EuroCup Group B Roundup: Daye leads Reyer Venice past Lokomotiv

2019-11-13T21:43:00+00:00 2019-11-13T21:43:00+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

13/Nov/19 21:43

Eurohoops.net

Reyer Venice outlasted a tough battle with Lokomotiv and grabbed a key victory.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Umana Reyer Venice held its ground against feisty Lokomotiv Kuban and with a 66-61 victory, they become group leaders along with Partizan.

Austin Daye and Mitchell Watt played a key role in this victory, with 17 and 10 points each.

Tofas Bursa defeated Partizan NIS Belgrade 82-72 and set sights for the Top 16 round with a 4-3 record.

Sammy Mejia paced the Turkish squad with a game-high 26-point performance, including four assists and three boards across 34 minutes. Nemanja Gordic led Partizan in scoring with 15 points.

Rytas Vilnius downed visiting Limoges CSP 92-78 and are looking for a late winning-streak in the regular season to make it to the Top 16.

Pako Cruz led the winners with 22 points and four assists, as Vincent Sanford posted 20 points for the French side.

Group B standings:

Group B W L PTS+ PTS- +/-
1. Umana Reyer Venice 5 2 525 495 30
2. Partizan NIS Belgrade 5 2 528 500 28
3. Tofas Bursa 4 3 556 553 3
4. Rytas Vilnius 3 4 546 566 -20
5. Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 2 5 532 535 -3
6. Limoges CSP 2 5 542 580 -38

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