Wels Triumph At Antwerp To Stay In The Hunt


WBC Raiffeisen Wels made sure there will be a thrilling final week in Group G of the EuroChallenge with a 68-64 triumph at Antwerp Giants.

Jason Conley had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Austrian team, which improved to 3-2 and moved into second place behind Artland Dragons (4-1).

Antwerp led 57-50 with 5:20 remaining in the game when Wels hit them with a 12-0 run to go on top for good.

Bruce Fields started the scoring spurt with a three-pointer and finished it with a jump shot.

He ended up with 10 points.

Trenton Meacham had 16 points for to top the scorers for the winners.

A win next week at Artland in Germany will clinch a spot for Wels in the Last 16.

Antwerp (2-3), who got 19 points and five rebounds from Bryan Hopkins, must win at Tartu Rock next week to keep alive their hopes of progressing.

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