Monaco, Tenerife, Ludwigsburg reach last eight

By Harry West 8 March 2017
Monaco, Tenerife, Ludwigsburg reach last eight

AS Monaco and Iberostar Tenerife were among the sides to reach the Basketball Champions League last eight on Wednesday.

Monaco were trailing by just a point against AEK heading into the return leg in their home arena and prevailed 95-87 to advance on aggregate.

Tenerife overcame a similarly narrow deficit, turning around their 66-63 first-leg loss to PAOK with a resounding 80-54 success. Lithuania's Marius Grigonis starred for the Spanish side with 20 points.

Meanwhile, Pinar Karsiyaka won 90-83 at Besiktas as they sealed a 12-point win over the two matches, while Neptunas Klaipeda's 58-52 victory was not enough as MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg advanced courtesy of their 73-61 first-leg triumph.

In Wednesday's other fixture, Umana Reyer Venezia advanced at the expense of Sidigas Avellino. The draw for the quarter-finals takes place on Friday.

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