Between Olympiakos & Cibona, Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv played this evening in Afula and beat Hapoel Gilboa/Afula 113-90 in the first leg of the Cup 1/8 finals.
Maccabi, that left out Parker & Baston, led 30-22 at the end of the first quaater. The hosts, led by the excellent Germaine Hall, came back to 41-41 and at half time Maccabi held only a 55-50 lead. After the third period Maccabi were 71-59 lead and eventually won by 23 points. The second leg will be played on December 4th at the NOKIA Arena.
Maccabi scorers: Vujcic 37, Arnold 18, Sharp 17, Burstein 14, Green 12, Solomon 9, Penney 2, Shason 2, Dotan 1, Kadosh 1.
Top scorers for Gilboa/Afula: Hall 41, Dadon 14 pts.