The EuroCup Women Final Four is now set and two particular countries will be prominently involved.
Faenza and Lavezzini Basket, two Italian clubs, and Dynamo Moscow and BC Dynamo Moscow Region, two Russian teams, secured semi-finals berths on Thursday.
Faenza, despite a loss to Chevakata on Thursday, still prevailed in the two-game series 169-107.
They put themselves in control of the quarter-finals match-up thanks to a 101-44 triumph in the first tilt.
Dynamo Moscow beat Anda Ramat Hasharon 80-54 to clinch a berth in the semis to win the two-game series 148-111.
Oxana Rakhmatulina had her best game this season scoring wise in the EuroCup Women with a 21-point haul.
Rebekkah Brunson added 12 points and 10 boards for the victors.
BC Dynamo Moscow Region, despite a 74-60 setback to Nadezhda, also booked a spot in the Final Four.
Elena Danilochkina tallied 19 points in the second game this evening.
Lavezzini won their two-game series with Cras Basket Taranto 143-134.
They lost the second match-up by 16 points, but that was more than enough to advance after their opening 86-61 triumph.
BC Dynamo Moscow Region will take on Faenza, while Lavezzini and Dynamo Moscow will play in the semis.