Date: November 5, 2012 Very important is a home loss of third ranked Montepaschi Siena (4-2) against eighth ranked Armani Milano (3-3) on Monday night. Host Montepaschi Siena was defeated by Armani Milano in a tough game in Siena 66-71. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Montepaschi Siena. The guests were already 11 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 21-15 Montepaschi Siena's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 71-66 at the end of the game. It was a good game for American-Montenegrin point guard Omar-Sharif Cook (188-82, college: St.John's, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory with 11 points and 5 assists. American swingman Malik Hairston (198-87, college: Oregon) contributed with 12 points for the winners. Four Armani Milano players scored in double figures. American point guard Bobby Brown (188-84, college: CS Fullerton) replied with 26 points (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) and Georgian Viktor Sanikidze (203-86) added 9 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Montepaschi Siena. Montepaschi Siena's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Armani Milano moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Trenkwalder RE. Defending champion Montepaschi Siena keeps the third position with two games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Armani Milano will play against Umana Venezia (#12) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Montepaschi Siena will play against Lottomatica Roma (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track. Top scorers: EA7 Armani: A.Gentile 13+3reb+1ast, M.Hairston 12+4reb+2ast, O.Cook 11+4reb+5ast, K.Langford 10+7reb, A.Fotsis 8+7reb+2ast, R.Hendrix 8+7reb Montepaschi: B.Brown 26+3reb+2ast, D.Hackett 13+4reb+1ast, V.Sanikidze 9+9reb+2ast, D.Moss 6+4reb, T.Ress 4+2reb, K.Kangur 3+1reb+1ast
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