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  Eurocup 2015-16 Last 32



February 11, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 6 MVP: Alen Omic, Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas

alen omicOne more time, the Last 32 reached a conclusion with 16 teams advancing to the Eurocup eighthfinals. Many thrillers took place for teams to clinch the last spots. That was not the case, however, for Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas, who had already booked a ticket to the next phase. With the team having done its homework, big man Alen Omic exploded for a career-high personal performance, and with an index rating of 37 he earned weekly MVP honors. Omic netted 18 points, pulled 17 rebounds (also a career high for him), dished 3 assists (another personal record), had 1 block and drew 7 fouls for a great all-around performance that led his team to a new home win. After him Stephane Lasme of Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul with ani ndex rating performance of 35 thanks to 15 points, 14 boards, 2 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks. Read more here.





February 9, 2016 - Last 32 Round 6: do-or-die time!

The Last 32 comes to an end this week and when the dust settles, only 16 teams will keep fighting for Eurocup glory. As many as seven teams have already made it to the eighthfinals, so nine spots are still open and a lot can happen! One game will be played on Tuesday, followed by 15 more on a decisive Wednesday. Also in play this week is home-court advantage in all the two-game series going forward: the eightfinals, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals. The team with the best Last 32 record will play at home in the second of each two-game series all the way until only one team is left standing – and that will be the 2015-16 Eurocup champion! Read more here.

Here is the schedule for Round 6:

GROUP G

Banvit Bandirma vs. Dominion Bilbao Basket 73-65
ratiopharm Ulm vs. FC Bayern Munich 74-65

GROUP H

Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas vs. Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 108-61
Avtodor Saratov vs. Strasbourg 87-80

GROUP I

Valencia Basket vs. EWE Baskets Oldenburg 77-62
Limoges CSP vs. PAOK Thessaloniki 79-61

GROUP J

Alba Berlin vs. Neptunas Klaipeda 76-62
Aris Thessaloniki vs. EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 83-68


GROUP K

Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir vs. Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 109-66
Dolomiti Energia Trento vs. Trabzonspor Medical Park 73-89

GROUP L

MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg vs. Zenit St Petersburg 85-72
Umana Reyer Venice vs. Stelmet Zielona Gora 58-68

GROUP M

Unics Kazan vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana 72-64
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv vs. Nizhny Novgorod 84-95

GROUP N

Szolnoki Olaj vs. CAI Zaragoza 70-80
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul vs. Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 87-69






February 4, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 5 MVP: Travis Peterson, Avtodor Saratov

travis petersonThe next-to-last round of the Last 32 featured several showdowns across Europe as five more teams secured tickets to the following stage. When the dust settled however, one player stood above the rest with the best individual performance, and it was none other than Travis Peterson of Avtodor Saratov, with a performance index rating of 33 that earned him weekly MVP honors. Peterson led his team to an authoritative road win at Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem thanks to his 29 points - including 7 of 10 threes -, 6 rebounds, 1 assists, 1 steal and 4 drawn fouls. This was Peterson's best individual performance so far in the Eurocup. A teammmate of Peterson's, Paul Stoll, also had the second best individual performance of the week, tied with Krunoslav Simon of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan, with a 32 index rating performance. Completing the top performances of the week were Nihad Dedovic and Alex Renfroe, both of FC Bayern Munich with, respective 31's. Read more here.





February 2, 2016 - Last 32 Round 5: Decision time!

Heading into the next-to-last round of the Last 32, three teams - Strasbourg and Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas in Group H, plus Unics Kazan in Group M - have already qualified to the Eurocup Eightfinals. Last 32 Round 5 will be a pivotal one, as many other teams can reach the next round, plus some others may run out of chances to advance. One game will be played on Tuesday - an all-Turkish showdown between Trabzonspor Medical Park and Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir in Group K - followed by 15 more on a busy Wednesday.

Here is the schedule for Round 5:

GROUP G

FC Bayern Munich vs. Banvit Bandirma 77-62
Dominion Bilbao Basket vs. ratiopharm Ulm 83-65

GROUP H

Strasbourg vs. Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas 68-79
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem vs. Avtodor Saratov 94-103

GROUP I

EWE Baskets Oldenburg vs. Limoges CSP 92-88
PAOK Thessaloniki vs. Valencia Basket 75-72

GROUP J

Neptunas Klaipeda vs. Aris Thessaloniki 72-68
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan vs. Alba Berlin 91-78


GROUP K

Trabzonspor Medical Park vs. Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir 43-76
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia vs. Dolomiti Energia Trento 72-84

GROUP L

Stelmet Zielona Gora vs. MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 76-81
Zenit St Petersburg vs. Umana Reyer Venice 79-72

GROUP M

Union Olimpija Ljubljana vs. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 73-66
Nizhny Novgorod vs. Unics Kazan 78-80

GROUP N

CAI Zaragoza vs. Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 85-68
Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari vs. Szolnoki Olaj 90-74






January 28, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 4 MVP: Adrien Moerman, Banvit Bandirma

adrien moermanBanvit Bandirma added a new win to its column this round to co-lead Group G, and the main factor for this success was none other than Adrien Moerman, who thanks to a performance index rating of 38, the highest this week overall, became the weekly MVP. Moerman scored 19 points with almost no miss (3 of 3 twos, 3 of 4 threes and 4 of 4 free throws), pulled 14 rebounds (carrer high for him), dished 1 assist, had 1 steal, 2 blocks and drew 4 fouls in a great all-around performance, his personal best in the Eurocup. Next in line was Victor Rudd of Nizhny Novgorod with his index rating performance of 31, which included 28 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 7 drawn fouls. Dairis Bertans of Dominion Bilbao Basket had an individual performance of 30 to complete the podium of the week. Read more here.





January 26, 2016 - Last 32 Round 4: First qualifiers could reach next phase

Last 32 Round 4 features rematches of all of last week's games, only this time in the other city, as the race for the Eurocup Eighthfinals becomes very much do or die. In fact, five teams in four different groups this week can become the first qualifiers to the next phase. The fun starts with four games on Tuesday and winds up with a dozen on Wednesday!

Here is the schedule for Round 4:

GROUP G

FC Bayern Munich vs. Dominion Bilbao Basket 88-90
Banvit Bandirma vs. ratiopharm Ulm 92-72

GROUP H

Avtodor Saratov vs. Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas 85-92
Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem vs. Strasbourg 69-79

GROUP I

Limoges CSP vs. Valencia Basket 82-67
EWE Baskets Oldenburg vs. PAOK Thessaloniki 83-71

GROUP J

Aris Thessaloniki vs. Alba Berlin 73-63
Neptunas Klaipeda vs. EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 73-74


GROUP K

Dolomiti Energia Trento vs. Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir 76-72
Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia vs. Trabzonspor Medical Park 89-76

GROUP L

Zenit St Petersburg vs. Stelmet Zielona Gora 69-73
Umana Reyer Venice vs. MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 71-64

GROUP M

Nizhny Novgorod vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana 81-74
Unics Kazan vs. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 78-68

GROUP N

Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari vs. CAI Zaragoza 75-72
Szolnoki Olaj vs. Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 54-74






January 21, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 3 MVP: Stephane Lasme, Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul

stephane lasmeGalatasaray Odeabank Istanbul took a valuable win against Szolnoki Olaj to stay atop Group N with a 2-1 record, midway through the Last 32. The main pillar of that home win was big man Stephane Lasme, who earned weekly MVP honors thanks to his index rating performance of 35, the highest among all Eurocup players this round. Lasme netted 20 points, pulled 12 rebounds, dished 4 assists, had 1 steal, 2 blocks and drew 4 fouls for a great all-around performance. This has also been his best Eurocup performance so far in his debut season in the competition. Two players with index rating performances of 34 each, Julian Wright of Dolomiti Energia Trento and Lasme's teammate Blake Schilb, followed. Dragan Milosavljevic of ALBA Berlin completes the top performances of Round 3 with his 32. Read more here.





January 19, 2016 - Last 32; Round 3: First games of 10-day double-headers

The Eurocup Last 32 enters a crucial stretch that begins with all teams playing the first of the two consecutive games against the same opponents over 10 days or less. Six of those teams have 2-0 records and know that another win will give them control of their respective groups. Among those teams, Valencia Basket is still undefeated on the season, while two others – Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and Unics Kazan – play each other. Action in Last 32 Round 3 starts with four games on Tuesday, and the remaining 12 games are scheduled for Wednesday.

Here is the schedule for Round 3:

GROUP G

ratiopharm Ulm vs. Banvit Bandirma 80-92
Dominion Bilbao Basket vs. FC Bayern Munich 76-78

GROUP H

Strasbourg vs. Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 75-71
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas vs. Avtodor Saratov 101-77

GROUP I

Valencia Basket vs. Limoges CSP 72-92
PAOK Thessaloniki vs. EWE Baskets Oldenburg 68-81

GROUP J

Alba Berlin vs. Aris Thessaloniki 82-67
EA7 Emporio Armani Milan vs. Neptunas Klaipeda 79-71


GROUP K

Trabzonspor Medical Park vs. Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 82-76
Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir vs. Dolomiti Energia Trento 79-85

GROUP L

Stelmet Zielona Gora vs. Zenit St Petersburg 76-90
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg vs. Umana Reyer Venice 94-84

GROUP M

Union Olimpija Ljubljana vs. Nizhny Novgorod 73-79
Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv vs. Unics Kazan 82-92

GROUP N

CAI Zaragoza vs. Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 87-75
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul vs. Szolnoki Olaj 87-59






January 14, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 2 MVP: Quino Colom, Unics Kazan

quino colomThere is no time like present for Unics Kazan's Quino Colom. The player from Andorra is going through the sweetest moment of his career as he managed to complete another impressive performance to become, again, the weekly MVP for the Last 32, Round 2 thanks to an index rating performance of 47, the highest this week in the Eurocup. This is Colom's third weekly award in the last four rounds, for a personal career-high which also ties for the sixth best individual performance ever in the competition. Colom scored 23 points (including 12 of 13 free throws), 4 rebounds, 10 assists, 5 steals and an impressive 13 drawn fouls. In his last six Eurocup games, Colom has been averaging a 30,1 index performance rating. Read more here.





January 12, 2016 - Last 32, Round 2: Home openers for 16 teams

The 2015-16 Eurocup Last 32 gets into full swing in Round 2 as 16 teams that were on the road last week now get to play in front of their home fans. Six of those home teams will be looking to build on last week's successes on the road and thereby improve to 2-0 records in their respective groups. The excitement starts with two games on Tuesday, before the remaining 14 games are scheduled for Wednesday.

Here is the schedule for Round 2:

GROUP G

Dominion Bilbao Basket vs. Banvit Bandirma 76-85
FC Bayern Munich vs. ratiopharm Ulm 83-69

GROUP H

Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem vs. Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas 64-75
Strasbourg vs. Avtodor Saratov 77-74

GROUP I

PAOK Thessaloniki vs. Limoges CSP 88-75
EWE Baskets Oldenburg vs. Valencia Basket 89-108

GROUP J

EA7 Emporio Armani Milan vs. Aris Thessaloniki 95-54
Neptunas Klaipeda vs. Alba Berlin 73-65


GROUP K

Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia vs. Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir 88-81
Trabzonspor Medical Park vs. Dolomiti Energia Trento 92-70

GROUP L

Zenit St Petersburg vs. MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 83-80
Stelmet Zielona Gora vs. Umana Reyer Venice 83-92

GROUP M

Nizhny Novgorod vs. Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 83-87
Union Olimpija Ljubljana vs. Unics Kazan 83-89

GROUP N

Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari vs. Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul 79-74
CAI Zaragoza vs. Szolnoki Olaj 88-60






January 8, 2016 - Eurocup Last 32 Round 1 MVP: Quino Colom, Unics Kazan

quion colomThe Eurocup started the second phase of the season with the opening week of the Last 32, 16 battles across the continent to start paving the road for the elimination rounds. When the dust settled, one of the hottest players this season, Quino Colom of Unics Kazan, emerged with the first weekly MVP honors for 2016 thanks to his index rating perfoemance of 41, the best overall this week. Colom led his team with 25 points, 5 rebounds, 12 assists 1 steal and 8 drawn fouls for his second weekly accolade this season. It was also Colom's best career performance in the Eurocup. Travis Peterson of Avtodor Saratov followed in this week's top performances thanks to his index rating performance of 39 to help his team take the first Last 32 win. Peterson netted 29 points and pulled 14 rebounds for the mark. Read more here.





January 5, 2016 - Last 32, Round 1: All teams aiming for strong starts

Everything is set for the 2015-16 Eurocup Last 32. With eight squads arriving from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, the new phase has eight groups of four teams each that feature three-time Eurocup champion Valencia Basket looking to stay perfect and six-time Euroleague champion Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv making its competition debut. The Last 32 tips off with three games on Tuesday and the remaining 13 game scheduled for Wednesday.

Here is the schedule for Round 1:

GROUP G

ratiopharm Ulm vs. Dominion Bilbao Basket 75-93
Banvit Bandirma vs. FC Bayern Munich 83-85

GROUP H

Avtodor Saratov vs. Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem 105-96
Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas vs. Strasbourg 76-85

GROUP I

Limoges CSP vs. EWE Baskets Oldenburg 78-87
Valencia Basket vs. PAOK Thessaloniki 78-62

GROUP J

Aris Thessaloniki vs. Neptunas Klaipeda 84-58
Alba Berlin vs. EA7 Emporio Armani Milan 83-67


GROUP K

Dolomiti Energia Trento vs. Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia 82-63
Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir vs. Trabzonspor Medical Park 81-68

GROUP L

Umana Reyer Venice vs. Zenit St Petersburg 84-86
MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg vs. Stelmet Zielona Gora 73-82

GROUP M

Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv vs. Union Olimpija Ljubljana 82-73
Unics Kazan vs. Nizhny Novgorod 84-74

GROUP N

Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul vs. CAI Zaragoza 103-68
Szolnoki Olaj vs. Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari 86-75






December 30, 2015

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group G

With four teams accustomed to playing at this stage of the Eurocup season, including a former finalist that features three veterans who were once champions of the competition, Group G offers a test that will require consistently strong basketball at both ends of the court. Read more here.

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group H

Group H promises to not only be a battle of skilled teams featuring a former champion and last season’s runner-up alongside a hungry newcomer, but also a test of endurance with lengthy road trips in every direction. Read more here.

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group I

Group I presents teams with rich histories of winning; two-time reigning French champion Limoges CSP is the only club from its country to win the Euroleague; Valencia has won a record three Eurocup crowns, PAOK has won both the Saporta and Korac Cups and Oldenburg won its first German cup just last season. Read more here.

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group J

Group J boasts both great strength and tradition. In addition to EA7 Emporio Armani Milan which arrives from the Turkish Airlines Euroleague, both ALBA Berlin and Neptunas Klaipeda competed in Europe’s premier club competition last season. And the fourth team, Aris Thessaloniki, has three continental trophies on its shelf. Read more here.

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group K

Group K has a somewhat unusual makeup with two teams from Turkey – Trabzonspor Medical Park and Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir – plus two from Italy – Dolomiti Energia Trento and Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia. Between them there are two Eurocup debutants and two that have been to the quarterfinals before. Read more here.

Breakdown: Eurocup Last 32, Group L

Group L features a couple familiar foes in the Last 32 – the Polish champ Stelmet Zielona Gora and Zenit St. Petersburg – who meat two fresh names in MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and Umana Reyer Venice. Read more here.




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