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Group:  B | 11.12.2013, 19:00h
Group:  B | 11.12.2013, 19:00h
52-60
16 - 149 - 2112 - 1115 - 14
16 - 149 - 2112 - 1115 - 14
Venue: Krakow (POL) |
Spectators: 1500 |
Referees: Pavel Fuska (SVK), Mart Uuehendrik (EST), Viktor Bozhenar (UKR)

GAME REPORT


Wisla Continue To Stumble On Home Soil

24. Dewanna Bonner (Nadezhda Orenburg)
Dewanna Bonner once more led Nadezhda, coming up as a real pick-pocket with 7 steals

Wisla-Can Pack fans may be renowned for creating a white-hot atmosphere in Krakow, but those supporters are still waiting to celebrate a EuroLeague Women home success after their team crashed 60-52 against Nadezhda.

The hosts slumped to a third home loss of the campaign as Nadezhda claimed back-to-back Group B victories, having started the season with four consecutive losses.

Even another fine double-double from the irrepressible Jantel Lavender wasn't enough to inspire victory for Wisla, as the former Schio center mustered 17 points and 14 rebounds.

A disastrous second quarter proved to be their downfall, despite having opened up an early double-digit lead by racing ahead 14-4 inside six minutes.

But, the Polish club inexplicably imploded and were outscored 29-4 in a one-sided spell during which the rejuvenated Nadezhda built their platform for victory.

Trailing 35-25, the salvage mission launched by Wisla when they re-emerged for the second-half never truly gained momentum.

Latvian center Zane Tamane reduced the arrears at 47-42, but it was to be as close as the home side would get to their opponents who held their composure down the stretch.

Glory Johnson made her debut in the competition for Nadezhda and it was a memorable one with 12 points and seven rebounds.

DeWanna Bonner had 14 points and 13 rebounds, but on a below-par shooting night, it was a sensational seven steals which stole the show.

 

COACH QUOTES


Quotes Wisla vs. Nadezhda

Nadezhda head coach George Dikeoulakos
"We knew a lot about Wisla and prepeared the tactic to reduce the power of that team. First strong defence and also good offence organisation. I told my players to stop Wisla's fast break actions and to control the rebounding. What more? We won the game 60:52."

Wisla Can-Pack head coach Stefan Svitek
"What can I say after a game like that one. We did not play our tactic and our defence - missed so many shots, shooting only 36,7%. Being 10 points up, we lost control and Players did not play what they used to play. We must think about the next games now. In the last quarter we came back but finally lost. Congratulations to Nadezhda."

Nadezhda player Natalia Anoikina
"It was a hard game but we were able to win. Like the coach said, we were well prepeared for that game. We are happy."

Wisla Can-Packguard Allie Quigley
"We played a very bad game - bad options, bad defence and awful offence. Playing like that we had no chance to win. We must look forward to win the next EuroLeague Women games." 

Accumulated statistics

36.7%

22/60
FG
M/A

42.1%

24/57

40.4%

21/52
FG2P
M/A

46.7%

21/45

12.5%

1/8
FG3P
M/A

25.0%

3/12

100.0%

7/7
FT
M/A

69.2%

9/13

31

9/22
RT
RO/RD

37

10/27

10

AS

15

20

TO

23

11

ST

13

1

BS

3

15

PF

15

52

Pts

60

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