Battling Brno Fade At The End At Kosice

23.11.2011

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

11. Natalia Vieru    (Good Angels Kosice)
Natalia Vieru had her arguably best game on senior level with a powerful double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds

Good Angels Kosice won their fourth game of the season in the EuroLeague Women on Wednesday night, pulling away from Frisco Sika Brno in the fourth quarter for a 71-54 home triumph.

Danielle McCray had a team-high 19 points for Kosice while Natalia Vieru poured in 16 and also corralled 14 rebounds.

Kosice are 4-3 in Group C and in the thick of the hunt for a play-off spot.

Brno fell to their sixth defeat in seven games.

The Czech team has some promising youngsters and after a tough start on Wednesday, they clawed their way back and only trailed 49-45 at the end of the third quarter.

Two Romana Hejdova free-throws closed the gap to 54-51 two minutes into the fourth quarter.

Kosice then shifted into a higher gear.

McCray scored with a lay-up to start a 17-0 run that she finished with a three-pointer as the hosts led 71-51 with 47 seconds to play.

Hejdova finished with 16 points for Brno.


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