20 September, 2018
01 May, 2019
45 Jack Cooley (SASS)
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Cooley headlines Team of the Week to keep Top Performer honors in Sardinia

MUNICH (Germany) - There continues to be no stopping Dinamo Sassari in the FIBA Europe Cup, with the Italian club sailing home from the away leg of the Quarter-Final with their seventh straight win.

It was Jack Cooley steering the Sardinian ship to an 87-68 victory over Pinar Karsiyaka, posting season-highs of 26 points and 11 rebounds to succeed teammate Rashawn Thomas in spearheading the Team of the Week.

Having connected on 12-of-19 attempts from the field en route to an efficiency ranking of 32, the center proved unstoppable in Izmir as Dinamo built a plush 19-point cushion for next week's reverse fixture in Sassari.

There was little Karsiyaka could do to stop the versatile Sassari offense, but Sek Henry did his best to keep the Turkish team in the game, earning a spot among the Top Performers after collecting 19 points and 5 assists in the defeat.

Guy Pnini and UNET Holon also started the Quarter-Finals with a bang, beating the visiting Alba Fehervar 96-63 to pack a 33-point advantage for the upcoming trip to Hungary. The 35-year-old veteran produced an excellent all-around performance, just one dime shy of a double-double. With four three-pointers to his name, he finished the night with 14 points, 9 assists and 3 steals.

Elsewhere, Bakken Bears did not back down against s.Oliver Wurzburg and it was business as usual for the Danish club's point guard Tobin Carberry, who tallied 15 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and a pair of steals. The Steffen Wich-coached Aarhus side snatched a narrow 76-75 win to end the German club's nine-game unbeaten streak, but will have to string together another solid display in Wurzburg to move on to the Semi-Finals.

Rounding out the Team of the Week, Chase Fieler couldn't deliver Filou Oostende a win, but kept Pallacanestro Varese within a single possession ahead of the second leg in Italy with a 73-70 scoreline at the Versluys Dome.

Staying true to himself, the 26-year-old power forward, who has one of the best performances in the FIBA Europe Cup under his belt, was thorough in filling the boxscore with 20 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks.