|Anete Jekabsone had 10 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists as UMMC Ekaterinburg logged another home win|
UMMC Ekaterinburg lowered the boom early and won convincingly against Lotos Gdynia in the EuroLeague Women on Wednesday.
Sandrine Gruda had 15 points to lead UMMC's balanced attack in a 79-56 win in Russia.
The Polish club led the Group A encounter only briefly in the opening minutes.
UMMC, down 6-4, tied the game with Cappie Pondexter's tip-in and then went in front after Yelena Leuchanka sank two free-throws.
Gdynia pulled level one last time as Aneika Henry's jumper made it 8-8.
Olga Arteshina, Anete Jekabsone and Gruda answered with jump shots in a 6-0 spurt that put the Russian team in front to stay.
Ekaterinburg had a vice-like grip on the contest at 35-18 after a 13-4 run that spanned the first six minutes of the second quarter.
Algirdas Paulauskas' side ended up outscoring the visitors 24-11 in the frame for a commanding 46-25 lead at half-time
Gydnia closed to within 13 in the third quarter but UMMC were never in danger of losing control of the game.
Ekaterinburg out-rebounded Gdynia 45-30 and the home side also shot 48.4% from the floor compared to 31.3% for their opponents.
UMMC improved to 6-2 with the victory and dropped Gdynia to 2-6.