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Fifth consecutive domestic cup trophy for Budućnost VOLI

Budućnost VOLI have defeated Mornar in the clash of two ABA League teams in the final of the Montenegrin National Cup and have claimed the cup trophy for the fifth time in a row.

Buducnost VOLI team (Photo: Buducnost VOLI)

The squad of Budućnost VOLI remain the kings of the Montenegrin national cup, as they have won their fifth consecutive domestic cup trophy, by beating Mornar in the final of the Final Four tournament, which took place at their home court in Morača Sports Hall.

Budućnost VOLI got in front in the first half, leading by 5 points at the break. In the third quarter, Mornar fought back and took a 3-point lead before the beginning of the last quarter (70:67). However, Budućnost VOLI stepped up again in the final quarter and turned the game eventually their way, winning in the end with the score of 87:83.

For Budućnost VOLI Kyle Gibson led the way in scoring with 19 points, while Strahinja Mićović scored 21 for Mornar.

Montenegrin National Cup Semi-Finals, Friday, 16.2.2018:

MORNAR – Sutjeska 83:78 (18:26, 22:19, 19:13, 24:20)
Needham 33, Luković 11 | Hubbs 19, Pavlićević 17.

Lovćen 1947 Cetinje - BUDUĆNOST VOLI 58:87 (17:11, 19:28, 9:20, 13:28)
Radunović 12, Korać 11 | Sead Šehović 16, Gibson 14.

Final, 17.2.2018:

Mornar – BUDUĆNOST VOLI 83:87 (26:30, 20:21, 24:16, 13:20)
Mićović 21, Raley-Ross 18 | Gibson 19, Ivanović 15.