Wisla Return To Winning Ways Against Cras

09.11.2011

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

Milka Bjelica had one of her finest all-round games in the EuroLeague Women to help Wisla Can-Pack Krakow beat Cras Basket Taranto.

In the Group C game in Poland, Montenegro international Bjelica had 16 points, 12 rebounds and six steals as Wisla prevailed 64-58.

The hosts had a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter but instead of pressing home the advantage, they allowed the Italians to come back.

When Simona Ballardini hit a three-pointer with 1:50 remaining, the Wisla lead was 60-54.

Two Ballardini free-throws with 1:05 to go left the home side on top, 61-56.

Erin Phillips settled their nerves with a jump shot and fouled on the play by Kia Vaughn, she sank the free-throw to stretch the lead back to eight.

Vaughn had an impressive night of her own, scoring 20 points and corralling 17 rebounds.

Cras lost for the second time in a row to fall to 2-3 and Wisla, who lost last week at Frisco Sika Brno, improved to 4-1.


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