Virtus BolognaFiere survived against a determined Cholet Basket on Sunday in Italy to win this season's EuroChallenge.
Matteo Boniciolli's team, riding the hot hand of 21-point Keith Langford, edged the French outfit 77-75 in the Final.
Virtus BolognaFiere are only 40 minutes away from adding another glorious chapter to their rich basketball history but rest assured, "laid-back" Cholet Basket plan to prevent that from happening in Sunday's EuroChallenge final.
Virtus Bologna set up a dream title game for Italian fans at the EuroChallenge Final Four after rolling to an 83-69 home triumph over Proteas EKA AEL on Friday night at the FuturShow Station.
The Cypriot club gave Virtus fits for a half but Matteo Boniciolli's team pulled away for a decisive victory and will now face Cholet Basket for the championship.
Virtus BolognaFiere were served up two timely reminders ahead of the EuroChallenge Final Four that any lapse of concentration against Proteas EKA AEL on Friday could prove fatal.
The Italian giants, after almost upsetting runaway Lega A leaders Montepaschi Siena last Thursday, suffered a 93-84 defeat at Carife Ferrara over the weekend.
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