Belgian cup: wins for Leuven, Limburg and Mechelen
Leuven won on the floor of Spirou Charleroi on Friday night (61-68) in the first leg of the Belgian Basketball Cup Round of 16. Limburg United won at Kortrijk (47-72) and Mechelen won against Antwerp 2 (88-106).
The only game between two BNXT League, in this round of 16 was between Spirou of Charleroi and Leuven (the only duel to be played in two legs) turned to the advantage of the visitors who dominated the game during 30 minutes. Louvain quickly widened a gap (16-25 and 30-49). With their backs against the wall, the Carolos reacted in the last act to limit the damage (61-68) before the second leg scheduled for Monday in Leuven.
Limburg United won against Kortrijk (47-72) and Mechelen defeated the second team of the Antwerp Giants (88-106). Limburg United and Mechelen join Phoenix Brussels in the quarterfinals, who won against Gent.