2004–05 ULEB Cup

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ULEB Cup 2004–05
League ULEB Cup
Sport Basketball
Top scorer Bulgaria Todor Stoykov
(Lukoil Academic)
Finals
Champions Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas
  Runners-up Greece Makedonikos
Finals MVP Lithuania Robertas Javtokas
ULEB Cup seasons

The 2004–05 ULEB Cup was the third season of the second-tier level European professional basketball competition ULEB Cup, organized by the Euroleague Basketball Company. The season started on November 9, 2004, and officially ended on April 19, 2005. The second-tier level ULEB Cup is the level that is one tier below the Euroleague level. Lietuvos Rytas won the trophy, by defeating Makedonikos in the final, by a score of 78-74.

Participating teams[edit]

Country Teams Teams
France France 4 Le Mans Sarthe Basket BCM Gravelines Cholet Basket Elan Chalon
Germany Germany 4 ALBA Berlin RheinEnergie Köln GHP Bamberg Telekom Baskets Bonn
Greece Greece 4 PAOK Thessaloniki Maroussi BC Makedonikos Aris Thessaloniki
Belgium Belgium 3 Spirou Charleroi Telindus Oostende BC Liege
Italy Italy 3 Vertical Vision Cantu Pompea Napoli Casti Group Varese
Portugal Portugal 3 Benfica CA Queluz Ovarense Aerosoles
Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro 3 KK Hemofarm KK Red Star KK FMP KK Buducnost
Spain Spain 3 DKV Joventut Pamesa Valencia CB Gran Canaria
Netherlands Netherlands 2 EiffelTowers MPC Capitals
Turkey Turkey 2 Turk Telekom B.K. Darussafaka S.K.
Austria Austria 1 Kapfenberg Bulls
Bulgaria Bulgaria 1 Lukoil Academic
Croatia Croatia 1 KK Zadar
Hungary Hungary 1 Debreceni Vadkakasok
Israel Israel 1 Hapoel Jerusalem
Latvia Latvia 1 BK Ventspils
Lithuania Lithuania 1 Lietuvos Rytas
Poland Poland 1 Slask Wroclaw
Russia Russia 1 Dynamo Moscow
Slovenia Slovenia 1 Pivovarna Laško

Format[edit]

Each group contained 6 teams. There were 7 groups. Each team would play amongst each group twice. Top 2 teams from groups A, C, E, F, and G qualify to eighthfinals. Top 3 teams from groups B and D also qualify to the eighthfinals.

In eighthfinals, each team plays against their selected team twice. The winner of the two games with a higher combined score qualifies to quarterfinals. This procedure repeats in quarterfinals and in semifinals.

Regular season[edit]

Color key
     Qualified to Eighthfinals
     Eliminated

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece PAOK Thessaloniki 10 8 2 866 778 88
2. Belgium Spirou Charleroi 10 7 3 790 734 56
3. France BCM Gravelines 10 5 5 846 846 0
4. Germany ALBA Berlin 10 4 6 839 851 -12
5. Serbia and Montenegro KK Buducnost 10 4 6 801 860 -59
6. Hungary Debreceni Vadkakasok 10 2 8 778 851 -73

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Latvia BK Ventspils 10 9 1 929 750 179
2. Serbia and Montenegro KK Hemofarm 10 6 4 895 806 89
3. Germany RheinEnergie Köln 10 6 4 834 792 42
4. France Le Mans Sarthe Basket 10 6 4 775 745 30
5. Belgium Liege BC 10 2 8 776 877 -101
6. Netherlands EiffelTowers 10 1 9 662 901 -239

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece Maroussi BC 10 7 3 792 738 54
2. Spain CB Gran Canaria 10 6 4 762 724 38
3. France Cholet Basket 10 6 4 740 724 16
4. Croatia Zadar 10 5 5 783 730 53
5. Netherlands MPC Capitals 10 3 7 714 793 -79
6. Belgium Telindus Oostende 10 3 7 768 850 -82

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Russia Dynamo Moscow 10 7 3 852 773 79
2. Bulgaria Lukoil Akademik 10 7 3 853 837 16
3. Greece Aris Thessaloniki 10 6 4 740 724 59
4. Serbia and Montenegro KK FMP 10 5 5 789 776 13
5. Italy Vertical Vision Cantu 10 5 5 816 820 -4
6. Turkey Turk Telekom B.K. 10 0 10 754 917 -163

Group E[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Spain Pamesa Valencia 10 8 2 780 676 104
2. Italy Casti Group Varese 10 7 3 757 750 7
3. Israel Hapoel Jerusalem 10 6 4 786 745 41
4. France Elan Chalon 10 5 5 717 719 -2
5. Portugal CA Queluz 10 4 6 754 808 -54
6. Portugal Ovarense Aerosoles 10 0 10 657 753 -96

Group F[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Greece Makedonikos 10 7 3 790 716 74
2. Spain DKV Joventut 10 6 4 812 741 71
3. Slovenia Pivovarna Lasko 10 6 4 793 722 71
4. Turkey Darussafaka S.K. 10 6 4 748 772 -24
5. Germany GHP Bamberg 10 5 5 763 705 58
6. Austria Kapfenberg Bulls 10 0 10 561 811 -250

Group G[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff
1. Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas 10 9 1 828 667 161
2. Poland Slask Wroclaw 10 6 4 744 797 -53
3. Serbia and Montenegro KK Red Star 10 5 5 821 770 51
4. Italy Pompea Napoli 10 5 5 843 828 15
5. Germany Telekom Baskets Bonn 10 5 5 749 773 -24
6. Portugal Benfica 10 0 10 672 822 -150

Finals[edit]

The finals took place from February 1, 2005 to April 19, 2005. In the finals, BC Lietuvos Rytas beat Makedonikos 78 to 74.

  Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                     
 Spain DKV Joventut 70 85  
 Spain Pamesa Valencia 76 85  
   Spain Pamesa Valencia 86 93  
   Belgium Spirou Charleroi 78 82  
 Bulgaria Lukoil Akademik 73 72
 Belgium Spirou Charleroi 85 67  
   Spain Pamesa Valencia 75 65  
 Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas 77 75  
 France Cholet Basket 75 71  
 Greece PAOK Thessaloniki 78 74  
   Greece PAOK Thessaloniki 74 65
   Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas 71 76  
 Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas 75 81
 Greece Aris Thessaloniki 77 77  
   Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas 78
 Greece Makedonikos 74
 Poland Slask Wroclaw 61 72  
 Greece Maroussi BC 71 109  
   Greece Maroussi BC 89 76
   Greece Makedonikos 92 75  
 Italy Casti Group Varese 65 57
 Greece Makedonikos 77 90  
   Greece Makedonikos 84 96
 Serbia and Montenegro KK Hemofarm 107 65  
 Serbia and Montenegro KK Hemofarm 84 96  
 Russia Dynamo Moscow 81 75  
   Serbia and Montenegro KK Hemofarm 99 77
   Latvia BK Ventspils 93 82  
 Germany RheinEnergie Köln 93 58
 Latvia BK Ventspils 77 90  



Finals MVP[edit]

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