Cancel
Group:  C | 13.01.2010, 20:00h
Group:  C | 13.01.2010, 20:00h
84-57
14 - 1015 - 933 - 1522 - 23
14 - 1015 - 933 - 1522 - 23
Venue: Bourges (FRA) |
Spectators: 2600 |
Referees: Branislav Mrdak (SRB), Boris Gabara (SVK), Johannes Sarekoski (FIN)

GAME REPORT


Bourges Grab Imporant Win Against Gorzow

Bourges Basket brushed aside KSSSE AZS-PWSZ Gorzow on Wednesday night to move closer to sealing a spot in the EuroLeague Women Eighth-Final Play-offs.

Pierre Vincent's team won 84-57 to improve to 4-5 in the Group.

They avenged a 49-39 defeat in the first meeting between the sides back on November 18.

Bourges could finish as high as second, depending on other results.

Against Gorzow, the French finished the first half on a 6-0 run to lead 29-19.

After the restart, they reeled off seven consecutive points, including five by Stella Kaltsidou.

That gave Bourges a 37-19 lead, while Greece international Kaltsidou led all scorers with 16 points at that stage.

Vincent's team pulled away for a decisive win.

Kaltsidou finished with a team-high 26 points.

Gorzow's Justyna Zurowska led all scorers with 27 points.

The Polish team was eliminated from contention for a Last 16 place with the defeat.

 

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Bourges Basket vs. KSSSE AZS-PWSZ Gorzow

KSSSE AZS-PWSZ Dariusz Maciejewski coach:
"I would like to congratulate Bourges for their game. They played great. We just played good defense in one quarter. We had big problems offensivelybecause of Bourges' smart defense. Physically, technically and tactically, Bourges were better tonight. It's our first year in EuroLeague and we have to solve the problems we have when we play away from home. Now we have to win against Kosice next Wednesday. Fortunately it will be at home."

Pierre Vincent, Bourges coach:
"It was a tough game. Gorzow played hard. We made a very good defense and even when Gorzow tried to come back, the team stayed calm and controlled them. Since December we have been in good form. For this game we just have adjusted our defense and concentrated on our strong points in offense - and it worked. With a complete roster it would have been easier..."

Accumulated statistics

45.6%

31/68
FG
M/A

30.6%

19/62

43.1%

22/51
FG2P
M/A

29.4%

10/34

52.9%

9/17
FG3P
M/A

32.1%

9/28

100.0%

13/13
FT
M/A

76.9%

10/13

44

13/31
RT
RO/RD

32

11/21

18

AS

11

14

TO

22

12

ST

6

6

BS

3

13

PF

19

84

Pts

57

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