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Group:  C | 17.11.2011, 20:30h
Group:  C | 17.11.2011, 20:30h
70-90
23 - 2616 - 2023 - 218 - 23
23 - 2616 - 2023 - 218 - 23
Venue: Taranto (ITA) |
Spectators: 1500 |
Referees: Vladimir Tsekov (BUL), Fabiana Martinescu (ROU), Maja Vukanovic (SRB)

GAME REPORT


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.

 

COACH QUOTES


Quotes CB Taranto vs. Sparta&K Moscow Region

Coach Cras Taranto Roberto Ricchini:
"Sparta&K is a great opponent and tonight they showed it. We gave our best, but it was not enough. We must work to get back on track again."

Cras Taranto player Florina Pascalau:

"We wanted to beat an opponent as important [as they are]. But there are things on which we must work."

Sparta&K Moscow Region coach Pokey Chatman:

"The team is growing and today's victory, against a dangerous opponent, is a new product of our progress."

Sparta&K Moscow Region player Sonja Petrovic:

"We are excited about this new victory. We have developed a great basketball game. We continue on this road."

 

 

Accumulated statistics

52.7%

29/55
FG
M/A

61.0%

36/59

57.1%

28/49
FG2P
M/A

56.1%

23/41

16.7%

1/6
FG3P
M/A

72.2%

13/18

64.7%

11/17
FT
M/A

71.4%

5/7

28

8/20
RT
RO/RD

27

5/22

15

AS

12

14

TO

15

7

ST

8

0

BS

2

14

PF

21

70

Pts

90

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