Germany, July 05, 2013: The 28 clubs registered for the upcoming season were divided in two Conferences (1 and 2) based on geographical criteria and seven First Round groups of four teams each. The top two teams from each group and the two best third-placed teams will advance to the Eighth-Finals. The EuroCup Women will start on 7 November.
All postseason match-ups, from the Eighth-Finals to the Finals will be played over two legs (home and away). The Final will be played over two legs on 20 and 27 March 2014. The First Round groups for EuroCup Women 2013-14 are as follows:
||ACS St. Gheorghe
||Lotto Young Cats
||W. Force Miskolc
||Villeneuve d’ Ascq
||PINKK Pecsi 424
The EuroLeague Women draw for the 2013-14 season concluded on Friday in Munich, Germany. Champions UMMC Ekaterinburg headline Group A, where they meet last season’s semi-finalists Tango Bourges Basket and Good Angels Kosice.
The runners-up of 2013, Fenerbahce were drawn in Group B, together with 2012 finalists Rivas Ecopolis as well as Nadezhda Orenburg and Wisla Can-Pack Krakow. Group C will be led by four-time champions Sparta&K MR Vidnoje, who, among others, will face Galatasaray and 2011 champions Perfumerias Avenida. The 2013/14 season will tip-off on 6 November while the Final Eight will be held in April.
In case the Final Eight hosts, which will be decided in fall 2013, are among the first five teams in their group, the top five teams from each group advance to the play-offs, playing out the seven teams to join the hosts in the Final Eight. Should the Final Eight hosts not make the top-five in their group, the top four from each group plus the two best fifth-placed teams advance.
The EuroLeague Women 2013/14 Regular Season Groups:
||Sparta&K MR Vidnoje
|Tango Bourges Basket
|Good Angels Kosice
||Wisla Can-Pack Krakow
|Kayseri Kaski Spor
||BK IMOS Brno
||WBC Novi Zagreb
||Kibirkstis VICI-IKI Vilnius
The Draw for EuroChallenge 2013-14 has concluded in Munich, Germany. The event was headlined by the presentation of the competition’s brand new logo (more to come). The 32 clubs which are registered for the upcoming season were divided in two Conferences (1 and 2) based on geographical criteria and eight First Round groups of four teams each.
The top two teams from each group will advance to the Second Round Group stage. The EuroChallenge tips off on 24 October. The Final Four is scheduled for 25 and 27 April 2014. The First Round groups for EuroChallenge 2013-14 are as follows:
||Shoeters Den Bosch
||Gas Metan Medias
||Krka Novo Mesto