EuroleagueOnly two clubs are left unbeaten in Top 16. Montepaschi and TAU Ceramica are the only teams to win in all three games. TAU defeated Aris to keep their first place in Group E. That makes Aris the only team without any wins with the record 0-3. One of Euroleague favourites Real Madrid were stopped in Tel Aviv as they lost 75-94 against Maccabi.

The win took Maccabi to the first place in Group F due to better points difference. Nikola Vujcic was back after injury and scored 14 points against Spanish champions. The return of Lazaros Papadopoulos was marked with 7 points 23 minutes of play. Will Bynum was the top scorer of the game with 22 points.

Maccabi 94-75 Real Madrid

Maccabi: Will Bynum 22, Terence Morris 16, Esteban Batista 14, Nikola Vujcic 14, Omri Casspi 10, Yotam Halperin 6, Alex Garcia 6, Lior Eliyahu 4, Vonteego Cummings 2.
Real Madrid: Felipe Reyes 16, Louis Bullock 15, Axel Hervelle 13, Kerem Tunceri 11, Lazaros Papadopoulos 7, Charles Smith 5, Alex Mumbru 5, Blagota Sekulic 2, Sergio Llull 1.


Surprise package of Top 16, Lottomatica Roma, suffered a thrashing loss away at Barcelona. Italian club was down 11-30 after the 1st quarter. Barca won the 4th quarter 27-17 and recorded the biggest win in Top 16 this season. Gianluca Basile and Jaka Lakovic were the only players in double digits for the winners.

Barcelona 86-57 Lottomatica

Barcelona: Gianluca Basile 19, Jaka Lakovic 17, Alex Acker 9, Fran Vazquez 9, Jordi Trias 8, Roger Grimau 6, Mario Kasun 5, Ersan Ilyasova 4, Denis Marconato 4, Pepe Sanchez 3, Gary Neal 2.
Lottomatica: David Hawkins 18, Erazem Lorbek 12, Roko-Leni Unkic 11, Gregor Fucka 7, Rodrigo De La Fuente 3, Andrea Crosariol 2, Ibrahim Jaaber 2, Alessandro Tonolli 2.

Efes Pilsen played without 4 of their Americans that didn't travel to Belgrade. Only five players scored points for the Turkish giants. Nikola Pekovic led the Serbs once again with 20 points under his belt. 2nd quarter was a breakthrough for Partizan as they won it 20-8.

Partizan 78-65 Efes Pilsen

Partizan: Nikola Pekovic 20, Milt Palacio 14, Dusan Kecman 9, Milenko Tepic 9, Novica Velickovic 7, Uros Tripkovic 5, Cedomir Vitkovac 5, Slavko Vranes 4, Dejan Borovnjak 3, Petar Bozic 2.
Efes Pilsen: Kenny Gregory 19, Scoonie Penn 13, Ermal Kuqo 13, Kerem Gonlum 11, Ender Arslan 9.

Aris is the only team which is in a serious trouble after losing at home against TAU Ceramica. Home court means a lot in Top 16 and that has already been proven. Spaniards will try to continue their winning ways against Lietuvos Rytas next week at home in Vitoria.

Aris 69-87 TAU Ceramica

Aris: Bracey Wright 24, Jeremiah Massey 12, Darius Washington 10, Dimitrios Tsaldaris 6, Hanno Mottola 5, Reyshawn Terry 4, Georgios Kalaitzis 2, Lazaros Agadakos 2, Vladimer Boisa 2, Spyridon Panteliadis 2.
TAU Ceramica: Segi Vidal 16, Tiago Splitter 16, Will McDonald 14, Mirza Teletovic 10, Zoran Planinic 9, Gabe Mouneke 7, Pablo Prigioni 6, Simas Jasaitis 6, Lucho Fernandez 3.

An overtime was needed to determine a winner in Istanbul. Will Solomon made a shot after the buzzer but the referees decided that the basket counted. It took 15 minutes to watch the replay until the decision was made to play the overtime with the score 79-79. Additional 5 minutes didn't change the winner. Fenerbahce defeated Lietuvos Rytas in a pretty empty Abdi Ipekci Sports Hall.

Fenerbahce 95-91 Lietuvos Rytas OT

Fenerbahce: Willie Solomon 27, Tarence Kinsay 16, Omer Asik 13, Omer Onan 10, Emir Preldzic 10, Semih Erden 6, Oguz Savas 6, Damir Kaan (Mrsic) 5, Gasper Vidmar 2.
Lietuvos Rytas: Kenan Bajramovic 22, Chuck Eidson 20, Hollis Price 18, Mindaugas Lukauskis 11, Michailas Anisimovas 8, Jackson Vroman 7, Artūras Jomantas 5.