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High flying Eagles eliminate Zielona Gora, Liège Basket advance

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles finished the 2024 regular season in style and eliminated Zastal Zielona Gora, 86-80, on Tuesday, February 13, at the Vertu Motors arena in northern England.

Play-offs 2024

A1 Juventus vs Liège Basket B4

A2 Bakken Bears vs Newcastle B3

A3 Tartu vs CSO Voluntari B2

A4 Bristol Flyers vs Šiauliai B1

Players of the game

Tajh Green was huge for the Newcastle Eagles.

Benedict College star forward had 25 points on 10/18 shooting from the field, including 4/7 from the three point line.

Green grabbed a game high 11 rebounds along with two steals and two blocks.

Jordan Johnson posted 14 points despite missing all attempts from the deep.

A former UNLV Runnin Rebel dished out nine assists.

Rickey Mcgill scored 13 points.

A former Iona Gael checked out with seven rebounds and six assists.

Jan Wojcik led Zielona Gora with 16 points on 8/14 shooting from the field.

He added seven rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Michal Kolodziej scored 13 points.

Key stats

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles controlled the game and led by as much as 17 points.

Zastal Zielona Gora dug in and cut the gap down to four points.

The Eagles dominated on fast breaks, 27-5.

Tyneside team shot 46% from the field, 34/73.

Game notes

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles improved to 5-2, while Zastal Zielona Gora dropped to 4-3.

Marc Steutel and his men advanced to the ENBL playoffs on February 7.

They added one more win on the home floor to finish third in the Group B.

Liège Basket advanced, thanks to the Eagles win.

Newcastle Eagles will face the Bakken Bears Aarhus in the best-of-two home and away series.


Four best teams from each group will qualify for the playoffs (A1-B4, A2-B3, A3-B2, A4-B1).

The 2024 playoffs – home and away, best-of-two series – will take place from February 15 until March 20.

The 2024 Final Four will take place on April 9-10.

Standings, as of February 13, 2024

Group A

Uniclub Casino Juventus 6-1 (+104) Qualified

Bakken Bears Aarhus 5-2 (+65) Qualified

Tartu Ülikool Maks&Moorits 4-3 (+22) Qualified

Bristol Flyers 4-3 (+62) Qualified

Landstede Hammers Zwolle 4-3 (-32)

Polski Cukier Start Lublin 3-4 (-3)

Svendborg Rabbits 1-6 (-156)

Spartak Pleven 1-6 (-62)

Group B

Šiauliai 6-1 (+80) Qualified

CSO Voluntari 6-1 (+87) Qualified

Seriös Group Newcastle Eagles 5-2 (+34) Qualified

Royal Liège Basket 4-3 (+37) Qualified

Zastal Zielona Gora 4-3 (-1)

Keila Coolbet 2-5 (-47)

Basket Brno 1-6 (-76)

Valmiera Glass ViA 0-7 (-114)


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