Standings after first window of FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers

1 Dee Bost (BUL) - Bulgaria v Latvia, 2021 FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers, Botevgrad - Arena Botevgrad(Bulgaria), Group Phase, 24 February 2020

The first window of the FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers saw European powers upset and impressive attendances.

In Group A, defending 2019 FIBA World Cup champion Spain got stunned by Poland, 80-69.

In Group C, Belgium blew out Lithuania, 85-65.

In Group D, Turkey was upset twice; once by Netherlands, 72-65 and then by Sweden, 87-80.

In Group E, Serbia was surprised by Georgia in a 94-90 loss.

In Group F, defending 2017 EuroBasket champion Slovenia were taken down by Hungary, 77-75.

In Group G, Great Britain conquered Germany, 81-73.

Finally, in Group H, Latvia was upset twice; once by Bosnia and Herzegovina, 62-61 and then by Bulgaria, 110-104 in double overtime.

Here were the top five attendances of gameday 1 (Feb. 20 and Feb. 21):

  1. 11,000 – Poland vs. Israel at the Arena Gliwice in Gliwice, Poland
  2. 10,100 – Latvia vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia
  3. 9,563 – Turkey vs. Netherlands at the Ankara Arena in Ankara, Turkey
  4. 7,099 – Georgia vs. Switzerland at the Sports Palace Tbilisi in Tbilisi, Georgia
  5. 6,770 – Finland vs. Serbia at the Espoo Metro Arena in Espoo, Finland

Here were the top five attendances of gameday 2 (Feb. 23 and Feb. 24):

  1. 11,390 – Sweden vs. Turkey at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden
  2. 8,661 – Spain vs. Poland at the Pabellon Principe Felipe in Zaragoza, Spain
  3. 7,099 – Russia vs. North Macedonia at the Molot Sports Hall in Perm, Russia
  4. 6,591 – Lithuania vs. Czech Republic at the Siemens Arena in Vilnius, Lithuania
  5. 5,257- Serbia vs. Georgia at the Aleksandar Nikolic Hall in Belgrade, Serbia

Group G is the only group with no undefeated teams, as all four teams are 1-1.

Group standings after window 1 games:

Group A

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Israel20162134+284
2.Poland11151144+73
3.Spain11153151+23
4.Romania02134171-372

Group B

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Italy20170145+254
2.Estonia11162159+33
3.Russia11141150-93
4.North Macedonia02139158-192

Group C

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Belgium20174137+374
2.Lithuania11162175-133
3.Czech Republic11164168-43
4.Denmark02143163-202

Group D

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Croatia20141115+264
2.Netherlands11131134-33
3.Sweden11143152-93
4.Turkey02145159-142

Group E

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Georgia20190178+124
2.Serbia11170152+183
3.Finland11127144-173
4.Switzerland02152165-132

Group F

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Hungary20139135+44
2.Ukraine11148135+133
3.Slovenia11160155+53
4.Austria02151173-222

Group G

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Germany11156150+63
2.France11154149+53
3.Great Britain11155154+13
4.Montenegro11147159-123

Group H

PositionTeamWinsLossesPoints forPoints againstPoint differentialTeam points
1.Greece20143128+154
2.Bulgaria11173177-43
3.Bosnia and Herzegovina11127131-43
4.Latvia02165172-72

The FIBA EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers are played across three windows with two games played by each team in every window.

First window: Feb. 20-21, 2020 and Feb. 23-24, 2020 (complete)

Second window: Nov. 26-27, 2020 and Nov. 29-30, 2020

Third window: Feb. 18-19, 2021 and Feb. 21-22, 2021