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1975–76 FIBA European Champions Cup

The 1975–76 FIBA European Champions Cup was the 19th edition of the European top-tier level professional basketball club competition FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague). The Final was held at the Patinoire des Vernets, in Geneva, Switzerland, on April 1, 1976. In a third consecutive final for these two teams, Mobilgirgi Varese defeated Real Madrid, by a result of 81–74.

1975–76 FIBA European Champions Cup
LeagueFIBA European Champions Cup
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ChampionsItaly Mobilgirgi Varese
  Runners-upSpain Real Madrid
FIBA European Champions Cup seasons

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Competition systemEdit

23 teams. European national domestic league champions, plus the then current FIBA European Champions Cup title holders only, playing in a tournament system. The Final was a single game, played on a neutral court.

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Beşiktaş   151–173   Federale 90–70 61–103
Al-Zamalek   133–167   Academic 69–74 64–93
Resovia Rzeszów   185–137   Jalaa 109–67 76–70
Alvik   134–135   Turun NMKY 76–67 58–68

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ÍR   0–4*   Real Madrid 0–2 0–2
T71 Dudelange   123–207   Birra Forst Cantù 76–97 47–110
Federale   162–158   Dukla Olomouc 91–73 71–85
Gießen 46ers   158–159   Academic 89–75 69–84
Resovia Rzeszów   156–164   Sefra Wien 83–88 73–76
Embassy All-Stars   153–207   Transol RZ 87–90 66–117
Panathinaikos   151–156   Turun NMKY 96–78 55–78

*ÍR withdrew before the first leg, so Real Madrid went through with a walkover.

Automatically qualified to the group stage

Quarterfinals group stageEdit

The quarterfinals were played with a round-robin system, in which every Two Game series (TGS) constituted as one game for the record.

Key to colors
     Top two places in each group advance to Semifinals

Group AEdit

Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   Mobilgirgi Varese 5 10 5 0 886 729 +157
2.   ASVEL 5 9 4 1 783 764 +19
3.   Maes Pils 5 8 3 2 847 780 +67
4.   Academic 5 6 1 4 813 871 -58
5.   Turun NMKY 5 6 1 4 784 913 -129
6.   Zadar 5 6 1 4 817 873 -56

Group BEdit

Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   Real Madrid 5 10 5 0 1070 869 +201
2.   Birra Forst Cantù 5 9 4 1 960 849 +111
3.   Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv 5 8 3 2 894 905 -11
4.   Sefra Wien 5 7 2 3 833 839 -6
5.   Transol RZ 5 6 1 4 855 1025 -170
6.   Federale 5 5 0 5 859 984 -125

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Mobilgirgi Varese   173–155   Birra Forst Cantù 95–85 78–70
Real Madrid   212–178   ASVEL 113–77 99–101

FinalEdit

April 1, Patinoire des Vernets, Geneva

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Mobilgirgi Varese   81–74   Real Madrid


1975–76 FIBA European Champions Cup
Champions
 
Mobilgirgi Varese
5th Title

AwardsEdit

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