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Portugal's Benfica took the second qualifying leg of the EuroChallenge with Ukranian side Ferro-ZNTU 77-72 in the Ukraine to advance into the EuroChallenge regular season. After tying the first leg at Benfica the final leg was a winner take all event. The loss eliminates Ferro-ZNTU and former Syracuse player Terrence Roberts from the competition.
Roberts scored 5 points and had 4 rebounds in 16 minutes of action.
Greg Jenkins who played his college ball at Iona led the Portugeese champions with 20 points. Sergio Ramos and Ben Reed (Western Michigan) each had 15 points in the win. Meanwhile, Kentucky's Heshimu Evans tallied 12 and pulled down 7 caroms.
Keddric Mays 15 points and Christian Burns 13 led the Ukranian side.