Bourges Turn Back Györ


Bourges Basket shook off their two-game losing streak and beat Uni Seat Gyor in the EuroLeague Women on Wednesday night.

Stella Kaltsidou had 22 points and 11 rebounds and as the French club won 87-68 to improve to 2-1 in Group A.

Endene Miyem and Catherine Joens also came up big for Bourges, who fell at UMMC Ekaterinburg last week and then slipped up against Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration on the domestic front.

Miyem had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Joens added 16 points and seven boards.

There was also terrific play for the home side from 32-year-old guard Kiesha Brown, who finished with 13 points, eight assists and four rebounds.

Point guard Celine Dumerc wasn't in action for Bourges.

The hosts only led 39-34 at half-time but extended the lead to 58-49 by the end of the third quarter.

Four minutes into the fourth quarter and Gyor were breathing down the neck of Valérie Garnier's team.

Iva Ciglar's three-pointer reduced the deficit to 66-61 but Kaltsidou drew a foul and made two free-throws before Joens buried one of her four three-pointers on the night.

Renee Montgomery had 22 points and Nora Nagy 20 for Gyor, who fell to 1-2.



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