The 7DAYS EuroCup returned to action on Tuesday night of Round 6 after a two-week hiatus and saw Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse and Valencia Basket march to lopsided victories. Bourg led by as many as 38 in blasting Frutti Extra Bursaspor 95-65. Pierre Pelos led five Bourg scorers in double figures with 20 points and seven rebounds. Valencia held off Umana Reye Venice 67-81 on the road as Mike Tobey made his return from injury with 16 points and eight rebounds in 17 minutes. Wednesday brings with it eight games, including a Group A showdown between Boulogne Metropolitans 92 and Partizan NIS Belgrade, and in Group B, Promitheas Patras versus Buducnost VOLI Podgorica.
Umana Reyer Venice 67-81 Valencia Basket
Valencia Basket finally won a comfortable game this season as the four-time 7DAYS EuroCup champions eased past Umana Reyer Venice 67-81 on the road. Valencia jumped ahead 4-20 and never let Reyer closer than 9 points the rest of the way in winning its third straight game for a 4-2 record in Group B. This season, the Spanish powerhouse had won its three games by 10 points, 1 point, and 3 points. Klemen Prepelic led the way with 17 points, with Mike Tobey posting 16 points and eight rebounds in his first game this season. In addition, Louis Labeyrie tallied 12 points, Bojan Dubljevic scored 11 points, and Martin Hermannsson dished out six assists with 5 points. The hosts, who dropped to 2-4, were paced by Martynas Echodas with 16 points and Jeff Brooks connected for 11 points.
Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse 95-65 Frutti Extra Bursaspor
Mincidelice JL Bourg en Bresse led by as many as 38 points in the third quarter before cruising to 95-65 demolition of Frutti Extra Bursaspor on Tuesday night at Ekinox. Pierre Pelos led five Bourg scorers in double figures with 20 points and seven rebounds. Axel Julien and C.J. Harris followed with 16 points apiece, JaCorey Williams scored 12, and Alexandre Chassang 11. The victory lifted Bourg out of last place in Group B and into a tie with Bursaspor and Umana Reye Venice for eighth place at 2-4. Allerik Freeman scored 20 points for Bursaspor, Egemen Guven added a career-high 15, and Onuralp Bitim 10.
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