Samara Three-point Shooting Barrage Buries Keravnos

CSK-VVS Samara trailed in the first half but fought back and thrashed Keravnos to capture the EuroCup Challenge title.

Valeriy Tikhonenko's team, beaten 85-83 in the first leg at Keravnos, prevailed 101-81 on Thursday to win the final by 18 points on aggregate.

Keravnos Edge Past CSK-VVS Samara

Keravnos will take just a two-point lead to Russia with them after edging CSK-VVS Samara 85-83 in the first game of the EuroCup Challenge final.

It was nip and tuck all the way, and the two sides were level going into the dying seconds before Patrick Lee made two free throws to give the hosts the advantage.



NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Alexandre Bougaieff   15.04.1977 Trois Rivières (CAN)  
 Antreas Grigoriou 1.85 12.04.1987 Nicosia (CYP)  
 Polys Pol Ieronymidis 1.95 10.11.1988 Belgrade (SRB)  
 Christopher Razis PG 1.94 07.07.1989 Switzerland (SUI)  
 4Domagoj Vidakovic 1.96 20.02.1980 Zadar (CRO)  
 5Panagiotis Trisokkas PF 2.06 29.08.1980 Larnaca (CYP)  
 6Sirille Dezire Makanda Etogo 1.95 05.05.1980 Douala (CMR)  
 7Giorgos Anastasiadis 1.95 13.05.1977 Nicosia (CYP)  
 8Mladen Erjavec 1.90 08.04.1970 Zagreb (CRO)  
 9Charalambos Aristodimou 1.88 27.06.1985 Egkomi (CYP)  
10Patrick Lee 1.90 07.09.1974 Monroe/NC (USA)  
11Victor King 1.93 24.07.1981 Louisiana, MN (USA)  
12Alexander Koul 2.12 25.04.1975 Verchnedvinsk (BLR)  
13Predrag Kosanovic 2.02 13.08.1976 Apatin 
14Alexandros Zachariou SF 1.98 30.08.1976 Limassol (CYP)  
15Sasa Mijajlovic 2.09 18.05.1980 KMK Mitrovica (SRB)  

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Keravnos Book Place In Final

A strong performance in the first two quarters cemented the Cypriot club's place in the ECC Final, where they will meet Russian outfit Samara. Leading by 20 points from the first leg Keravnos never looked back running out winners by a margin of 5 points on the night.

Although Dnipro out-rebounded the home team and had the top scorer in Lithuanian Donatas Zavackas with 20 points, it was not enough as Keravnos had four players scoring in double figures to bring home the win.

Early Spurt Propels Keravnos

Keravnos won the first game of their best-of-two series with a 72-67 triumph over BC Dnipro.

The Cyprus-based outfit took control of the game with a 13-2 first quarter run.

Semi-final Stage Set22.01.2007


Keravnos Cyprus College
Keravnos Cyprus College


PTSV. King16.8
RTP. Trisokkas7.3
ASV. King3.9
STP. Lee3.2
BSA. Koul0.7


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09.11.2006vs Brno[W] 70-68 (A)
16.11.2006vs U-Mobitelco[L] 95-100 (H)
22.11.2006vs BC Boncourt[W] 86-75 (A)
30.11.2006vs Brno[W] 90-86 (H)
07.12.2006vs U-Mobitelco[L] 81-86 (A)
14.12.2006vs BC Boncourt[W] 100-76 (H)
11.01.2007vs BK Prostejov[L] 75-76 (H)
17.01.2007vs BK Prostejov[W] 91-81 (A)
01.03.2007vs BC Dnipro[W] 72-67 (H)
08.03.2007vs BC Dnipro[W] 91-71 (A)
22.03.2007vs CSK-VVS Samara[W] 85-83 (H)
29.03.2007vs CSK-VVS Samara[L] 81-101 (A)


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