Peter van Paassen and EclipseJet MyGuide Amsterdam won 93-86 at Dexia Mons-Hainaut in a do-or-die EuroChallenge Top 16 showdown for both teams.
Netherlands international center Van Paassen poured in 24 points and hauled in seven rebounds as the Dutch team improved to 4-2 to clinch second place in Group L behind BC Triumph and advance to the Quarter-Finals.
Dexia Mons-Hainaut prevailed 83-68 BC Triumph on Tuesday and will next week host EclipseJet MyGuide Amsterdam with a spot in the EuroChallenge Quarter-Finals at stake.
Bryan Bracey and Elton Nesbitt each drilled four three-pointers for the Belgian team, who improved to 3-2 with the victory while Triumph (4-1) suffered their first defeat in Group L.
Dexia Mons-Hainaut needed overtime to earn their second win in EuroChallenge Top 16 action, beating CSK-VVS Samara 77-73 on the road on Tuesday night.
The struggling hosts, who remain winless with the defeat, finished regulation time on an 8-2 run to force the extra period, and then quickly raced out to a four point lead.
EclipseJet MyGuide Amsterdam moved into second place in Group L of the EuroChallenge Top 16 with an impressive 87-75 home triumph over Dexia Mons-Hainaut.
The Dutch side is now 2-1 while Dexia, who endured a late collapse last week at BC Triumph, are 1-2.
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