The first round of the FIBA European Cup Top 16 stage was completed without interruption by Emilia Reggio UnaHotels (3/0).
An Italian club in its arena 86:72 (20:18, 25:19, 21:21, 20:14) defeated the Giants (0/3) team from Belgium in Antwerp.
Appeared in the start five Osvaldas Olisevičius won 17 points (2/4 two-pointers, 4/7 three-pointers, 1/2 free throws) in 27 minutes, rebounded 4 balls, made a successful pass, made 2 mistakes and scored 14 utility points.
He was best assisted by 12-point Mikael Hopkins (9 rebounds) and Artur Straut, 11 by Stephen Thompson (6th ed.), 10 by Justin Johnson (10 rebounds, 5/5 colonies).
Matthew Tiby scored 19 points (9 rebounds) and Roby Rogiers scored 13 points.
O. Olisevičius’ club can secure a place in the playoffs in the next stage if it succeeds in defeating Krailsheim’s Merlins team from Germany. The first match was won by difficulty (84:80).