The 28-year-old American went into the Basketball Champions League clash at Maccabi Rand Media averaging 19.5 points per game but far exceeded that, dunking and shooting his way to a competition high of 39 points in a 98-74 victory for his club.
Minnerath is not just a high-flying jam artist but also a sweet-shooting big man. He buried 5 of 9 shots from the arc. Adding in the 8 rebounds that he corralled and the 2 assists that he dished out, the Saratov sensation finished with an eye-popping efficiency of 40.
The ideal five of the fifth week of action in the Regular Season also includes Joe Ragland of Sidigas Avellino, Gediminas Orelik of Banvit, DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell of Bakken Bears, and Kyle Weems from Besiktas Sompo Japan.