Cras Basket Taranto gave the home crowd plenty to cheer about as they rolled to an 81-53 victory over TEO Vilnius on Wednesday night.
On the last night of Qualifying Round action in the EuroLeague Women, the Group A win pushed the Italian club to 6-4 while Vilnius fell to 1-9.
TTT Riga defeated TEO Vilnius 59-57 in a Baltic battle on Wednesday night, led by Latvian international Kristine Karklina who poured in 23 points.
For Riga, it was their second win of the season, both at the expense of Vilnius.
TEO Vilnius needed eight games but finally recorded a win in the EuroLeague Women on Thursday by beating Galatasaray 86-80 in overtime.
In the process, the Lithuanian team damaged Gala's prospects of climbing in the Group A standings ahead of the play-offs.
Ros Casares claimed a 75-60 home triumph against a winless TEO Vilnius side that often looked helpless on offense but never gave up.
In Amaya Valdemoro's second EuroLeague Women game since recovering from a long injury lay-off, Valencia used an impressive press defense and their usual quick transition game to hold down their resilient Baltic opponents.
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