hit very important shots to get a third and last victory in the championship - 82-87 for the visitors.
For Levski top scorer with 22 points was Aaron Harper. Chavdar Kostov added 13 and Vasco Evtimov scored 11 points.
Brandon Heath was the most productive player from Lukoil Academic with 25 points.
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