MiZo Pécs Finally Put Away Gritty Gospic

14 January 2010

MiZo Pécs 2010 put paid to Gospic Croatia on Thursday and sealed a place in the EuroLeague Women Eighth-Final Play-offs.

Nicole Ohlde scored 23 points and corralled nine rebounds in a 90-78 victory for MiZo.

The Hungarian giants lost their first three games of the European campaign but have rebounded to win three of their last six to clinch the fourth and final play-off place in Group B.

Gospic slumped to their eighth defeat in nine games.

The visitors from Croatia did not go quietly.

A three-pointer by Ivana Jurcevic gave Gospic a 27-26 lead early in the second quarter.

MiZo went back on top but Gospic kept the game close with a three-pointer by Emanuela Salopek cutting the hosts' lead to 35-34.

Baskets by Dalma Ivanyi and Alexandria Quigley at the end of the first half gave the home side a 45-40 lead.

Twice the visitors pulled to within a single point in the third quarter but MiZo stayed on top and in the fourth quarter, they pulled away for a double-digit win.


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