The Colossus of Rhodes defeated Olympiakos B ‘with 78-71 and qualified for the next phase of the Cup.
Kolossos was the team that qualified for the next phase of the Greek Cup, but the development team of the “red and whites” won the impressions. With an amazing counterattack in the last period, Olympiakos B ‘reduced to 58-60 (33’), but the foreign players of the guests took action and gave the victory to their team.
For three ten minutes the category that separates the two teams and mainly the 5 foreigners with whom the guests played made the difference. In the end, Piraeus found three-point shots and entered the claim of victory (61-64, 35 ‘), but in the next two minutes, two mistakes of Tsaldari’s players were converted into baskets by the guests (61-69, 37’). With a basket and a foul by Nikolaidis, Olympiakos B ‘reduced to 71-74, but did not manage to achieve anything more.
Artis (15p.), Lail (13p.) And Kader, Liapis starred for the winners, scoring 12 points each.
Olympiakos B ‘had as first scorers Christidis (13p., 5r.), Kolovero (14p.) And Nikolaidis (12p.,).
The Colossus will face Ionikos Nikaia in the next phase.
The quarters: 10-18, 27-38, 41-52, 71-78