In group A exceeded Primorska and Estonian teams and in the group B Serbs from Niš in the derby for the first place beat the Turkish Fatih University with 72:70, meanwhile the team from Rijeka won against the University of Western Hungary with 70:61. In Group C the Moscow team expectedly won for the third time in a row, but they barely beat the Bayreuth by 74:72.
After a close victory over the Germans, Maribor chased points against the Portuguese Aveiro, but experienced another defeat. It was 85:73 and the Maribor team resulted as the only Slovenian team not ranked in the quarterfinals.
In group D Ljubljana with a victory over the St. Petersburg 81:78 confirmed the role of favorites, while the boys from Bologna surprised Zagreb, which was defeated with a score of 82:61 and passed in the quarterfinals.