A 4-13 run in the fourth quarter let Barcelona escape from Milano with a big victory over Armani and extend its winning streak to four games (85-90).
It was a close game in the first half (16-17, 37-36), yet the Catalans outscored their opponents 20-29 in the third quarter and were in front by eight, after 30 minutes in the game (57-65).
The Italians cut the deficit to three (64-67), but the “Blaugrana” went on a 4-13 run to earn a double-digit lead and never look back (68-80).
Thomas Heurtel led the winners with 21 points and six assists, as Kevin Seraphin added 16 and Adam Hanga 15 points.
Vladimir Micov and Mike James scored 20 points apiece for the losing squad, with James also grabbing seven rebounds and dishing eight assists. Arturas Gudaitis posted 16 points for the hosts.
Barcelona improved to 10-7, whereas Armani Milano dropped to 8-9.