Banvit BC might have already had their own hopes of a spot in the last eight extinguished before their match-up with Enisey Krasnoyarsk, but that didn't stop them shooting down their Russian opponents by claiming a 94-85 win.
The visitors were hoping for a victory on Turkish soil and then Antwerp losing at Roanne but they were spared the agony of waiting for the other result in Group L after blowing their opportunity.
One more game to go in the Last 16 phase of the EuroChallenge, and the stage is set for the last fight for a Quarter-Final berth.
While one group is already decided, three will fight till the very last second, and some teams will also rush to check on fibaeurope.com what happened in the parallel game to know their fate.
Banvit BC produced a superb team performance to record a fine 95-83 home success over Roanne Basket but it was all in vain with their chance of qualification for the Quarter-Finals having already evaporated.
The Turkish side shared around 25 assists and were slick all over the floor with Charles Davis leading the way as he racked up a game high 22 points.
The Antwerp Giants kept pace with Roanne Basket at the top of EuroChallenge Last 16 Group L with a 72-59 win over Banvit BC.
Graham Brown's dunk early in the second quarter sparked a 14-4 run then put them comfortably on top and they never looked back in a straightforward victory.
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