1980–81 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup

The 1980–81 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup was the fifteenth edition of FIBA's 2nd-tier level European-wide professional club basketball competition, contested between national domestic cup champions, running from 7 October 1980, to 18 March 1981. It was contested by 20 teams, two less than in the previous edition.[1]

1980–81 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
LeagueFIBA European Cup Winners' Cup
SportBasketball
Finals
ChampionsItaly Squibb Cantù
  Runners-upSpain FC Barcelona
FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup seasons

Squibb Cantù defeated FC Barcelona, in the final held in Rome, winning the FIBA European Cup Winner's Cup for a (European record) fourth time.

ParticipantsEdit

First roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
AEL   134–202   Levski-Spartak 65–102 69-100
Sandvika   124–123   Peli-Karhut 60–60 64–63
Hapoel Ramat Gan   184–188   Parker Leiden 97–96 87–92
Olympiacos   125–138   Verviers-Pepinster 58–67 67–71
Union Récréation Alexandria   59–88   Moderne 59–86 0–2*
Klosterneuburg   152–146   Soproni MAFC 88–63 64–83
Valur   169–230   Cibona 79–110 90–120

*Union Récréation Alexandria withdrew before the second leg and Moderne received a forfeit (2-0).

Second roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Levski-Spartak   155–157   Efes Pilsen 73–66 82-91
Sandvika   135–215   Žalgiris 68–101 67–114
Parker Leiden   176–143   Verviers-Pepinster 93–73 83–70
Doncaster Panthers   138–152   Moderne 78–66 60–86
Klosterneuburg   149–168   Cibona 74–84 75–84
Automatically qualified to the Quarter finals group stage

QuarterfinalsEdit

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

Group AEdit

  FCB   VAR   LEI   EFE
  FCB 76-68 105-90 104-66
  VAR 102-88 92-74 88-69
  LEI 76-97 85-84 91-72
  EFE 66-100 74-84 86-90
Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   FC Barcelona 6 11 5 1 570 468 +102
2.   Turisanda Varese 6 10 4 2 518 466 +52
3.   Parker Leiden 6 9 3 3 506 536 -30
4.   Efes Pilsen 6 6 0 6 433 557 -124

Group BEdit

  CAN   CIB   MOD   ŽAL
  CAN 99-81 86-72 94-59
  CIB 98-99 86-84 107-77
  MOD 86-96 81-82 111-87
  ŽAL 75-82 75-82 93-87
Team Pld Pts W L PF PA PD
1.   Squibb Cantù 6 12 6 0 556 471 +85
2.   Cibona 6 10 4 2 536 515 +21
3.   Moderne 6 7 1 5 521 530 -9
4.   Žalgiris 6 7 1 5 466 563 -97

SemifinalsEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FC Barcelona   167–164   Cibona 92–85 75–79
Turisanda Varese   149–172   Squibb Cantù 84–94 65–78

FinalEdit

March 18, Palaeur, Rome

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Squibb Cantù   86–82   FC Barcelona
1980–81 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup Champions
 
Squibb Cantù
4th title

ReferencesEdit

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

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