Top 16 Round 5 qualification possibilities UPDATED!

Feb 05, 2020 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Top 16 Round 5 qualification possibilities UPDATED!

After first two Round 5 of the 7DAYS EuroCup Top 16 games on Tuesday, Tofas Bursa became the first team to qualify for the playoffs by virtue of Joventut Badalona's loss. It is unprecedented in the recent history of the competition that it took to the penultimate round of this phase for the first team to qualify. At least one team had always advanced by this stage of the EuroCup, historically, and in since the Top 16 returned in the 2016-17 season, at least three were qualified through four games. However, following Tofas, as many as seven playoff spots could be filled by the end of Wednesday night, so hold on to your hats for the drama ahead!

Group E

Dolomiti Trento vs. Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul, 74-95
Segafredo Virtus Bologna vs. Partizan NIS Belgrade, February 5

Partizan qualifies and clinches first place if it wins.
Trento has already been eliminated.

Group F

Promitheas Patras vs. Germani Brescia Leonessa, February 5
Umana Reyer Venice vs. EWE Baskets Oldenburg, February 5

Oldenburg qualified if it wins AND Promitheas wins
Promitheas qualifies if it wins by 7 or more points in regulation AND Oldenburg wins
Reyer is eliminated if it loses AND Promitheas wins
Brescia is eliminated if it loses by 7 or more points in regulation AND Oldenburg wins

Group G

UNICS Kazan vs. Rytas Vilnius, February 5
Galatasaray Doga Sigorta Istanbul vs. AS Monaco, February 5

UNICS qualifies if it wins AND Monaco wins
Monaco qualifies if it wins by 13 or more points in regulation AND UNICS wins
Rytas is eliminated if it loses AND Monaco wins.
Galatasaray is eliminated if it loses by 13 or more points in regulationa AND UNICS wins.

Group H

MoraBanc Andorra vs. Joventut Badalona, 90-89
Unicaja Malaga vs. Tofas Bursa, February 5

Tofas qualified with Joventut's loss.
Tofas clinches first place if it wins.
Tofas finishes second with a loss by 3 or more points in regulation.
Unicaja qualifies if it wins.
Unicaja clinches first place if it wins by more than 2 points in regulation.
Joventut is eliminated if Unicaja wins.
Andorra has been eliminated.