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Haynes plays hero as Venezia topple Tenerife - Gameday 11, Tuesday Round Up

MIES (Switzerland) - Gameday 11 brought a seven game slate as the Basketball Champions League Play-Off picture begins to unfold.

Umana Reyer Venezia used a big performance from MarQuez Haynes to take down Iberostar Tenerife in the game of the night, find out more about that and the rest of the action in our round up:

Ventspils vs Le Mans

Ventspils kept slim hopes of Play-Offs qualification alive with an 88-77 victory over Le Mans.

Back to back threes from Maris Gulbis gave Ventspils a five point lead, 82-77 with 1:12 left, to break the game open and allow the home team to sail to victory, as they finished the contest on a 12-1 run.

Gulbis finished with 20 points, Rihards Lomazs had 18 points, whilst Ousmane Drame finished with 17 and 9 rebounds on 7-of-7 shooting.

Richard Hendrix had 19 points for Le Mans, with Michael Thompson and Cameron Clark adding 18 each, but it would not be enough.

Both teams now sit at 4-7 in Group A.

Notable Number: 59.6 - the percentage Ventspils shot from the field, as they went an impressive 31-of-52 overall.

Besiktas Sompo Japan vs Promitheas Patras

Besiktas Sompo Japan put on a clinic in the second half with a 96-74 victory over Promitheas Patras.

Besiktas poured in 58 points in the second half, catching fire from behind the arc as they finished 16-of-29 from three, led by Phil Pressey who had 17 points on 5-of-7 from beyond the arc in one of his best performances of the season. The home side have now won 5 of their last 6 games in the Basketball Champions League, and stand at 6-5 on the season.

Ivan Buva had some key baskets with 14 points in 21 minutes, Jason Rich had 13 points and 7 assists, whilst Robin Benzing was huge in the second half on his way to 12 points.

Terell Parks led Promitheas with 11 points, but Rion Brown and Langston Hall playing limited minutes did not help their cause.

Notable Number: 16 - the number of three pointers Besiktas knocked down, shooting 55.1% from beyond the arc.

Telekom Baskets Bonn vs Fribourg Olympic

Fribourg Olympic dispatched of Telekom Baskets Bonn with a 70-63 upset victory for just their third win of the season.

Having trailed by as many as 14 in the first half, Bonn matched their first half total in the third quarter to get back into the game, but an 11-point fourth quarter sealed their fate, as Bonn fell to 4-7 with their Play-Offs hopes all but ended.

Babacar Toure had a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double and Andre Williamson had 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists as the only other player in double digits for Fribourg, who are now 3-8.

Joshua Mayo's 18 points paced Bonn, with 12 from Martin Breunig and 10 from Anthony DiLeo, as they fell to 4-7.

Notable Number: 16 - the number of unanswered points Fribourg reeled off in a run bridging the first quarter gap, to seize control of the game.

Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem vs Montakit Fuenlabrada

Jerusalem underlined their status atop of Group C, with a 91-77 win over Montakit Fuenlabrada.

Jerusalem used a dominant 19-point, 10-rebound double-double from Amar'e Stoudemire to lead by as many as 20 on their way to improving to 9-2 at the top of the group, Fuenlabrada fell to their eighth straight loss after opening the season 3-0.

Chris Johnson scored 15 points, TaShawn Thomas had 13, and Da'Sean Butler 11 for Hapoel, with J'Covan Brown and Tamir Blatt adding 9 and 7 assists, respectively.

For Fuenlabrada, Josh Akognon dropped 26 , with Viacheslav Kravtsov adding 12.

Notable Number: +20 - the rebounding differential, as Jerusalem dominated the glass 47-27, including 14 offensive rebounds.

Telenet Giants Antwerp vs CEZ Nymburk

Telenet Giants Antwerp dominated the fourth quarter to secure a 85-72 win over CEZ Nymburk, ending their Play-Offs hopes.

Antwerp won the fourth period 26-7, as they tightened the screw defensively, to improve their record to 6-5.

Fifteen points apiece from Ismael Bako and Tyler Kalinoski led five players into double figures for Antwerp, with Paris Lee having 13 points and 8 assists.

Nymburk fell to 3-8, as Jaromir Bohacik had 13 of his 18 points in the first quarter, and Eugene Lawrence joined him in double figures with 12.

Notable Number: 24 - the number of points Antwerp scored off of 16 Nymburk turnovers.

Iberostar Tenerife vs Umana Reyer Venezia

Umana Reyer Venezia held on for a 80-78 win over Iberostar Tenerife in a top of the table Group B clash.

MarQuez Haynes converted a tough left-handed drive and-one with 15 seconds left to give the visitors a four point cushion, as they would hold on from there to climb to 8-3 and hand Tenerife just their second loss on the season; sitting at 9-2 atop of the Group.

Haynes finished with 18 points to lead Venezia, Mike Bramos hit two crucial late threes on his way to 14 points and Austin Daye added 14 of his own.

Tim Abromaitis' 16 points and 8 rebounds led Tenerife, with Sebastian Saiz and Colton Iverson adding 10 each. 

Notable Number: 59 - the percentage Tenerife shot from the free throw line, going 13-of-22, Venezia were even worse, going 13-of-25 (52%).

SIG Strasbourg vs Neptunas Klaipeda

Neptunas Klaipeda recovered from a slow start to register a 90-80 win over SIG Strasbourg, keeping their Play-Offs hopes alive, whilst putting Strasbourg's in jeopardy.

Trailing 27-16 after the opening quarter, Neptunas turned it on in the second, tying the game up heading into the break before using an 11-2 run in the final five minutes to take control.

Lorenzo Williams had a season-high 16 points for Neptunas, Kyle Weaver had 14, with Laimonas Kisielius and Jerai Grant adding 13 and 11, respectively.

Florent Pietrus had 17 points and 6 assists to lead Strasbourg, Ali Traoré had 13, and Mike Green had 12 and 7 assists.

Notable Number: 29 - the number of points Neptunas scored from 17 Strasbourg turnovers.