Taranto Rally To Stay Perfect

11.11.2010

Cras Basket Taranto had to come from behind in the final five mintues before improving their record to 3-0 with a 63-57 win over Wisla Can-Pack in their EuroLeague Women Group A clash.

Wisla had led 55-54 after Katarzyna Krezel's three-pointer, but Elodie Godin put Taranto back on top, 56-55, with a jump-shot 4:12 from time.

Kathy Wambe (Cras Basket Taranto)
Kathy Wambe had 16 points for Cras Basket Taranto
Michelle Greco added a further point from the free-throw line, and another foul allowed Brooke Smith to sink both her shots from the line and make it 59-55 with 3:25 to go.

Wisla missed a couple of chances to cut the gap, including a three-point attempt from Andja Jelavic that was wide of the mark.

Angela Gianolla put Taranto 61-55 on top with 33 seconds left, and although Paulina Pawlak hit back for Wisla, Megan Mahoney went to the line to make sure of victory for the hosts.

Smith led Taranto with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Kathy Wambe added 16 points and Godin finished with 10.

Magdalena Leciejewska led Wisla with 12 points, while Erin Phillips and Janell Burse had 11 each, with Burse adding 10 rebounds.


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