Petrovic Scoring Spurt Ices Sparta&K Win


Sparta&K Moscow Region turned on the style in the fourth quarter and romped to victory at CB Taranto in the EuroLeague Women.

In Thursday night's Group C encounter, the visitors from Russia only had a five-point advantage with 10 minutes to go but outscored Taranto 23-8 the rest of the way for a 90-70 triumph.

In the killer run for Sparta&K, former FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year Sonja Petrovic scored 10 straight points.

With the Russians on top 70-64, Petrovic hit two three-balls, a jump shot and two free throws for an 80-64 stranglehold on the contest.

They were Petrovic's first 10 points of the game.

Seimone Augustus had a game-high had 22 points for Sparta&K and Candice Dupree 18.

Becky Hammon finished with 15 points and seven assists for the winners.

Elodie Godin topped the scoring for CB Taranto, who dropped to 2-4.

Sparta&K and three other teams - Basket Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration, Rivas Ecopolis and Wisla Can-Pack Krakow - are 4-2.




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