Pays D‘Aix won for the sixth time due to its excellent performance in the second half. The first 20 minutes both teams played on an equal level and tied the game at the break (31-31).
|Lara Mandic (Aix) hit 7/8 from the line|
USK had the better start and scored the first points of the second half. However this hit was the last one for a long time.
Aix was successful in the second half mainly due to its full court press.
They forced the Czechs to many mistakes and Aix knew well how to use them. The home team was losing 44-57 before the last quarter and couldn‘t do much but risk everything.
The team from Prague wasn‘t very successful with its full court press though and Aix even increased their advantage in the last quarter.
With a 21-10 run in the final period the French took a big step to stay in striking distance with the group leaders from Ekaterinburg, Barcelona and Bourges.