BC Triumph joined the EuroChallenge Final Four party after pulling away from a determined Ural Great in the second half on Wednesday for a 78-63 victory.
In a battle of Russian outfits, the Moscow Region team overcame an upset in Game 1 to win the Quarter-Final series 2-1.
BC Triumph thrashed Ural Great 91-65 in Perm on Thursday to level the EuroChallenge Quarter-Final tie at 1-1.
Just two days removed from a 102-100 Game 1 defeat to Ural Great in the Moscow Region, Stanislav Eremine's Triumph hit the road and struck back with a vengeance.
Ural Great blew a 10-point lead at BC Triumph at the end of regulation but made amends in overtime and won Game One of their EuroChallenge Quarter-Final.
Triumph guard Marque Perry's lay-up capped a 10-2 run to knot the score at 90-90 at the end of regulation, but Darius Vashington's three-point play in the final seconds of the extra period secured a 102-100 road win for Ural Great.
All was doom and gloom for Ural Great on February 19 when Roman Dvinyaninov resigned as coach with the club struggling in ninth place in Russia's Superleague.
The recovery looks well and truly underway with Serbian coach Aleksandar Kesar, who took the helm on March 2, pulling all the right strings.
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