Galatasaray with an excellent third quarter defeated ratiopharm Ulm, 82-66.

Playing in front of their Turkish crowd, Galatasray entered this game trying to improve their 1-1 score on this Last 16 round playing against an always tough German team.

Without David Hawkins, Jamont Gordon paced the winners with 18 points well surrounded by good performances from Carlos Arroyo 15 points and 8 assists and center Milan Mancvan with 14.

On the ratiopharm Ulm side, John Bryant was the main option on offense finishing with 18 points and 7 boards.

The home team opened the game with a 21-8 run in the first 12 minutes of game, but Bryant was determined to not let their team fall and incited a run which lead to a short lead from the visitors at 36-37.

In the third quarter, Galatasaray took the pace of the game and managed to create a 62-44 lead that was comfortably secured by the team until the buzzer sounded.

Galatasaray Medical Park is now 2-1 and ratiopharm Ulm fallen to a 1-2 record with this lost, in Group L.