Ostend, with a lot of effort, and Brussels have Sunday placed for the semi-finals of the belgian Cup basketball for mannenteams.
Cup holder and champion Ostend defended a lead of three points after the first leg, at 80-83 had ended in The Forum. For your own audience, went to the kustploeg to a good start, with a 19-14 after the first quarter. The second quarter was, however, dominated by the visitors: 14-25. The rest was 33-39, leaving Ostend still in the tank. With half a minute to go, led Aalstar with 81-86. Djurisic, won with a lay-up and a lengthening of the fire. In the overtime knew Ostend for the backlog to be reduced to one point: 96-97. In the semi-finals take Ostend against Charleroi, Mons off.
Limburg United went into the heenwedstrijd home with 80-93 down against Brussels, and it was also a serious challenge. In Neder-Over-Heembeek gave the scoreboard for the rest 42-38 in favor of Brussels. The final sprint in the fourth quarter of the visitors (16-29) came too late, both teams left the floor at 81-90. Brussels is in the final four against the Leuven Bears, or the Antwerp Giants. The Leuven Bears won the heenduel Friday surprisingly with 79-69, on Thursday is the return on the program.
– Terugwedstrijden quarter-finals –
Mountains – (+) Charleroi 54-75
(+) Brussels – Limburg United 81-90
(+) Ostend – Aalstar 96-97 n.v.
Thursday 13 December (20h):
Antwerp Giants – Leuven