After missing most of the third, Rustom scored from a neat drive to give Sagesse a one-point lead.
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Sagesse started strong thanks to three 3-pointers from shooting guard Elie Stephan, as the visitors led 11-5 after just three minutes.Things remained tight in the third before Stephan banked another 3-pointer to fire Sagesse ahead 43-40 .It seemed everything was going Sagesse's way: Thomas scored a layup, as Sarkis had to call for a timeout with Sagesse extending their lead to seven points at only a few seconds left in the third.Daniels too was sent to the free-throw and this time he converted to give Sagesse a 81-78 lead with less than 10 seconds left.Accaoui tried to level the score but his attempt was far from successful, as Stephan scored another two free throws to secure a narrow 83-78 win for Sagesse. Daniels led the scoring for Sagesse with 27 points and 15 rebounds, while Stephan added 25 points and Thomas added 16 points.
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