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Oostende has extensions at Aalstar, but is in the semi-finals of the cup

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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

(: 67-85)


(+) Brussels – Limburg United 81-90

(: 93-80)

(+) Ostend – Aalstar 96-97 n.v.

(: 83-80)

Thursday 13 December (20h):

Antwerp Giants – Leuven

(: 69-79)

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