Wisla Pip Brno But Only Just
Wisla Can-Pack overturned a double-digit second-half deficit to top Frisco Sika Brno 78-74 in the first game of their Euroleague Women quarter-final play-off.
The hosts were trailing 60-50 with 2:33 to go in the third quarter, but Janell Burse's jump-shot sparked a revival and they were ahead, 70-69, when Iziane Castro-Marques nailed a three-pointer with 4:58 to go.
Burse made eight of 11 (72.7%) to finish with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Ewelina Kobryn also had 18, making eight of 12 (66.7%) and adding 11 rebounds. Marques also finished with 18 points.
Brno wasted 22 points from Eva Viteckova and 20 from Jelena Skerovic, while Dewanna Bonner finished with 17 and 12 rebounds