Richards, Zurowska shoot down Prague


Samantha Richards scored 25 points and Justnya Zurowska added 21 to lift KSSSe AZS-PWSZ Gorzow to an 87-72 win over ZVVZ USK Prague in Group C of the EuroLeague Women.

Richards made 10 of 15 shots from the floor and was a perfect three of three from the free-throw line.

Zurowska was even more efficient, shooting seven of 10 from the field.

Gorzow had twice built big leads only to watch Prague come back.

A 12-1 run late in the third quarter brought the visitors back to within two, at 61-59, on Sandra Le Drean's lay-up .

But Gorzow responded with a 13-4 run of their own, capped by Yuliya Dureika's lay-up, that stretched deep into the fourth quarter and put the game out of reach.

Sidney Spencer added 15 points for the hosts.

Lindsey Whalen led Prague with 15 points, while Sonja Kireta has 12 and Le Drean, Zane Tamane and Evanthia Maltsi all had 10 each.

The win lifts Gorzow to 3-5 while Prague drop back to 4-4.