2020 FIBA Intercontinental Cup schedule and pairings announced

2020 FIBA Intercontinental Cup
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The 2020 FIBA Intercontinental Cup schedule was confirmed on Thursday, with the four participating teams also learning the pairings ahead of next month’s event, set to take place in Tenerife, Spain from February 7-9, 2020.

The Final Four format, adopted in the last edition, will remain unchanged this year, with the two Semi-Finals played on Friday, February 7 and the Third-Place Game and the Final taking place on Sunday, February 9.

The Semi-Finals will see Segafredo Virtus Bologna (ITA), the winners of the last edition of the Basketball Champions League, take on DIRECTV Liga de las Americas champions San Lorenzo de Almagro (ARG), with the tournament hosts Iberostar Tenerife (ESP) matched up against the reigning G League champions Rio Grande Valley Vipers (USA).

The games will take place as follows (all times in local time – GMT):

Friday, February 7
18:30 – Semi Final 1: Segafredo Virtus Bologna (ITA) – San Lorenzo de Almagro (ARG)
21:00 – Semi Final 2: Iberostar Tenerife (ESP) – Rio Grande Valley Vipers (USA)

Sunday, February 9
16:30 – Third-Place Game
19:00 – Final

As announced previously, the competition will take place at the Pabellón Insular Santiago Martín, the venue that hosted the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2018 Final as well as the first Final Four of the Basketball Champions League in 2017.