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MADRID, Jan. 11 (SportsFinding) –

The MoraBanc Andorra lost (79-72) this Saturday on a visit to a Baxi Manresa on a roll and left in the air his option to be in the Copa del Rey, waiting for what happens this Sunday at the close of the first Return of the Endesa League, attentive as San Pablo Burgos will be after doing his part before Monbus Obradoiro (73-76).

The Andorran team is left with 9-8 missing the mathematical option to get the ticket to the Cup that will be held from February 13 to 16 in Malaga. The team of the Principality, which together with RETAbet Bilbao Basket began the day depending on himself within the six candidates for three bills, sent in Manresa until in the second half the local reaction began.

An 8-0 start after the break marked the step forward of Pedro Martínez, to match the score and maintain the exchange of baskets until the final three minutes. There, the pressure with much more at stake and the good work once again of the Baxi in tight finals caused the losses and the local escape.

Luke Nelson (14 points and 8 assists), David Kravish and Cvetkovic stood out in the fifth victory followed by the Catalans, who lacked a day to have been in the Copera fight. Andorra will have to wait for the outcome of Sunday. Meanwhile, McFadden allowed Burgos to continue dreaming, with a triumph worked on the visit to the Fontes do Sar. The American gunner signed 25 points with a 7 of 8 in triples and Augusto Lima and Earl Clark accompanied in the facet of the rebound. Despite suffering in the second half, San Pablo Burgos added the ninth victory that puts him in the provisional 'Top 8'.

On the other hand, Iberostar Tenerife defeated (99-111) the Casademont Zaragoza, both teams coperos, to close his condition as head of series. The Canarian team shone in a tremendous second half in Prince Felipe, with a 12-27 in the third quarter and a final round match thanks to the inspired afternoon of Santi Yusta (27 points), Huertas (22 and 17 assists), Gielo and Shermadini.

In addition, UCAM Murcia beat Unicaja (82-74) to end eight straight losses. The fifth of the season for Murcia had the proper name of Jarell Eddie, vital in the delicate moments with 27 points (seven triples). Askia Booker (17) and Sadiel Rojas were great partners of the American.

– RESULTS AND PROGRAM OF THE DAY 17.

-Saturday.

MONBUS OBRADOIRO – SAN PABLO BURGOS 73-76.

UCAM MURCIA – UNICAJA 82-74.

CASADEMONT ZARAGOZA – IBEROSTAR TENERIFE 99-111.

BAXI MANRESA – MORABANC ANDORRA 79-72.

-Sunday.

BARÇA – RETABET BILBAO BASKET 12.30.

CORTÉS – PEREA – SÁNCHEZ BENITO.

MOVING STUDENTS – REAL MADRID 12.30.

PÉREZ PIZARRO – MARTÍNEZ FERNÁNDEZ – MERINO.

HERBALIFE GRAN CANARIA – KIROLBET BASKONIA 13.00.

MARTIN BERTRÁN – CASTILLO – RIAL.

VALENCIA BASKET – JOVENTUT BADALONA 17.00.

PEREZ PEREZ – OYÓN – ZAMORANO.

MONTAKIT FUENLABRADA – COOSUR REAL BETIS 17.00.

PERUGA – SERRANO – GARCÍA GONZÁLEZ.