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Group:  A | 19.01.2012, 18:00h
Group:  A | 19.01.2012, 18:00h
90-70
20 - 1927 - 1519 - 1824 - 18
20 - 1927 - 1519 - 1824 - 18
Venue: Györ (HUN) |
Spectators: 800 |
Referees: Jonas Bille (DEN), Nicolaas Zwiep (NED), Paul Walton (ENG)

GAME REPORT


Ciglar Heats Up As Györ Overcome VICI

5. Iva Ciglar (Seat Unisze Györ)
Croatian point guard Iva Ciglar finished with 32 points and 10 assists, leading Seat Unisze Györ to a comfortable win over VICI Aistes

In a battle for pride, Uni Seat Györ claimed a 90-70 EuroLeague Women Group A victory over VICI Aistes.

Croatia international point guard Iva Ciglar poured in a game-high 32 points and handed out 10 assists for Györ.

There were also impressive showings from Quanitra Hollingsworth, who scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Nora Nagy-Bujdosó who had eight points and nine boards.

Both sides had already been eliminated from contention for a spot in Round 2.

Amanda Kemezys had just buried a jump shot to put VICI Aistes into a 23-22 lead early in the second quarter when Ciglar raced to the other end and made a lay-up and Hollingsworth followed suit on the next trip down the floor.

Rasheed connected from behind the arc and Hollingsworth scored again to cap the 9-0 run with Uni Seat on top, 31-23.

The hosts took a 47-34 lead to half-time and maintained a double-digit advantage for the rest of the third quarter and went to the fourth on top, 66-52.

VICI Aistes battled, however, and made things interesting in the last frame.

A Courtnay Pilypaitis three-ball reduced the deficit to 67-55 and that ignited a 9-0 run that was capped by a Kemezys lay-up.

Suddenly, the home side was on top, 67-61.

Ciglar came to the rescue, scoring the next nine points in the game and Györ pulled away for a decisive win.

Kemezys had a career-high 21 points in defeat.

 

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Uni Seat Györ vs. VICI Aistes

VICI Aistes Head Coach Mantas Sernius
"Congratulations to Gyor. They played very well. They started the game fantastic, we tried to catch up but it was the day of Gyor. We could do nothing agains the pick and roll of Ciglar and Hollingsworth."

Gyor Head Coach Akos Füzy
"Congratulations to my team, I'm very proud of them. After the Galatasaray game we learned a new defence system for this game, what the players did was great. I hope we are back on the right way."

VICI Aistes player Courtnay Pilypaitis
"Gyor played great today, we made a lot of mistakes. In particular, our defence was very bad."

Gyor player Iva Ciglar
"I'm proud of my teammates. We did almost everything Akos asked us for and we fought of course very well."

Top performers

Accumulated statistics

52.5%

32/61
FG
M/A

47.5%

28/59

62.2%

23/37
FG2P
M/A

48.9%

22/45

37.5%

9/24
FG3P
M/A

42.9%

6/14

70.8%

17/24
FT
M/A

50.0%

8/16

37

10/27
RT
RO/RD

28

6/22

18

AS

20

13

TO

19

10

ST

7

0

BS

2

22

PF

21

90

Pts

70

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