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Basketball - 11. January 2018.

Fenerbahce, Yakin Dogu seal spots in last eight

MUNICH (EuroLeague Women) - Two more Quarter-Final spots were secured on Wednesday as Yakin Dogu Universitesi and Fenerbahce both improved to 9-2 with contrasting home wins.

Fenerbahce edged out UMMC Ekaterinburg for an 80-77 victory as Kelsey Plum fired in 24 points on 6-of-7 shooting to lead her side to a memorable double over the 2016 champions.

Anastasiya Verameyenka added 21 points in the win with Aerial Powers posting a double-double of 19 points and 11 boards, along with a team-high 4 assists.

The home side fell behind in the closing stages before producing a crucial 7-0 run to take control with Plum icing the game from the foul line.

Meanwhile, Yakin Dogu eased to an 80-56 success against Perfumerias Avenida behind 19 points apiece for Kayla McBride and Sandrine Gruda.

Jantel Lavender added a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds with the hosts racing out of the blocks with a 27-14 start.

Sopron Basket climbed into second spot in Group B as Yvonne Turner netted 21 points in an 82-56 win against ESBVA-LM to improve to 7-4.

Alexia Charterau poured in 23 points to help Bourges Basket extend their winning run to five games with an 82-72 success at home to CCC Polkowice.

Dynamo Kursk moved to 11-0 with an emphatic 56-88 win away at ZVVZ USK Praha as they continued their dominant unbeaten run.

The Russian side had six players in double figures with a balanced attack led by Angel McCoughtry’s 15 points.

You can see how the day's action unfolded with our Live Updates page.


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