Basketball Bundesliga: Bayern and Alba easily reach the cup quarter-finals

Defending champion Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals of the Basketball Bundesliga Cup without much trouble.

Basketball Bundesliga: Bayern and Alba easily reach the cup quarter-finals

Defending champion Bayern Munich reached the quarter-finals of the Basketball Bundesliga Cup without much trouble. Bayern won clearly on Sunday in their own hall against EWE Baskets Oldenburg with 101:73 (55:35). In doing so, the Munich team took revenge for the defeat in the league in Oldenburg almost two weeks ago.

Bayern had everything under control at BMW Park from the start and started with a 13-2 run. Although Lower Saxony reduced the score to four points (16:20) in the course of the first quarter, the hosts then pulled away again. Even at halftime, the game was practically decided with Munich leading by 20 points.

Bayern also prevailed against Oldenburg in the final of last season and thus won their only title of the 2022/23 season. This time the hosts' best thrower was Carsen Edwards with 20 points.

Alba Berlin also got rid of their cup task easily and relaxed. The capital city team clearly prevailed against the Basketball Löwen Braunschweig with 96:71 (51:34). World champion Johannes Thiemann shone with 20 points.

The two big favorites will have to play in the quarter-finals on 9/10. compete away in December. Bayern travel to Telekom Baskets Bonn, Alba Berlin to Syntainics MBC in Weißenfels. The Niners Chemnitz and ratiopharm Ulm as well as Rasta Vechta and the Bamberg Baskets also meet. This was the result of the draw on Sunday evening in Berlin.

Statistics on Bayern - Oldenburg Statistics on Alba against Braunschweig

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