Representing our country’s basketball in the FIBA EuroCup Women, the Near East University won both home and away matches versus German Rutronik Stars Keltern during the EuroCup Women Round of 16 and kept its unbeaten team status. Upon the completition of the competitions in the Round of 16, the Near East University advanced to the EuroCup Women Round 8.
The Round of 8 will determine the four teams that will advance to the Quarter-Finals where they will be joined by four teams from the EuroLeague Women Regular Season (the 5th and 6th-placed teams in each of the two EuroLeague Women Regular Season groups). The Round of 8 will follow a home-and-away format and will be played between 9 and 16 February.
For the first leg of the EuroCup Women Round of 8, Near East University will face the Italian team Reyer Venezia at Venezia-Mestre, Palasport Taliercio on Wednesday, 8 February 2017. The return leg will take place a week later at Caferaga Sport Saloon in Istanbul on Thursday, 16 February 2017.