Delisha Milton scored 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as Czech Republic heavyweights Gambrinus Brno hammered MKB Euroleasing 96-71 on the opening day of the EuroLeague Women.
Brno, last season's beaten finalists - they suffered an excruciating 69-66 defeat at BC Volgaburmash in the championship game - trailed by 11 points in the second quarter.
However, Jan Bobrovsky's team finished the first half with a flourish, scoring the last seven points, with Eva Viteckova's three-pointer in the final minute cutting MKB's lead to 41-40 at the intermission.
The home team then grabbed control in the third quarter. After a Nikki Teasley three-pointer had pulled MKB to withini 48-47, Brno reeled off 10 straight points, capped by a three-point play from Milton.
She received a pass from Petra Kulichova and buried a jump shot, and was fouled by Olexandra Gorbunova. Milton made the free throw for a 57-47 lead,and Brno were on their way to a big victory.