Saarlouis Royals had a narrow escape against KK Hemofarm Stada on Wednesday night and advanced to the EuroCup Women Quarter-Finals.
Holding a commanding 21-point after the first leg, René Spandauw's club travelled south to Serbia and lost 84-69, but that was good enough to progress in the competition with a 155-149 triumph on aggregate.
It's hard to believe, but Saarlouis Royals trailed by six points going into the fourth quarter of their EuroCup Women Eighth-Finals game against KK Hemofarm Stada on Wednesday night yet won the game 86-65.
The German club, not wanting to face a first-leg deficit in Serbia next week, ended up claiming a convincing victory that has put them very close to the Quarter-Finals.
Zeljeznicar NLB scored seven of the game's last nine points to pull level at 69-69 in the first leg of their EuroCup Women Sixteenth-Finals tie with KK Hemofarm Stada.
Ana Baletic, who plays for the Bosnia and Herzegovina outfit Zeljeznicar, had a season-high 23 points and nine rebounds.
KK HEMOFARM STADA
Omladinski trg. 17, 26300 Vrsac, SRB
Tel: +381 (13) 80 01 05
Fax: +381 (13) 80 01 19
Sterijina 119, 26300 Vrsac, SRB
Tel: + 381 (13) 83 02 92
Fax: + 381 (13) 83 02 92