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Cibona and Zadar in cup semi-finals

Cibona and Zadar have advanced to domestic cup semi-finals with wins over GKK Šibenik and Split, respectively, and will face Jolly JBŠ and Cedevita in the semis.

Damir Mulaomerovic (Photo: Cibona/Zeljko Baksaj & Gordan Lausic)

Zadar have become the third semifinalists of the domestic cup, as they have beaten Split in the quarterfinal clash. Aramis Naglić’s squad have done their job with routine, having won the opening quarter by 24 points and afterwards just controlling the flow of the game. The final score was 80:64 in favour of the side from Višnjik and Ivan Marinković was their top scorer with 15 points, while Jakov Vladović added 13.

In the second game of the day, Cibona defeated GKK Šibenik after they managed to turn the game around in the second half. Cibosi were down by 6 points at the break, but they fought their way back in the second part of the game and reach the final score of 77:75. Who else but Željko Šakić was the top scorer of Cibona with 23 points. Luka Žorić added 18.

In the semi-finals, Cedevita will face Zadar and Jolly JBŠ will face Cibona.

Croatian National Cup, Quarterfinals, Thursday, 16.2.2017:

Split – ZADAR 64:80 (4:28, 24:15, 21:16, 15:21)
Kedžo 24, Filipović 9; Marinković 15, Vladović 13.

Šibenik – CIBONA 75:77 (25:18, 20:21, 14:16, 16:22)
Ivanov 21, Badžim and Petani 15; Šakić 23, Žorić 18.

Other games, Quarterfinals, Wednesday, 15.2.2017:

Kvarner 2010 – CEDEVITA 76:98 (17:29, 15:23, 23:18, 21:28)
Štimac 16, Veljačić 14; Bilan 19, Musa 18.

JOLLY JBŠ – Zagreb 83:76 (25:30, 19:18, 18:13, 21:15)
Scott 19, Bilinovac 15. Junaković 18, Vlaić 17.

Semi-finals, Friday, 17.2.2017:

Cedevita – Zadar (17:00)
Jolly JBŠ – Cibona (20:00)

Final, Saturday, 18.2.2017:

Cedevita/Zadar - Jolly JBŠ/Cibona (20:00)