Play-Offs pairings set in Basketball Champions League
MIES, Switzerland (Basketball Champions League) - The Basketball Champions League Play-Offs pairings were confirmed during a draw on Wednesday morning at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.
Here are the results of the draw:
Draw for the Round of 16
Games will be played over two rounds (Mar 6/7 and 13/14) on head-to-head format.
The teams having finished 1st and 2nd of their Regular Season group are seeded and will play the second leg of the Round of 16 at home. The teams having finished 3rd and 4th of their Regular Season group are unseeded and will play the first leg of the Round of 16 at home.
The Round of 16 pairings are as follows (the team listed second plays the return leg at home):
PAOK (GRE) v Pinar Karsiyaka (TUR)
Nanterre 92 (FRA) v Banvit (TUR)
AEK (GRE) v CEZ Nymburk (CZE)
EWE Baskets Oldenburg (GER) v MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg (GER)
Stelmet Enea Zielona Gora (POL) v AS Monaco (FRA)
medi Bayreuth (GER) v Besiktas Sompo Japan (TUR)
UCAM Murcia (ESP) v Iberostar Tenerife (ESP)
Neptunas Klaipeda (LTU) v SIG Strasbourg (FRA)
Draw for the Quarter-Finals
Games will be played over two rounds (Mar 27/28 and Apr 3/4) on head-to-head format.
The pairings 5-8 (Pot 4 vs Pot 1) are seeded and will play the second leg of the Quarter-Finals at home. The pairings 1-4 (Pot 3 vs Pot 2) are unseeded and will play the first leg of the Quarter-Finals at home.
The Quarter-Final pairings are as follows (the pairing listed second plays the return leg at home):
Winner of Nanterre 92/Banvit v Winner of Stelmet Enea Zielona Gora/AS Monaco
Winner of PAOK/Pinar Karsiyaka v Winner of UCAM Murcia/Iberostar Tenerife
Winner of AEK/CEZ Nymburk v Winner of Neptunas Klaipeda/SIG Strasbourg
Winner of EWE Baskets Oldenburg/MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg v Winner of medi Bayreuth/Besiktas Sompo Japan
The four teams to advance from the Quarter-Finals will meet in the Final Four on May 4-6. The location will be announced after completion of the Quarter-Finals, at the end of the first week of April. An additional draw will determine the Semi-Finals and will take place in the Final Four host city the following week.
You can re-watch the Play-Offs Draw here: