Pınar Karşıyaka defeated Stal Ostrow 86-69 in the last match of FIBA Champions League Group B.
With this result, the green-red team won the right to play Play-In for the last 16 rounds. The İzmir representative, who will wait for the result of the Baxi Manresa-Hapoel Bank Yahav match to be played on December 28, will finish second or third in the group according to the result of this match. If Karşıyaka finishes second in the group, Ukraine team Prometey will be matched with Spain’s Lenovo Tenerife if they finish third.
Bonzie Colson was the top scorer with 21 points in Pınar Karşıyaka’s victory over Stal Ostrow, Amath M’baye scored 19, Tony Taylor 13 and James Blackmoon scored in double digits with 11 points.
Congratulations from Ufuk Sarıca
Pınar Karşıyaka Head Coach Ufuk Sarıca congratulated all the players in a statement after the match and said, “I congratulate Tony and his girlfriend for their babies born yesterday. It was a tough match for us. Before the match, we had shortcomings and problems. We did a very good job here tonight. We were very good both offensively and defensively. It was a game we should have won. I congratulate all my team and players for being able to win,” he said.