With four games left to play, the quarter-final schedule for the EuroCup is nearly complete.
Group E has been decided, and it is Joventut Badalona who have squeezed into the quarter finals. An 88-95 win against Nanterre 92 clinched second spot, and means Joventut will face Bologna in the quarter-finals.
Nanterre went into the game with a chance of qualifying, but they had to win in regular time by at least six points. The loss ends their EuroCup campaign for another season.
Ante Tomic was the leading player for the winner, delivering 18 points.
The other game saw AS Monaco, who had already clinched top spot in the group, win 89-98 against Unicaja Malaga. The Spanish side were already guaranteed to finish in last spot, and their record for this stage was one win in six games.
The French side will face Budocnost in the quarter-finals.
Buducnost VOLI Podgorica clinched that spot by defeating Cedevita Olimpija Ljublana by a score of 79-66. The home team had to win by at least four points in regular time, and they managed this comfortable. Both teams in this game finished with a 3-3 record, but the hosts make their way to the quarter-finals thanks to coming out on top of the tie-breaker.
Virtus Segafredo Bologna made it six wins out of six, and Bresse ended this section with a 0-6 record. The 83-62 win didn’t change any group positions, it merely confirmed what was known for some time. Julian Gamble grabbed 15 points for the winning side.
Nothing is decided yet in Group F, making this the group people will be glued to on Wednesday evening. Trento leads the way, and they head to Lokomotiv knowing a win sees them finish in top spot.
Metropolitans also know a win books their spot in the quarter-finals, and they could even finish first if Lokomotiv also win.
UNICS Kazan are already assured of a place in the quarter-finals, and they will face the team who finishes second in Group F. Herbalife Gran Canaria and MoraBanc Andorra have it all to play for.