Ovarense Aerosoles conquered their first victory in the Group B of FIBA Europe Cup against CAB Madeira (82-77).
CAB Madeira entered the game very well but the home team knew how to take advantage of some weaknesses of their opponents.
Ovarense Aerosoles had a 10-point advantage but towards halftime Madeira closed up entering the second half just two points behind (36-34).
In the third period Ovarense again took control and increades their lead to sevenpoints (63-56). Nevertheless CAB didn’t give up and tied the score after a 7-0-run (63-63).
In the last ten minutes Madeira was close to the win, leading with five points but in the final moments it was Joffre Lleal who had a huge impact on Ovarense’s victory.
Game-MVP: Joffre Lleal