2000-01PlayoffsRound 2
Sasha Djordjevic, Real Madrid

Eighthfinals, Game 2: Floodgates to Quarterfinals open

As many as seven teams - Paf Bologna, Real Madrid, Virtus Bologna, Olympiakos, Tau Ceramica, Benetton and AEK - reached the quarterfinals by sweeping their respective best-of-three series. Paf edged Cibona 74-75 in overtime behind 10 blocks from Stojko Vrankovic. Virtus topped Estudiantes 80-85 with 17 points from Antoine Rigaudeau while Benetton knocked off Barcelona 99-82, as Petar Naumoski led the winners with 26 points.