Four minutes and q14 seconds from the tip off, Maccabi led 17-0 and closed the game. From now on Hapoel Ariel Tel Aviv just chased the score. Final score 91-76 and so Maccabi qualified to the Cup semi finals with a 40 pts diffefrence from the two games. The semi finals draw will be carried out on Sunday at half tome in the Japoel Jerusalem – Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv game.
Maccabi led by 26 in the second period (36-10) and Hapoel cut it to 12 in the third (64-52).
Maccabi made 12-24 from the perimeter and has a 38-28 advantage in rebounds.
Deon Thomas had a great game with 16 pts in 86% FG , 11 rbds, 2 bsts & 2 assists.