There is an undeniably distinct flavour to this year's edition of the EuroChallenge, so we delve into the stat sheets and compare them to those of last season in order to determine the reasons.
CSM Oradea end their EuroChallenge campaign on a high note, defeating Group B winners Royal Hali Gaziantep, 73-71.
BC Mures bow out of the EuroChallenge with a 92-85 win over Rilski Sportist in Group H action.
The final six tickets to the EuroChallege Last 16 met their rightful owners on Tuesday as action in the Regular Season of the competition came to a close.
Sean Barnette of Rilski Sportist took a last bow in the EuroChallenge on Tuesday night, but left a lasting impression by delivering the best statistical performance of the Regular Season.
CSM Oradea rounded off their EuroChallenge debut campaign in style as they edged out Royal Hali Gaziantep 73-71.
BC Mures scored the final eight points of the game as they came from behind in the final 90 seconds to beat Rilski Sportist 92-85.
Vilmantas Dilys came up big for Tartu Rock, scoring 23 points as his team defeated Sodertalje BK 76-72 on the road to advance from Group B in first place.
After six games in the Regular Season of the EuroChallenge, 16 teams qualified for the second stage of the competition.
BK Ventspils got the win they needed to advance from Group C of the EuroChallenge but Zepter Vienna made sure they had to fight every inch of the way to earn it, 61-56.
Port of Antwerp Giants put the shackles on Rakvere Tarvas in the final frame to prevail 78-73 and advance to the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge
Ural Ekaterinburg come up with another big win, their fifth in sixth game, on the road in Hungary.
Aaron McGhee led the way as Ural Ekaterinburg ensured Fortress Jaszberenyi finished Group F play winless in the EuroChallenge.
Dijon Basket booked their ticket to the Last 16 of the EuroChallenge with a 70-66 victory over SPM Shoeters Den Bosch on the road.
Team TEHO Sport Kotka used a stunning fourth quarter rally to snatch a EuroChallenge Last 16 place away from Okapi Aalstar by the narrowest of margins.