Reggio Emilia wins Italian Supercup by overcoming EA7 Milano

Reggio Emilia has won the first piece of silverware of the season in Italy by beating EA7 Milano 80-68 in the BEKO Supercup.

Italian international Amedeo Della Valle, a mere cameo guard at Eurobasket was named the game’s MVP as he tallied 13 points in 19 minutes off the bench for the victors, whom will be competing in this season’s Eurocup.

Stefano Gentile led Reggio Emilia with 14 points.

American Robbie Hummel paced Milano with 13 points but the Euroleague side were guilty of committing 24 turnovers in the season’s curtain raiser.