Augustus, Galatasaray Grab Upper Hand In EuroCup Quarterfinals

Turkish club Galatasaray and Lynx guard Seimone Augustus cruised to a 79-65 win over Russian club Chevakata Thursday in Game 1 of their two-game, total-point series in the EuroCup Quarterfinals.

Augustus recorded 16 points, five rebounds and two steals in the 14-point win. In 10 games in the EuroCup, Augustus is averaging 19.0 ppg, 4.8 rpg and 1.4 apg in 32.2 minutes per game. Augustus is shooting 56.2% (86-of-153) from the field, including 37.5% from downtown.

The return game will be in Istanbul on Thursday, Feb. 26.