|Maya Moore led the charge for Ros Casares in the second convincing win over Polkowice this week|
Ros Casares blew out CCC Polkowice 78-58 in Poland on Friday night to advance to the Final Eight of the EuroLeague Women.
The Spanish giants won convincingly against Polkowice for the second time this week with Maya Moore's 20 points a game-high.
Ann Wauters and Sancho Lyttle poured in 17 and 15 points, respectively, and each corralled 12 rebounds.
Polkowice only led briefly at the start of the contest.
Ros were on top 9-8 midway through the opening quarter when they went on a 15-4 run to take a firm grip on proceedings.
Ann Wauters hit a jumper and after Sharnee Zoll replied with a jump shot, Moore's three-pointer gave the Valencia team a 14-10 lead.
Lyttle and Wauters followed with baskets and Evina Maltsi scored to cut the gap to six, Moore struck again from long range.
Laia Palau's free-throw stretched the Ros Casares advantage to 22-12 by the end of the first quarter.
Lauren Jackson then sparked the visitors, coming off the bench to score their first seven points of the second quarter as they built a 29-17 lead.
Ros went on to outscore the hosts 22-9 in the frame for a 44-21 lead at the break and there was no way back for Arkadiusz Rusin's team.
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Ros Casares Head Coach Roberto Íñiguez
"We played very good in the first 20 minutes. We were good on defense and ofense too. After the break we were too static, we were not dynamic enough. Today`s win was very important for us. Now we wait for the Final Eight."
CCC Polkowice Head Coach Arkadiusz Rusin
"I think that Ros Casares is the main candidate to win the EuroLeague this season. They have 10 complete players. For us today`s game was severe and a good lesson. I hope that we will use this lesson in the next games in the Polish League. I would like to thank my my team for figting in the second half."
Ros Casares player Maya Moore
"It was a great thing for us to win and get promoted to the Final Eight. We tried to play very agressive for the first to the last moment. We did it only in the first 20 minutes. We still must work so hard to play on the same level by whole game."
CCC Polkowice player Jantel Lavender
"Ros Casares is a really strong team. We tried to fight but it was very hard for us. They have good players on all position. Today they was better than my team."