With tonight's victory at home over Turk Telekom, Zadar ensured a trip to the Final 8 tournament in Torino, regardless
of what happens in the last game against Benetton.
Zadar started with 7 : 0, then after guests scored 6 in a row, they ran away led by Stipcevic who finished the first half
with 11 points without a miss, 6 assists and 3 steals. By the final minute of the first quarter Zadar had doubled the output
pf Turk Telekom ( 28 : 14 ). and even though later in the second period, guests managed to pull within 7 ( 31 : 24 ), Zadar
wrapped up the first half with a 16 point lead.
The second half started even better, with Farmer nailing a three, a few baskets by Macura and Zadar had its largest
lead of the night at 63 : 40.
After that Zadar lost its focus and guest managed to quickly trim the lead with a 14 - 2 run, but Zadar still maintained
a double digit lead. It was not until midway through the fourth quarter that guests threatened ( 79 : 72 ), but Zadar
always managed to hold them off. Gecevski and Farmer wrapped things up in the final minutes.
Farmer was the leading scorer with 23, Gecevski scored 20, Stipcevic finished with 15 points, 8 assists and 4 steals.