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  Eurocup season 2010 / 2011 Last 16

March 2, 2011 - Last 16 Week 6 MVP: Benjamin Dewar, Le Mans

Le Mans played its last Eurocup game this season and one of its players earned Last 16 Week 6 MVP honors with a near-perfect shooting performance. Benjamin Dewar led Le Mans to a prestigious 73-78 road win against Aris BSA 2003 with 25 points on 6-of-7 two-pointers, 2-of-2 three-pointers and 7-of-7 free throws. He added 6 rebounds, a steal and 5 fouls drawn to amass a 29 index. Two players like the same game - Unics vs. Cedevita - reached a 28 index. Read more here.

March 1, 2011 - Budivelnik bested BG Goettingen 61-63

In an outstanding showdown that went down to the wire, Budivelnik became the Last 16 Group J champion by edging BG Goettingen 61-63 in Germany on Tuesday. Both teams tied for first place in Group J but Budivelnik finished first due to its 2-0 record against Goettingen. As such, Budivelnik will have the home court advantage in its two-way Quarterfinals series against Cajasol Sevilla while Goettingen will battle against Group L champion Benetton Bwin. Dmytro Zabirchenko paced the winners with 14 points. Billy Keys had 10, including 6 in the final 2 minutes to win the game for Budivelnik. Read more here.

March 1, 2011 - Hemofarm Stada defeated Gran Canaria 2014 75-74

Hemofarm Stada defeated Gran Canaria 2014 75-74 on Tuesday in the last game for both teams in the Eurocup this season. Hemofarm came back from a 14-26 deficit in the first half to win a game that could have gone Gran Canaria’s way if Taurean Green had hit his last-second three-point attempt. Miljan Pavkovic paced the winners with 16 points while also dishing out 6 assists Bojan Krstovic added 12 points to go with 7 rebounds and Milos Borisov scored 10 points. For Gran Canaria, Jaycee Carroll led all scorers with 17 points and Spencer Nelson tallied 15 plus 7 rebounds, while Green recorded 13 points. Read more here.

March 1, 2011 - Panellinios BC beat Alba Berlin 86-73

Panellinios BC finished its 2010-11 Eurocup season in style by downing Alba Berlin 86-73 in Lamia, Greece in Last 16 Group L on Tuesday. Both teams had ran out of chances to reach the Quarterfinals and tied for third place in Group L each with a 1-5 record, but Panellinios ranked third due to its tie-break advantage against Alba, that registered a three-point win in its home game. Steven Smith led the winners with 24 points on 5-of-6 three-pointers. Torin Francis added 21, Joseph Krabbenhoft had 14 while Maurice Bailey got 12 for Panellinios. Julius Jenkins led Alba with 18 points, all in the first half. Read more here.

March 1, 2011 - Eurocup Finals tickets on sale Monday!

Tickets for the Eurocup Finals will go on sale starting on Monday, March 7 at noon. This year's edition of the Eurocup Finals will be played in Treviso, Italy from April 16 to 17 at the magnificent Palaverde, which is the home court of Benetton Basket Bwin and Sisley Volley and has a capacity of 5.144 seat spectators. Tickets will be available through the competition official website www.eurocupbasketball.com, which will take you to the Bestticket ticketing platform site with all the relevant information for final purchase. Read more here.

March 1, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 6

It's now or never for a handful of teams this week in the Eurocup with the last of the eight Quarterfinals berths to be decided as well as first place in each of the four Last 16 groups. By the end of Tuesday's eight contest, the four Quarterfinals pairings will be finalized, leaving eight teams to clash on March 23 and 30 in two-game total-points series for a spot in April's Eurocup Finals in Treviso, Italy. Tuesday's games that are relevant to the quarterfinals will be played at the same times, starting with a trio of 19:30 CET tip-offs. Read more here.

TV Schedule

Hemofarm Stada vs. Gran Canaria 2014 18:00 CET

RTS2: Serbia

Asefa Estudiantes vs. Galatasaray Cafe Crown 19:30 CET

LA OTRA: Spain

February 23, 2011 - Last 16 Week 5 MVP: Devin Smith, Benetton Bwin

Not only did Benetton Bwin clinch a Eurocup Quarterfinals spot in Last 16 Week 5, but its very own superstar collected the weekly MVP honor. Small forward Devin Smith of Benetton registered the top individual performance in Last 16 Week 5 with a performance index rating of 47 in his team's go-ahead 74-82 road win against Alba Berlin. Besides being the best this week, Smith’s index rating was the highest ever in a Last 16 game! Smith scored 35 points by making 4-of-4 two-point shots, 7-of-10 three-pointers and 6-of-8 free throws. Read more here.

February 22, 2011 - Benetton has topped Alba 74-82

A monster game from Devin Smith lifted Benetton Bwin Treviso into the Eurocup Quarterfinals with a 74-82 road win over Alba Berlin at o2 World in the German capital Smith torched Alba for a career-high 35 points on 7-of-10 three-point shooting plus 9 rebounds and 3 steals for a performance index rating of 47. Despite Smith’s showing, Alba was in it and led 67-65 midway through the fourth quarter before five different players combined on a 0-11 Benetton run that set up the outcome. Heiko Schaffartzik tried to lead Berlin back, but Benetton stood tall and eliminated last season’s Eurocup runner-up already in the Last 16. Read more here.

February 22, 2011 - Cedevita edged Hemofarm 73-71

Cedevita hung on for a tough 73-71 victory over Hemofarm Stada that sends the team through to the Eurocup Quarterfinals in the club’s debut season in the competition. Corsley Edwards scored 17 and grabbed 7 rebounds and Dontaye Draper added 15 points and 7 assists to pace the winners, who improved to 3-2 in Group I. Cedevita started strong with the game’s first 9 points, but Hemofarm fought back and head coach Aleksander Petrovic’s side trailed by 7 midway through the second quarter. Read more here.

February 22, 2011 - Aris topped Budivelnik 73-78

Aris BSA 2003 came from behind to beat Budivelnik on the road Tuesday night 73-78, a result that keeps Aris’s quarterfinals hopes alive. Bobby Brown scored 24 points and dished 5 assists to pace the winners, who improved to 2-3 in Group J. Budivelnik dropped to 3-2 and must win next week to avoid a tiebreaker that could keep it out of the next stage. The hosts led 42-27 at halftime, but Brown and co. opened the second half with a 1-17 charge to get back in the game. Read more here.

February 22, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 5

The Eurocup Last 16 enters pivotal Week 5 with just two teams - Unics in Group I and Cajasol in Group L - already qualified for the Quarterfinals. Accordingly, several high-profile clashed all over the continent could decide Quarterfinals spot this, as well as home court advantage in the next round or simply living to fight another week. Unics (4-0) can clinch first place in Group I if it beats Gran Canaria (1-3) or if Cedevita (2-2) loses against Hemofarm (1-3). Read more here.

February 19, 2011 - Countdown to Treviso!

The countdown to the 2011 Eurocup Finals is underway. With no former champions still alive, a new team will become the Eurocup champion in this, the competition’s ninth season. The road to Treviso, Italy - the fourth city to host the Eurocup’s main event – could prove to be a different one for the four teams that step onto the Palaverde floor for the semifinals on April 16. For some the story may have begun all the way back in September with the first rounds of qualifying for the Turkish Airlines Euroleague regular season. Others may have worked their way up to the competition through a two-game Eurocup Qualifying Round series. Read more here.

February 17, 2011 - Last 16 Week 4 co-MVPs: Damjan Rudez and Bracey Wright of Cedevita Zagreb

In addition to Cedevita's critical road win at Gran Canaria 2014, the team had plenty of things to celebrate. Not only did Cedevita drill 18 three-pointers in the 86-89 victory in Gran Canaria to break an all-time record for any road team, but two of its players - Damjan Rudez and Bracey Wright - shared co-MVP honors, each with a 28 performance index rating. Rudez, the Last 16 Week 3 MVP, had 23 points on 4-of-5 two-pointers and 5-of-7 three-pointers. He added 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks to reach a 28 index. Read more here.

February 16, 2011 - Cedevita sets Eurocup three-point marks

In addition to Cedevita's pivotal road win at Gran Canaria 2014, the team can also celebrate a pair of Eurocup records. Cedevita drilled 18 three-pointers in the 86-89 victory, the most by a visiting team in competition history. Moreover, the 35 triples combined from the team’s last game makes it the most three-pointers ever made by a team in back-to-back Eurocup games. Read more here.

February 15, 2011 - Budivelnik beat Le Mans 72-77

Budivelnik climbed into first place in Group J with a 72-77 come-from-behind victory at Le Mans. In his first Eurocup game, Dee Spencer scored 18 of his team-high 20 points in the second half to lead Budivelnik, which won its third straight game to improve to 3-1 in the Top 16. Budivelnik will have a chance to qualify for the playoffs next week when it hosts Aris BSA 2003. The game was close throughout. Budivelnik led for much of the first half, but was held scoreless for the first five-plus minutes of the third quarter as Le Mans rallied ahead. Read more here.

February 15, 2011 - Cajasol, an 81-95 road winner at Alba

Cajasol Sevilla made it to the Eurocup Quarterfinals by downing Alba Berlin 81-95 in Group L in Germany on Tuesday. Cajasol improved to 4-0 and already improved its best-ever results in European club competitions. Meanwhile, Alba dropped to 1-3 and faces a do-or-die showdown against Benetton Bwin at the O2 World next week. Paul Davis led the winners with 21 points. Louis Bullock added 18, Tariq Kirksay had 14 while Bojan Popovic got 12 for Cajasol. Read more here.

February 15, 2011 - Unics Kazan, still undefeated

Unics Kazan became the first team to clinch a ticket to the Eurocup quarterfinals with an impressive 90-72 home victory on Tuesday night over Hemofarm Stada. The victory is the seventh in a row for Kazan, which improved to 4-0 in the Last 16. Hemofarm fall to 1-3 with the loss and will need to battle it out against Cedevita and Gran Canaria for the final qualifying spot in Group I after suffering its third straight defeat. Read more here.

February 14, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 4

The Eurocup Last 16 returns on Tuesday with three teams carrying chances to reach the quarterfinals and two others hoping to stave off elimination. Last 16, Week 4 takes place over two days, with Tuesday featuring seven games in six countries. The drama begins from the first tip off at 17:00 CET in Group I, where Unics Kazan (3-0) hosts Hemofarm Stada (1-2) knowing that a win makes it the first quarterfinalist. Read more here.

February 2, 2011 - Last 16 Week 3 MVP: Damjan Rudez, Cedevita

The Last 16’s first application of a Eurocup rule limiting weekly MVPs to winning teams only has given Cedevita Zagreb forward Damjan Rudez that honor for Week 3 of this phase. Rudez led Cedevita to a 114-110 overtime home win against Gran Canaria 2014 with 35 points on 3-of-5 two-pointers, 7-of-13 three-pointers and 8-of-8 free throws. He added 2 rebounds, 2 assists, a block and 6 fouls drawn for a 35 index. It was by virtue of his team's victory, however, that Rudez was awarded ahead of Torin Francis, who had the week's highest index rating, 44. Panellinios lost at home against Benetton Bwin as Francis piled up 29 points on 11-for-11 two-point shooting while also collecting 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 7 fouls drawn. Read more here.

February 2, 2011 - Cedevita and Gran Canaria break Eurocup record

Not only was it an overtime showdown that went down to the wire, but the game between Cedevita Zagreb and Gran Canaria 2014 also set a Eurocup record for most three-pointers made in any singe game since the competition started in the 2002-03 season. Cedevita and Gran Canaria buried 17 three-pointers apiece to combine for 34, a new Eurocup record. Damjan Rudez was the big gun for Cedevita, with 7 triples made among 13 attempts, including 3 in the span of a minute early in overtime. Read more here.

February 1, 2011 - Cedevita outgunned Gran Canaria 114-110 in OT

Cedevita Zagreb notched a significant win in an overtime thriller 114-110 over Gran Canaria 2014 on Tuesday night at the Drazen Petrovic Basketball Center. Bracey Wright shared the spotlight with Damjan Rudez in a game for the ages. The game was the third-highest scoring game in Eurocup history and the most points in a game that did not go to at least two overtimes. Wright forced overtime by going to the line down three in the closing seconds of regulation and making his first free throw, intentionally missing the second and capturing the rebound in time to beat the buzzer with a fadeaway jumper and force overtime. Read more here.

February 1, 2011 - Unics outlasted Hemofarm 83-84

Unics Kazan narrowly defeated Hemofarm Stada 83-84 on Tuesday night at the Centar Millenium in a defining game in Group I. Unics Kazan remain undefeated through three games in the Eurocup Last 16 thanks to an impressive 28-point performance form star guard Terrell Lyday, who was perfect in 5 tries from downtown. Forward Vladimir Veremeenko was equally impressive in the victory with 17 points and 11 rebounds, while Kelly McCarty and Maciej Lampe each added 14 points. Hemofarm dropped to 1-2 and complicated its chances to reach the playoffs with the home loss. Read more here.

February 1, 2011 - Treviso, Italy to host Eurocup Finals!

Euroleague Basketball has announced that the 2010-11 Eurocup season will culminate with the Eurocup Finals in one of the continent's strongest basketball markets, Treviso, Italy, on April 16 and 17. The newest Eurocup champion will be crowned at the 5.144-seat Palaverde in Treviso, the home court of one this season’s Eurocup participants from Italy, Benetton Basket Bwin. Read more here.

February 1, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 3

The Eurocup Last 16 will reach the midway point Tuesday after eight more exciting contests in seven countries across Europe. There is sure to be high drama with four teams looking to extend perfect starts to this stage of the season, while another four target their first wins. That situation is taken to the extreme in Group K, where a pair of 2-0 teams meet and another set of 0-2 teams clash. Read more here.

January 28, 2011 - Last 16 Week 2 MVP: Paul Davis, Cajasol

Not only Cajasol managed to knock off previously undefeated Benetton Bwin to climb to first place in Group L, but center Paul Davis also managed to earn Last 16 Week 2 MVP honors with a 31 index. Davis led Cajasol to a 66-55 home win against Benetton with 22 points on 9-of-13 two-pointers and 4-of-5 free throws. He added 11 rebounds, 4 steals and 4 fouls drawn to reach that 31 index. Read more here.

January 25, 2011 - Unics overwhelmed Cedevita 76-94

Unics Kazan established itself as the Group I favorite after routing Cedevita Zagreb 76-94 on Tuesday at the Drazen Petrovic Basketball Center in the Croatian capital. Kelly McCarty scored 22 points and Terrell Lyday added 20 points and 6 assists as Kazan improved to 2-0. With Cedevita’s big man Corsley Edwards sidelined due to illness, the visitors dominated the glass and outrebounded the hosts 26-40. But that wasn’t the only key: Unics made 9 of 14 triples (64.3%). The game was close for the first half, but Unics took control with a 0-13 third-quarter run. Read more here.

January 25, 2011 - Le Mans rolled over Aris 85-70

Le Mans returned to the fight in Group J with a convincing 85-70 victory over Aris BSA 2003 on Tuesday. The result leaves a four-way tie in the Group J standings at 1-1. The hosts started the second half with an 18-4 run and never looked back. Aris cut the gap to 7 in the fourth quarter, but Le Mnas answered quickly to put the game away. Alex Acker dominated with 19 points and 6 assists to pace the winners, who visit Budivelnik next week. Read more here.

January 25, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 2

The race to the Eurocup Finals continues Tuesday with seven of Last 16 Week 2’s eight games lined up in six counties throughout Europe. It will be a pivotal week for all the groups as only one – Group L – features a clash of Week 1 winners. Accordingly, all three other groups have the potential to wind up with four teams knotted at 1-1 or with as many as two teams separating themselves from the rest with 2-0 starts. Read more here.

January 20, 2011 - Last 16 Week 1 MVP: Mike Scott, BG Goettingen

It took a near-perfect performance in a winning effort for any player to earn Last 16 Week 1 MVP honors, but that is what Mike Scott of BG Goettingen did on Tuesday. Goettingen succeeded in its first-ever Last 16 game, downing Le Mans 75-71, and Scott was instrumental in leading his team to victory. Scott shined with 27 points on 11-for-11 two-point and 5-for-5 free-throw shooting. Only his 0-for-2 three-point shooting denied Scott a perfect shooting night. Read more here.

January 19, 2011 - Hemofarm dominated Cedevita 86-73

Hemofarm Stada dominated Cedevita Zagreb 86-73 to start Last 16 Group I with a big win. The game was not as close as the final score would indicate, with the hosts leading by as many as 31 points before a late Cedevita rally. Hemofarm dominated inside and outrebounded Cedevita 47-24. Much of the damage was done in the first half, when Hemofarm grabbed 13 offensive boards and outrebounded its opponent 30-9 en route to a 50-29 halftime advantage. Read more here.

January 18, 2011 - Cajasol downing Panellinios 82-87 in OT

In a big thriller than went down to the wire, Cajasol Sevilla needed overtime to down Panellinios BC 82-87 in Group L in Lamia, Greece on Tuesday. Cajasol registered its third road win in this Eurocup season and Panellinios got its first home loss. Louis Bullock led the winners with 23 points. Mindaugas Katelynas added 16, Paul Davis had 14 while Tomas Satoransky got 13 for Cajasol. Torin Francis led 6 Panellinios players in double digits with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Read more here.

January 18, 2011 - Unics Kazan edged Gran Canaria 67-64

Unics Kazan started its Eurocup Last 16 adventure on the right foot with a 67-64 come-from-behind win over Gran Canaria 2014 in Group I. A 13-3 run in the fourth quarter fueled by a regained long-range shooting touch and a Hasan Rizvic block of a desperate Jaycee Carroll triple attempt in the closing moments were key for the victory. Ricky Minard paced Kazan with 16 points, while Maciej Lampe and Rizvic added 12 each, with the latter also grabbing 9 rebounds. Read more here.

January 18, 2011 - Game Center: Last 16, Week 1

The Last 16 gets rolling on Tuesday night with seven matchups in five countries across Europe as the best 16 teams from the regular season have their accomplishments wiped clean and begin anew in their attempts to advance to the quarterfinals. The action begins in Russia, where Unics Kazan hosts Gran Canaria 2014 at 17:00 CET in a Group I duel of regular season group winners. Tuesday’s second tip-off takes place in Greece, where one of the two teams from last season’s Eurocup Finals to return to the competition this season, Panellinios, welcomes Cajasol Sevilla at 18:00 CET in Group L. Read more here.

January 13, 2011 - Last 16 breakdown: Group L

It is not a stretch to say that each and every team in Group L has a legitimate reason to expect to reach the Eurocup quarterfinals. The combination of experience, star players and results from the regular season among the four Group L sides makes for a tough group and some hot action over the next two months. For starters, the only two undefeated teams in the Eurocup – Benetton Bwin Treviso and Alba Berlin – headline the group. Read more here.

January 12, 2011 - Last 16 breakdown: Group K

Four teams on the rise help make Group K an exciting one to watch. Three teams with glorious pasts and another that has slowly been growing into a regular Eurocup contender make up a wide-open group where any of the four teams could wind up on top or at the bottom. Galatasaray Café Crown is only three seasons removed from a run to the ULEB Cup semifinals and just last season shined as one of the best offensive teams in competition history. Read more here.

January 11, 2011 - Last 16 breakdown: Group J

Last 16 Group J features a mix of new and old blood, all with equal chances to rise up and fight for Eurocup glory. Two teams - BG Goettingen and Budivelnik – are in the competition for the first time. The other two – Aris and Le Mans – are not far removed from playing in the Euroleague. Assuming Goettingen and Budivelnik are inexperienced would be a mistake. Goettingen won the FIBA EuroChallenge last season and has many of the same players back. Budivelnik has an experienced roster headed by coach Josep Maria Berrocal, an assistant on Regal FC Barcelona’s Euroleague-winning squad last year. Read more here.

January 10, 2011 - Last 16 breakdown: Group I

Three traditional Eurocup powerhouses are joined by a newcomer to makeup an attractive foursome of teams in Group I. Both Unics Kazan and Hemofarm Stada are former Eurocup semifinalists – the latter doing so on three occasions – and Gran Canaria 2014 played in the quarterfinals last year. Meanwhile Cedevita is in its first Eurocup campaign, but has impressed so far. The teams boasts tremendous experience on the sidelines, with Unics led by Evgeny Pashutin, who coached CSKA Moscow to last season’s Euroleague Final Four. Cedevita coach Aca Petrovic is a former Euroleague winner as a player and also coached in the Euroleague, as has Gran Canaria boss Pedro Martinez. Read more here.

January 5, 2011 - Last 16, Schedule

Here you can check Eurocup 2010/2011 top 16 phase schedule.

January 5, 2011 - Gran Canaria, Budivelnik complete Eurocup Last 16!

eurocupThe Eurocup regular season came to an end on Tuesday with a postponed, critical game that sent the final two teams into the Last 16. Gran Canaria 2014 downed Buducnost m:tel 62-60 to become the Group C champion. The game had been suspended due to force majeure. That result allowed Budivelnik to reach the next round, too. Two weeks earlier, an exciting decision night of last-second dramas and individual highlights finished with seven more teams taking Last 16 places.  First through was Estudiantes from Group F, which won and benefited from undefeated Benetton knocking off PAOK. Nymburk won Group G, where Tariq Kirksay had 18 points and 8 rebounds as Cajasol won in Jerusalem to finish second at the hosts' expense. Panellinios won to advance from Group E, where Cantu came up short despite beating already-through Galatasaray. Read more here.

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