NEWS

09.04.2009
Galatasaray Win EuroCup Women After OT Thriller

Galatasaray overcame another big first-leg deficit and beat Cras Basket Taranto in an overtime thriller on Thursday night to win the EuroCup Women.

Trailing by 12 points after last week's clash in Italy, Galatasaray returned to Istanbul and prevailed 82-61 for a 137-128 triumph on aggregate.

02.04.2009
Strong Finish Gives Taranto 12-Point Lead Over Galatasaray

Cras Basket Taranto are closer to collecting silverware this season after beating Galatasaray 67-55 in the opening leg of the EuroCup Women Final.

Spurred on by their home fans, Taranto got a solid effort from Australia international Suzy Batkovic who poured in 15 points and hauled in nine rebounds.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Kübra Imren Eksi 1.83 21.06.1986 Izmit (TUR)  
 Sevda Esenler 1.80 17.02.1988 Bakirkoy (TUR)  
 4Tugba Palazoglu SG 1.72 04.12.1980 Bolu (TUR)  
 6Beril Binogul 1.72 28.01.1988 Sisli (TUR)  
 7Saziye Ivegin SF 1.82 08.02.1982 Niksar (TUR)  
 9Bahar Caglar PF 1.88 28.09.1988 Izmir (TUR)  
10Isil Alben PG 1.72 22.02.1986 Eminönü (TUR)  
12Korel Engin 1.98 08.04.1980 WA (USA)  
13Yasemin Horasan 1.86 01.08.1983 Sisli (TUR)  
14Yasemen Saylar PG 1.78 07.09.1990 Bakirköy (TUR)  
15Marina Kress 1.92 23.08.1980 Minsk (BLR)  
23Seimone Augustus SG 1.83 30.04.1984 Baton Rouge, LA (USA)  
33Sophia Young 1.85 15.12.1983 Kingston (VIN)  
55Esra Sencebe SF 1.70 21.12.1981 Malatya 

COACHES

Head Coach: Okan Çevik

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31.03.2009
Taranto, Galatasaray Win Before EuroCup Women Title Tilt

Cras Basket Taranto warmed up for their EuroCup Women showdown with Galatasaray by thrashing Liomatic Umbertide 76-57 over the weekend.

Winning coach Roberto Ricchini is hoping his players carry the form into the two-legged showdown with Gala, which tips off on Thursday night in Italy.

19.03.2009
Augustus-Inspired Gala Stun Kursk To Reach Final

Seimone Augustus poured in a season-high 38 points - one less than Dynamo Kursk scored as a team on Thursday - to lead Galatasaray to a resounding victory in Istanbul and into the EuroCup Women Final.

Needing to overcome a 14-point deficit from the first leg, the great Augustus fired the Turkish giants to a 62-39 win - good enough for a nine-point triumph on aggregate.

Convincing Win Puts Kursk In Driver's Seat Against Gala12.03.2009
Imperious Augustus Leads Galatasaray Past Chevakata26.02.2009
Galatasaray Grab Upper Hand In Quarter-Final With Chevakata19.02.2009
Dynamo Survive Esperides Scare, Kursk and Gala Also Through05.02.2009
Karsli Joins Galatasaray29.12.2008

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Team

GALATASARAY SPORTS CLUB
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TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSS. Augustus20.0
RTS. Young8.6
ASI. Alben6.2
STI. Alben3.3
BST. Mc Williams0.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

22.10.2008vs ZKK Buducnost[W] 89-53 (A)
30.10.2008vs USO Mondeville[W] 73-53 (H)
06.11.2008vs AKO Aris Holargou[W] 65-61 (A)
12.11.2008vs ZKK Buducnost[W] 85-57 (H)
19.11.2008vs USO Mondeville[W] 79-61 (A)
26.11.2008vs AKO Aris Holargou[W] 97-45 (H)
11.12.2008vs Municipal Targoviste[W] 96-67 (A)
18.12.2008vs Municipal Targoviste[W] 75-66 (H)
29.01.2009vs K.V. Imperial AEL[L] 61-63 (A)
05.02.2009vs K.V. Imperial AEL[W] 74-68 (H)
19.02.2009vs Chevakata[W] 79-65 (A)
26.02.2009vs Chevakata[W] 55-49 (H)
12.03.2009vs Dynamo Kursk[L] 47-61 (A)
19.03.2009vs Dynamo Kursk[W] 62-39 (H)
02.04.2009vs Cras Basket Taranto[L] 55-67 (A)
09.04.2009vs Cras Basket Taranto[W] 82-61 (H)

THE ARENA

Abdi Ipekçi Spor Salonu

Address: 10, Yil Caddesi , 34020 Istanbul, TUR
Tel: +90 (212) 414 77 00
Fax: +90 (212) 679 74 30
Capacity: 12500

Ayhan Sahenk Sports Arena
Address: Büyükdere Cad., 34457 Istanbul, TUR
Tel: +90 (212) 286 41 26
Fax: +90 (212) 286 38 12
Capacity: 3500

HOTELS

Ataköy Marina Hotel
Address: Ataköy Sahil Yolu, 34158 İstanbul
Tel: +90 212 560 41 10
Web: http://www.atakoymarinahotel.com.tr/default-en.html

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ADMINISTRATION

Office

Address: Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi Türk Telekom Arena Stad Huzur Mah. , 34415 Istanbul, TUR
Tel.: +90 (212) 305 19 05
Fax: +90 (212) 273 28 59
Email: muratozyer@hotmail.com ozgealev@gmail.com
Web: www.galatasaray.org

Staff

President: Ünal Aysal
General Manager: Murat Özyer