Euroleague: CSKA Moscow buzzer beats Fenerbahce
Round 26 completed in regular season as Russian powerhouse halts Fenerbahce 4-game winning streak
By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
Regular season's Round 26 completed late Friday in Turkish Airlines Euroleague as league leaders CSKA Moscow defeated Fenerbahce Dogus with a buzzer beating shot.
The match in Ulker Sports Hall saw a thriller between the league's top two teams, as CSKA Moscow managed to beat the Istanbul club with French point guard Nando de Colo's last second jump shot, 81-79.
Five CSKA Moscow players scored double-digit points as Andrey Vorontsevich scored a team-high 17 points, Cory Higgins and Kyle Hines each dropped 15 and Nando de Colo chipped in with 13 points in the victory.
For Fenerbahce, Nicolo Melli scored game-high 18 points and Jan Vesely added 13 points but it was not enough.
Here are the full results of Round 26:
Olimpia Milano - Real Madrid: 77-88
Crvena Zvezda - Valencia Basket: 106-90
Brose Bamberg - Anadolu Efes: 88-79
Olympiakos - Barcelona Lassa: 63-90
Maccabi Tel-Aviv - Khimki Moscow: 91-94
Baskonia Vitoria - Zalgiris Kaunas: 84-64
Fenerbahce Dogus - CSKA Moscow: 79-81
Unicaja Malaga - Panathinaikos Superfoods: 79-90
Here are the standings after round 26:
|1. CSKA Moscow (qualified)||21||5||2331||2057||274|
|2. Olympiacos Piraeus (qualified)||18||8||1944||1925||19|
|3. Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul (qualified)||18||8||2058||1925||133|
|4. Real Madrid||16||10||2212||2033||179|
|5. Khimki Moscow Region||15||11||2034||2030||4|
|6. Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens||15||11||2005||2002||3|
|7. Zalgiris Kaunas||15||11||2094||2083||11|
|8. Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz||13||13||2136||2068||68|
|9. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv||13||13||2136||2197||-61|
|10. Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade||11||15||2039||2170||-131|
|11. Unicaja Malaga||10||16||2007||2094||-87|
|12. Brose Bamberg||10||16||1973||2066||-93|
|13. FC Barcelona Lassa||9||17||2099||2058||41|
|14. Valencia Basket||9||17||2004||2084||-80|
|15. AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan||9||17||2083||2195||-112|
|16. Anadolu Efes Istanbul||6||20||2002||2170||-168|
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