|09 February 2007|
Despite losing the second leg 67-64, Lavezzini Basket advanced to the EuroCup Women quarter-finals after a 156-133 aggregate win over Besiktas Colaturka.
Dubravka Dacic was the hero for the victors, scoring a combined 44 points in the two games.
The Italian-based outfit will now take on Taranto Cras Basket in the quarters.
Taranto advanced in thrilling fashion. They defeated Lattes Montpellier on the road in the second leg 61-59 to win 122-121 in aggregate.
Marianna Balleggi's three-pointer with just 10 seconds remaining put Taranto into the next round with Montpellier turning the ball over on their last possession.
In a Spain vs France encounter, Hondarribia-Irun almost overturned a huge first-leg defeat but were ultimately sent packing by Faenza, who won 149-146 on aggregate.
Hondarribia won the second leg at home, 77-62.
Faenza will take on Chevakata, which pulled out a tight 148-146 win over K Cero from the combined two games.
Chevakata lost the first game by eight points (78-70) but delivered in the clutch in the second encounter by posting a 10-point win, 78-68.
Vologda's second-leg comeback was inspired by 25 points and six three pointers from Lisa Willis.
|Lisa Willis starred in Chevakata's triumph.|
Dynamo Moscow rolled to a 90-53 triumph over Tarbes for a 158-118 aggregate success.
Tatiana Shchegoleva led the way with 25 and 18 points in the two wins.
Shchegoleva and Co will take on Anda Ramat Hasharon, who lost 75-74 at UB Barca but won 147-134 on aggregate.
Nadezhda narrowly lost 60-61 in the second leg but still prevailed 132-130 on aggregate.
They play BC Dynamo Moscow Region in the quarters.
The club from Moscow prevailed 140-123 from the two legs to advance.
The quarter-finals will begin on February 22 and are home and away encounters.
The winners with the best aggregate scores advance to the semis.
Faenza vs. Chevakata
Lavezzini Basket vs. Taranto Cras Basket
Anda Ramat Hasharon vs. Dynamo Moscow
BC Dynamo Moscow Region vs. Nadezhda