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Mike Muscala helps Rio Natura Monbus to 79-61 win over Unicaja

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Mike Muscala finished with 17 points and six rebounds in Rio Natura Monbus' 79-61 win over Unicaja on Saturday.

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Mike Muscala continued his good season in the Liga Endesa on Saturday as Rio Natura Monbus defeated Unicaja 79-61. Muscala finished with 17 points and six rebounds in the victory.

Monbus began both halves strongly outscoring Unicaja 49-30 in the first and third quarters to help claim their fourth win of the season. Alberto Corbacho led Monbus with 21 points. Muscala hit 7-13 field goal attempts and also added two assists to go along with a steal and a blocked shot. Monbus outshot Unicaja 50 percent to 36 percent and hit half of their three-point attempts going 8-16.

Muscala continues to shine and came into Saturday's game leading the league in rebounding at 8.6 per game as a rookie. He's averaging 13.8 points while shooting 50 percent from the field and 88 percent at the free throw line. His advanced stats also look good where he is ranked ninth overall in PER at 22.45. He is sixth overall in Total Rebound Percentage at 20.55 and has a True Shooting Percentage of 57 percentage