|Martin Pahlmblad nailed the crucial shot for Södertälje BK, taking this game tally to 16 points|
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.
John Roberson led Södertälje with 17 points while Pahlmblad and Mantas Griskenas both scored 16 points for the Swedes, who improved to 2-2 in the group.
Nikola Pavlicevic had 19 points for Vienna, whose record fell to 1-3. Predrag Miletic added 18 points while Marko Kolaric and Nenad Sulovic both chipped in 11.
There were seven lead changes in the early going until Vienna used a 7-0 run to take a 15-10 lead. The hosts were up 19-18 after one quarter.
Pavlicevic and Kolaric both nailed three-balls in pushing the lead to 27-20. Södertälje trimmed the deficit to one point but then fell behind 37-28. At half-time the BC Zepter lead was 39-38.
The lead changed hands three times early in the third quarter before Södertälje took a 53-48 cushion. Vienna did pull back ahead but Södertälje were up 57-56 after three quarters.
The lead was still six points with six minutes left and five points with less than two minutes to go.
Vienna were within 75-73 with two seconds left when Pahlmblad split two free throws. Florian Trmal's three-point attempt at the buzzer was off.