Overseas Update February 5-19

Hey Liberty fans! The overseas season may be winding down, but are you up-to-date on how your favorite Liberty players have been doing internationally? Be sure to check in for recaps as they continue to compete overseas in Europe/Australia. This summary covers games played from Feb. 3-19.

 

Fenerbahce (18-2), led by Cappie Pondexter (@cappa23), is undefeated for the month of February, including back-to-back victories in Euroleague games. Pondexter was one of four players in double figures (20 points) for Fenerbahce to help preserve the team’s win streak with an 80-79 overtime victory over Botas. Pondexter is averaging 12.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game in Turkish league action. Fenerbahce leads Group B Euroleague standings with a 10-0 record behind averages of 9.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game from Pondexter. 

 

Galatasaray (19-1) is atop the Turkish league standings and third in the Euroleague’s Group C. Kelsey Bone (@kelseybone3) gave Galatasaray its seventh-straight win with a double-double against Canik Bld, posting 17 points and 16 rebounds in the victory. She also helped Galatasaray bounce back from a loss to USK Praha, defeating CCC Polkowice 70-45 to improve to 7-4 in Euroleague play. Bone had 15 points, six rebounds and two assists in the win. Bone is averaging 11.3 points and 7.2 rebounds in the Turkish league, and 8.8 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in the Euroleague.

 

The Dandenong Rangers (16-8) saw its six-game win streak snapped with three-straight losses to end the regular season. Despite the brief skid, Mitchell put in a pair of solid performances, including a double-double with 16 points and 10 assists in a one-point loss (85-84) to Bulleen B. Dandenong will face Bendigo S. in the semi-finals of the playoffs on Feb. 23. Mitchell is averaging 12.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game on the season.

 

Tarsus Bld. defeated Antakya 68-50 behind a 15-point and 10-rebound performance from Delisha Milton-Jones to move to 5-15 on the year. Milton-Jones (@DelishaMJones) is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 14.6 points per game, along with 7.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists. Kamiko Williams led Elitzur Holon (6-11) in a narrow 76-72 defeat at the hands of Hap.Petah Tikva. Williams scored 25 point and grabbed 16 rebounds in the loss. She is second on the squad in scoring with 14.8 points per game, while adding 7.5 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest. 

 

Feb. 3

Israel

Maccabi Ashdod defeated Elitzur Holon 83-53

Kamiko Williams (Elitzur Holon) - 4 points (1-5 FG, 0-7 3FG), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals (35 mins)

 

Feb. 5 

Turkey (Euroleague)

Fenerbahce defeated Nadezhda O. 67-51

Cappie Pondexter (Fenerbahce) - 4 points (1-4 FG, 0-2 3FG), 5 rebounds, 1 assist (32 mins) 

 

Turkey (Euroleague)

USK Praha defeated Galatasaray 63-58

Kelsey Bone (Galatasaray) - 9 points (3-8 FG), 5 rebounds, 1 assist (22 mins)

 

Feb. 7

Australia (WNBL)

Bulleen B. defeated Dandenong Rangers 85-84

Leilani Mitchell (Dandenong) - 16 points (0-0, 5-12 3FG), 4 rebounds, 10 assists, 2 steals (35 mins)

 

Feb. 8

Turkey (TKB)

Galatasaray  defeated Istanbul Univ. 70-47

Kelsey Bone (Galatasaray) - 16 points (7-10 FG), 8 rebounds (22 mins)

 

Australia (WNBL)

Bendigo S. defeated Dandenong Rangers 85-67

Leilani Mitchell (Dandenong) - 12 points (3-7 FG, 1-4 3FG), 1 rebound, 1 assist, 2 steals (26 mins)

 

Feb. 9 

Turkey (TKB)

Fenerbahce defeated Canik Bld 71-68

Cappie Pondexter (Fenerbahce) - 19 points (4-6 FG, 1-2 3FG), 4 rebounds, 6 assists (27 mins) 

 

Turkey (TKB)

Mersin defeated Tarsus Bld. 81-78

Delisha Milton Jones (Tarsus Bld.) - 28 points (6-10 FG), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals (40 mins)

 

Feb. 12

Turkey (Euroleague)

Fenerbahce defeated Lattes Montp. 78-50

Cappie Pondexter (Fenerbahce) - 9 points (3-5 FG, 1-4 3FG), 6 rebounds, 2 assists (28 mins) 

 

Israel

Hap. Petah Tikva defeated Elitzur Holon 76-72

Kamiko Williams (Elitzur Holon) - 25 points (11-18 FG, 0-3 3FG), 16 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals (40 mins)

 

Feb. 15 

Turkey (TKB)

Fenerbahce defeated Botas 80-79 OT

Cappie Pondexter (Fenerbahce) - 20 points (6-14 FG, 1-1 3FG), 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal (36 mins) 

 

Turkey (TKB)

Galatasaray  defeated Canik Bld 94-57

Kelsey Bone (Galatasaray) - 17 points (6-10 FG), 16 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals (27 mins)

 

Australia (WNBL)

Adelaide defeated Dandenong Rangers 85-78

Leilani Mitchell (Dandenong) - 6 points (2-6 FG, 0-2 3FG) 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals (33 mins)

 

Feb. 16

Turkey (TKB)

Tarsus Bld. defeated Antakya 68-50

Delisha Milton Jones (Tarsus Bld.) - 15 points (7-12 FG), 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals (28 mins)

 

Feb. 19

Turkey (Euroleague)

Galatasaray defeated CCC Polkowice 70-45

 

Kelsey Bone (Galatasaray) - 15 points (7-12 FG) 6 rebounds, 2 assists (24 mins)