Aris, Ventspils make a step forward for the Top 16

2017-02-07T21:06:34+00:00 2017-02-07T21:06:34+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

07/Feb/17 21:06

Aris Thessaloniki and Ventspils made the first step towards advancing to the Round of 16 by beating Strasbourg and Venezia respectively.

By Eurohoops team /

Aris beat Strasbourg in Thessaloniki 71-52 and has made the first step towards meeting ASVEL in the Round of 16.

Will Cummings led the winners with 21 points, while Vladimir Jankovic added 13 and Justin Jackson had 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.

For Strasbourg, Paul Lacombe finished the game with 16 points.

Ventspils handed Reyer Venezia a 74-67 loss as they are now one step closer to meet Sidigas Avellino in the next round.

Maris Gublis was the top performer for the winners, scoring 12 points and grabbing 7 rebounds with an efficiency of +15. For Venezia, Melvin Ejim finished the game with 15 points.

Still to come tomorrow:
Avtodor Saratov vs. EWE Baskets Oldenburg 16:30 CET (Banvit in Round of 16)
Juventus Utena vs. AEK Athens 18:00 CET (AS Monaco in Round of 16)
PAOK vs. Partizan 20:00 CET (Iberostar Tenerife in Round of 16)
Fraport Skyliners vs. Pinar Karsiyaka 20:00 CET (Besiktas Sompo Japan in Round of 16)
Maccabi RAND Media vs. MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 20:00 CET (Neptunas in Round of 16)
Dinamo Sassari vs. CEZ Nymburk 20:30 CET (Le Mans Sarthe in Round of 16)