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The FIBA EuroLeague Women finished playing the qualifying round on February 11 with the top four teams from each of the two groups advancing to compete in the FIBA EuroLeague Women playoffs.

Here are some of the recent highlights:

Feb. 13
Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith was named FIBA Euroleague Women Player of the Week as she led UMMC Ekaterinburg to a victory over CharChieti Cus Chieti by scoring 31 points and grabbing 10 rebounds and shooting 5-of-5 from the field and 17-of-21 from the free-throw line. Griffith is currently leading the Euroleague Women in both scoring (21.0 ppg) and rebounding (12.9 rpg) and has posted seven double-doubles on the season.

Feb. 11

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Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith posted her seventh consecutive double-double by scoring a game-high 31 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in UMMC’s 87-74 victory over CariChieti Cus Chieti. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton recorded her own double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Los Angeles’ Tamecka Dixon scored 10 points and Sacramento’s Ticha Penicheiro finished with five points and five assists for UMMC. Indiana’s Bridget Pettis finished with 19 points and four assists in the losing effort. Former Cleveland (1997-2001) forward Eva Nemcova scored 19 points and collected eight rebounds and former Detroit (2001-02) center Kelly Santos scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the loss.


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Former Indiana (2000-01) forward Jurgita Streimikyte finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds in Lietuvos Telekomas’ 61-56 victory over Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia. San Antonio’s Margo Dydek posted her seventh double-double of the Euroleague season, scoring 15 points and grabbing a game-high 12 rebounds in the loss. Detroit’s Elaine Powell chipped in 14 points and collected seven rebounds and Washington’s Chasity Melvin finished with 10 points and seven rebounds in the losing effort.

Former Detroit (2000-02) and Phoenix (2002) center Oxana Zakalyuzhnaya scored 15 points and collected nine rebounds in Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron’s 95-48 victory over USK Blex KV Praha.


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Former Phoenix (1998-2001) center Maria Stepanova scored 17 points and grabbed a game-high 20 rebounds as VBM-SGAU Samara defeated Lavezzini Parma, 82-65 … Former Phoenix (2001) guard/forward Ilona Korstine led all scorers with 20 points in the victory. Los Angeles’ Mwadi Mabika scored seven points and collected five rebounds and San Antonio’s Marie Ferdinand scored three points in the win. Sacramento’s Taj McWilliams posted her sixth double-double by scoring 17 points and grabbing a team-high 12 rebounds in the loss. Former Los Angeles (1999), Indiana (2000-01) and Phoenix (2002) guard Gordana Grubin scored 19 points and handed out nine assists in the losing effort.

Minnesota’s Kristi Harrower recorded her first double-double of the Euroleague season by scoring 12 points and collecting 13 assists as Pays D’Aix Basket 13 defeated MBK Ruzomberok, 91-70.

Former Los Angeles (2000-02) forward Vedrana Grgin Fonseca scored a team-high 15 points and finished with seven rebounds in Bourges Basket’s 79-70 victory over Universitat FC Barcelona. Former Charlotte (1999-2000), Miami (2001) and Phoenix (2002-03) forward Tracy Reid scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds in the losing effort Former Charlotte (1997-98) and Orlando (1999) center Andrea Congreaves didn’t score for Universitat FCBarcelona.


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New York’s Ann Wauters and former Washington (2001-02) forward Audrey Sauret both scored 18 points in US Valenciennes Olympic’s 68-62 victory over Ros Casares Valencia. Charlotte’s Allison Feaster scored three points and collected six rebounds in the victory. Houston’s Lucienne Berthieu finished with 10 points and seven rebounds and Detroit’s Kedra Holland-Corn scored 11 points in the losing effort. Minnesota’s Michele van Gorp chipped in four points in the loss. Former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon scored six points and former Utah (2002) guard Elisa Aguilar finished with five points in the loss. Detroit’s Kedra Holland-Corn scored 11 points in the losing effort. Minnesota’s Michele van Gorp chipped in four points in the loss. Former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon scored six points and former Utah (2002) guard Elisa Aguilar finished with five points in the loss.

Former Utah (1999-2000) and Phoenix (2003) guard Dalma Ivanyi led all scorers with 19 points and former New York (1998) center Albena Branzova chipped in 10 points in MiZo-Pecsi VSK’s 69-59 victory over Gambrinus JME Brno. Former Orlando (2000) guard Romana Hamzova finished with six points and four rebounds in the loss. Former Phoenix (2000) center Rankica Sarenac scored two points and former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Cintia Dos Santos didn’t score in the losing effort.

Feb. 5

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San Antonio’s Margo Dydek posted her fifth double-double of the EuroLeague season, scoring 15 points and pulling down a game-high 11 rebounds in Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia’s 99-72 victory over VBM-SGAU Samara. Detroit’s Elaine Powell scored a game-high 19 points and added seven rebounds and Washington’s Chasity Melvin finished with 17 points and five rebounds in the win. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton scored 15 points and collected four rebounds and San Antonio’s Marie Ferdinand finished with six points in the losing effort. Former Phoenix (2001) forward/guard scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds and former Phoenix (1998-2001) center Maria Stepanova finished with 14 points and nine rebounds in the loss.

Indiana’s Bridget Pettis scored a game-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in CariChieti Cus Chieti’s 73-67 victory over USK Blex KV Praha. Former Detroit (2001-02) center Kelly Santos posted her second double-double by scoring 20 points and collecting 11 rebounds in the win.


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Former Indiana (2000-01) forward Jurgita Streimikyte scored 13 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as Lietuvos Telekomas defeated Ros Casares Valencia, 61-60. Minnesota’s Michele Van Gorp scored a team-high 16 points and collected seven rebounds and Detroit’s Kedra Holland-Corn scored five points in the losing effort. Houston’s Lucienne Berthieu was one rebound shy of a double-double scoring 11 rebounds and finishing with nine rebounds in the loss. Former Utah (2002) guard Elisa Aguilar scored six points and former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon chipped in with two points for Ros Casares Valencia.

Former Phoenix (2000) center Rankica Sarenac scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds in Gambrinus JME Brno’s 74-50 victory over Lavezzini Parma. Former Orlando (2000) guard Romana Hamzova finished with 13 points and nine rebounds and former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Cintia Dos Santos finished with two points in the victory. Connecticut’s Taj McWilliams scored 13 points and collected six rebounds in the losing effort. Former Los Angeles (1999), Indiana (2000-01) and Phoenix (2002) guard Gordana Grubin scored a game-high 19 points and finished with four rebounds in the loss.

Feb. 4

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Penicheiro
Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith posted her seventh consecutive double-double scoring a game-high 37 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the field and collecting 12 rebounds as UMMC Ekaterinburg defeated MBK Ruzomberok, 85-77. Griffith is currently ranked second in the EuroLeague in scoring with 19.6 points per game and first in rebounding with 13.3 per contest. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton recorded her fourth double-double of the season scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the victory. Los Angeles’ Nikki Teasley scored four points and handed out eight assists in the win. Sacramento’s Ticha Penicheiro finished with nine points and four steals for UMMC Ekaterinburg.


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Minnesota’s Kristi Harrower scored 11 points and finished with four steals as Pays D’Aix Basket 13 defeated Universitat FC Barcelona, 64-57. Former Charlotte (1997-98) and Orlando (1999) center Andrea Congreaves finished with four points and four rebounds and former Charlotte (1999-2000), Miami (2001) and Phoenix (2002-03) forward Tracy Reid scored two points and collected five rebounds in the losing effort.

Former Los Angeles (2000-02) forward Vedrana Grgin Fonseca scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds in Bourges Basket’s 80-63 victory over Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron. Former Detroit (2000-02) and Phoenix (2002) center Oxana Zakalyuzhnaya finished with 12 points and eight rebounds in the losing effort.

Charlotte’s Allison Feaster scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out four assists as US Valenciennes Olympic defeated MiZo-Pecsi VSK, 97-72. New York’s Ann Wauters finished with 22 points and collected seven rebounds in the victory. Former Washington (2001-02) forward Audrey Sauret scored a team-high 23 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the win. Former Utah (1999-2000) and Phoenix (2003) guard Dalma Ivanyi scored three points and handed out five assists in the loss.

Jan. 29

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Feaster
New York’s Ann Wauters scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds in US Valenciennes Olympic’s 106-80 victory over Lavezzini Parma. Charlotte’s Allison Feaster finished with 16 points and three assists, and former Washington (2001-02) forward Audrey Sauret scored 11 points in the win. Former Los Angeles (1999), Indiana (2000-01) and Phoenix (2002) guard Gordana Grubin scored a game-high 29 points and had five steals in the losing effort.

Former Utah (1999-2000) and Phoenix (2003) guard Dalma Ivanyi finished with 20 points, six assists and six rebounds in MiZo-Pecsi VSK’s 79-56 victory over Ros Casares Valencia. Minnesota’s Michele van Gorp Gorp scored 12 points and had three steals in the losing effort. Houston’s Lucienne Berthieu scored two points and grabbed three rebounds in the loss. Former Utah (2002) guard Elisa Aguilar scored five points and former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon scored four points for Ros Casares Valencia.

Jan. 28

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Minnesota’s Kristi Harrower scored 16 points and added six assists as Pays D’Aix Basket 13 defeated UMMC Ekaterinburg, 79-75. Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith posted her fifth straight double-double, leading all scorers and rebounders with 24 points and 22 rebounds in the losing effort. Griffith is currently leading the EuroLeague in rebounding with 13.5 per game. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton scored 18 points, added eight rebounds and blocked two shots while Los Angeles’ Tamecka Dixon finished with nine points and five assists in the loss. Sacramento’s Ticha Penicheiro netted eight points and four rebounds in the defeat. Los Angeles’ Nikki Teasley didn’t score in 14 minutes of game action for UMMC Ekaterinburg.


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Detroit’s Elaine Powell led all scorers with 18 points and added four assists and four steals in Lotos VBM Clima Gdynia’s 65-63 victory over Gambrinus JME Brno. Washington’s Chasity Melvin posted her third double-double of the season as she scored 11 points and pulled down a game-high 13 rebounds in the win. San Antonio’s Margo Dydek scored seven points and grabbed six rebounds in the victory. Former Orlando (2000) guard Romana Hamzova scored four points while Former Phoenix (2000) center Rankica Sarenac didn’t score in nine minutes of action and Former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Cintia dos Santos scored two points in the loss.

Former Detroit (2000-02) and Phoenix (2002) center Oxana Zakalyuzhnaya led all scorers and rebounders with 26 points and 15 rebounds in Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron’s 88-63 victory over Universitat FC Barcelona. Former Charlotte (1999-2000), Miami (2001) and Phoenix (2002-03) forward Tracy Reid finished with a team-high 18 points in the losing effort. Former Charlotte (1997-98) and Orlando (1999) center Andrea Congreaves scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds.


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Los Angeles’ Mwadi Mabika scored 10 points in VBM-SGAU Samara’s 59-56 loss to Lietuvos Telekomas. Former Phoenix (1998-2001) center Maria Stepanova finished with a double-double scoring 11 points and grabbing a game-high 21 rebounds in the victory. San Antonio’s Marie Ferdinand scored two points and collected five rebounds in the win. Former Phoenix (2001) guard/forward Ilona Korstine finished with 13 points in the victory. Former Indiana (2000-01) forward Jurgita Streimikyte scored a game-high 25 points and finished with 11 rebounds in the losing effort.

Indiana’s Bridget Pettis scored six points, collected six rebounds and had four steals as CariChieti Cus Chieti lost to Bourges Basket, 80-57. Former Detroit (2001-02) center Kelly Santos scored 17 points and finished with nine rebounds in the loss. Former Los Angeles (2000-02) forward Vedrana Grgin Fonseca chipped in with six points and six rebounds in the victory.

Jan. 22

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San Antonio’s Margo Dydek scored a team-high 19 points and added seven rebounds and two blocked shots in Lotos VBW Clima Gdynia’s 74-69 victory over US Valenciennes Olympic. Dydek is currently leading the EuroLeague in blocked shots with 2.9 per game. Detroit’s Elaine Powell scored 18 points on 6-of-6 shooting from the field in the victory. Powell is currently ranked fourth in the EuroLeague in field goal percentage (.510). Washington’s Chasity Melvin chipped in six points and nine rebounds in the win. Charlotte’s Allison Feaster led all scorers with 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting from the field in the loss. New York’s Ann Wauters finished with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists in the losing effort. Former Washington (2001-02) forward Audrey Sauret scored seven points and dished out eight assists in the loss.


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Sacramento’s Chantelle Anderson scored six points in MiZo-Pecsi VSK’s 63-56 victory over Lietuvos Telekomas. Former Utah (1999-2000) and Phoenix (2003) guard Dalma Ivanyi finished with nine points and six rebounds in the victory. Former New York (1998) center Albena Branzova scored two points and had five assists in the win. Former Indiana (2000-01) forward Jurgita Streimikyte finished with a game-high 16 points and added seven rebounds in the losing effort.

Detroit’s Kedra Holland-Corn scored 13 points in Ros Casares Valencia’s 85-53 victory over Lavezzini Parma. Former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon led all

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scorers with 17 points in the victory. Houston’s Lucienne Berthieu chipped in five points and five rebounds in the win. Former Utah (2002) guard Elisa Aguilar colleted five points, eight assists and four steals in the victory. Minnesota’s Michele Van Gorp finished with six points, five rebounds and three blocked shots for Ros Casares Valencia. Connecticut’s Taj McWilliams-Franklin posted her sixth double-double scoring 10 points and grabbing 12 rebounds. McWilliams-Franklin is one of only two EuroLeague players averaging a double-double on the season. Former Los Angeles (1999), Indiana (2000-01) and Phoenix (2002) guard Gordana Grubin scored 15 points and tallied six steals in the losing effort.

Former Los Angeles (2000-02) forward Vedrana Grgin Fonseca finished with a game-high 20 points to go along with eight rebounds and four steals in Bourges Basket’s 78-75 victory over MBK Ruzomberok.

Jan. 21

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Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith recorded her fourth straight double-double, posting game-highs in both points (17) and rebounds (12) in UMMC’s 76-46 victory over USK Blex KV Praha. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton-Jones scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the victory. Los Angeles’ Tamecka Dixon finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists in the win. Los Angeles’ Nikki Teasley scored four points and added four steals in the victory. Sacramento’s Ticha Penicheiro chipped in six points in the win.

Minnesota’s Kristi Harrower finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists in Pays D’Aix Basket 13’s 83-79 lost to Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron. Former Detroit (2000-02) and Phoenix (2002) center Oxana Zakalyuzhnaya chipped in four point for Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron.


Pettis
Former Charlotte (1999-2000), Miami (2001) and Phoenix (2002-03) forward Tracy Reid scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds in Universitat FC Barcelona’s 92-59 victory over CariChieti Cus Chieti. Former Charlotte (1997-98) and Orlando (1999) center Andrea Congreaves scored four points in the victory. Indiana’s Bridget Pettis scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed four rebounds in the losing effort. Former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Kelly Santos finished with eight points in the loss. Former Cleveland (1997-2001) forward Eva Nemcova scored four points for CariChieti Cus Chieti.


Mabika

Ferdinand
Los Angeles’ Mwadi Mabika scored 15 points and finished with eight rebounds in VBM-SGAU Samara’s 72-64 win versus Gambrinus JME Brno. Former Phoenix (1998-2001) center Maria Stepanova led all scorers and rebounders with 18 points and 15 rebounds in the victory. Former Phoenix (2001) guard/forward Ilona Korstine finished with 16 points and seven rebounds in the win. San Antonio’s Marie Ferdinand chipped in six points for VMB-SGAU Samara. Former Phoenix (2000) center Rankica Sarenac scored eight points and finished with six assists in the loss. Former Orlando (2000) guard Romana Hamzova scored four points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out six assists in the losing effort. Former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Cintia Dos Santos chipped in two points in the loss.


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Jan. 15
New York’s Ann Wauters posted her fifth double-double of the season by scoring a game-high 19 points and pulling down 12 rebounds in US Valenciennes Olympic’s 81-56 victory over VBM-SGAU Samara. Wauters is currently ranked second in the EuroLeague in field goal percentage (.555), third in rebounding (9.5 rpg) and tied for sixth in scoring (15.9 ppg). Charlotte’s Allison Feaster chipped in nine points in the victory. Former Washington (2001-02) forward Audrey Sauret finished with 11 points and six assists in the win. Former Phoenix (2001) guard/forward scored a team-high 16 points in the losing effort. Former Phoenix (1998-2001) center Maria Stepanova finished with a double-double scoring 13 points and grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds in the defeat. San Antonio’s Marie Ferdinand scored four points in the loss. Los Angeles’ Mwadi Mabika chipped in five points for VBM-SGAU Samara.

Indiana’s Bridget Pettis led all scorers with 22 points and pulled down six

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rebounds as CariChieti Cus Chieti was defeated by Euroleasing-Orsi Sopron, 86-64. Pettis is currently third in the EuroLeague in scoring with 17.7 points per game. Former Detroit (2001-02) center Kelly Santos recorded a double-double posting 13 points and getting a team-high 12 rebounds in the loss. Former Cleveland (1997-2001) forward Eva Nemcova chipped in 10 points in the losing effort. Former Detroit (2000-02) and Phoenix (2002) center Oxana Zakalyuzhnaya finished the night with a game-high 14 rebounds and 16 points as she posted her third double-double of the season.

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Detroit’s Kedra Holland-Corn scored 10 points and got three steals as Ros Casares Valencia defeated Lotos VBM Clima Gdynia, 71-69. Minnesota’s Michele Van Gorp finished with eight points in the victory. Houston’s Lucienne Berthieu chipped in eight points in the win. Former Minnesota (1999) and Phoenix (2001) forward Trisha Fallon scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed six rebounds in the victory. Former Utah (2002) guard finished with 13 points and six assists for Ros Casares Valencia. Washington’s Chasity Melvin finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and four steals in the losing effort. Detroit’s Elaine Powell scored 10 points, grabbed six boards and handed out five assists in the loss. San Antonio’s Margo Dydek scored nine points, pulled down five rebounds and blocked three shots for Lotos VMW Clima Gdynia. Dydek is leading the EuroLeague in blocked shots with 3.0 per contest.

Jan. 14

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Sacramento’s Yolanda Griffith recorded her third straight double-double by finishing with game-highs in both points (17) and rebounds (14) as UMMC Ekaterinburg defeated Bourges Basket, 70-62. Los Angeles’ DeLisha Milton-Jones posted her own double-double, scoring 14 points and pulling down 13 rebounds in the victory. Los Angeles’ Tamecka Dixon chipped in 12 points in the win. Sacramento’s Ticha Penicheiro finished with five points for UMMC Ekaterinburg. Former Los Angeles (2000-02) forward Vedrana Grgin Fonseca scored nine points in the loss.

Harrower

Minnesota’s Kristi Harrower finished with 11 points, six assists, five rebounds and four steals in Pays D’Aix Basket 13’s 78-54 victory over USK Blex KV Praha. Harrower is currently leading the EuroLeague in field goal percentage (.565) and is second in assists with 6.0 per game.

Connecticut’s Taj McWilliams-Franklin recorded her sixth double-double of the season by posting 10 points and 11 rebounds as Lavezzini Parma defeated MiZo-Pecsi VSK, 78-77. Williams is currently leading the EuroLeague in rebounding with 10.8 per contest. Former Los

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Angeles (1999), Indiana (2000-01) and Phoenix (2002) guard Gordana Grubin scored a game-high 33 points to go along with her seven rebounds and four steals in the victory. Former New York (1998) center Albena Branzova scored a team-high 27 points in the losing effort. Former Utah (1999-2000) and Phoenix (2003) guard Dalma Ivanyi scored 16 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the loss.

Former Orlando (2000) guard Romana Hamzova finished with 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals in Gambrinus JME’s 88-62 victory over Lietuvos Telekomas. Former Phoenix (2000) center Rankica Sarenac scored nine points in the victory. Former Orlando (2000-02) forward/center Cintia Dos Santos chipped in five points in the win. Former Indiana (2000-01) forward Jurgita Streimikyte scored a game-high 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field in the losing effort.

Former Charlotte (1999-2000), Miami (2001) and Phoenix (2002-03) forward Tracy Reid scored seven points in Universitat FC Barcelona’s 95-56 victory over MBK Ruzomberok. Former Charlotte (1997-98) and Orlando (1999) center Andrea Congreaves chipped in two points and three rebounds in the win.