1964–65 FIBA European Champions Cup

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1964–65 FIBA European Champions Cup
League FIBA European Champions Cup
Sport Basketball
Finals
Champions Spain Real Madrid
  Runners-up Soviet Union CSKA Moscow
FIBA European Champions Cup seasons

The 1964–65 FIBA European Champions Cup was the eighth season of the European top-tier level professional basketball club competition FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague). It was won by Real Madrid, for the second straight time.

Real defeated CSKA Moscow in the two-legged EuroLeague Finals, after losing the first game in Moscow, 88–81, and winning the second game at Madrid, 62–76.

Competition system[edit]

25 teams. European national domestic league champions, plus the then current FIBA European Champions Cup title holders only, playing in a tournament system. The Finals were a two game home and away aggregate.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ÍR Iceland 134–64 Northern Ireland Celtic 71–17 63–47
Central YMCA England 106–165 France ASVEL 66–74 40–91
Alemannia Aachen West Germany 117–153 Hungary Honvéd 51–70 66–83
FAR Morocco 134–211 Italy Ignis Varese 76–99 58–112
Etzella Luxembourg 104–179 Belgium Antwerpse 52–80 52–99
Maccabi Tel Aviv Israel 127–131 Greece AEK 74–67 53–64
Alvik Sweden 155–149 Netherlands The Wolves Amsterdam 82–84 73–65
Wiener Austria 135–135* East Germany Chemie Halle 76–63 59–72
Galatasaray Turkey 126–161 Bulgaria Lokomotiv Sofia 53–70 73–91
Helsingin Kisa-Toverit Finland 205–115 Denmark Gladsaxe Efterslægten 127–53 78–62

*After a 135 aggregate drew, a third decisive game was held in which Chemie Halle won 59–63.

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Honvéd Hungary 140–141 Italy Ignis Varese 84–74 56–67
ÍR Iceland 61–158 France ASVEL 42–74 19–84
Antwerpse Belgium 141–157 Greece AEK 71–72 70–85
Alvik Sweden 147–291 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia OKK Beograd 90–136 57–155
Chemie Halle East Germany 142–155 Czechoslovakia Spartak ZJŠ Brno 76–82 66–73
Lokomotiv Sofia Bulgaria 133–143 Poland Wisła Kraków 79–61 54–82
Helsingin Kisa-Toverit Finland 151–206 Spain Real Madrid 100–109 51–97
Automatically qualified to the quarter finals
Helsingin Kisa-Toverit's Kari Liimo against Real Madrid

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
ASVEL France 130–167 Spain Real Madrid 65–83 65–84
AEK Greece 169–179 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia OKK Beograd 85–78 84–101
Ignis Varese Italy 157–156 Czechoslovakia Spartak ZJŠ Brno 90–84 67–72
Wisła Kraków Poland 122–162 Soviet Union CSKA Moscow 62–68 60–94

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Real Madrid Spain 180–174 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia OKK Beograd 84–61 96–113
Ignis Varese Italy 124–127 Soviet Union CSKA Moscow 57–58 67–69

Finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
CSKA Moscow Soviet Union 150–157 Spain Real Madrid 88–81 62–76

First leg Palace of Sports, Moscow;Attendance 15,000[1] (8 April 1965)[1][2]

Second leg Frontón Vista Alegre, Madrid;Attendance 3,000[1] (13 April 1965)[1][2]


1964–65 FIBA European Champions Cup
Champions
Spain
Real Madrid
2nd Title


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