Lietuvos Telekomas 67 vs. Dynamo 60

24.03.2005

Lietuvos Telekomas Vilnius staged a dramatic fourth quarter comeback and stunned Dynamo Moscow 67-60 on Thursday to reach the FIBA EuroLeague Women Final Four.

Jurgita Streimikyte (Lietuvos) celebrates with her teammates
Jurgita Streimikyte (Lietuvos) celebrates with her teammates
The Russian outfit appeared to take control of the game in the third quarter, outscoring their hosts 22-11 for a 53-45 advantage.

But the Lithuanian club turned the game on its head over the final 10 minutes to win the Game Three decider and reach the semi-finals.

It was a Rima Valentiene three-pointer at the 37 minute mark which gave Lietuvos their first lead since the second quarter, 59-57.

Mwadi Mabika answered with 2 free throws, but they would be Dynamo's last meaningful points of the game.

Jurgita Streimikyte and Katie Douglas, both of whom struggled with their shooting throughout (they combined for 8/23 from the field), took over in the final minutes. They scored Lietvos' final 8 points of the contest, in an 8-1 run which saw the Lithuanians confirm victory.

Douglas led five Lietuvos players in double figures with 15 points and eight rebounds.

Elena Shakirova topped Dynamo with 13 points.


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