UMMC Ekaterinburg won 71-64 at ESB Lille Metropole on Friday to clinch a 2-0 series victory in the EuroLeague Women Eighth-Finals Play-off series.
Lille got 14 points from Kathy Wambe while recent signing Yelena Leuchanka had nine rebounds to go with her eight points for UMMC, who played without Penny Taylor for the second straight game.
Agnieszka Bibrzycka led the charge for a new-look UMMC Ekaterinburg on Tuesday as they routed ESB Lille Metropole in the second half to take a 1-0 lead in their eighth-finals play-offs tie of the EuroLeague Women.
The Polish international tore apart the French with 28 points, propelling Ekaterinburg to a 96-50 triumph.
The celebrating hasn't stopped, yet.
ESB Lille clinched their progression to the eighth-finals of the EuroLeague Women with a heart-stopping 60-59 win at home over Fenerbahce only on Wednesday evening.
ESB Lille Metropole fought to the end of their Group A campaign and survived to reach the eighth-finals of the EuroLeague Women.
Needing to upset Fenerbahce in France and for Phard Napoli to also beat TTT Riga in Italy, Lille had their prayers answered.
ESB Lille Metropole
2 Rue Breughel, 59650 Villeneuve d' Ascq, FRA
Tel: +33 (320) 19 66 90
Fax: +33 (320) 34 86 19
2 Rue Breughel , 59650 Villeneuve d'Ascq, FRA
+33 (320) 19 66 94
+33 (320) 34 86 19
President: Carmelo Scarna
General Manager: Valentin Cavelier