Bayern will play in Pokal against Crailsheim, Bayreuth and the MBC
In the qualification round for the BBL Cup, the FC Bayern basketball team will meet the host MBC, Bayreuth and Crailsheim in Weissenfels October 17th/18th. This is the result of the group draw on Thursday. The Top Four of the MagentaSport BBL Cup will take place on November 1st and 2nd. In case of a semi-final, for which the group win is necessary, the FCBB would meet the winner of the southern group C which consists of Ulm, Bamberg, Ludwigsburg and Würzburg. The other two participants in the final tournament will be determined in the northern groups A and B. As always, MagentaSport will broadcast all games live.
Directly after the BBL Cup, on the first weekend of November (6 - 8 November), the new Bundesliga season will begin. As things stand at present, the FCBB's season start in the EuroLeague is scheduled for 2 October: The Munich team will meet the Italian top team Armani Milan to kickoff the season.
The BBL Cup 2020/2021:
Group A: Telekom Baskets Bonn, EWE Baskets Oldenburg, Alba Berlin, Basketball Löwen Braunschweig
Group B: Rasta Vechta, JobStairs Gießen 46ers, BG Göttingen, Fraport Skyliners
Group C: ratiopharm Ulm, Brose Bamberg, MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, see Oliver Würzburg
Group D: Syntainics MBC, Hakro Merlins Crailsheim, FC Bayern Basketball, Medi BayreuthSchedule: Matchday 1: October 17/18; gamedays 2 and 3: October 24/25; Top Four: November 1-2.