The 2015 Eurocup eighthfinals are in the history books, as eight teams advanced to the following round, the quarterfinals. In the second game of the eighthfinal series, wins became more valuable than ever as some of the series were decided in the last moments. Among all winning players, Jon Diebler of Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir had the best individual performance this week with a performance index rating of 31. Diebler led his team with 26 points (2 of 2 two-pointers, 5 of 8 threes, 7 of 8 free throws), 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 6 drawn fouls. Karsiyaka advanced to the quarterfinals. Next in line this week was Derrick Brown of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, with a performance index rating of 30, thenks to 22 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 drawn fouls. Michael Green of Paris Levallois led his team to the quarterfinals with a performance index rating of 28, just like Petteri Koponen of Khimki Moscow Region.
Individual highs: Bellas dishes 9 assists, enters Top 50
Diebler was also this week's top scorer with his 26 points, while Koponen and Paris' Blake Schilb followed suit with 24 points apiece. Two players pulled rebounds in double digits, as Bojan Dubljevic of Valencia Basket and Vlad Moldoveanu of PGE Turow Zgorzelec had 10 boards each. Tomas Bellas of Herbalife Gran Canaria Las Palmas was the best passer this week with his 9 assists, a career-high for him. These 9 assists also put Bellas among the Top 50 best passers ever in the competition with a total 146. D'Or Fischer of Unics Kazan had as many as 4 blcoks to stop as many plays and push his team into the next round.