By Eurohoops team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Milos Teodosic with 21 points and five assists let the charge for Segafredo Virtus Bologna which got the 106-96 win over Darrusafaka Tekfen and the last ticket to the 7DAYS EuroCup quarterfinals.
In a game played without spectators at Belgrade, due to coronavirus precautions, the Italians prevailed in a do or die game. After a stellar 30-14 first quarter, Virtus never lost the lead until the end leading even by 21 points (37-16). Darussafaka tried to come back and trailed by four (60-56) in the third, but couldn’t do much after that.
Giampaolo Ricci with 17 points also had a big contribution to the win, while Bonzie Colson, Gary Browne and Doron Lamb scored 14 points each. Virtus got the second spot in the group standings, while Partizan finished on top of the Group E standings thanks to the win over Trento.
|1. Partizan NIS Belgrade (qualified)||5||1||489||418||71|
|2. Segafredo Virtus Bologna (qualified)||4||2||519||488||31|
|3. Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul||3||3||458||464||-6|
|4. Dolomiti Energia Trento||0||6||413||509||-96|
After this result, the EuroCup quarterfinals couples are the following with the best of three series starts on the 17th of March.
Partizan NIS Belgrade – UNICS Kazan
Promitheas Patras – Tofas Bursa
AS Monaco – Segafredo Virtus Bologna
Unicaja Malaga – Reyer Venice