|Sheri Sam leads La Spezia to its third consecutive victory|
La Spezia stay undefeated in their third match of the Fiba Europe Cup, beating winless Toulouse 88-67.
After a good start La Spezia quickly gathered a 13-point lead and seemed to be in complete control of the game.
The Italian team were once again led by Nevriye Yilmaz and Sheri Sam, who combined for 44 points.
Toulose tried their best to keep up with La Spezia for three periods but at last La Spezia brought home the victory without any further difficulties.
For the French side Marie Ayissi (14 points) and Evguenia Nikonova (13 points) showed good performances.
With this win La Spezia takes another step towards qualifiying in Group B of the Western Conference.
Game MVP: Sheri Sam, 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals.
Manrico Vaiani, Head Coach, Porto Mirabello La Spezia:
"I´m very proud of the hard work of my girls. There was an important Improve in the whole team compared with the previous game. Today they played the best match of this Cup and everyone gave a very good job. Overall Sheri Sam played great, in offense and defense. Sara Giauro is growing up and Yilmaz confirmed her qualities. Good match also for Zanoli and Slavcheva"
Agnes Wright, Head Coach, Toulouse:
"La Spezia made a good game. Sam and Yilmaz made the difference. Our girls just couldn’t stop them. This our first Fiba Cup and we will show in the next games, that we can improve."