Relinquishing their EuroLeague Women title on their home floor last year at the Final Eight was a painful experience for UMMC, but the Russian juggernaut is ready to climb back to the top of the podium.
While they didn't quite manage to make it to the EuroLeague Women Final Four, the needle on the gauge assessing the campaign of CB Avenida is still pointing firmly to excellent.
There was a feeling of real satisfaction for Villeneuve d'Ascq as the recently crowned EuroCup Women champions returned to action with a 77-59 league win against visiting Lyon over the weekend.
TSV 1880 Wasserburg continue to be the dominant force in German women's basketball after they romped to another Cup success over the weekend.
Kia Vaughn was crowned MVP of the Czech Final Six after catapulting EuroLeague Women Final Four hosts ZVVZ USK Prague to success against BK IMOS Brno.
fibaeurope.com's women's basketball specialist Paul Nilsen takes a look back at the Quarter-Final Play-Offs of Europe's premier women's club competition, EuroLeague Women.