Mons-Hainaut were beaten by Larnaca 63-62 (31-31) for his fifth and penultimate match in the FIBA Europe Cup (m) on Wednesday in Cyprus in Group B. Daniel Goethals's Les Montois are eliminated .
The Montois passed the first quarter to pass the interval in 31 everywhere. Led by money-time, Mons-Hainaut finished at the feet of his opponents, despite Uros Nikolic's double-double (15 points, 12 rebounds), Chris Jones' 17 points and Quinton Upshur's 12 points.
Mons-Hainaut won their first European game last week (against Tsmoki-Minsk 86-79) but is losing their 4th defeat in this competition and will not go further. Next Tuesday (20h30), by honor, the Montois receive the Bulgarians from the Balkans.
Later in the evening, in Group C, Spirou Charleroi (2 wins, 2 losses) must win absolutely, against Istanbul BBSK, who lost their first four games.
The top two in each group qualify for the second round (four groups of four).
Larnaca (Chy) – Mons-Hainaut (BEL) 63-62
13-9 / 18-22 / 20-18 / 12-13
Mons-Hainaut: 15/36 to 2 points, 7/18 to 3 points, 39 rebounds (28 in Larnaca), 18 assists (9 to Larnaca), 17 ball losses (13 to Larnaca), 23 fouls ). Cage 4, Chrabascz 5 (1×3), Jones 17 (2×3), Lasisi 8 (2×3), Upshur 12 (2×3), Francois, Hess, Mortante 1, Nikolic 15 (12 rebounds).