Braxton-Brown, Krakow Too Strong For Kosice


K Cero ICP Kosice's hopes of a revival in the EuroLeague Women may have died on Wednesday when the Slovakian team lost for the seventh straight game at Wisla Can-Pack Krakow.

Kara Liana Brown-Braxton (Wisla Can-Pack Krakow)
Kara Liana Brown-Braxton
Kara Liana Brown-Braxton poured in 18 points and pulled down 15 rebounds in a dominant display for the Polish outfit, who won 69-57.

Anna De Forge also weighed in with 16 points for the winners, who claimed victory for just the second time in the competition - both of the triumphs coming at the expense of Kosice.

With the scored level at 8-8 at the 6:20 mark of the opening quarter, the hosts went on a 15-6 surge for a 23-14 advantage.

Kosice pulled it back to 30-27, but they were unable to get it back to equal terms.

By half-time, the hosts had pushed their advantage back to seven at 38-31, and midway through the third quarter Wisla extended their lead to 54-36.

From that point on, it was clear there was only going to be one winner.

The visitors did manage to claw their  way to 65-55 with 2:10 remaining in the game, but they got no closer.

The result leaves Wisla Can-Pac Krakow with two wins and five defeats in Group C, while Kosice are left needing a major turnaround if they are to advance to the next stage of the competition.


Bourges Through To Last Eight 03.02.2006
French Giants Bourges Too Strong For Wisla31.01.2006
Last Quarter Road Victory For Dynamo18.01.2006
Douglas Dazzles Again12.01.2006
Miller Time As USVO Turn Back Determined Krakow14.12.2005
Win For Phard Napoli01.12.2005
Rakhmatulina, Dynamo Moscow Survive Wisla Comeback23.11.2005

Follow Us On Twitter

Like Us On Facebook