2018–19 EuroLeague Women

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EuroLeague Women
Competition details
Season 2018–19
Teams 16 (competition proper)
20 (total)
Games played 132
Dates 8–17 October 2018
(qualifying)
24 October 2018 – 14 April 2019
(competition proper)
Final positions
Champions Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg
(5th title)
Runners-up Russia Dynamo Kursk
Third place Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha
Fourth place Hungary Sopron Basket
Awards
MVP United States Breanna Stewart[1] (Dynamo Kursk)
Final Four MVP United States Brittney Griner[2]
(UMMC Ekaterinburg)
Statistical leaders
Points United States Breanna Stewart
21.0
Rebounds United States Brionna Jones
10.9
Assists France Amel Bouderra
6.9

The 2018–19 EuroLeague Women was the 61st edition of the European women's club basketball championship organized by FIBA, and the 23rd edition since being rebranded as the EuroLeague Women.

Team allocation[edit]

A total of 20 teams from 11 countries participated in the 2018–19 EuroLeague Women.[3]

Teams[edit]

League positions of the previous season shown in parentheses (TH: EuroLeague Women title holders):

Regular season
Belgium Castors Braine (1st) France Flammes Carolo Basket (3rd) Poland CCC Polkowice (1st) Spain Perfumerías Avenida (1st)
Czech Republic USK Praha (1st) Hungary Sopron Basket (1st) Russia Dynamo Kursk (2nd) Turkey Fenerbahçe (1st)
France Tango Bourges Basket (1st) Italy Famila Schio (1st) Russia UMMC EkaterinburgTH (1st) Turkey Hatay BB (3rd)
Qualifying round
France ESBVA-LM (5th) Hungary KSC Szekszárd (2nd) Latvia TTT Riga (1st) Russia Nadezhda Orenburg (3rd)
Greece Olympiacos (1st) Italy Reyer Venezia (3rd) Poland Wisła Can-Pack (4th) Turkey Çukurova Basketbol (4th)

Round and draw dates[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Phase Round Draw date Round date
Qualifying round First leg 5 July 2018 8–10 October 2018
Second leg 11–17 October 2018
Regular season Matchday 1 24–25 October 2018
Matchday 2 31 October – 1 November 2018
Matchday 3 7 November 2018
Matchday 4 28–29 November 2018
Matchday 5 5–6 December 2018
Matchday 6 12–13 December 2018
Matchday 7 19–20 December 2018
Matchday 8 9–10 January 2019
Matchday 9 16–17 January 2019
Matchday 10 23–24 January 2019
Matchday 11 29–31 January 2019
Matchday 12 6–7 February 2019
Matchday 13 13–14 February 2019
Matchday 14 20 February 2019
Quarterfinals First leg 5 March 2019
Second leg 8 March 2019
Final Four Semifinals 12 April 2019
Final 14 April 2019

Draw[edit]

The draw was held on 5 July 2018 at the FIBA headquarters in Munich, Germany. The 16 teams were drawn into two groups of eight. For the draw, the teams were seeded into eight seeds.[4][5]

Seed 1 Seed 2 Seed 3 Seed 4
Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg
Russia Dynamo Kursk
Turkey Fenerbahçe
Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha
Hungary Sopron Basket
France Tango Bourges Basket
Italy Famila Schio
Spain Perfumerías Avenida
Seed 5 Seed 6 Seed 7 Seed 8
Turkey Hatay BB
Belgium Castors Braine
France Flammes Carolo Basket
Poland CCC Polkowice
Qualifier 1
Qualifier 2
Qualifier 3
Qualifier 4

Qualifying round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Çukurova Basketbol Turkey 132–136 Russia Nadezhda Orenburg 58–60 74–76
Olympiacos Greece 110–109 Poland Wisła Can-Pack 63–63 47–46
KSC Szekszárd Hungary 132–145 France ESBVA-LM 71–68 61–77
TTT Riga Latvia 140–112 Italy Reyer Venezia 67–56 73–56

Regular season[edit]

The regular season started on 24 October 2018 and ended on 20 February 2019.

The four top teams of each group qualified for the quarterfinals.

If teams are level on record at the end of the Regular Season, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:

  1. Head-to-head record.
  2. Head-to-head point differential.
  3. Point differential during the Regular Season.
  4. Points scored during the regular season.
  5. Sum of quotients of points scored and points allowed in each Regular Season game.

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification EKA USK BOU POL NAD FAM ESB CAS
1 Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg 14 13 1 1155 859 +296 27 Advance to quarterfinals 87–59 70–65 69–54 77–52 77–46 100–75 103–53
2 Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha 14 10 4 1119 1005 +114 24 82–73 88–80 78–53 86–90 77–80 84–68 82–63
3 France Tango Bourges Basket 14 9 5 1042 940 +102 23 70–74 81–70 76–65 74–59 70–75 83–62 83–55
4 Poland CCC Polkowice 14 7 7 930 913 +17 21[a] 64–69 74–79 56–73 70–36 67–61 86–66 71–52
5 Russia Nadezhda Orenburg 14 7 7 899 950 −51 21[a] Transfer to EuroCup Women 51–80 78–83 72–65 55–59 67–51 72–49 85–56
6 Italy Famila Schio 14 5 9 912 955 −43 19 68–82 50–69 56–66 83–69 82–50 75–81 76–48
7 France ESBVA-LM 14 4 10 875 1047 −172 18 Eliminated 51–99 62–101 74–78 45–48 49–61 69–50 73–61
8 Belgium Castors Braine 14 1 13 840 1103 −263 15 69–95 66–81 65–78 71–94 69–71 63–60 49–51
Source: FIBA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b CCC Polkowice 2–0; Nadezhda Orenburg 0–2

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Qualification KUR SOP FEN TTT AVE CAR HAT OLY
1 Russia Dynamo Kursk 14 13 1 1046 913 +133 27 Advance to quarterfinals 83–93 64–63 73–70 69–51 83–62 85–71 75–58
2 Hungary Sopron Basket 14 8 6 1010 937 +73 22[a] 58–65 80–84 68–55 66–68 80–52 64–52 85–69
3 Turkey Fenerbahçe 14 8 6 1038 981 +57 22[a] 71–75 69–67 61–62 64–62 84–75 87–74 76–68
4 Latvia TTT Riga 14 8 6 1005 911 +94 22[a] 69–70 71–79 68–64 56–68 93–62 87–36 70–44
5 Spain Perfumerías Avenida 14 7 7 963 969 −6 21 Transfer to EuroCup Women 56–58 70–78 88–82 61–82 78–75 65–73 72–48
6 France Flammes Carolo Basket 14 5 9 1007 1120 −113 19[b] 62–86 80–74 94–92 100–75 62–75 90–79 73–68
7 Turkey Hatay BB 14 5 9 940 1063 −123 19[b] Eliminated 62–87 56–66 50–78 74–77 88–80 74–66 71–55
8 Greece Olympiacos 14 2 12 868 983 −115 16 67–73 63–52 54–63 51–70 68–69 79–54 76–80
Source: FIBA
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Sopron Basket 2–2, +15PD; Fenerbahçe 2–2, +1PD; TTT Riga 2–2, –16PD
  2. ^ a b Flammes Carolo Basket 1–1, +3PD; Hatay BB 1–1, –3PD

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Series Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg 3rd leg
UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia 2–0 Latvia TTT Riga 78–45 77–55
Sopron Basket Hungary 2–0 France Tango Bourges Basket 66–65 74–64
ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic 2–0 Turkey Fenerbahçe 76–54 77–65
Dynamo Kursk Russia 2–0 Poland CCC Polkowice 89–53 81–77

First leg[edit]

5 March 2019 UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia 78–45
(Series: 1–0)
Latvia TTT Riga Yekaterinburg
19:00 (UTC+5) Scoring by quarter: 18–6, 21–7, 16–16, 23–16
Pts: Vadeeva 23
Rebs: Vadeeva 10
Asts: Vandersloot 10
Boxscore Pts: Kūlīte 15
Rebs: Brumermane, Vītola 5
Asts: Baško, Peddy 4
Arena: DIVS Sport Hall
Attendance: 4 500
Referees: Vasiliki Tsaroucha (GRE), Tamás Benczúr (HUN), Ventsislav Velikov (BUL)
5 March 2019 Dynamo Kursk Russia 89–53
(Series: 1–0)
Poland CCC Polkowice Kursk
19:00 (UTC+3) Scoring by quarter: 20–11, 17–14, 29–9, 23–19
Pts: Stewart 21
Rebs: Howard 11
Asts: Xargay 8
Boxscore Pts: Thomas 18
Rebs: Fagbenle 9
Asts: Thomas 6
Arena: Sport Concert Complex
Attendance: 1500
Referees: Jasmina Juras (SRB), Ivana Ivanović (SRB), Petar Denkovski (MKD)
5 March 2019 Sopron Basket Hungary 66–65
(Series: 1–0)
France Tango Bourges Basket Sopron
18:00 (UTC+1) Scoring by quarter: 25–23, 15–17, 14–11, 12–14
Pts: Turner 22
Rebs: Casas, Dupree 6
Asts: Dupree 5
Boxscore Pts: Johannès 24
Rebs: Ouviña, Raincock-Ekunwe 6
Asts: Johannès, Michel 3
Arena: Aréna Sopron
Attendance: 1500
Referees: Özlem Yalman (TUR), Goran Sljivic (AUT), Bojan Jovanić (BIH)
5 March 2019 ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic 76–54
(Series: 1–0)
Turkey Fenerbahçe Prague
19:00 (UTC+1) Scoring by quarter: 24–14, 17–13, 23–9, 12–18
Pts: Elhotová 15
Rebs: Harrison 13
Asts: Thomas 6
Boxscore Pts: Hartley 15
Rebs: Verameyenka 9
Asts: three players 2
Arena: Královka Arena
Attendance: 1562
Referees: Aleksandar Milojević (MKD), Mila Čavara (BIH), Christoph Rohacky (AUT)

Second leg[edit]

8 March 2019 Fenerbahçe Turkey 65–77
(Series: 0–2)
Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha Istanbul
19:30 (UTC+3) Scoring by quarter: 12–27, 23–21, 13–20, 17–9
Pts: Plum 17
Rebs: Stokes 12
Asts: Vardarlı 4
Boxscore Pts: Ayayi 25
Rebs: Thomas 10
Asts: Thomas 8
Arena: Metro Energy Sports Hall
Attendance: 478
Referees: Zoran Mitrovski (MKD), Sergiy Chaykovsky (UKR), Vladimir Tsekov (BUL)
8 March 2019 TTT Riga Latvia 55–77
(Series: 0–2)
Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg Riga
19:00 (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 9–20, 19–23, 19–20, 8–14
Pts: Baško 13
Rebs: Vītola 8
Asts: Peddy 5
Boxscore Pts: Meesseman 27
Rebs: Torrens 16
Asts: Vandersloot 9
Arena: Olympic Sports Centre
Attendance: 850
Referees: Marek Maliszewski (POL), Zdravko Rutešić (MNE), Svetlana Stoyona (BUL)
8 March 2019 CCC Polkowice Poland 77–81
(Series: 0–2)
Russia Dynamo Kursk Polkowice
19:00 (UTC+1) Scoring by quarter: 18–6, 21–27, 21–23, 17–25
Pts: Thomas 24
Rebs: Fagbenle 8
Asts: Thomas 5
Boxscore Pts: Stewart 28
Rebs: Stewart 9
Asts: Prince 4
Arena: City Sports Hall
Attendance: 700
Referees: Ciprian Stoica (ROM), Jelena Tomić (CRO), Blaž Zupančič (SLO)
9 March 2019 Tango Bourges Basket France 64–74
(Series: 0–2)
Hungary Sopron Basket Bourges
20:00 (UTC+1) Scoring by quarter: 18–19, 11–15, 16–17, 19–23
Pts: Ouviña 12
Rebs: Raincock-Ekunwe 7
Asts: Raincock-Ekunwe 5
Boxscore Pts: Jovanović 18
Rebs: Crvendakić 11
Asts: Casas 9
Arena: Palais des sports du Prado
Attendance: 4 480
Referees: Vilius Mačiulaitis (LTU), Andrada Csender (ROM), Paulo Marques (POR)

Final four[edit]

 
Semifinals
12 April
Final
14 April
 
      
 
 
 
 
Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg81
 
 
 
Hungary Sopron Basket59
 
Russia UMMC Ekaterinburg91
 
 
 
Russia Dynamo Kursk67
 
Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha67
 
 
Russia Dynamo Kursk84
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
Hungary Sopron Basket53
 
 
Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha64

Semifinals[edit]

12 April 2019 ZVVZ USK Praha Czech Republic 67–84 Russia Dynamo Kursk Sopron
17:00 (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 17–19, 21–24, 9–24, 20–17
Pts: Ayayi 18
Rebs: three players 9
Asts: Ayayi, Elhotová 3
Boxscore Pts: Stewart 32
Rebs: Howard 10
Asts: three players 3
Arena: Aréna Sopron
Referees: Jasmina Juras (SRB), Boris Krejič (SLO), Vasiliki Tsaroucha (GRE)
12 April 2019 UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia 81–59 Hungary Sopron Basket Sopron
20:00 (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 17–24, 25–15, 18–7, 21–13
Pts: Griner 19
Rebs: Griner, Vandersloot 8
Asts: Vandersloot 5
Boxscore Pts: Turner 15
Rebs: Zahui 8
Asts: Casas 3
Arena: Aréna Sopron
Referees: Gentian Cici (ALB), Özlem Yalman (TUR), Dariusz Zapolski (POL)

Third place game[edit]

14 April 2019 Sopron Basket Hungary 53–64 Czech Republic ZVVZ USK Praha Sopron
17:30 (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 15–16, 16–22, 15–10, 7–16
Pts: Crvendakić, Turner 12
Rebs: Crvendakić 8
Asts: Turner 5
Boxscore Pts: Ayayi 14
Rebs: Thomas 15
Asts: Ayayi 5
Arena: Aréna Sopron
Referees: Jasmina Juras (SRB), Gentian Cici (ALB), Andrada Csender (ROU)

Final[edit]

14 April 2019 UMMC Ekaterinburg Russia 91–67 Russia Dynamo Kursk Sopron
20:30 (UTC+2) Scoring by quarter: 21–17, 27–16, 24–16, 19–19
Pts: Vandersloot 18
Rebs: Griner 10
Asts: Vandersloot 7
Boxscore Pts: Howard 20
Rebs: Howard 5
Asts: Prince 5
Arena: Aréna Sopron
Referees: Özlem Yalman (TUR), Boris Krejič (SLO), Vasiliki Tsaroucha (GRE)


2018–19 EuroLeague Women Champions
Russia
UMMC Ekaterinburg
Fifth title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All you need to know about the Semi-Finals - who will make the title game?". FIBA. 11 April 2019. Retrieved 17 April 2019.
  2. ^ "MVP Griner gets it done for UMMC". FIBA. 14 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2019.
  3. ^ "EuroLeague Women field revealed, ahead of 2018-19 Draw". FIBA.basketball. 29 June 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  4. ^ "FIBA release seedings ahead of EuroLeague Women and EuroCup Women draws". FIBA.basketball. 4 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  5. ^ "EuroLeague Women 2018-19 Qualifiers and Regular Season groups drawn". FIBA.basketball. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 10 July 2018.

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