NEWS

13.01.2009
Lokomotiv Sneak Past Benetton Olympic

Lokomotiv Rostov ended their EuroChallenge Group C campaign with a 66-65 win but were pushed all the way by a Benetton Olympic team playing for pride.

Lokomotiv were already assured of second place and it was perhaps just as well as this would have been much too close for comfort were there anything riding on it.

06.01.2009
Benetton Break Their Duck Against Sumykhimprom
Benetton Olympic edged BC Sumykhimprom 70-67 to claim their first win in the EuroChallenge Group C on Tuesday.

Valentin Wegmann led a balanced scoring attack for the Swiss outfit with 15 points while Marcus Sloan contributed 14.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Milos Bozovic 1.98 13.02.1992 Kraljevo (SRB)  
 Jonathan Kazadi 1.93 09.06.1991 Bern (SUI)  
 Pascal Perrier David 1.84 18.02.1975 Oullins (FRA)  
 Stefan Petkovic 1.85 23.11.1992 Zurich (SUI)  
 Aleksas Zimnickas 2.03 11.01.1983 Toronto (CAN)  
 4Vladimir Buscaglia SF 1.97 04.07.1980 Geneva (SUI)  
 5Marcus Sloan PF 2.03 19.11.1982 TX (USA)  
 7Ian Savoy SG 1.90 18.09.1990 Buenos Aires (ARG)  
 9Valentin Wegmann SG 1.92 02.05.1979 Zürich (SUI)  
10Dennis Harrison PF 2.01 07.05.1979 PA (USA)  
15Oliver Vogt FC 2.09 28.03.1980 Basel (SUI)  
22Florent Ramseier SG 1.95 21.09.1990 Roanne (FRA)  
23Brian Savoy 1.86 13.01.1992 Baradeiro (ARG)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Damien Leyrolles

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16.12.2008
Benetton Olympic No Match For Cholet
Cholet Basket held Benetton Olympic to just four points in the first quarter and used the start as a launchpad for a 79-52 win in the EuroChallenge.

The French outfit stayed undefeated in Group C while keeping their Swiss opponents winless at 0-4.

09.12.2008
Rostov Escape Fribourg With Narrow Win

Lokomotiv Rostov rolled into Switzerland and claimed a 69-61 victory over Benetton Fribourg Olympic in EuroChallenge Group C on Tuesday.

The Russians improved to 2-1 with the triumph while Benetton fell to 0-3.

First-Half Surge Gives Sumykhimprom Platform For Victory02.12.2008
Cholet Cruise To Victory At Benetton Olympic25.11.2008
Gran Canaria Storm Into EuroCup12.11.2008
Freeland Fuels Big Gran Canaria Win04.11.2008

Team

Benetton Fribourg Olympic
Benetton Fribourg Olympic

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

04.11.2008vs CB Gran Canaria[L] 64-92 (H)
11.11.2008vs CB Gran Canaria[L] 61-103 (A)
25.11.2008vs Cholet Basket[L] 63-82 (H)
02.12.2008vs BC Sumykhimprom[L] 73-90 (A)
09.12.2008vs Lokomotiv Rostov[L] 61-69 (H)
16.12.2008vs Cholet Basket[L] 52-79 (A)
06.01.2009vs BC Sumykhimprom[W] 70-67 (H)
13.01.2009vs Lokomotiv Rostov[L] 65-66 (A)

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