Roundup: Spartak Hang On To Beat Craiova

11 November 2010

Spartak Noginsk held off a late rally to win 69-64 on the road at SCM-CSS Craiova for their first win in EuroCup Women Group B.

Craiova got within three, 67-64, but Ramona Tarta missed a lay-up with 17 seconds left, and a pair of turnovers from the otherwise excellent Lydia Whitehead gave the visitors the chance to seal it with late free throws.

Maria Cherepanova collected 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead five Chevakata players scoring in double figures as they routed Lemminkainen 90-42 on the road to make it two wins out of two in Group A.

Anna Petrakova added 17 points, Jessica Davenport 15, Elena Danilochkina 13 and Olga Zhuzgova 10.

Dynamo Kursk pulled away in the final minutes to win 55-52 on the road against Jolly JBS.

Svetlana Makisemenko scored back-to-backĀ  baskets, the second a three-pointer, to turn a 48-48 tie into a 53-48 advantage with 2:18 to go, and two free throws from Michelle Snow helped Dynamo stay in front.

Elitzur Ramla improved to 2-0 in Group F as they overpowered Dynamo GUVD 75-65.

Tanasha Wright led the way with 23 points while Le'Coe Willingham had 17 points and 15 rebounds.

Besiktas got off the mark in Group C as they beat Aris 61-45.

Iziane Castro Marques led the way with 16 points, while Iveta Salkauske was not far behind with 15.

Abisola Olajuwon poured in 27 points and added eight rebounds to lead Seat Gyor to a 72-58 road win over Vagos in Group H.

Essence Carson added 16 points and seven rebounds.


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