2018–19 BBL-Pokal

The 2018–19 BBL-Pokal was the 52nd season of the German Basketball Cup, the domestic cup competition of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). This was the first season with the new format, which changed to a sixteen team knock-out tournament, with the sixteen highest seeded teams from the previous season qualifying.[1]

2018–19 BBL-Pokal
Season2018–19
Dates2 October 2018 – 17 February 2019
Number of games15
Number of teams16
Finals
ChampionsBrose Bamberg (5th title)
  Runners-upAlba Berlin
2018

Brose Bamberg won their fifth title after a one-point win over Alba Berlin in the final.[2] Nikos Zisis hit the game-winner with 2.4 seconds left to give Bamberg the win by a one-point margin.

ParticipantsEdit

The sixteen highest placed teams from the 2017–18 Basketball Bundesliga, without the relegated teams and promoted teams, qualified for the tournament.

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich 34 31 3 3011 2573 +438 62 Qualified
2 Alba Berlin 34 29 5 3044 2540 +504 58
3 MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg 34 26 8 2932 2574 +358 52
4 Brose Bamberg 34 22 12 2789 2594 +195 44
5 Telekom Baskets Bonn 34 21 13 2815 2667 +148 42
6 Medi Bayreuth 34 21 13 2849 2756 +93 42
7 EWE Baskets Oldenburg 34 21 13 2922 2822 +100 42
8 Fraport Skyliners 34 20 14 2649 2614 +35 40
9 s.Oliver Würzburg 34 19 15 2690 2578 +112 38
10 ratiopharm Ulm 34 16 18 2748 2775 −27 32
11 Gießen 46ers 34 16 18 2949 3016 −67 32
12 Basketball Löwen Braunschweig 34 14 20 2527 2741 −214 28
13 Science City Jena 34 14 20 2677 2790 −113 28
14 BG Göttingen 34 10 24 2684 2980 −296 20
15 Mitteldeutscher BC 34 10 24 2748 2957 −209 20
16 Eisbären Bremerhaven 34 8 26 2647 2857 −210 16
17 Rockets 34 7 27 2566 2914 −348 14
18 Tigers Tübingen 34 1 33 2525 3024 −499 2
Source: Beko BBL
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head; 3) Points difference; 4) Points scored.

Round and draw datesEdit

Round Draw Dates
Round of 16 27 July 2018 6–7 October 2018
Quarterfinals 12 October 2018 22–23 December 2018
Semifinals 23 December 2018 20 January 2019
Final 17 February 2019

Round of 16Edit

The draw was held on 27 July 2018.[3]

6 October 2018
18:00
Fraport Skyliners 78–74 ratiopharm Ulm
Scoring by quarter: 16–17, 18–25, 21–16, 23–16
Pts: Brady Heslip 24
Rebs: Jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann 9
Asts: Trae Bell-Haynes 6
Pts: Dwayne Evans 25
Rebs: Javonte Green 8
Asts: Patrick Miller 7
Fraport Arena, Frankfurt
Attendance: 3,560
Referees: Clemens Fritz, Enrico Streit, Stefan Fingerling

6 October 2018
18:00
BG Göttingen 72–67 MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg
Scoring by quarter: 19–17, 13–14, 10–26, 30–10
Pts: Derek Willis 19
Rebs: Derek Willis 8
Asts: Michael Stockton 9
Pts: Jordon Crawford 20
Rebs: Kelan Martin 9
Asts: Jordon Crawford 6
Sparkassen Arena, Göttingen
Attendance: 2,168
Referees: Johannes Hack, Radeesh Kattur, Steve Bittner

6 October 2018
20:30
Eisbären Bremerhaven 69–89 Telekom Baskets Bonn
Scoring by quarter: 23–20, 17–25, 15–27, 14–17
Pts: Jordan Brangers 22
Rebs: Fabian Bleck 7
Asts: Turner, Warren 3
Pts: Ra'Shad James 18
Rebs: James Webb 12
Asts: Charles Jackson 5
Bremerhaven Stadthalle, Bremerhaven
Attendance: 1,063
Referees: Moritz Reiter, Konstantin Simonow, Henning Frölich

6 October 2018
20:30
Brose Bamberg 92–74 s.Oliver Würzburg
Scoring by quarter: 30–14, 21–23, 21–15, 20–22
Pts: Tyrese Rice 20
Rebs: Cliff Alexander 8
Asts: Nikos Zisis 8
Pts: Skyler Bowlin 16
Rebs: Gabriel Olaseni 7
Asts: Gabriel Olaseni 4
Brose Arena, Bamberg
Attendance: 6,150
Referees: Robert Lottermoser, Carsten Straube, Andreas Bohn

7 October 2018
15:00
Alba Berlin 88–68 Medi Bayreuth
Scoring by quarter: 19–19, 31–15, 14–17, 24–17
Pts: Niels Giffey 18
Rebs: Luke Sikma 9
Asts: three players 6
Pts: Adonis Thomas 17
Rebs: three players 3
Asts: Robertson, Stockton 3
Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin
Attendance: 6,851
Referees: Benjamin Barth, Julian Groll, Dominic Bejaoui

7 October 2018
15:00
Bayern Munich 106–92 Gießen 46ers
Scoring by quarter: 28–17, 32–16, 22–27, 24–32
Pts: Danilo Barthel 17
Rebs: Devin Booker 9
Asts: Devin Booker 6
Pts: John Bryant 18
Rebs: John Bryant 7
Asts: Bryant, Taylor 5
Audi Dome, Munich
Attendance: 3,890
Referees: Anne Panther, Christof Madinger, Nicolas Brendel

7 October 2018
18:00
EWE Baskets Oldenburg 91–94 Science City Jena
Scoring by quarter: 29–20, 24–21, 20–24, 18–29
Pts: Nathan Boothe 22
Rebs: Philipp Schwethelm 8
Asts: Will Cummings 7
Pts: Dru Joyce 22
Rebs: Oliver Mackeldanz 6
Asts: Dru Joyce 7
Große EWE Arena, Oldenburg
Attendance: 4,018
Referees: Martin Matip, Nesa Kovačević, Zulfikar Oruzgani

7 October 2018
18:00
Basketball Löwen Braunschweig 83–75 Mitteldeutscher BC
Scoring by quarter: 13–17, 14–25, 25–18, 31–15
Pts: Thomas Klepeisz 21
Rebs: Scott Eatherton 9
Asts: Travis Taylor 4
Pts: Trevor Releford 20
Rebs: James Farr 6
Asts: Lee Moore 4
Volkswagen Halle, Braunschweig
Attendance: 2,267
Referees: Oliver Krause, Tamer Arik, Moritz Krüper

QuarterfinalsEdit

The draw was held on 12 October 2018.[4]

22 December 2018
18:00
Fraport Skyliners 80–70 Basketball Löwen Braunschweig
Scoring by quarter: 16–21, 22–17, 20–12, 22–20
Pts: Jason Clark 18
Rebs: Leon Kratzer 9
Asts: Trae Bell-Haynes 10
Pts: Blake, Eatherton 15
Rebs: Blake, Eatherton 7
Asts: Klepeisz, Rahon 3
Fraport Arena, Frankfurt
Attendance: 4,800
Referees: Moritz Reiter, Christof Mading, Steve Bittner

22 December 2018
20:30
BG Göttingen 64–83 Brose Bamberg
Scoring by quarter: 12–28, 16–16, 21–22, 15–17
Pts: Derek Willis 16
Rebs: three players 4
Asts: Dominic Lockhart 8
Pts: Tyrese Rice 14
Rebs: Harris, Rice 5
Asts: Tyrese Rice 5
Sparkassen Arena, Göttingen
Attendance: 3,447
Referees: Martin Matip, Anne Panther, Carsten Straube

23 December 2018
15:00
Science City Jena 86–89 Telekom Baskets Bonn
Scoring by quarter: 23–18, 23–30, 21–19, 19–22
Pts: Derrick Allen 21
Rebs: Derrick Allen 6
Asts: Joyce, Mažeika 5
Pts: Josh Mayo 21
Rebs: Josh Mayo 6
Asts: Josh Mayo 7
Sparkassen-Arena, Jena
Attendance: 3,076
Referees: Toni Rodriguez, Benjamin Barth, Oliver Krause

23 December 2018
18:00
Bayern Munich 70–78 Alba Berlin
Scoring by quarter: 24–21, 16–20, 15–20, 15–17
Pts: Derrick Williams 15
Rebs: Barthel, Đedović 6
Asts: Stefan Jović 4
Pts: Jonas Mattisseck 15
Rebs: Luke Sikma 10
Asts: Luke Sikma 8
Audi Dome, Munich
Attendance: 6,500
Referees: Robert Lottermoser, Clemens Fritz, Nesa Kovačević

SemifinalsEdit

The draw was held on 23 December 2018.[5]

20 January 2019
15:00
Fraport Skyliners 70–105 Alba Berlin
Scoring by quarter: 17–27, 12–30, 22–27, 19–21
Pts: Quantez Robertson 16
Rebs: Elijah Clarance 4
Asts: Quantez Robertson 6
Pts: Giesraitis, Giffey 16
Rebs: Luke Sikma 8
Asts: Stefan Peno 10
Fraport Arena, Frankfurt
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Anne Panther, Martin Matip, Toni Rodriguez

20 January 2019
18:00
Brose Bamberg 90–87 Telekom Baskets Bonn
Scoring by quarter: 14–21, 32–29, 28–21, 16–16
Pts: Alexander, Rice 21
Rebs: Cliff Alexander 8
Asts: Rice, Zisis 6
Pts: Martin Breunig 21
Rebs: Yorman Polas Bartolo 6
Asts: Josh Mayo 6
Brose Arena, Bamberg
Attendance: 5,889
Referees: Robert Lottermoser, Moritz Reiter, Benjamin Barth

FinalEdit

The draw for home-court advantage was held on 20 January 2019.[6]

17 February 2019
15:00
Brose Bamberg 83–82 Alba Berlin
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 24–21, 19–17, 20–28
Pts: Tyrese Rice 20
Rebs: three players 4
Asts: Nikos Zisis 8
Pts: Rokas Giedraitis 23
Rebs: Landry Nnoko 9
Asts: Peyton Siva 7
Brose Arena, Bamberg
Attendance: 6,150
Referees: Robert Lottermoser, Martin Matip, Anne Panther

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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