MKB Hold Their Nerve To See Off Wisla


MKB Euroleasing Sopron held their nerve and beat Wisla Can-Pack Krakow 79-70 in the deciding third game of their EuroLeague Women Eighth-Finals play-off tie.

Australian Kathleen MacLeod hit the go-ahead basket with 2:41 remaining on Wednesday night for a 67-66 lead and after Candace Dupree missed a jump shot for Wisla, Jelena Milovanovic's lay-up left the home side on top at 69-66.

Coming out of a Wisla time-out, Ewelina Kobryn scored down low for the visitors to make it a one-point game only for Milovanovic, one of the players expected to represent Serbia at this year's EuroBasket Women in Latvia, answered with another lay-up just 1:26 from the end.

Dupree was off target with a jump shot on Wisla's next possession and MKB fouled Milovanovic who sank both attempts for a 73-68 lead.

Skerovic gave the Polish outfit hope with a lay-up to reduce the arrears to three but again Wisla fouled and Dóra Horti drilled both attempts from the stripe.

Following a missed three-ball attempt from Wisla's Marta Fernandez, the visitors put Amber Holt on the line and she made both free throws before Horti completed the scoring with a lay-up.

Horti and Holt each scored 16 points while Milovanovic contributed 15.

For Wisla, Dupree poured in a game-high 24.

Wisla missed all nine of their attempts from behind the arc.


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