The 2005 FIBA EuroLeague Women play-offs are turning into a trip down memory lane for Ros Casares' Australia center Suzy Batkovic.
The 192cm Batkovic has been catching up with good friends and former team-mates in the competition, with the prospect of more to come when the quarter-finals start next Tuesday.
After starting the season with a 1-2 record, Valenciennes faced a huge game on Wednesday night to get their EuroLeague Women ambitions back on track. The French Champions, and 2003 EuroLeague Winners Runners-up faced old foes, Lotos Gydnia from Poland, the team they defeated to win the 2002 title.
A 94-85 win was reason enough for Valenciennes‘ fans to breathe a little easier, but perhaps even more encouraging was the form of Suzy Batkovic. The 194 cm center who hails from Newcastle, Australia, scored 29 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in her best game for Valenciennes since arriving at the club last season.