40 teams to play for 2018 EuroCup Women glory
MUNICH (EuroCup Women) - FIBA Europe has confirmed that 40 teams will compete in the 2017/18 EuroCup Women Regular Season.
As in previous seasons, the clubs will be divided into two even conferences of 20 teams each. In Conference 1, 18 of the teams are already confirmed. They will be joined by one team from the EuroLeague Women Qualifiers, as well as the winner of the EuroCup Women Conference 1 Qualifier.
Conference 2 follows the same format, with the 18 confirmed teams to be joined by one team from the EuroLeague Women Qualifiers and the winner of the EuroCup Women Conference 2 Qualifier.
|Conference 1||Conference 2|
|ACS Sepsi-SIC (ROU)||Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc (HUN)|
|AGU Spor (TUR)||Basket Landes (FRA)|
|Besiktas (TUR)||Belfius Namur Capitale (BEL)|
|Enisey Krasnoyarsk (RUS)||DSK Basketball Nymburk (CZE)|
|Good Angels Kosice (SVK)||Elfic Fribourg Basket (SUI)|
|Hatay BSB (TUR)||Flammes Carolo Basket (FRA)|
|Istanbul Universitesi (TUR)||G.D.E.S.Santo Andre (POR)|
|KS AZS PWSZ Gorzow WLKP (POL)||Lointek Gernika Bizkaia (ESP)|
|KS Basket 25 Bydgoszcz (POL)||KP Brno (CZE)|
|KS Sleza Wroclaw (POL)||Nantes Reze (FRA)|
|MBK Ruzomberok (SVK)||Peac Pecs (HUN)|
|MKS Katarzynri Torun (POL)||Reyer Venezia (ITA)|
|Mersin Buyuksehir (TUR)||Rutronik Stars Keltern (GER)|
|Olympiacos SFP (GRE)||Spar Citylift Girona (ESP)|
|PBC MBA Moscow (RUS)||TSV 1880 Wasserburg (GER)|
|Sparta&K Moscow Region Vidnoje (RUS)||Uni Gyor (HUN)|
|TTT Riga (LAT)||VBW CEKK Cegled (HUN)|
|Udominate (SWE)||Virtus Eirene Ragusa (ITA)|
In the Conference 1 Qualifier for EuroCup Women, Basket Gdynia (POL) will face Spartak MO Noginsk (RUS); whilst in Conference 2, Saint-Armand Hainaut Basket (FRA) will go up against Amsterdam Angels (NED).
The Qualifiers will follow a home and away format, with the teams listed second in each match-up to play the return leg at home.
The Qualifiers will be played in late September, with Regular Season action set to tip-off on October 12.
The Regular Season Draw will take place in Munich on July 4.
About EuroCup Women
EuroCup Women is the second-tier women's club competition in Europe, and will see 40 clubs compete in the 2017/18 Regular Season.
For further information about EuroCup Women, visit fiba.com/EuroCupWomen or follow us on twitter.com/EuroCupWomen, and youtube.com/FIBA.