National team competitions
Bourges survived a late scoring burst by Cappie Pondexter and beat Fenerbahce to clinch a place in the EuroLeague Women Final Four for the second year in a row.
Pondexter scored eight of her game-high 31 points in the final two minutes as her team pulled to within one point of the French giants, but Bourges held on for a 74-72 win.
Fenerbahce's Cappie Pondexter poured in 23 points but Bourges prevailed 85-69 in France to move within one win from a second straight trip to the EuroLeague Women Final Four.
Playing with confidence Bourges got 19 points from Croatia national team center Sonja Kireta, 16 from French youngster Endene Miyem and 14 from Australia's Belinda Snell.
With the Eighth-Finals in the books after Wednesday night's action the Quarter-Final match-ups are set for EuroLeague Women with undefeated CSKA Moscow leading the way.
The powerhouse side, led by superstars like Ann Wauters and Maria Stepanova, will face UMMC Ekaterinburg for a chance to go to the EuroLeague Women Final Four.
Tammy Sutton-Brown came up with some big plays on both ends of the floor down the stretch and Fenerbahce outscored Wisla Can-Pack Krakow 29-14 over the final 11:23 en route to a 67-59 win.
The victory sealed a 2-0 sweep in the EuroLeague Women Eight-Finals Play-offs series.
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