BK Ventspils got the win they needed to advance from Group C of the EuroChallenge but Zepter Vienna made sure they had to fight every inch of the way to earn it, 61-56.
The judgement day of the EuroChallenge Regular Season is a rare treat for all those who enjoy watching a straightforward do-or-die basketball clash, but hate bringing a calculator to the fight.
Tartu Rock have kept their chances of advancing out of EuroChallenge Group C alive, improving their record to 3-2 with a resounding 83-60 victory over BC Zepter Vienna.
Tuesday 10 December brings us the fifth day of action in the Regular Season and represents a pivotal moment in the campaign of most of the teams that compete in the EuroChallenge.
Martin Pahlmblad made one free throw with two seconds left to secure Södertälje BK an important 76-73 victory at BC Zepter Vienna in Group C of the EuroChallenge.
All 32 participating teams are in action in the EuroChallenge this week, which marks the start of the second half of the Regular Season.
Ventspils used a stunning second quarter to turn the tables on BC Zepter Vienna after a slow start, but were still left hanging on at the end for a 78-71 victory in Austria.
We break down the Game Day 3 clashes in EuroChallenge Regular Season groups A through D, where five teams aim to maintain their perfect record and another five to get off the mark in the competition.
BC Zepter Vienna
held off a late Tartu Rock rally to register their first win in Group C of EuroChallenge.
After an enormously entertaining start that featured enormous surprises and nail-biting thrillers, the EuroChallenge Regular Season continues with the second week of action.
BC Zepter Vienna have failed to topple the Kings of Sodertalje in their first European outing, with the Swedes starting their 2013/14 EuroChallenge campaign with an 82-73 win.
The EuroChallenge 2013/14 Regular Season tips off on Tuesday and sees 32 clubs enter a race that will conclude with the Final Four of the competition in April.
With less than a week remaining to the opening night of the EuroChallenge Regular Season, débutantes BC Zepter Vienna still ignore the taste of defeat this year.
SPM Shoeters Den Bosch, BK Ventspils, BC Zepter Vienna and Södertälje Kings have remained as the solitary leaders of their respective national leagues after this weekend's results.
EuroChallenge sides JDA Dijon and Tsmoki Minsk were involved on Monday, with mixed results, in two highly dramatic encounters that were resolved after overtime.