EC: Cedevita Olimpija defeated in Venice

Tuesday, 07. November 2023 at 09:19

In the Round 6 of the BKT EuroCup, Cedevita Olimpija have suffered a defeat by Umana Reyer on the road in Venice and keep waiting for their first win of the season on the European courts.

Cedevita Olimpija team (Photo: Cedevita Olimpija/Ales Fevzer)

Cedevita Olimpija are still winless in the BKT EuroCup, as they suffered the defeat in Round 6, on the road in Venice against Umana Reyer. It has been a game, in which the Ljubljana squad have dictated the tempo throughout the opening three quarters, but failed to capitalize on this in the end. They have been up by 6 points after the 1st quarter and by 5 at halftime. By the end of the third quarter, the Dragons have raised their advantage to the double-digits (62:72). However, the hosts managed to perform a major comeback in the final quarter, to prevail over the Ljubljana side with the final score of 95:87.

For Cedevita Olimpija, Jaka Blažič and Amadou Sow led the way in scoring with 16 points on their records each.

A day later, Budućnost VOLI will face Aris Thessaloniki on home court in Podgorica.

2023/24 BKT EuroCup Regular Season, Group A, Round 6, Tuesday, November 7, 2023:

UMANA REYER VENICE – Cedevita Olimpija 95:87 (21:27, 21:20, 20:25, 33:15)
Brown 21, Tucker 19 | Sow & Blažič 16.

Group B, Wednesday, November 8, 2023:

Budućnost VOLI – Aris Thessaloniki (19:00)