CSKA Moscow trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half, but took control in the second to beat AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 93-84 in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season opener for both sides. The victory was also the 10th in a row for CSKA in the Russian capital. Milan passed well and shot even better to lead 38-48 at halftime, but Cory Higgins scored 9 of his game-high 21 points to erase that deficit in the third quarter and Nando De Colo scored 13 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Sergio Rodriguez shined with 20 points in his CSKA debut and fellow CSKA newcomer posted 15 points, 12 rebounds and 3 steals in helping the Russian champs outrebound the visitors 34-24. Andrew Goudelock paced Milan with 17 points, Vlado Micov scored 16, Arturas Gudaitis posted 15 and Dairis Bertans 14.