In Spain, Tau Vitoria won easily against Malaga 81-68 to move 1-0 up in the semi-final. It was all Spahija's guys from the first minute until the end, despite Ndong's tries to do something for Malaga in the third quarter. Planinic scored 15 points and Splitter 15 for Tau, while Ndong 19 and Haislip 13 to Malaga.
Rome needed all their experience to beat Air Avellino 68-63 in the first semi-final in Italy. The visirors never gave up during all the game and led 59-56 in the end of the third querter, but Hawkins with great 4th quarter and 6 (and the only) points by Rodrigo De La Fuente leaves the win at home.