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2011–12 FIBA EuroChallenge

2011–12 FIBA EuroChallenge was the eighth edition of Europe's third-tier level transnational men's professional club basketball FIBA EuroChallenge Tournament, organized by FIBA Europe.

FIBA EuroChallenge
Competition details
Season 2011–12
Teams 32
Dates 8 November 2011 – 29 April 2012
Final positions
Champions Turkey Beşiktaş Milangaz (1st title)
Runners-up France Élan Chalon
Third place Russia Triumph Lyubertsy
Fourth place Hungary Szolnoki Olaj
Awards
Final Four MVP United Kingdom Pops Mensah-Bonsu
Statistical leaders
Points United States Chris Copeland
20.1
Rebounds United Kingdom Pops Mensah-Bonsu
11.8
Assists United States Jared Jordan
8.8

Contents

TeamsEdit

The labels in the parentheses show how each team qualified for the place of its starting round.

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, etc.: League position after eventual Playoffs
  • EC: Transferred from Eurocup
    • QR: Losers from qualifying rounds
Regular season
  Artland Dragons (EC QR)   Pınar Karşıyaka (EC QR)   ETHA Engomis (EC QR)   ZZ Leiden (1st)
  EWE Baskets Oldenburg (6th)   Beşiktaş Milangaz (EC QR)   Keravnos (4th)   U Mobitelco Cluj-Napoca (1st)
  Göttingen (7th)   Olin Edirne (7th)   Prostějov (2nd)   Norrköping Dolphins (EC QR)
  Telekom Baskets Bonn (13th)   Türk Telekom (10th)   Pardubice (EC QR)   Mad-Croc Funelabrada (7th)
  Élan Chalon (EC QR)   Generali Okapi Aalstar (2nd)   Goverla (3rd)   Ventspils (EC QR)
  Chorale Roanne (6th)   Antwerp Giants (5th)   Khimik (12th)  
  Pau-Lacq-Orthez (10th)   Bemaco SPU Nitra (1st)   Armia (1st)  
Qualifying round
  Enisey (6th)   Spartak Primorye[a] (2nd)   Minsk-2006 (1st)   Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions (6th)
  Krasnye Krylia (7th)   Szolnoki Olaj (1st)   Sokhumi (4th)   Tampereen Pyrintö (1st)
  Triumph Lyubertsy (10th)   Atomerőmű SE (3rd)
  1. ^ Spartak Primorye finished second in the Russian Super League 1, the second division in Russia. (2nd)

Qualifying roundEdit

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Spartak Primorye   141–147   Enisey 75–58 66–89
Triumph Lyubertsy   168–151   Krasnye Krylya 94–71 74–80
Sokhumi   157–175   Minsk-2006 94–78 63–97
Atomerőmű SE   155–128   Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions 70–48 80–85
Tampereen Pyrintö   134–137   Szolnoki Olaj 77–69 57–68

Regular seasonEdit

The 32 teams are drawn into eight groups of four. In each group, teams play against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The group winners and runners-up advance to the last 16, while the third-placed teams and fourth-placed teams are eliminated.

If teams in the same group finished tied on points at the end of the regular season, tiebreakers were applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record.
  2. Head-to-head point differential.
  3. Point differential during the regular season.
  4. Points scored during the regular season.
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each regular season match.

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification EWE FUE NIT NOR
1   EWE Baskets Oldenburg 6 6 0 534 428 +106 12 Advance to last 16 85–66 88–79 106–61
2   Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada 6 4 2 530 477 +53 10 77–83 93–80 89–75
3   Bemaco SPU Nitra 6 1 5 478 504 −26 7 72–77 75–86 108–78
4   Norrköping Dolphins 6 1 5 448 581 −133 7 73–95 79–119 82–64
Source: FIBA Europe

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification BJK ZZL ARM GÖT
1   Beşiktaş Milangaz 6 6 0 543 437 +106 12 Advance to last 16 76–69 103–82 105–94
2   ZZ Leiden 6 3 3 434 437 −3 9 58–86 76–59 80–71
3   Armia 6 3 3 441 464 −23 9 75–77 74–71 82–76
4   Göttingen 6 0 6 432 512 −80 6 59–96 71–80 61–69
Source: FIBA Europe

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification ROA PAR PRO GOV
1   Chorale Roanne 6 5 1 490 451 +39 11 Advance to last 16 88–73 87–70 81–78
2   JIP Pardubice 6 4 2 478 476 +2 10 82–77 98–84 72–69
3   Prostějov 6 3 3 476 487 −11 9 85–87 82–76 78–64
4   Goverla 6 0 6 425 455 −30 6 63–70 76–77 75–77
Source: FIBA Europe

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification NN VEN KHI ATO
1   Nizhny Novgorod 6 4 2 492 425 +67 10 Advance to last 16 77–63 85–73 96–51
2   Ventspils 6 4 2 436 422 +14 10 77–75 81–55 69–56
3   Khimik 6 3 3 446 451 −5 9 78–87 81–67 83–58
4   Atomerőmű SE 6 1 5 399 475 −76 7 83–72 78–79 73–76
Source: FIBA Europe

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification CHA ANT ENI MOB
1   Élan Chalon 6 5 1 479 481 −2 11 Advance to last 16 65–90 87–79 83–74
2   Antwerp Giants 6 4 2 474 424 +50 10 78–79 73–69 87–63
3   Enisey 6 2 4 458 468 −10 8 79–80 76–72 73–81
4   U Mobitelco Cluj-Napoca 6 1 5 446 484 −38 7 81–85 72–74 75–82
Source: FIBA Europe

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification TRI OKA ETHA OLI
1   Triumph Lyubertsy 6 4 2 451 434 +17 10 Advance to last 16 83–78 60–68 70–61
2   Generali Okapi Aalstar 6 3 3 511 463 +48 9 83–84 89–73 95–70
3   ETHA Engomis 6 3 3 409 438 −29 9 55–72 61–80 70–67
4   Olin Edirne 6 2 4 449 485 −36 8 89–82 70–82 92–86
Source: FIBA Europe

Group GEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification BON KSK MIN TUR
1   Telekom Baskets Bonn 6 4 2 490 452 +38 10 Advance to last 16 80–65 93–81 87–80
2   Pınar Karşıyaka 6 3 3 476 477 −1 9 66–65 103–105 81–83
3   Minsk-2006 6 3 3 487 515 −28 9 79–71 70–79 74–93
4   Türk Telekom 6 2 4 487 496 −9 8 81–94 74–82 76–78
Source: FIBA Europe

Group HEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification ART SZO KER PAU
1   Artland Dragons 6 5 1 520 480 +40 11 Advance to last 16 86–78 93–75 87–81
2   Szolnoki Olaj 6 4 2 500 483 +17 10 90–85 81–93 85–70
3   Keravnos 6 2 4 483 511 −28 8 81–93 82–91 67–70
4   Pau-Lacq-Orthez 6 1 5 446 475 −29 7 75–76 67–75 83–85
Source: FIBA Europe

Last 16Edit

The sixteen teams were divided in four groups of four. In each group, teams play against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The group winners and runners-up advance to the quarterfinals, while the third-placed teams and fourth-placed teams are eliminated.

Group IEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification VEN ROA EWE ZZL
1   Ventspils 6 4 2 455 448 +7 10 Advance to quarterfinals 94–92 74–61 69–73
2   Chorale Roanne 6 3 3 505 464 +41 9 88–89 86–80 91–56
3   EWE Baskets Oldenburg 6 3 3 456 447 +9 9 77–69 82–80 85–62
4   ZZ Leiden 6 2 4 387 444 −57 8 57–60 63–68 76–71
Source: FIBA Europe

Group JEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification CHA SZO BON OKA
1   Élan Chalon 6 3 3 494 467 +27 9 Advance to quarterfinals 85–64 88–66 87–72
2   Szolnoki Olaj 6 3 3 521 511 +10 9 90–81 96–94 112–76
3   Telekom Baskets Bonn 6 3 3 497 509 −12 9 91–89 89–75 71–63
4   Generali Okapi Aalstar 6 3 3 479 504 −25 9 84–64 86–84 98–86
Source: FIBA Europe

Group KEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification FUE BJK NN PAR
1   Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada 6 6 0 465 430 +35 12 Advance to quarterfinals 72–70 73–70 85–70
2   Beşiktaş Milangaz 6 4 2 458 433 +25 10 77–78 82–80 78–70
3   Nizhny Novgorod 6 1 5 450 460 −10 7 70–78 64–75 86–65
4   Pardubice 6 1 5 434 484 −50 7 73–79 69–76 87–80
Source: FIBA Europe

Group LEdit

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification ART TRI KSK ANT
1   Artland Dragons 6 5 1 495 478 +17 11 Advance to quarterfinals 83–74 95–88 81–71
2   Triumph Lyubertsy 6 3 3 452 463 −11 9 87–70 75–90 79–60
3   Pınar Karşıyaka 6 2 4 487 488 −1 8 95–99 77–79 70–51
4   Port of Antwerp Giants 6 2 4 417 422 −5 8 63–67 83–58 89–67
Source: FIBA Europe

Quarter-finalsEdit

The eight teams that advanced from the last 16 be played in a best-of-three playoff format. Matches were played on 13, 15 and 20 March. Team 1 played the first and the third game (if necessary) at home.

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
Ventspils   1–2   Szolnoki Olaj 82–63 76–82 78–82
Élan Chalon   2–0   Chorale Roanne 75–73 78–76 0
Mad-Croc Fuenlabrada   1–2   Triumph Lyubertsy 75–76 78–68 65–80
Artland Dragons   0–2   Beşiktaş Milangaz 73–74 63–77 0

Final FourEdit

The Final Four was held from 27 until 29 April 2012 in the Főnix Hall at Debrecen, Hungary.[1]

 
Semifinals
27 April
Final
29 April
 
      
 
 
 
 
  Szolnoki Olaj 60
 
 
 
  Beşiktaş Milangaz 64
 
  Beşiktaş Milangaz91
 
 
 
  Élan Chalon86
 
  Élan Chalon 84
 
 
  Triumph Lyubertsy 69
 
Third place game
 
 
 
 
 
  Szolnoki Olaj 87
 
 
  Triumph Lyubertsy 94

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Szolnoki Olaj KK will host Final Four FIBA Europe. March 26, 2012

External linksEdit