Overseas Round Up 5

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In Turkey, Sun guard Renee Montgomery is averaging 9.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.4 assists in nine Turkish League games for Tarsus Belediyesi. She is also averaging 12.6 points, 4.8 assists and 2.2 rebounds in five EuroCup games.

Also in Turkey, Tan White is averaging 14.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 14 Turkish League games for Orduspor. On December 28th, White scored 15 points, dished out three assists and grabbed two rebounds in a 70-68 loss to Besiktas.

The third member of the Sun in Turkey, Alba Torrens, is averaging 14.3 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 14 Turkish League games for Galatasaray. On December 28th, she had 15 points, three assists and one rebound in a 77-54 win over Botas.

Torrens and her Galatasaray teammates are also participating in EuroLeague play. Torrens, who is averaging 15.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in six games for the Turkish squad, had 17 points, four assists, two steals and two rebounds in a 90-39 victory over Kibirkstis-VICI on December 18th.

The Spanish star was recently named European Player of the Year by Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport. It was the second time in three years that Torrens received the honor from the paper (2011).

In Russia, Sun center Tina Charles is averaging 14.4 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists in seven Russian League games for Dynamo Moscow. On January 4th, she had 15 points, nine rebounds and two assists in a 89-59 win over Chevakata. The 2012 WNBA MVP is averaging 18.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in five EuroCup games for Dynamo.

Allison Hightower is continuing her strong play in Israel, averaging 16.2 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 10 games for Elitzur Ramla. The Sun guard had 19 points and two rebounds in a 80-64 loss to Maccabi Ashdod on January 6th.

In France, Mistie Bass had 12 points and 12 rebounds in a 75-57 win over Charleville on December 21st. The forward is averaging 15.2 points and 7.3 rebounds in 13 French League games for Lyon.

Kelly Faris is averaging 7.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in eight Middle European League games for UNIQUA Euroleasing Sopron in Hungary. The Sun guard is also averaging 6.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals in five EuroLeague games. Most recently, she had four points, four rebounds and two assists in a 65-60 victory over Rivas Ecopolis on December 18th.

On December 20th, Kayla Pedersen had 12 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and two blocks in a 79-72 Australian League loss to the Bendigo Spirit. In that same contest, Kelsey Griffin had 14 points, four rebounds and three assists in the victory for Bendigo.

Pedersen is averaging 13.0 points and 8.9 rebounds in 14 games for Dandenong, while Griffin is averaging 12.1 points and 7.3 rebounds in the same amount of games for Bendigo.

Sun guard/forward Danielle McCray is averaging 10.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in five Polish League games for Wisla Krakow. On January 5, she scored 22 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out three assists in a 98-46 win over MKS Konin. In three EuroLeague games, McCray is averaging 18.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists for the Polish squad, including 15 points, four rebounds and four assists in a 74-72 win over Lattes Montpellier on December 18th.