Galatasaray closer to Top 16 by defeating Unicaja

2019-11-19T20:02:00+01:00 2019-11-19T21:37:20+01:00.

Antigoni Zachari

19/Nov/19 20:02

Galatasaray edged Unicaja Malaga and could punch its Top 16 ticket this week if Buducnost also beats Arka Gdynia.

By Eurohoops team /

Galatasaray Doga Sigorta Istanbul prevailed over Unicaja Malaga with a 91-80 victory and is now one step closer to qualifying to the Top 16. The Turkish side can seal its ticket this week, provided that Buducnost VOLI Podgorica also beats Asseco Arka Gdynia on Wednesday.

Greg Whittington led four scorers of Galatasaray in double digits with 18 points and five rebounds. On the other end of the court, Adam Waczynski posted 17 points

The home team enjoyed a scoring feast in the third period and outdid Unicaja by 33-8, though the reaction was quick from the visitors in the final one and even trimmed the deficit to single digits.

Unicaja has already punched its ticket for the Top 16 Round and moves to a 6-2 record.

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