Black Eagles battle hard for home winPlaying with a lineup of Kemp, Hawkins, Zoran Erceg, Can Akın and Ersin Dağlı, Beşiktaş started the game hot and were up 23-13 by the end of first quarter. But the visitors rallied back in the second as they carried a 36-35 lead into the break.
The score was locked in a 56-56 stalemate after a neck-and-neck third quarter. Zoran Erceg and Hawkins got into the action in the final stanza to help the Black Eagles to a narrow victory. Erceg was the game’s top scorer with 27 points while Hawkins contributed 25.