BC Volgaburmash blew a huge lead in the second half but recovered just in time to beat UMMC Ekaterinburg and remain undefeated in the Russia's top flight.
In a battle of sides that took part in the EuroLeague Women - Volgaburmash have reached the Final Four - the hosts stormed out to a 27-12 advantage by the end of the first quarter and that maintained that lead by half-time.
EuroLeague Women sides UMMC Ekaterinburg and Dynamo Moscow both claimed narrow wins in Russian top flight action on Saturday.
Visitors Ekaterinburg outscored Shelen Krasnoyarsk 18-11 over the final 10 minutes en route to a 63-58 triumph.
Audrey Sauret's campaign with UMMC Ekaterinburg hasn't gone to plan with the club having made an early play-off exit from the EuroLeague Women.
Ekaterinburg boast seasoned internationals Sauret (France), Yolanda Griffith (United States) and Suzie Batkovic (Australia), but the team never gelled and lost to MKB Euroleasing Sopron in the eighth-finals in two games.
MKB Euroleasing Sopron completed a two-game sweep of UMMC Ekaterinburg on Friday night as American Nikki Teasley torched the visitors from Russia with 27 points in an 89-79 triumph.
Teasley played all 40 minutes and was eight of 16 from the field, including six of 13 from the arc.
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