Reyer Venezia captures seventh straight EuroCup win

2019-12-10T22:11:55+00:00 2019-12-10T22:15:52+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

10/Dec/19 22:11

Venezia defeated – and eliminated – Limoges.

By Eurohoops team/

Mitchell Watt dropped 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Reyer Venezia extended its EuroCup winning streak to 7-0 by beating Limoges 78 – 71 on the road. It was the third straight defeat for the losing side and a result that meant the elimination of the losing side from Top 16 contention.

Mike Bramos added 13 points, Ariel Filoy 12 points and Andrea De Nicolao 11 points for Venezia that improved to 7 – 2. The Italian team can “lock” first place in Group B if Lokomotiv Kuban downs Partizan Belgrade on Wednesday.

For Limoges, that dropped to 2-7, Brian Conklin scored 21 points and got five rebounds.

In Vilnius, Rytas drained a  franchise record and competition-high 18 3-pointers to defeat Tofas Bursa 99 – 83 and improve to 4-5. It’s the same record as Tofas’.

Adas Juskevicius posted a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds while Martynas Echodas scored 18 as well for Rytas. DJ White had 18 points for Tofas.

Photo: Limoges via EuroCup Basketball