Bourges Basket battled past TEO Vilnius 60-54 in the second game of their best-of-three EuroLeague Women Quarter-Final on Friday to qualify for the Final Four.
The French side, who won the opening game of the series 66-60 on Tuesday, followed that up with a solid all-round display in Lithuania and were never really in danger of relinquishing a lead they established in the first quarter.
Bourges Basket staged a stunning fourth-quarter comeback to clinch victory over TEO Vilnius and take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three EuroLeague Women quarter-final.
The French team were 49-42 behind going into the final 10 minutes but went on a 9-0 run at the start of the quarter to go in front at 51-49.
TEO Vilnius guard Katie Douglas has earned deserved recognition for her achievements in Europe by being named in the EuroLeague Women All Star team this month and she's thrilled to bits.
The American is in her third campaign with TEO, during which time she has helped them to back-to-back Lithuanian LMKL titles and also successive EuroLeague Final Four appearances.
Halcon Avenida fought like lions and led for much of the game but came
unstuck in the fourth quarter and lost to Teo Vilnius, 74-68, in the EuroLeague Women on Friday.
The victory has given the Lithuanian team a 2-0 sweep of their eight finals play-off tie and propelled them into the quarter-finals.
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