|Lindsay Whalen's 19 points could not help avoid a shock loss for Dynamo Moscow|
DYNAMO DOWNED IN SHOCK LOSS
Russian Premier League contenders Dynamo Moscow slumped to a shock loss after being edged out 67-62 on the road at Energia Ivanovo.
It was the fourth defeat of the season for the EuroCup Women holders, with Kayla Alexander their tormentor as she fired 20 points for the hosts and also collected 11 rebounds. Lindsay Whalen landed 19 points in defeat.
TOULOUSE JOIN FAVOURITES IN FRENCH CUP SEMI-FINALS
|Johannah Leedham continues to go from strength-to-strength for Bourges, putting in another noteworthy display over the weekend|
The top three teams in France all made it safely into the semi-finals of the French Cup and they will be joined by Toulouse, who fought past UF Angers 70-64 to make it to the last four of the competition.
Croatian national team guard Antonija Misura was the star of the show with a terrific 20 points, whilst Kristen Mann added a valuable 14 points. Another Croatian player in Iva Sliskovic, finished with a team-high 16 points for Angers.
British star Johannah Leedham is continuing to have the best season of her career and produced another superb contribution of 16 points, seven boards and five steals for Tango Bourges as they strolled past USO Mondeville 81-61.
Helena Ciak continued making a case for her inclusion in the national team squad with 17 points and six rebounds.
In the last of the quarter-final clashes, Diene Diawara amassed a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds for Villeneuve d'Ascq who routed Tarbes Gespe Bigorre 66-46, despite the best efforts of Ukrainian forward Viktoria Mircheva, who harvested a creditable 15 points and eight boards.
FENERBAHCE TAKE DOWN KAYSERI
|Angel McCoughtry was influential in avenging the loss that Fenerbahce suffered to Kayseri Kaski spor earlier in the season|
A strong 10-0 run in the fourth quarter helped the visitors, as did a wonderful 19 points and 11 rebounds from Angel McCoughtry.
The reply from Kayseri came from 14-points from Pinar Demirok, back on loan at the club having signed for Istanbul Universitesi last summer.
Universitesi had an eye-opening six players reach double-digits in scoring as they thrashed lowly TED Ankara 90-66, whilst Croatian forward Ana Lelas poured in 25 points as Mersin Buyuksehir outpaced Cehyan Belediye 87-76 to retain sixth spot.
RIVAS SWEATING ON FITNESS OF GIL
Queralt Casas scored 17 points for the EuroLeague Women side, but the main talking point after the game was Gil having to be helped off the court.
Leaders Perfumerias Avenida were again propelled by Eshaya Murphy as the guard amassed a stellar 31 points, eight steals and six rebounds to help her team come back against Gipuzkoa UPV and dig out a precious 76-73 success.
Elsewhere, former EuroLeague Women performer Shameka Christon exploded for 24 points to help Zamora collected a rare success with a 70-56 win at Cadi ICG Software.
Finally, Astou Ndour produced a typically power-packed 25 points and 11 rebounds for Gran Canaria 2014, but couldn't prevent her team's worrying loss of form as they slumped to an 80-76 home loss to Spar Uni Girona.