Cancel
27.01.2009, 18:00h
27.01.2009, 18:00h
81-58
17 - 1622 - 2023 - 1019 - 12
17 - 1622 - 2023 - 1019 - 12
Venue: Sopron (HUN) |
Spectators: 1500 |
Referees: Milan Mazic (SRB), Tomislav Vovk (CRO), Robert Paulik (CZE)

GAME REPORT


MKB Storm To Victory Over Wisla In Second Half

MKB Euroleasing Sopron have the upper hand in their EuroLeague Women play-off showdown with Wisla Can-Pack Krakow after cruising in the second half to an 81-58 victory in Hungary.

Serbian sensation Jelena Milovanovic tore apart Wisla with 23 points and seven rebounds.

Wisla will now try to force a third game when the teams meet on Friday in Poland.

The Polish team was right where it wanted to be early in the second half after a Candace Dupree lay-up cut MKB's advantage to 39-38.

But MKB then turned their game up a notch and pulled away.

With less than a minute remaining in the frame, MKB's lead had ballooned to 62-44.

In the third quarter alone when they put the result beyond doubt, Milovanovic had 10 of her points.

Kathleen MacLeod scored 17 and Tijana Krivacevic finished with 14 and had seven rebounds for MKB.

Amber Holt also had a game-high eight boards to go with her five points for the winners.

Wisla got 12 points apiece from Slobodanka Maksimovic and Ewelina Kobryn, while Dupree finished with 10.

COACH QUOTES


MKB Euroleasing-Wisla Can Pack Quotes

Székely Norbert, Head Coach of MKB-EUROLEASING SOPRON:

"1-0 for us, nothing more! But, we found our good rythm! We had an excellent pace, thats why forced Krakow into so many turnovers. We have to concentrate now for the second game!"

Wojciech Downar-Zapolski, Head Coach of Wisla Can-Pack Krakow: 

"We couldnt play our game, Sopron played very well and fast today. But I hope we can turn the result."

Jelena Milovanovic, MKB-EUROLEASING SOPRON Player:

"Our coach told us before the game every day, that we have to concentrate first of all on the first game. We played very well, but now we have to look ahead for Friday."

Dorota Gburczyk, Wisla Can-Pack Krakow Player:

"Sopron played like a team. The difference was today big, because of our bad defense. But its not over!"

Accumulated statistics

51.5%

35/68
FG
M/A

39.1%

18/46

58.9%

33/56
FG2P
M/A

42.1%

16/38

16.7%

2/12
FG3P
M/A

25.0%

2/8

69.2%

9/13
FT
M/A

80.0%

20/25

33

12/21
RT
RO/RD

23

6/17

20

AS

6

2

TO

16

9

ST

2

0

BS

3

19

PF

15

81

Pts

58

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