Two days after being outclassed (57-98) by Friborg Olympic, Union Neuchâtel suffered another defeat in a warm-up match. Opposed to Givova Scafati Basket in the Landolt Cup in Yverdon, the Neuchâtelois were beaten 68-77.
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Faced with the formation of the Italian first division, the men of Mitar Trivunovic never seemed to be able to win. They delivered a better copy than against Friborg Olympic.
With this result, Union Neuchâtel finished third and last in its group. The Littoral basketball players will face the Geneva Lions this Saturday, September 10 (3 p.m.) in the final for fifth place.
Nate West (with the ball) and Union Neuchâtel faced a formidable formation. Photo: Yann Guilloud