Early Run Propels Gospic To Big Win

16.11.2011

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

10. Julie McBride (Gospic CO)
Julie McBride finished with 11 points and 5 rebounds as Gospic CO thumped Brno

Gospic Croatia snapped a four-game losing streak in the EuroLeague Women by blowing out Frisco Sika Brno 80-61 on Wednesday evening.

In a Group C battle of 1-4 teams waged in the Czech Republic, Gospic stormed into a 13-2 lead and never looked back.

Kalisha Keane had six points and Sandra Mandir four in that early scoring burst for Gospic.

Stipe Bralic's team was on top, 30-15, by the end of the first quarter with Keane sitting on 12 points.

They were in complete command at half-time with a 46-23 advantage.

The Croatians were in front 69-36 by the end of the third period and they coasted over the last 10 minutes.

Keane and Marija Vrsaljko finished with 19 points apiece for Gospic.

Eva Komplet had 14 points and both Mandir and Julie McBride 11.

Alena Hanusov√° led Brno, who outscored the visitors 25-11 in the last quarter, with 14 points and 10 rebounds.

Gospic were eight of 15 from long range.


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