Universitat FC Barcelona extended their unbeaten record to 4 straight in the EuroLeague Women after their 62:92 away win over Italian side CariChieti.
Barcelona used a key 3rd quarter run and some red hot 3-point shooting to take command of the game and secure victory.
After a close 1st quarter, Barcelona gradually constructed a lead which reached 12 points by the end of the 1st half.
|Tracy Reid (no.6) goes to the hoop for Barcelona|
The 3rd period ended 47:76 in favour of the visitors, and Barcelona did just enough in the 4th to close the game with an easy victory.
5 Barcelona players scored in double figures, led by 206 cm center Silvia Mesa who had 18 points and 9 rebounds, easily her best game so far this season in Europe.
Czech forward Eva Nemcova led CariChieti with 14 points and 7 rebounds.
Game-MVP: Razija Brcaninovic
Claudio Agresti, Coach, Carichieti:
"We hold up for two quarters but the difference between the two teams is clear."
Bridget Pettis, Carichieti:
"We started to play well in the first quarter, but unfortunately we failed in the third quarter where we didn’t manage to defend well and the Spanish started to make 3 point shots."
Lluberas Carme, Coach, Barcelona:
"In the second half of the game the supremacy of our team was clear. We played better and better until the end of the match."
Razjia Brcaninovic, Barcelona:
"I thought it would be more difficult. I didn’t imagine we could win with such a large advantage. I didn’t realise what happened to the other team in the second quarter."