On the fifth day of the FIBA Europe Cup Brussels convincingly won the Hungarian Körmend (86-64), which helped the club from the capital even a waterkansje to go through to the next round. Spirou Charleroi suffering a heavy defeat against pursuer Alba Fehervar. In Antwerp, it was exciting: the Giants gave in the last minutes of their defeat in the hands of Le Portel (70-73).
The Inhabitants immediately took the upper hand and stood at the end of the first quarter for 26-14. Körmend knew to close the gap to 8 points at the rest. The Hungarians succeeded, however, in the second half no more in that backlog to bend and had to with heavy eyes watch as the Brussels the lead to develop up to 22 points (86-64). The club of André The Kandelaer can still through to the next round. All they have to do so to win against BC Balkan and hope that Körmend lost to Keravnos.
Charleroi, last week, for the first time lost, seems to be in a negative spiral to come. The rest had Alba Fehervar twice as many points than Spirou (21-42). In the second half, could Charleroi is nothing more force. At the end of the match there was a painful 52-74 read on the scoreboard. In group F, have Minsk, Fehervar and Charleroi is now 8 points. Herzliya, repeatedly hop on one leg behind with 6 points. If Charleroi on december 6, of Herzliya wins, goes through to the next round.
In Antwerp were the crowds on a thrilling contest and were treated. The rest had the Giants just four points ahead of Le Portel (46-42). After the coffee knew the men of Roel Moors is still a long time ahead. To Le Portel in the last quarter rapidly the gap is closed. For Antwerp the match ended in a damp squib: 70-73. Le Portel will climb to first place in Group A. to advance to the next round to the Giants in their last game of the group stage win of Groningen, that the same amount of points counts.