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Victories for Boulogne-Levallois and Monaco

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 14, 2020
If the debut in Jeep Elite is hesitant, with a victory and a defeat in two contested matches, Monaco is untouchable in the Eurocup. In front of their home crowd, the Roca Team players got the better of Antwerp for their third success in as many matches played in the competition. Hooked during the first quarter, which they managed to conclude with three lengths in advance, the teammates of Marcos Knight (20 points, 5 rebounds) and Dee Bost (14 points, 9 assists) accelerated before the mid-point. time to find their locker room with ten points ahead. If the Antwerp, led by Ibrahima Faye (21 points) had a second wind to return to six lengths at the start of the third quarter, they then exploded, scoring only two points in the last seven minutes and conceding 18 points in the same time. With 22 lengths ahead, the Monegasques could relax in the last quarter but the players of Zvezdan Mitrovic did not stop accelerating to win by 32 points (96-64) and consolidate their first place in equality with Virtus Bologna.

Group C – 3rd day
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Andorra – Virtus Bologna : 66-82

Wednesday October 14, 2020
Lietkabelis Panevezys – Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar : 76-105
Monaco – Antwerp: 96-64

Group C classification
1- Monaco 3 wins-0 defeats
2- Virtus Bologna 3V-0D
3- Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar 2V-1D
4- Andorra 1V-2D
5- Antwerp 0V-3D
6- Lietkabelis Panevezys 0V-3D

Boulogne-Levallois, first!

Beaten in Malaga and then at home by Buducnost Podgorica, the Boulogne-Levallois players have finally launched their European season. On the occasion of a trip to Ulm, the Metropolitans signed their first success in the Eurocup. Jurij Zdovc’s players started the game with a beating 9-0 … followed by a 12-0 for the Germans who were able to get their heads out of the water. Passed back in front, the Ile-de-France residents concluded the first ten minutes with four lengths in advance. But, for Anthony Brown’s teammates (18 points), the start of the second quarter was nightmarish with a 14-0 conceded and a ten-point delay behind which they ran until half-time, reached with only three lengths to their disadvantage. Led by Aric Holman (20 points), the Ulm players continued to race in the lead when they returned to the floor before gradually losing control of the match, leaving the Metropolitans to approach the last ten minutes with a point of delay only. A last quarter-time during which the players of Boulogne-Levallois have continued to race in the lead to, on the buzzer, win by six lengths (80-86) and breathe after a difficult start to the competition.

Group B – 3rd day
Wednesday October 14, 2020
Bar – Brescia: 95-74
Ulm – Boulogne-Levallois : 80-86
8:45 p.m .: Malaga – Buducnost Podgorica

Group B classification
1- Bar 2 wins-1 loss
2- Buducnost Podgorica 2V-0D
3- Ulm 1V-2D
4- Boulogne-Levallois 1V-2D
5- Brescia 1V-2D
6- Malaga 1V-1D