Luka Rupnik, Antwerp storm by AEK

2020-01-08T21:52:06+00:00 2020-01-08T22:24:25+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

08/Jan/20 21:52

Telenet Giants Antwerp did not look like the underdog against AEK.

By Eurohoops Team/

Gained control early and Telenet Giants Antwerp upset AEK, 73-61, at the Lotto Arena on Wednesday evening.

Luka Rupnik made out the driving force with a team-high 14 points to go along with his five assists and four boards. Reserve Dennis Donkor went for 12 points and Dave Dudzinski added 11 in the Basketball Champions League Regular Season Gameday 10 contest.

The Belgian outlet jumped in front with a 10-0 run midway through the first quarter and held on the rest of the way mainly thanks to a strong defensive effort. Ultimately, the team coached by Christophe Beghin improved to 3-7 in Group B.

As for the visitors that missed half of their 24 free throw attempts, Keith Langford scored 19 points and Kendrick Ray followed with 13. Ilias Papatheodorou’s side fell to 7-3 with its second loss in all competitions since late October.

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Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League