DeMarcus Nelson and Cholet took another important step towards the playoffs after holding on to a 74-67 win over Dijon. DeMarcus had 10 points and 6 rebounds in 25 minutes. Robert Dozier had 17 points and William Gradit had 12 points. In the loss, ex-Troy State player Bobby Dixon had 24 points and ex-NAIA player Zach Moss had 10 points and 9 rebounds. Here is the box score.
Shavlik Randolph and the Quebradillas Pirates finished the regular season with a decisive 95-62 win over the San German Athletics. Shavlik had 18 points and 8 rebounds in 22 minutes as players were starting to get rest for the upcoming playoffs. David Huertas had 26 points, Joel Jones and Angel Luis Figueroa had 14 points each, and Alvin Cruz had 11 points. In the loss, ex-Boston University player Carlos Strong had 14 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the box score.
On Saturday, Nick Horvath and the Manawatu Jets won again as they beat the Harbour Heat 83-71. Nick had 22 points and 18 rebounds in 38 minutes. Josh Pace had 22 points and 6 rebounds, the newest member of the team, ex-DII player Chris Hagan, had 15 points and 10 assists, and Zane Meehl had 11 points. In the loss, ex-Hartford player Justin Bailey had 18 points, ex-UC Irvine player Zack Atkinson had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and ex-NAIA player Kevin Smith had 13 points. Here is the box score.
Daniel Ewing and Azovmash took a commanding 3-0 series lead over Budivelnyk and are one step close to the finals with an 83-64 win. Daniel had 8 points and 6 assists in 26 minutes. Othello Hunter had 16 points and 7 rebounds, Matt Walsh had 15 points, Jerome Randle had 14 points and 9 assists, and Oleksiy Pecherov had 11 points. In the loss, ex-Manhattan player Luis Flores had 21 points, and 6 rebounds, and 7 assists and ex-Wisconsin player Zach Morley had 13 points and 8 rebounds.
On Sunday, Kyle Singler, Marty Pocius, and Real Madrid finished their regular season already stuck in 2nd place as they faced Joventut Badalona and won 95-82. Kyle had 8 points in 21 minutes after getting the start and Marty had 6 points in 20 minutes off the bench. Jaycee Carroll had 20 points and Sergio Rodriguez had 16 points. In the loss, ex-Portland player Pooh Jeter had 20 points and the first high school to D-League player Latavious Williams had 14 points. Here is the box score.