04 October, 2022
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Round of 16 picture: Groups taking shape ahead of the Play-In series

MIES (Switzerland) - The Basketball Champions League is in its seventh season. The format remains the same as last season, with the group winners advancing straight to the Round of 16, and the second- and third-placed teams going to the Play-In Series in January.

Both the Round of 16 groups and the Play-In pairings are predetermined by the draw, which was held over the summer in the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball. The question is, what if the season ended today?

Play-In pairings

The Play-In Series will be played as the best-of-three series in January. The second-placed teams from the Regular Season would have the home court advantage, meaning they would play Game 3 at home if necessary.

Here are the confirmed pairings:

A2 - B3

UCAM Murcia v Pinar Karsiyaka

B2 - A3

AEK v Tofas Bursa

C2 - D3

Hapoel Atsmon Holon v Igokea m:tel

D2 - C3

Bahcesehir College v Filou Oostende

E2 - F3


F2 - E3

SL Benfica v Darussafaka

G2 - H3

JDA Bourgogne Dijon v Peristeri bwin

H2 - G3

Rytas Vilnius v PAOK mateco

Round of 16 picture

The winners of the Play-In Series will join the eight group winners from the Regular Season in the Round of 16. It will be played in four groups of four teams, top two are moving to the Quarter-Finals.

Group I

A1 SIG Strasbourg
E1 Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem
D3 Igokea m:tel v C2 Hapoel Atsmon Holon
G2 JDA Bourgogne Dijon v H3 Peristeri bwin

Group J

B1 Telekom Baskets Bonn
F1 BAXI Manresa
C3 Filou Oostende v D2 Bahcesehir College
H2 Rytas Vilnius v G3 PAOK mateco

Group K

C1 Galatasaray Nef
G1 Unicaja
F3 Limoges CSP v E2 MHP RIESEN
B2 AEK v A3 Tofas Bursa

Group L

D1 Surne Bilbao
H1 Lenovo Tenerife
A2 UCAM Murcia v B3 Pinar Karsiyaka
E3 Darussafaka v F2 SL Benfica