Ciglar Heats Up As Györ Overcome VICI

19.01.2012

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

5. Iva Ciglar (Seat Unisze Györ)
Croatian point guard Iva Ciglar finished with 32 points and 10 assists, leading Seat Unisze Györ to a comfortable win over VICI Aistes

In a battle for pride, Uni Seat Györ claimed a 90-70 EuroLeague Women Group A victory over VICI Aistes.

Croatia international point guard Iva Ciglar poured in a game-high 32 points and handed out 10 assists for Györ.

There were also impressive showings from Quanitra Hollingsworth, who scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Nora Nagy-Bujdosó who had eight points and nine boards.

Both sides had already been eliminated from contention for a spot in Round 2.

Amanda Kemezys had just buried a jump shot to put VICI Aistes into a 23-22 lead early in the second quarter when Ciglar raced to the other end and made a lay-up and Hollingsworth followed suit on the next trip down the floor.

Rasheed connected from behind the arc and Hollingsworth scored again to cap the 9-0 run with Uni Seat on top, 31-23.

The hosts took a 47-34 lead to half-time and maintained a double-digit advantage for the rest of the third quarter and went to the fourth on top, 66-52.

VICI Aistes battled, however, and made things interesting in the last frame.

A Courtnay Pilypaitis three-ball reduced the deficit to 67-55 and that ignited a 9-0 run that was capped by a Kemezys lay-up.

Suddenly, the home side was on top, 67-61.

Ciglar came to the rescue, scoring the next nine points in the game and Györ pulled away for a decisive win.

Kemezys had a career-high 21 points in defeat.

 


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