Olympiacos was superb against Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc and won 84-73, qualifying to the top-16 of Eurocup. The Reds overturned the five-point defeat in Hungary and will face the Turkish Orman Genclik in the next round. The first match will take place at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on 23 January and the second one in Turkey on 29 January of the same month.
The quarters: 22-18, 44-31, 68-43, 84-73
Olympiacos (Pantelakis): Avtzi 2, Gemelos 19, Thomas 21, Graves 19, Jurcenkova 1, Louka, Nikolopoulou 4, Spyridopoulou 15, Stamati, Stamolamprou.
Aluinvent DVTK: Medgyessy 2, Morrison 13, Goree 11, Skoric, Walker-Kimbrough 15, Kanyasi 3, Szucs 8, Katona 3, Zele 6, Kiss 4
Giorgos Pantelakis stated: "We wanted this victory a lot. I think that we were perfect in many parts of the game. I would like to congratulate my players and I am proud of their performance. We have a good potential which showed today and will continue our effort in the following matches”.
Jessica Thomas mentioned: "I think we have followed our plan properly. It goes without saying that the fans helped us today. We were much better than the first game and knew that should win. I believe that our defense and chemistry gave us the qualification”.