In the 2nd part of our roundup we look at how EuroChallenge participants in groups E through H fared in their domestic competitions at the weekend, with a special focus on Benfica's success in the Supertaça de Portugal.
The EuroChallenge Last 16 concluded on Tuesday and we delve into the stat sheets to discover the figures behind the teams that punched their tickets to the quarter-final play-offs.
Krasnye Krylia, Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and Szolnoki Olaj emerged victorious on the final day of action in the EuroChallenge Last 16 and snapped up the last three tickets to the quarter-final play-offs.
Ural Ekaterinburg underlined their dominance of Group L in the EuroChallenge with a 66-61 victory over Team TEHO Sport Kotka.
Judgement Day is upon us in the EuroChallenge Last 16, as the three remaining quarter-final berths will meet their rightful owners on Tuesday, the last day of group action in the competition.
Sharaud Curry of Team TEHO Sport Kotka registered an efficiency index rating of 26 on Tuesday and is the Top Statistical Performer of Week 5 in the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge.
The fifth week of action in the Last 16 has cleared up the picture to such an extent that only three tickets to the quarter-final play-offs remain up for grabs going into the final day in this phase, next Tuesday.
Team TEHO Sport Kotka held off a spirited fourth-quarter comeback from Bakken Bears Aarhus to take an 82-79 win, but both teams are eliminated from play-off contention.
The fifth week of action in the EuroChallenge Last 16 presents four teams, that currently stand at 3-1 in their respective groups' standings, with the chance to punch their ticket to the quarter-final play-offs.
Tsmoki Minsk torched Team TEHO Sport Kotka as they romped to a 104-73 victory in Group L of the EuroChallenge.
The EuroChallenge Last 16 resumes on Tuesday after a short break and any participant who is caught off guard at this crucial point of the season might suffer severe consequences.
EuroChallenge Group J rivals Krka Novo Mesto and Szolnoki Olaj claimed vital wins on the road at the weekend to improve their chances of clinching a spot in the play-offs of the ABA Adriatic league.
Three teams have maintained their perfect record intact following the third week of action in the EuroChallenge Last 16 and enjoy the solitude at the top of their respective groups.
Ural Ekaterinburg pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Team TEHO Sport Kotka 86-75 and extend their EuroChallenge winning streak to eight games.
As Group L leaders Ural Ekaterinburg arrived in town to take on Team TEHO Sport Kotka, one of the players tasked with snapping the Russian side's seven-game winning streak in the Wednesday clash, was leaving school.