KK Buducnost registered their first success in the last sixteen much to delight of the fans inside ‘Moraca' as they cruised to a comprehensive 89-76 win against visiting Apoel in Podgorica.
|Goran Jeretin was one of six players in double figures with 10 points|
The win was particularly sweet since the home team trailed 28-18 in the second quarter when Bradon Heath drilled home a three-pointer for the visitors who were exploiting some lax perimeter defence.
However the home team came storming back with a 15-4 run, as this time a three-pointer by Nemanja Gordic handed the home team the lead.
Buducnost also enjoyed a strong finish to the opening half scoring the last three baskets to go 48-41 in front.
Ivan Maras in particular had every reason to be smiling heading to the locker rooms after a flawless performance hitting every one of his seven shots and a free-throw for a perfect 15 points in the half.
It didn't take long for the hosts to stretch their lead into double-figures during the third period and they never looked back, crushing the visitors on the boards as they powered their way to victory.
There were many impressive contributions by those in a home vest and to underline a terrific team performance, six players reached double-figures with Vladimir Dragicevic leading the way with 18 points.