JDA Dijon made it through to Round II of the EuroCup after beating Group A whipping boys CSU Asesoft Ploiesti with something to spare on Tuesday.
Dijon's victory, coupled with Ironi Iscar Nahariya's 92-83 defeat at pool leaders Club Estudiantes, means the French team finish second on 10 points and go on to the next stage.
Ironi Iscar Nahariya held off a battling CSU Asesoft Ploiesti to record a narrow 88-87 victory in Group A.
Nahariya now have a 3-2 record, while Romanian side Asesoft remain rock-bottom of the group after falling to their fifth successive defeat.
Estudiantes kept their 100% EuroCup record intact on Tuesday night, but they needed to dig deep to see off a battling CSU Asesoft Ploiesti side in a thrilling Group A encounter.
Estu eventually prevailed 117-111 after overtime but Asesoft, on the back of an immense display from Bojan Obradovic, were on course for their first win of the tournament when they led 95-87 with one minute 37 seconds of regulation time remaining.
Dijon Basket clung on to win a thrilling Group A encounter at bottom side Asesoft Ploiesti 77-75 on Tuesday.
It was nip and tuck all the way as both sides struggled take control and the visitors led by just one point at the end of the first quarter.
CSU Asesoft Ploiesti
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