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Week 6 Tuesday Round of 16 games preview

MIES (Switzerland) - The final week of the Round of 16 is set for action and it begins Tuesday March 22 with three games, including a Group K matchup that has major implications for the Quarter-Finals.

Here's a look at the three games scheduled for Tuesday:

Game 1: Filou Oostende (1-2) vs. U-BT Cluj Napoca (2-1) - Group K

Where: Oostende, Belgium

When: 20:00 CET

Oostende would advance with a win by six or more points. All other results will send Cluj Napoca and Unicaja through to the elite eight.


Points per game: Levi Randolph 18.6
Rebounds per game: Amida Brimah 7.0
Assists per game: Dusan Djordjevic 4.1
Steals per game: Levi Randolph, Phil Booth, Demitrius Conger 1.0
Blocks per game: Amida Brimah 2.7

  • Oostende have alternated between wins and defeats in their nine home games in the BCL since the beginning of last season, winning the most recent one (86-68 vs. Unicaja); they have scored 85+ points in each of their last two BCL games but have never done it in three games in a row.
  • Oostende are the only team to score 50% or more of their field goals in the BCL this season (50.4%) and Cluj Napoca are fifth in that ranking (47.3%); Oostende were already the most accurate team in the BCL last season, making 50.7% of their field goals.
  • Levi Randolph scored 35 points last week against Unicaja, his best tally and the most for a player in a game with Oostende in the competition; he has scored more points this season (232) than in any of his previous two seasons in the BCL (202 in 2016-17 and 126 in 2017-18).

Cluj Napoca

Points per game: Brandon Brown 16.6
Rebounds per game: Dustin Hogue 7.0
Assists per game: Brandon Brown 5.9
Steals per game: Brandon Brown 1.7
Blocks per game: Elijah Stewart 1.2

  • Cluj Napoca have lost their last BCL game (70-86 vs. Unicaja) but are yet to lose consecutive games in the competition; none of their four away games in the competition ended with a margin greater than 10 points (W3 L1).
  • Brandon Brown scored 25 points in the reverse fixture against Oostende, his most in a game this season, scoring six three-pointers, the most for a player in a BCL game with Cluj Napoca.

Game 2: BAXI Manresa (3-2) vs. Tofas Bursa (4-1) - Group J

Where: Manresa, Spain

When: 20:30 CET


Points per game: Joe Thomasson 12.9
Rebounds per game: Ismael Bako 7.2
Assists per game: Dani Perez 4.5
Steals per game: Joe Thomasson 1.2
Blocks per game: Ismael Bako 1.1

  • Manresa have won four of their five home games this season in the BCL, including each of the last two by margins of 15+ points; they are the only team to have scored 80+ points in each of their home games in the BCL this season.
  • Manresa are averaging the most points scored per game in the BCL this season (85.4), however only SIG Strasbourg (30.3) have scored more field goals per game than Tofas (30.0); Tofas are also the team to have conceded the fewest field goals per game this season (25.4).
  • Chima Moneke has scored 71 points in his four playoffs games in the BCL, after scoring a total of 51 points in his six games during the regular season; he scored 26 points last week against Darussafaka, tied for the most by a bench player for Manresa in a BCL game.

Points per game: Tyler Ennis 15.0
Rebounds per game: Jeremy Simmons 6.2
Assists per game: Berk Ugurlu 4.7
Steals per game: Kasey Shepherd 1.5
Blocks per game: Jeremy Simmons 1.1

  • Four of Tofas' five away games this season in the BCL ended with margin of five points or fewer (W2 L2) while the other one ended with a margin of 41 points (W 92-51 vs. Nutribullet Treviso); they have conceded between 70 and 80 points in seven of their last eight away games in the competition.
  • Tofas have won 10 of the last 11 BCL games where Tomislav Zubcic was a starter and have lost each of the three where he was a bench player; Zubcic was the best point scorer for Tofas the last time they faced Manresa (16pts), scoring as many three-pointers (3) as his teammates combined.

Game 3: Nutribullet Treviso (0-5) vs. Darussafaka (3-2) - Group J

Where: Treviso, Italy

When: 20:30 CET


Points per game: Henry Sims 15.0
Rebounds per game: Henry Sims 7.5
Assists per game: DeWayne Russell 4.6
Steals per game: DeWayne Russell 1.1
Blocks per game: Henry Sims 1.5

  • Treviso have lost their five games in this round of 16 after winning six of their first eight BCL games; they have conceded on average 98 points per game in their last two home games in the competition (L2), after conceding an average of 72 points per game in the previous four (W4).
  • Treviso's Giordano Bortolani has scored 19+ points in each of his five games in the round of 16 after never reaching that mark in his previous eight games in the competition; he scored 10/10 of his free-throws last week against Tofas, tied for the best for a player with 100% success from the line in a BCL game this term.

Points per game: Gabe Olaseni 13.2
Rebounds per game: Gabe Olaseni 6.1
Assists per game: Troy Caupain 5.4
Steals per game: Dogus Ozdemiroglu 2.5
Blocks per game: Nathan Boothe, Gabe Olaseni 0.6

  • Darussafaka have win their last two BCL games and will attempt to win three in a row for the first time in the competition; they have won five of their eight games played in 2022 after winning only three of their 12 games played in the BCL in 2020 and 2021.
  • Darussafaka are the only team to have scored 600+ points from their two-pointers in the BCL this season (608) and have the biggest point-difference between their two-pointers and three-pointers (326 – 282 pts from 3P); on the other hand, Treviso are one of the two teams to have scored 400+ points from behind the arc (417 – Tenerife 447).
  • Darussafaka had three players scoring 20+ points last week against Manresa (Troy Caupain 20, Isaiah Pineiro 20 & Nathan Boothe 22), only the second time it happened for a team this season in the BCL; the only other team that achieved that this season was Treviso, two weeks ago, also against Manresa.