Belgian champions recorded their first win in Euroleague after they crushed Real Madrid 67-49 in Charleroi. Messina’s side suffered its second loss in five games and holds second place in Group B.
The hosts controlled the game the whole time. Spirou didn’t let their opponents to win a single quarter. The new signing Demond Mallet who spent several seasons in Spain played 36 minutes for the Belgian side as he scored 11 points and dished 8 assists.
Felipe Reyes was the only player to finish the game in double digits for Real Madrid. This loss puts even more pressure on Ettore Messina even though the owners of the club expressed their confidence in the Italian coach multiple times.
Spirou (15+18+19+15): Brian Greene 14, *Demond Mallet 11, *Brent Wright 11, *Joseph Gomis 8, Andre Riddick 8, *Daniel Santiago 6, Chris Hill 5, *Justin Hamilton 4.
Real Madrid (12+13+12+12): *Felipe Reyes 12, D’or Fischer 8, Clay Tucker 7, *Sergio Rodriguez 6, Segio Llull 6, Nikola Mirotic 4, *Ante Tomic 2, *Carlos Suarez 2, Segi Vidal 2.