BASKETBALL IN EUROPE
|Ayhan Kentli and Pinar Karsiyaka will meet Tofas SC, Etha Engomis and KRKA Novo Mesto in Group A of the EuroChallenge Regular Season|
The Eighth-Finals are set for the Turkey Spor Toto Cup following the conclusion of Qualifying Round play over the weekend.
The format of play saw action in four qualifying groups in the cities of Adana, Kocaeli, Manisa and Izmir.
Anadolu Efes won for the third time in as many games, beating Royal Hali Gaziantep BSB, 89-72.
EuroChallenge outfit Pinar Karsiyaka finished second behind Efes in Qualifying Round Group A with a 72-63 triumph over Mersin.
Last year's EuroChallenge winners, Besiktas, also won their three Qualifying Round games to finish first in Group B.
They capped a 3-0 run with a 61-52 victory over Antalya BSB.
Hacettpe Universitesi (2-1) ended up second.
They beat Aliaga Petkim (0-3), who last week failed in their Qualifying Round battle against Joensuun Kataja to reach the EuroChallenge, 90-89.
Banvit (3-0) finished top of Group C ahead of TED Ankara (2-1), Tofas Bursa (1-2) and Turk Telekom (0-3).
Tofas failed to advance but at least earned a place in the EuroChallenge via the Qualifying Round.
In Group D, Galatasaray finished first at 3-0 ahead of Fenerbahce Ulker (2-1), Olin Edirne (1-2) and Erdemir (0-3).