Virtus Segafredo Bologna (8-2) snatched their fourth consecutive victory beating Banco di Sardegna Sassari (3-7) 102-100 (27-27, 19-21, 25-21, 18-20, 13-11) in overtime at Segafredo Arena.

3-pointers this season

37%
7,8
Points made: 7,8
Accuracy: 37,1%
Place in standings: 14
Record max: 13
Record min: 3
Most made 3FGs: Marco Belinelli

With only five seconds remaining, David Logan's three-pointer went off the mark, signaling Sassari's sixth loss of the season. The team from Sardegna was without Alessandro Gentile, but newcomer Gerald Robinson stepped in the Italian's shoes, scoring 21 points.

The game was also marked by two other incidents. Marco Belinelli's return to action after one month, and Kevin Hervey's knee injury (he will undergo medical exams). Furthermore, Milos Teodosic reached third place in Virtus' all-time assist list.

The two teams went hand-in-hand for the better part until Kyle Weems allowed Scariolo's team a seven-point lead (41-34). Robinson led Sassari to a 1-11 run that restored the previous order.

In the third quarter, the team of Piero Bucchi were up by 7 (60-53) until Marco Belinelli took over. The Italian guard helped his team get back into contention (68-68).

Virtus managed to secure a 4-point edge (85-81) but the game went to overtime. Milos Teodosic made it 102-98 for the hosts before Devecchi and Logan missed consecutive threes that could have changed the game's fate.

Virtus Bologna: Kyle Weems 19 (8/13 FG, 2/4 FT, 7 REB), Marco Belinelli 16 (4/8 FG, 6/8 FT, 3 REB, 3 TO, 5 AST), Milos Teodosic 15 (4/15 FG, 5/8 FG, 6 REB, 10 AST), Mouhammadou Jaiteh 15 (6/8 FG, 3/7 FT, 9 REB), Amar Alibegovic 11 (6 REB).

Sassari: Eimantas Bendzius 25 (7/10 FG, 6/9 FT, 5 REB), Gerald Robinson 21 (7/10 FG, 4 REB), David Logan 17 (5/17 FG, 2/10 3-PT SHOTS, 5/6 FT, 3 REB, 3 TO, 2 AST), Filip Kruslin 16 (5/7 3-PT SHOTS, 2 REB).

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