Representatives of FIBA Europe, tournament hosts Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia and of the municipality of Bologna officially presented the EuroChallenge 2014 Final Four at a press conference on Thursday.
Royal Hali Gaziantep failed on Tuesday to follow up on last week's famous victory over Turkish league champions Galatasaray, as they lost 71-62 to Anadolu Efes on the road in BEKO TBL action.
Italian club Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia has been announced as the host club for the 2014 EuroChallenge Final Four, set to take place from 25-27 April in the storied stadium PalaDozza in nearby Bologna.
Rimantas Kaukenas celebrated on Sunday night his 250th game in the Italian Serie A in the way he knows best - by putting in a stellar performance to lead Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia to victory.
Szolnoki Olaj won Game 3 of their quarter-final play-off series against Tartu Rock in Estonia, to complete the 2014 EuroChallenge Final Four line-up.
The three teams which secured last week a spot in the EuroChallenge Final Four, carried over on Sunday their European quarter-final form to domestic or regional competitions.
Thursday saw three teams sweeping their respective opponents 2-0 in the quarter-final play-offs to punch their ticket to the EuroChallenge Final Four.
Triumph Lyubertsy raced into the Final Four of the EuroChallenge with a 110-67 demolition of Ural Ekaterinburg to complete a 2-0 series win.
Will the composition of the EuroChallenge Final Four be decided, at least partially, on Thursday or will the four teams that lost Game 1 bounce back and prolong their play-off series?
There is no time to celebrate, no time to lament the loss, there is indeed hardly any time for the eight EuroChallenge quarter-finalists to get some rest, as Game 2 is upon them on Thursday.
Triumph Lyubertsy blew a big first-half lead but then pulled clear at the end to take a crucial 80-72 road win over Ural Ekaterinburg in the first leg of their all-Russian EuroChallenge quarter-final.
All four EuroChallenge quarter-final play-off series tip off on Tuesday and there is hardly margin to fail in Game 1 for any team that aspires to reach the Final Four.
Tartu University Rock, Szolnoki Olaj and Triumph Lyubertsy will go into Game 1 of the EuroChallenge play-off quarter-finals with renewed confidence after receiving injections of morale at the weekend.
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.