Towards VEF Riga, Strasbourg wanted two further time to win and ensure to take part in the Champions League play-offs.
In a match the place mastery was not there, Strasbourg was in a position to speed up at the proper time to grab victory after a second further time. Towards VEF Riga, SIG first suffered the sport and conceded a 12-Zero which gave the Latvian membership a ten-point lead at the very end of the first quarter. However the response of the Alsatians got here in the center of the second quarter. Because of a 13-2, Lassi Tuovi’s gamers have been in a position to get previous a couple of seconds earlier than concluding the first half of the match with solely two factors behind. However, ironed in entrance simply after returning to the flooring, Bonzie Colson’s teammates (31 factors, 7 rebounds) suffered a brand new outburst and have been as much as seven factors behind.
However, combative, the SIG gamers have been late to start out the final ten minutes with two lengths upfront. A spot that went up in smoke at the begin of the final quarter, throughout which VEF Riga dominated from begin to end and it took a three-point shot from Bonzie Colson eight seconds from the buzzer to grab the extension, which may have been averted if Jaromir Bohacik (16 factors, 7 assists) had not missed his final probability at lengthy distance. Strasbourg have been in the lead all through further time however this time it was the Riga gamers who snatched a second extension due to Kyle Allman (21 factors), with neither staff managing to attain for greater than two minutes . A second extension which made the happiness of the SIG which gained by seven lengths (101-94 a2p) and secures its place in the last part of the Champions League.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Peristeri – Rytas Vilnius: 81-74
Wednesday January 13, 2021
Strasbourg – VEF Riga: 101-94 (a2p)
Group E classification
1- Strasbourg 9 factors
2- VEF Riga 8
3- Peristeri 7
4- Rytas Vilnius 6