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Group:  C | 15.12.2010, 20:30h
Group:  C | 15.12.2010, 20:30h
87-49
21 - 1325 - 1222 - 1619 - 8
21 - 1325 - 1222 - 1619 - 8
Venue: Salamanca (ESP) |
Spectators: 3000 |
Referees: Igor Poljansek (SLO), Nuno Monteiro (POR), Marek Maliszewski (POL)

GAME REPORT


Avenida Brush Aside Tarbes

Teams do not usually travel to Salamanca and come away with a win in the EuroLeague Women.

Tarbes GB certainly didn't mount much of a challenge at one of the best-supported clubs in the world as they crashed to an 87-49 defeat to the Group C leaders.

Avenida, one week after a surprise defeat at VICI Aistes, overcame early resistance by the French to win easily.

The Spanish giants are now 6-2 and a game clear of Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje - a side they will square off against in Salamanca on January 19 in what could be a battle for group supremacy.

Early on, Tarbes played well.

A jump shot by Jelena Dubljevic put Alain Jardel's side in front at 13-8 midway through the opening quarter but Avenida hit back with a vengeance.

They took the lead for good at 14-13 with an Anke De Mondt three-pointer.

She would finish three of seven from long range on the night.

By the time Anna Montanana scored with a jumper to take her points haul to 10 early in the second quarter, Avenida had reeled off 15 consecutive points and led 23-13.

Tarbes hung around for a while but by half-time, the rout was on with the Wurzburg Arena going crazy.

A basket by Marta Xargay gave the hosts a 46-25 stranglehold on proceedings as the teams went to the changing rooms.

Lucas Mondelo's side pressed home the advantage in the second half.

Montanana led a balanced Avenida attack with 16 points.

Tarbes are now alongside VICI Aistes and Galatasaray with three wins and five defeats.

 

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Halcon Avenida vs. Tarbes

Lucas Mondelo, Halcon Avenida coach:
"We showed again the team that we want to be. We played great defense that enabled us to run. Generosity and a high ball rotation in the offense as we did today are the key to develop our potential."

Alain Jardel, Tarbes coach:
"We are not ready to play this kind of basketball. As the season goes, we are getting weaker and weaker and we lost our best center today with a muscle injury. Avenida played a great game, and showed a great potential tonight but I think Sparta&K have more chances to get to the Final Four."

Accumulated statistics

48.6%

35/72
FG
M/A

37.7%

20/53

52.0%

26/50
FG2P
M/A

36.7%

18/49

40.9%

9/22
FG3P
M/A

50.0%

2/4

72.7%

8/11
FT
M/A

77.8%

7/9

40

13/27
RT
RO/RD

29

6/23

23

AS

7

10

TO

22

16

ST

5

4

BS

2

12

PF

12

87

Pts

49

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