TEO Vilnius Hold Off Dynamo

06 December 2007

TEO Vilnius moved off the bottom of Qualifying Round Group D in the EuroLeague Women with a 78-72 win over Dynamo Moscow.

The Russians' foul count proved to be their undoing, with Vilnius scoring 24 of 28 free-throws while Dynamo only went to the line nine times, scoring eight points.

Nykesha Sales (TEO Vilnius)
Nykesha Sales had 14 points and 6 rebounds for TEO Vilnius
Yelena Leuchanka weighed in with 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for Vilnius while Seimone Augustus was the game's highest scorer with 23 points in a losing cause.

Dynamo had the better of the first period securing a 20-13 advantage, but Vilnius scored the last seven points of the second quarter to lead 37-34 at the break.

Vilnius dominated the third quarter, Dynamo reaching team fouls with 1:35 remaining, and the Lithuanians took full advantage to secure a 57-48 lead.

Vilnius appeared to be keeping their visitors at bay until Augustus scored five unanswered points to reduce the deficit to five points with 2:49 remaining.

However, 30 seconds later Dynamo reached team fouls for the second quarter running, allowing Vilnius to add four points from the line in the closing minutes.

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