2020–21 Radivoj Korać Cup

The 2021 Triglav osiguranje Radivoj Korać Cup is the 19th season of the Serbian men's national basketball cup tournament. The tournament was held in Novi Sad between 11–14 February 2021.[1] All games will be played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Serbia.

2021 Triglav osiguranje1 Radivoj Korać Cup
CountrySerbia
Dates11–14 February 2021
Championship venueSPC Vojvodina
Novi Sad
Teams8
Defending championsPartizan NIS
ChampionsCrvena zvezda mts
(7th title)
Runners-upMega Soccerbet
Semifinalists
Matches played7
MVPMarko Jagodić-Kuridža
Attendance150 (21 per match)
Top scorerFilip Petrušev
All statistics correct as of 15 February 2021 (UTC).
1 Sponsored cup name, referring to Triglav Osiguranje

Partizan NIS was the three-time defending champion.[2] Radnički Kragujevac, Mladost Zemun, and Vojvodina made their debuts at the national cup tournament. Crvena zvezda mts won its 7th Serbian Cup title following a 73–60 win over Mega Soccerbet.[3]

Qualified teamsEdit

ABA League First Division[1] Basketball League of Serbia[1] 2nd-tier Cup of Serbia[1]
Borac Čačak
Crvena zvezda mts
FMP
Mega Bemax
Partizan NIS
Mladost Zemun (1st) L Radnički Kragujevac
Vojvodina

L The league table position after 15 rounds played

Personnel and sponsorshipEdit

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Borac Čačak   Marko Marinović   Uroš Čarapić P.S. Fashion
Crvena zvezda mts   Dejan Radonjić   Branko Lazić Adidas mts
FMP   Bojan Đerić   Radoš Šešlija FMP
Mega Soccerbet   Vlada Jovanović   Milenko Tepić Soccerbet / Tehnomanija
Mladost Zemun   Dragan Jakovljević   Marko Milenković Champion
Partizan NIS   Sašo Filipovski   Novica Veličković Under Armour NIS / mts
Radnički Kragujevac   Ivica Vukotić   Raško Katić Seven City of Kragujevac
Vojvodina   Miroslav Nikolić   Krsto Bjelica Peak

VenueEdit

The tournament reportedly planned to have been played in Belgrade.[2][4] However, it was announced that the tournament will be held in Novi Sad.[1][5] It is the first time since 2004 that will be held in Novi Sad.

Novi Sad
2020–21 Radivoj Korać Cup (Serbia)
SPC Vojvodina
Capacity: 6,987 (Main Hall) / 1,030 (Small Hall)

DrawEdit

The draw was conducted on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at the Arena Sport live show.[6][7] It was held by former basketball players Željko Rebrača and Zoran Sretenović.[8]

Seeded teams
Mega Soccerbet
Crvena zvezda mts
Partizan NIS
FMP
Non-seeded teams
Borac Čačak1
Mladost Zemun
Vojvodina
Radnički Kragujevac

1 The lowest ABA League position after 13 rounds played

BracketEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
11 February
 
 
Mega Soccerbet93
 
13 February
 
Mladost Zemun69
 
Mega Soccerbet82
 
11 February
 
Vojvodina75
 
FMP67
 
14 February
 
Vojvodina73
 
Mega Soccerbet60
 
11 February
 
Crvena zvezda mts73
 
Partizan NIS76
 
13 February
 
Borac Čačak72
 
Partizan NIS78
 
11 February
 
Crvena zvezda mts79
 
Crvena zvezda mts108
 
 
Radnički Kragujevac47
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

All times are local UTC+1.

Mega Soccerbet v Mladost ZemunEdit

11 February 2021
15:00
Mega Soccerbet 93–69 Mladost Zemun
Scoring by quarter: 31–14, 25–28, 20–14, 17–13
Pts: Filip Petrušev 22
Rebs: Marko Simonović 16
Asts: Momirov, Smith 6 each
Pts: Martins Igbanu 15
Rebs: Four players 5 each
Asts: Aranitović, Mitchell 2 each
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: Behind closed doors
Referees: Milivoje Jovčić, Vladimir Jevtović, Ivan Stefanović

FMP v VojvodinaEdit

11 February 2021
17:00
FMP 67–73 Vojvodina
Scoring by quarter: 19–20, 13–18, 12–20, 23–15
Pts: Stefan Đorđević 17
Rebs: Marko Radovanović 9
Asts: Filip Čović 7
Pts: Dušan Beslać 19
Rebs: Petar Rakićević 10
Asts: Petar Rakićević 5
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: 30
Referees: Uroš Nikolić, Uroš Obrknežević, Vladimir Vesković

It was the first time since the 2015 tournament that a BLS team won over an ABA team in the quarterfinals.[9]

Partizan NIS v Borac ČačakEdit

11 February 2021
19:00
Partizan NIS 76–72 Borac Čačak
Scoring by quarter: 20–16, 20–16, 22–17, 14–23
Pts: Eric Mika 15
Rebs: Veličković, Thomas 6 each
Asts: Ognjen Jaramaz 6
Pts: Bryce Jones 14
Rebs: Nenad Nerandžić 9
Asts: Bryce Jones 7
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: Behind closed doors
Referees: Ilija Belošević, Marko Juras, Aleksandar Glišić

Crvena zvezda mts v Radnički KragujevacEdit

11 February 2021
21:00
Crvena zvezda mts 108–47 Radnički Kragujevac
Scoring by quarter: 22–13, 27–12, 30–13, 29–9
Pts: Branko Lazić 17
Rebs: Marko Jagodić-Kuridža 8
Asts: Aleksa Uskoković 6
Pts: Filip Dumić 19
Rebs: Matija Popović 8
Asts: Filip Dumić 4
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: 30
Referees: Siniša Prpa, Nemanja Ninković, Petar Pešić

SemifinalsEdit

Mega Soccerbet v VojvodinaEdit

13 February 2021
18:00
Mega Soccerbet 82–75 Vojvodina
Scoring by quarter: 25–11, 25–22, 11–20, 21–22
Pts: Marko Simonović 18
Rebs: Filip Petrušev 13
Asts: Scoochie Smith 8
Pts: Nikola Gaćeša 22
Rebs: Nikola Gaćeša 7
Asts: Petar Rakićević 7
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: 30
Referees: Uroš Obrknežević, Marko Juras, Vladimir Jevtović

Partizan NIS v Crvena zvezda mtsEdit

13 February 2021
21:00
Partizan NIS 78–79 Crvena zvezda mts
Scoring by quarter: 27–22, 19–18, 12–15, 20–24
Pts: Ognjen Jaramaz 18
Rebs: Rashawn Thomas 7
Asts: Ognjen Jaramaz 9
Pts: Jordan Loyd 24
Rebs: Ognjen Kuzmić 7
Asts: Davidovac, Uskoković 3 each
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: 30
Referees: Ilija Belošević, Milivoje Jovčić, Uroš Nikolić

FinalEdit

It is the first time after 2016 that Crvena Zvezda and Partizan won't play in the Final. Previously, Crvena zvezda and Mega played in the 2015 Final. Mega will play its fourth Cup Final.

14 February 2021
21:00
Mega Soccerbet 60–73 Crvena zvezda mts
Scoring by quarter: 21–19, 19–17, 8–17, 12–20
Pts: Filip Petrušev 21
Rebs: Marko Simonović 7
Asts: Scoochie Smith 6
Pts: Davidovac, O'Bryant 14 each
Rebs: Marko Jagodić-Kuridža 11
Asts: Dejan Davidovac 6
SPC Vojvodina, Novi Sad
Attendance: 30
Referees: Ilija Belošević, Milivoje Jovčić, Uroš Obrknežević
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
PG 2   Scoochie Smith 7 0 6
G 9   Stefan Momirov 5 2 0
G/F 5   Milenko Tepić 4 0 3
F/C 3   Filip Petrušev 21 6 1
C 11   Marko Simonović 12 7 1
Reserves:
SG 0   Nikola Jović 0 1 0
F 1   Nikola Mišković DNP
PG 12   Mihailo Jovičić DNP
G/F 13   Luka Cerovina 0 3 1
F/C 17   Karlo Matković 6 0 0
SG 20   Malcolm Cazalon 5 4 3
PF 30   Aleksandar Langović 0 0 0
Head coach:
  Vlada Jovanović
 
 
 
 
MEG
 
 
 
 
CZV

0

MEG Statistics CZV
15–28 (53%) 2-pt field goals 13-30 (43%)
6–20 (30%) 3-pt field goals 12–31 (38%)
12–15 (80%) Free throws 11–17 (64%)
2 Offensive rebounds 15
23 Defensive rebounds 26
25 Total rebounds 41
15 Assists 13
13 Turnovers 11
4 Steals 6
1 Blocks 1
20 (20) Fouls 20 (20)

0

2020–21 Radivoj Korać Cup Champions
Crvena zvezda mts
7th title
MVP
  Marko Jagodić-Kuridža
Starters: Pts Reb Ast
G/F 7   Dejan Davidovac 14 2 6
SG 3   Jordan Loyd 9 5 1
SF 10   Branko Lazić 10 2 0
PF 21   Marko Jagodić-Kuridža 8 11 3
F/C 00   Johnny O'Bryant III 14 7 1
Reserves:
PG 1   Milutin Vujičić DNP
PG 4   Aleksa Uskoković 5 0 0
SG 12   Aleksa Radanov 0 1 0
G/F 13   Ognjen Dobrić 5 3 1
F 19   Marko Simonović 4 2 1
PF 22   Boriša Simanić DNP
C 32   Ognjen Kuzmić 4 6 0
Head coach:
  Dejan Radonjić

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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