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Elite Eight openers: DKV Joventut and Galatasaray celebrate - Apr 11, 2008


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Cuneyt Erden

Galatasaray Cafe Crown won the opener of the ULEB Cup Elite Eight and became the first team to advance to the ULEB Cup semifinals. In a Turkish thriller Galatasaray beat Besiktas Cola Turka 61:60. Robert Hite (188-G-84, college: Miami, FL) led the winners with 22 points. Charles Gaines (201-F-81, college: S.Mississippi) collected 8 points and 10 rebounds, while Owens scored 8. Predrag Drobnjak (212-F/C-75) and Preston Shumpert (198-G-79, college: Syracuse) posted 17 points in defeat. Galatasaray went into an early lead and increased it to 19:11 after the first 10 minutes of the game. Akyol brought Galatasaray to an 11 point deficit with a layup to make it 27:16. They still had an 11 point advantage when the teams went to the lockers. Besiktas improved its defense with its starting lineup back on court early in the fourth quarter. Dalmau hit an acrobatic shot and Apodaca made free throws to tie it at 58:58. Besiktas had its first lead at 60:58 but then Cuneyt Erden (185-G-77) sank a corner triple for a win.
DKV Joventut won the Spanish battle in the Elite Eight of Uleb Cup. The team overcame Pamesa Valencia 77:67 to advance to the Final Four. Demond Mallet (186-G-78, agency: Higher Vision Sports, college: Mc Neese St.) led the winners with 16 points. Eduardo Hernandez-Sonseca posted 14 points, while Ricky Rubio scored 12. Shammond Williams (187-G-75, college: N.Carolina) top-scored in the losing effort with 25 points.

Joventut is now set to face Galatasaray Cafe Crown in the first semifinal on Saturday.

DKV Joventut - Pamesa Valencia 77:67
DKV Joventut: Demond Mallet 16 points. Eduardo Hernandez-Sonseca 14, Ricky Rubio 12.
Pamesa Valencia:Shammond Williams 25 points, Ruben Douglas (193-G-79, college: N.Mexico) 17.

Galatasaray - Besiktas Cola Turka 61:60
Galatasaray:Robert Hite 22 points, Charles Gaines 8+10 rebounds, Owens 8
Besiktas Cola Turka:Predrag Drobnjak 17 points,



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ULEB Cup Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
1 Domercant, DynM 21.4
2 Mayes, Gmund. 21.1
3 Allen, Frankfurt 20.0
4 El-Amin, T.Tel. 19.7
5 Williams, BosS. 19.5
Rebounds Per Game
1 Antic, Lukoil A. 9.2
2 Kirksay, Unics 9.2
3 Johnson, Gmunden 9.0
4 Mensah-B., Ben. 8.4
5 Allen, Frankfurt 8.0
Assists Per Game
1 Deane, Lukoil A. 6.7
2 Cook, Crvena Zv. 6.2
3 Williams, Pamesa 5.5
4 Perrier-D., Frib. 5.4
5 Rubio, Joventut 5.0
Steals Per Game
1 Williams, T.Tel. 2.7
2 GAY, Antwerp 2.6
3 Sears, Antwerp 2.5
Blocks Per Game
1 Akingbala, Ventsp. 2.8
2 Riddick, Charl. 2.0
3 Griffith, Ploies. 1.7
2FGP
1 Stevic, Slask 19.9
2 Kikanovic, CrvZv 72.2
3 Javtokas, DynM 71.3
3FGP
1 Shason, Jerus. 56.9
2 Domercant, DynM 56.4
3 Hansen, DynM 54.7
Free Throws
1 Fernandez, Joven. 94.6
2 Lee, Nymburk 92.7
3 Domercant, DynM 90.8
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