FIBA Europe Cup

Short History

     The FIBA Europe Cup (FEC) is an annual basketball competition for European clubs that is governed by FIBA Europe. On June 30, 2015, FIBA announced it would start a new league to compete with Euroleague Basketball's EuroCup. The new competition, which replaced EuroChallenge, started on October 21, 2015. In the 2016/17 season, FIBA started the Basketball Champions League and since then It is the FIBA Europe second level competition. Qualification is based on sporting merit, however, some teams can be wildcarded. The tournament proper begins with a regular season of 32 teams and the Finals were played in either a Final Four tournament format or with a two-legged series. The 2019/20 season was curtailed and voided due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Teams Matches
1. 2015/16 Chalon-sur-Saône
(France)
21 Oct 2015 - 1 May 2016 56 teams 286 matches
2. 2016/17 Home & Away basis 18 Oct 2016 - 26 Apr 2017 38 teams 204 matches
3. 2017/18 Home & Away basis 18 Oct 2017 - 2 May 2018 32 teams 214 matches
4. 2018/19 Home & Away basis 17 Oct 2018 - 1 May 2019 32 teams 200 matches
5. 2019/20 Home & Away basis 22 Oct 2019 - 11 Mar 2020 32 teams 152 matches

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up
1. 2015/16 Chalon-sur-Saône
(France)
FRAPORT SKYLINERS
(Germany)
Openjobmetis Varese
(Italy)
2. 2016/17 Home & Away basis NANTERRE 92
(France)
Élan Chalon
(France)
3. 2017/18 Home & Away basis REYER VENEZIA
(Italy)
Sidigas Avellino
(Italy)
4. 2018/19 Home & Away basis DINAMO SASSARI
(Italy)
s.Oliver Würzburg
(Germany)
5. 2019/20 Home & Away basis

Results

Edition Year Host Final Semi-finals
1. 2015/16 Chalon-sur-Saône
(France)
Fraport Skyliners - Openjobmetis Varese 66-62 3P Élan Chalon - Enisey 103-72
SF Fraport Skyliners - Enisey 59-56
SF Openjobmetis Varese - Élan Chalon 91-82
2. 2016/17 Home & Away basis Élan Chalon - Nanterre 92 58-58
Nanterre 92 - Élan Chalon 82-79
Nanterre 92 - Telekom Bonn 76-77, 86-81
Telenet Oostende - Élan Chalon 85-80, 65-83
3. 2017/18 Home & Away basis Sidigas Avellino - Reyer Venezia 69-77
Reyer Venezia - Sidigas Avellino 81-79
Reyer Venezia - Donar Groningen 82-72, 80-83
Sidigas Avellino - Bakken Bears 75-72, 82-72
4. 2018/19 Home & Away basis Dinamo Sassari - s.Oliver Würzburg 89-84
s.Oliver Würzburg - Dinamo Sassari 79-81
Hapoel Holon - Dinamo Sassari 89-84, 75-105
Openjobmetis Varese - s.Oliver Würzburg 66-89, 86-89
5. 2019/20 Home & Away basis Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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