FIBA Europe has approved the rescheduling of two of the EuroBasket 2013 Quarter-Finals to ensure fair treatment of the teams set to reach that stage of competition.
The switch of the two Quarter-Finals involving the teams placed second and third in both Second Round groups (F2, F3, E2, E3 in the schedule) ensures equal recovery time for the the teams reaching each respective Semi-Final.
The two Quarter-Finals on Day 15 of the tournament (18 September) will be the clash between the winner of Group E and the Fourth from Group F (E1 v F4; as per original schedule) while the other pairing will be F2 v E3 (originally scheduled for 19 September). The winners of these two games will meet in the first Semi-Final on 20 September.
The two Quarter-Finals on Day 16 (19 September) will be F1 v E4 (as per original schedule) and E2 v F3 (originally scheduled for 18 September). The winners of those two Quarter-Finals will meet in the second Semi-Final on 20 September.
The order/times of the games on each day will be decided at a later stage, in accordance with the FIBA Europe regulations and TV priorities.
Fans who have already bought tickets for the affected sessions (games) will be able to return or change them at the original purchase point until 12 April.