Udine and Roma gained promotion from Serie B to Serie A2 - Jun 10, 2016
Interesting season in Serie B is over, we watched 5 amazing playoffs in all Groups and finally after ten months we finally get two names who will play in Italian A2 league for 2016-17 season. Team of Udine and Roma was most successful in total so they get right to play in higher division from next season. Udine was better then Montenegrano on Final Four with 79:54, while Udine win close game against Forli with 72:69 and that's how they finished season on spectacular way. Final game was not played as there was not necessary. They are best teams in their respective Groups. Roma won Group C playoff with 3-1 win against Cassino and Udine was better against Bergamo in fifth game by 16 point margin for final result of 3-2 for team from Udine. We need to mentioned that Cento, Bergamo, Cassino and Pescara played in finals of playoffs and Piacenza, Valsesia, Orzinouvi, Milano, Scauri, Palestrina, San Severo and Falconara get it to Serie B playoffs of their Groups.
Forli celebrate IG Basket Cup Serie B - Mar 8, 2016
Eurobasket Roma - Forli 64:78
Forli clinched the IG Basket Cup Serie B trophy. They outgunned Forli in the Final. Riccardo Pederzini (198-F-89) stepped up with 19 points to lead the effort. Forli jumped to a 21:17 lead ten minutes into the game. They followed with a strong 22:8 rally to build a 43:25 halftime advantage. Eurobasket Roma cut the deficit at 12-point mark at the final intermission. Forli however nailed 20 points in the fourth frame and celebrated the win. Michele Ferri (191-G-85) provided 15 points, while Paolo Rotondo (204-C/F-89, agency: Players Group) had 13 points for the winners. Nicolas Stanic (180-PG-84, agency: Players Group) responded with 19 points for Eurobasket Roma. Alex Righetti (198-G/F-77, agency: Interperformances) and Marcelo Dip (205-C-84, agency: Players Group) chipped in 11 points each for the losing side.
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