Germany, Oct 03, 2012: Field Complete, Tofas SC Bursa, Gaz Metan Medias, Pizza Express Apollon and Joensuun Kataja clinched the last four available places in the EuroChallenge Regular Season on Tuesday. Gaz Metan produced the big upset of the Qualifying Round.
The Romanian side had suffered a 69-67 home defeat to Ural Ekaterinburg in the first leg but traveled to Russia and outgunned their opponents, 97-92, to earn a spot in the Regular Season.
Pizza Express Apollon and Tofas SC Bursa had both won the first leg of their respective ties on the road last week and coupled their victories at home on Tuesday.
The Cypriots defeated Xion Dukes 96-90 and the Turkish side came from behind to beat Rekvere Tarvas 79-76.
In the last game of the night Joensuun Kataja, who were carrying a 12-point lead from the first leg in Finland, defeated Aliaga Petkim 77-64 in Turkey to punch their ticket to the Regular Season in style. The EuroChallenge Regular Season tips off on 6 November.
EUROCHALLENGE 2012/13 REGULAR SEASON GROUPS
—- Fibaeurope EuroChallenge Regular Season Field Complete