Three In A Row For Kosice After Win Over Sopron


Good Angels Kosice won for the third straight time in the EuroLeague Women on Wednesday evening and avenged their season-opening defeat to MKB Euroleasing Sopron in the process.

Stefan Svitek's team, beaten 74-63 in the first game between the sides back on October 28, bounced back and claimed a 75-58 Group C victory in Slovakia.

The hosts had a fight on their hands and didn't start to take control until the third quarter.

On top 39-36, Kosice got a three-pointer from Linda Frohlich to settle their nerves.

Sopron tried to play catch-up and stayed within striking distance for a while with a Katalin Honti basket reducing the arrears to 44-40.

But Angel McCoughtry hit a three-pointer and Candice Dupree followed with a lay-up to make it 49-40 midway through the frame.

At the end of the quarter, Kosice held a 58-50 advantage.

The opponents from Hungary managed to pull to within seven in the fourth quarter but Kosice won comfortably in the end.

McCoughtry finished with 24 points and Candice Dupree had  16 points along with 11 rebounds.

Jelena Milovanovic, back after an injury lay-off, finished with 17 for Sopron, who are now 2-4.

Tijana Krivacevic had 13 points for Sopron but failed to take a claim a single rebound.


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