2000-01PlayoffsRound 1
Marcus Brown, Benetton

Eighthfinals, Game 1: Road to the final starts with two road warriors

Two road warriors stole the home court advantage in Game 1 of the best-of-three Euroleague eightfinals. Benetton upset Barcelona 85-86 with 30 points from an unstoppable Marcus Brown. In Athens, Tau Ceramica edged Peristeri 79-81 with 25 points from Saulius Stombergas. Alphonso Ford led Peristeri with a Euroleague season-high 41 points. Olympiakos edged Mash Verona 94-92 behind 33 points from Nikos Ekonomou.