Cancel
09.02.2012, 19:00h
09.02.2012, 19:00h
62-55
25 - 813 - 1910 - 1414 - 14
25 - 813 - 1910 - 1414 - 14
Venue: Seyhan/Adana (TUR) |
Spectators: 2500 |
Referees: Elena Chernova (RUS), Maja Vukanovic (SRB), Maka Kupatadze (GEO)

GAME REPORT


Botas Down Gran Canaria To Progress

Botas Spor saw off the challenge of Gran Canaria on Wednesday evening and advanced to the EuroCup Women Semi-Finals.

The Turkish club, with a three-point lead after last week's first leg, won the second, 62-55.

Botas appeared to throw a knockout punch after storming into a 25-6 lead with 1:02 to play in the opening quarter.

Nilay Kartaltepe had eight points in the first frame for the hosts and Quianna Chaney seven.

Gran Canaria then battled back to make a game of it.

The Spaniards, led by Lisa Lee's nine points in the first half, closed the gap to 38-27.

When Patricia Arguello sank two free-throws late in the third quarter, Gran Canaria only trailed 46-41.

A three-ball by Dandra Moss and jumper by Lee early in the fourth quarter knotted the game at 48-48 and suddenly the aggregate deficit was back to just three points.

Botas then made the game-winning plays.

Monica Wright hit a jumper for the hosts and after Vanessa Blé converted just one of two at the line for Gran Canaria, Noelle Kuin drilled a jump shot to make it 53-49 for Botas.

Kartaltepe collected her eighth assist on that Kuin basket.

Gran Canaria clawed the deficit back to 53-51 with two Astou Ndour free-throws, but Kartaltepe pulled up on a fast break and made a three-pointer to push the Botas advantage to 56-51.

Lee kept the visitors' hopes alive when she made a lay-up with 43 seconds to go to cut the Botas second-leg lead to 57-53, but Chaney followed with a three-point play at the other end to stretch the advantage back to seven.

Kartaltepe had a team-high 15 points and both Chaney and Wright 12.

Courtney Paris grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds and scored eight points.

Lee had 17 points and Moss 11.

Ndour ended up with 10 points and 10 boards.

Blé had a team-high 11 boards to go with her six points for Gran Canaria.

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

34.3%

24/70
FG
M/A

30.5%

18/59

38.6%

17/44
FG2P
M/A

34.1%

15/44

26.9%

7/26
FG3P
M/A

20.0%

3/15

70.0%

7/10
FT
M/A

72.7%

16/22

46

15/31
RT
RO/RD

47

13/34

15

AS

7

14

TO

18

10

ST

8

6

BS

9

18

PF

16

62

Pts

55

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