Massive comeback win for Oostende

2020-01-28T21:55:19+00:00 2020-01-29T18:13:31+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

28/Jan/20 21:55

BAXI Manresa dropped its 18-point lead with Filou Oostende marching towards the Basketball Champions League playoffs.

By Eurohoops Team/

Filou Oostende was down 18 in the third quarter, but prevailed, 85-72, over BAXI Manresa on Tuesday evening. Later advanced to the Basketball Champions League playoffs with Dinamo Sassari beating UNET Holon in other Group A action.

Braian Angola and Jean-Marc Mwema shared a game-high 20 points. Packing a 16-point, 12-rebound double-double, Shevon Thompson helped for the “W” at the Versluys Dome.

A 17-2 run through the bottom half of the third period recovered Dario Gjergja’s team. The 18-4 finishing sprint delivered the knockout punch.

Luka Mitrovic went for 15 points and Eulis Baez added 14. However the Spanish outlet missed its progressing opportunity in the Regular Season Gameday 13 match at Belgium.

Both teams are now 7-6, but Pedro Martinez’s club holds the tiebreaker advantage.

Game highlights:

Postgame press conference:

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League