No Russian teams in Top 16
CSKA — Efes Pilsen 78-69 (22-17, 15-8, 21-22, 20-22)
CSKA said goodbye with 78-69 home victory against Efes Pilsen.
The Russian powerhouse made 3-7 record in regular season ending it at the bottom of Group B. On the other side, Efes Pilsen (5-5) advanced to Top 16 as No.3. Jamont Gordon (193-G/F-87, college: Mississippi St.) stepped up for the hosts with 18 points and 7 rebounds, while Andrey Vorontsevich (204-C-87) added 17 points and 7 boards. In defeat, Igor Rakocevic (191-G-78) netted 15 pts.
Khimky — Zalgiris 93-89 OT (22-23, 20-25, 19-15, 20-18, 12-8)
Overtime win for Khimky, who failed to reach the next stage. The Russian squad ended regular season as No.5 in Group A with 4-6 record. Zalgiris made it to Top 16 from third place (5-5). Keith Langford (193-G/F-83, college: Kansas) exploded with 35 points and 8 rebounds for the hosts (valuation 42). Zalgiris got 24 pts from Mantas Kalnietis (196-G-86, agency: Interperformances).