By Johnny Askounis/ firstname.lastname@example.org
A landslide win, 96-64, for AS Monaco over Telenet Giants Antwerp Wednesday retained a two-team leading status in 7DAYS EuroCup Group C. Marcos Knight produced 20 points. Dee Bost and Darral Willis threw in 14 more points apiece.
The visitors put up a challenge in the first half after a strong first quarter featuring a brief lead and 27 points but were blown out after the restart. Ibrahima Faye with 21 points and Kenneth Smith with 15 carried the offensive load.
The latest dominating Alan Williams performance delivered Lokomotiv Kuban the 105-76 road win over Lietkabelis. The former UC Santa Barbara standout scored 17 points, also grabbed 17 rebounds en route to a game-high 33 PIR. He had 30 PIR in Round 1.
The team coached by Evgeny Pashutin comfortably held on to the lead extending to double-digits from the first quarter. Jordan Crawford connected three times from long range pouring a game-high 20 points.
Marin Maric got 15 points for the hosts. Paulius Valinskas added 13.
Round 3 tipped off Tuesday with Segafredo Virtus Bologna beating, 82-66, and advancing to 3-0.
|1. AS Monaco||3||0||260||197||63|
|2. Virtus Segafredo Bologna||3||0||243||206||37|
|3. Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar||2||1||273||233||40|
|4. MoraBanc Andorra||1||2||213||224||-11|
|5. Telenet Giants Antwerp||0||3||196||256||-60|
|6. Lietkabelis Panevezys||0||3||194||263||-69|
Photo Credit: EuroCup