By Eurohoops team / firstname.lastname@example.org
AS Monaco was faced with a real challenge in front of Maccabi Rishon on Wednesday evening but managed to seal a 77-75 victory and make their way through the Top 16 teams of EuroCup.
Sasa Obradovic had a nine-man roster to manage against the Israeli team, with only six of them actually scoring tonight in a peculiar evening for the team. Paul Lacombe and Norris Cole led the efforts with 19 and 18 points each.
On the other end of the court, Jordan Swing had a 19-point performance for the visitors that were eliminated from the next round tonight.
MoraBanc Andorra also sealed its ticket to the Top 16 round with a late surge against Segafredo Virtus Bologna and a 93-79 victory at home.
Bandja Sy and Frantz Massenat paced Andorra to this grant victory with 17 points each, as Milos Teodosic exited the court with 19 points for Virtus while he sat the second half out.
Promitheas Patras defeated ratiopharm Ulm at home 82-77 and expanded its record to 6-2, safely into the Top 16 since last week.
Oleksandr Lypovyy led the Greek side with 16 points, while Andreas Obst posted a game-high performance of 20 points for Ulm.
EuroCup Group A standings:
|1. Promitheas Patras (qualified)||6||2||630||583||47|
|2. Segafredo Virtus Bologna (qualified)||6||2||677||644||33|
|3. MoraBanc Andorra (qualified)||5||3||689||639||50|
|4. AS Monaco (qualified)||5||3||613||588||25|
|5. ratiopharm Ulm||1||7||647||703||-56|
|6. Maccabi Rishon LeZion||1||7||596||695||-99|