Article

Murcia dump out holders Tenerife to reach last eight

March 14 2018 11:55 PM

UCAM Murcia produced a stunning fightback to knock defending champions Iberostar Tenerife out of the FIBA Basketball Champions League with an 83-72 victory to reach the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

The holders held a five-point advantage after Game 1, but Murcia defied the odds to end their wait for a first win in Tenerife with a deserved success at Santiago Martin Arena.

Brad Oleson came up with 20 points, including six three-pointers, as Murcia bossed the second quarter and refused to allow their Spanish rivals to turn the tide, winning 149-143 on aggregate.

SIG Strasbourg needed overtime to reach the last eight, overcoming a 20-point deficit to beat Neptunas Klaipeda 88-78.

Neptunas looked to be heading through but ran out of steam, SIG progressing 156-151 on aggregate after Damien Inglis came to the fore with a game-high 17 points.

SIG will face Group C rivals AEK in the quarter-finals after Kevin Punter's three-pointer with 2.8 seconds to play gave the Greek side a dramatic a 93-82 triumph over CEZ Nymnurk – and a 181-180 aggregate win.

Pinar Karsiyaka will be Murcia's next opponents following their 79-67 win over POAK, who went down 147-141 over the two legs, while Banvit take on AS Monaco following a 73-64 victory against Nanterre (147-130 on aggregate).


 

Latest news

July 19, 2018

 5:54 PM
 2:21 PM
 10:47 AM
 5:41 AM
 5:21 AM
 3:18 AM
 12:34 AM
 12:22 AM
 12:12 AM

July 18, 2018

 8:02 PM
 7:38 PM
 7:06 AM
 6:26 AM
 3:54 AM
 2:15 AM
 1:37 AM
 12:56 AM
 12:38 AM

July 17, 2018

 6:37 PM
 5:40 AM
 3:29 AM
 3:17 AM
 1:12 AM

July 16, 2018

 10:52 PM
 3:37 PM
 8:00 AM
 2:26 AM
 1:59 AM
 1:46 AM
 1:15 AM
 12:09 AM

July 15, 2018

 7:10 PM
 3:56 PM
 7:44 AM
 7:12 AM
 3:14 AM
 3:04 AM
 1:32 AM
 1:19 AM

July 14, 2018

 5:42 PM
 8:41 AM
 2:47 AM
 2:24 AM
 2:16 AM

July 13, 2018

 10:29 PM
 11:24 AM
 8:18 AM

July 12, 2018

 5:28 PM
 8:33 AM
 6:18 AM
 5:15 AM
 4:53 AM
 3:14 AM
 3:07 AM
 1:42 AM
 12:43 AM

July 11, 2018

 5:52 PM
 4:01 PM
 8:15 AM
 2:14 AM
 12:12 AM
 12:02 AM

July 10, 2018

 9:51 AM
 7:27 AM
 6:03 AM
 2:52 AM
 2:13 AM
 12:49 AM

July 9, 2018

 10:54 PM
 4:42 PM