Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv got its seventh win in a row in the domestic league as they secured the top of the standings with one round remaining in their domestic regular season. Everything clicked for the crew in yellow and blue enroute of the 93:70 home win. The yellows will host the Israeli final four and they will now have to wait and find out who will be their opponent in the quarterfinals.
Coach Sfairopoulos starting five: Wilbekin, Zoosman, Caloiaro, Cohen and Black. Caloiaro was the first to score in the game, Ashdod reacted with a 5:0 run but Scottie was the man for coach Sfairopoulos as he scored back to back threes to give the hosts the 10:5 lead. Tyus stepped into the game and alongside Scottie the duo led the Maccabi offense only this time Ashdod reacted with Stoll; both sides traded blows until the end of the first quarter with the scoreboard showing 20:20.
Levi kept the visitors close to Maccabi at the beginning of the second quarter; Pargo's presence was well felt as he led the hosts to an 8:0 run, forcing coach Sfairopoulos to call for a timeout (33:23). The trio of Roll, Black and Cohen was unstoppable as they increased Maccabi's lead to 45:29. The visitors managed to get into rhythm but Zoosman made it 52:37 at halftime.
Cohen and Caloiaro were on fire as they led the crew in yellow and blue to a 59:39 lead, Ebo and Weiss forced coach Sfairopoulos to call for a timeout as they cut Maccabi's lead down to 65:49. Tyus came back focused from the timeout helping Maccabi to keep its until the end of the third quarter (68:52).
Levi and Fleisher tried to keep Ashdod in the game but the squad of coach Sfairopoulos reacted time and again (76:60). Shoshi made another attempt to get the visitors back into the game, only this time Scottie and Jake crushed Ashdod's dreams of a comeback as the yellows secured the 93:70 home win and the top of the standings.