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Lugano Euroleague hopes dashed

The Ticino side have seen their Euroleague hopes dashed Keystone Archive

The Euroleague hopes of Swiss basketball champions, Lugano, look as though they are in tatters after they lost their match against Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania.

This content was published on January 11, 2001 - 23:06

The Kaunas convincingly beat the Ticino club 105-89, relegating Lugano to the bottom of their group.

There is now little chance that Lugano can progress to the last 16 of the competition. They are due to face Adecco Estudiantes of Madrid at home in a week's time.

The Ticino club's last Euroleague success came in November when they beat their Baltic rivals at home.

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