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Group:  A | 16.12.2009, 20:30h
Group:  A | 16.12.2009, 20:30h
78-52
21 - 1114 - 199 - 934 - 13
21 - 1114 - 199 - 934 - 13
Venue: Taranto (ITA) |
Spectators: 1800 |
Referees: Mehmet Keseratar (TUR), Ronny Denis (BEL), John Hammervoll (NOR)

GAME REPORT


Taranto Power Past Riga

Cras Basket Taranto blew TTT Riga away late in the game to claim a 78-52 win in their EuroLeague Women clash.

Taranto had already let one slip, but put together a decisive run that started in the third quarter and stretched into the fourth that Riga had no chance to recover from.

Elodie Godin hit a pair of free throws to end a 39-39 tie and that sparked a 20-0 run, capped by Megan Mahoney three-point play, that broke Riga.

Mahoney led Taranto with 19 points, while Kathy Wambe added 14, Jami Montagnino had 13, Rebekkah Brunson 12 and Godin 10.

Aija Brumermane was the only Riga player to make it into double figures with 10.

The win sees Taranto improve to 5-3 to move third in Group A, while Riga drop to 1-7.

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Cras Basket Taranto vs. TTT Riga

Cras Taranto player Angela Gianolla:
"We are happy about this victory, as we have reached in advance the eight-finals of the EuroLeague Women. Taranto has proven to be a mature team. Despite fatigue, we have won another match."

Cras Taranto head coach Roberto Ricchini:
"Great congratulations to my team, because with a new sacrifice meet their goal of passing important shift in the EuroLeague Women. It was not an easy game, as Riga was to win. But Taranto was good in defense and attack"

TTT Riga player Anda Eibele:
"We fought to win this game, but our opponent was stronger and more focused. Sorry for this knock out, but we will continue to seek the best basketball in the next game".

TTT Riga head coach Aigars Nerips:
"The girls are involved, but unfortunately we lost. The pressure has influenced our match. Too bad, as we'll not arrive to eights final of Euroleague. But let's move to improve."

Accumulated statistics

40.3%

27/67
FG
M/A

39.1%

18/46

38.5%

20/52
FG2P
M/A

43.8%

14/32

46.7%

7/15
FG3P
M/A

28.6%

4/14

65.4%

17/26
FT
M/A

75.0%

12/16

40

17/23
RT
RO/RD

37

7/30

11

AS

1

14

TO

19

8

ST

6

0

BS

2

15

PF

23

78

Pts

52

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