Lugano close in on basketball title

Lugano's Harold Mrazek takes on the Lausanne defence Keystone

Lugano are just one game away from winning Switzerland's first division basketball title after beating Olympique Lausanne 81-70 in the second match of their best of five series.

This content was published on May 9, 2001 - 23:09

Lugano, who led 41-37 at half-time, had Stevic (17 points), Polite (16 points) and Matthews (18 points) to thank for their victory.

Olympique, for whom Gosa bagged 22 points, regained some of the pride lost when they were hammered 58-99 in the opening game of the series.

But they now have it all to do in the remaining games if they are to deny the defending champions another title.

swissinfo with agencies

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