1978–79 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1978–79 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup was the thirteenth edition of FIBA's 2nd-tier level European-wide professional club basketball competition, contested between national domestic cup champions, running from 1 November 1978, to 22 March 1979. It was contested by 20 teams, two less than in the previous edition.[1]

1978–79 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
LeagueFIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
SportBasketball
Finals
ChampionsItaly Gabetti Cantù
  Runners-upNetherlands EBBC
FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup seasons

Gabetti Cantù defeated the Dutch League club, Den Bosch, in a final held in Poreč, winning the FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup for the third consecutive time.

ParticipantsEdit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
EBBC   169–148   Hapoel Tel Aviv 83–67 86–81
Avanti Brugge   208–127   Etzella 110–61 98–66
Radnički Belgrade   207–176   Tofaş 114–79 93–97
Dukla Olomouc   146–140   Vasas 67–57 79–83
Helsingborg   187–142   BMS 106–66 81–76
Playhonka   176–187   Śląsk Wrocław 98–87 78–100
Sangalhos   123–235   UBSC Wien 72–97 51–138

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
EBBC   179–152   Avanti Brugge 106–67 73–85
Radnički Belgrade   208–168   Dukla Olomouc 111–83 97–85
Helsingborg   147–183   Śląsk Wrocław 64–82 83–101
UBSC Wien   203–159   Team Fiat Stars 115–77 88–82
ÍS   158–249   FC Barcelona 79–125 79–124
Automatically qualified to the quarter finals

QuarterfinalsEdit

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

Group AEdit

  FCB   SIN   RAD   UBSC
  FCB 95-81 102-95 106-82
  SIN 86-73 94-81 89-68
  RAD 92-99 96-95 74-71
  UBSC 84-91 86-94 82-88
Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   FC Barcelona 6 11 5 1 566 520 +46
2.   Sinudyne Bologna 6 10 4 2 539 499 +40
3.   Radnički Belgrade 6 9 3 3 526 543 -17
4.   UBSC Wien 6 6 0 6 473 542 -69

Group BEdit

  EBBC   CAN   ASV   SLA
  EBBC 95-90 94-74 111-87
  CAN 91-75 90-81 80-70
  ASV 68-73 116-89 102-84
  SLA 72-88 81-108 86-96
Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   EBBC 6 11 5 1 536 482 +54
2.   Gabetti Cantù 6 10 4 2 548 518 +30
3.   ASVEL 6 9 3 3 537 516 +21
4.   Śląsk Wrocław 6 6 0 6 480 585 -105

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Barcelona   172–185   Gabetti Cantù 89–84 83–101
Sinudyne Bologna   177–178   EBBC 85–73 92–105

FinalEdit

March 22, SRC Veli Jože, Poreč

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Gabetti Cantù   83–73   EBBC
1978–79 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup Champions
 
Gabetti Cantù
3rd title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saporta Cup (C2)". linguasport.com. Retrieved 2014-07-19.

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