Estudiantes booked their place in the semi-finals of the EuroCup as they completed victory over Dynamo Moscow Region with a 78-74 win on Friday.
Having come from behind to win in Tuesday's opening game of the tie, they had to do it again after Dynamo raced into a 30-15 lead by the end of the first quarter.
Estudiantes coach Mariano de Pablos has stressed how important it was that his side won Tuesday's EuroCup quarter-final opener against Dynamo Moscow Region.
Estu fought back from a first-period deficit to earn a 80-70 home victory in the first meeting of the best-of-three tie.
Estudiantes drew first blood in their bid to reach the EuroCup Final Four by dominating on the boards against Dynamo Moscow Region on Tuesday.
The Russians led the opening game of the quarter-final tie by as many as nine points in the first quarter but were unable to press home the advantage in Madrid, where Estudiantes ultimately won 80-70.
Dynamo Moscow Region left it late but eventually secured their place in the EuroCup quarter-finals on Tuesday courtesy of a 76-73 away win over Maroussi Athens.
The Russian side's victory, coupled with the 79-57 home defeat inflicted on ASK Riga by SC Azovmash Mariupol, helped Dynamo clinch second spot in Group J with a 4-2 record compared to Riga's 3-3.
Dynamo Moscow Region
|Sports Palace "Triumph" |
Smirnovskaya street 4, , 140000 Lyubertsy, RUS
Tel: +7 (495) 580 21 82
Fax: +7 (495) 580 21 82
Nearest airport: Domodedovo (25 km)
TRIUMPH Sports Palace
Smirnovskaya street 4, , 140000 Moscow Region , RUS
+7 (495) 580 21 80
+7 (495) 580 21 81
President: Vladimir Nazarov
General Manager: Gregory Gukasuan