Sun Overseas Round Up 3

Throughout the 2012-13 offseason, connecticutsun.com will keep fans updated on how their favorite Sun players are doing overseas. Read the first installment HERE and the second HERE. Want to find out where everyone is playing? Click HERE.

In Russia, Tina Charles picked up EuroLeague Week 5 MVP honors after leading Wisla Can-Pack Krakow to its first EuroLeague Women Group A victory of the season with a 26 point, 13 rebound performance in a 76-64 win over Spartak Moscow Region on November 21st. It was her second double-double in as many appearances and the second time this season that she has received the honor, previously being named MVP in Week 3. Charles also had four assists in the victory for the Polish side and is averaging 29.0 points and 13.5 rebounds to go along with 2.0 assists in two EuroLeague games.

In Polish League action, Charles had 22 points, nine rebounds, two blocks and one steal in a 56-49 loss to CCC Polkowice on November 18th and finished off the week with four points, four rebounds and one block in a 72-42 win over AZS Rzeszow on November 24th. The Sun center is averaging 11.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in four Polish League contests.

In Turkey, Sun forward Asjha Jones had 11 points, nine rebounds and three steals as Kayseri defeated Botas 68-60 in Turkish League action on November 18th. She followed that up with a 17 point, 12 rebound performance in a 74-72 loss to Canik Bld on November 25th. Jones is averaging 14.0 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two Turkish League games for Kayseri. Jones scored 20 points, picked up seven rebounds and two steals in Kayseriís 80-61 EuroCup win over Telge-Kayseri on November 22nd. In two EuroCup games, she is averaging 14.0 points and 5.0 rebounds.

Renee Montgomery is averaging 13.0 points, 3.3 assists and 1.3 rebounds in four Russian League games for Nadezhda Orenburg, picking up 14 points, two assists and one rebound in a 82-41 win over Energy Ivanovo on November 18th. She followed that up with eight points, four assists and two steals in a 95-54 win over Spartak Noginski on November 25th. Montgomery and her Nadezhda teammates will see their next EuroLeague action when they take on Uniqa on November 28th.

On November 21st, Danielle McCray had 13 points, seven rebounds and three assists in a 79-69 Famila Schio loss to Good Angels in EuroLeague action. McCray is averaging 10.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in five EuroLeague contests for the Italian squad.

In France, Mistie Mims played just 13 minutes before suffering an ankle injury in Lyonís 63-52 loss to Mondeville on November 17th. Mims had four points and three rebounds in the game. She rebounded on November 24th with 17 points, three rebounds and one steal in a 81-55 win over Perpignan and is averaging 14.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in six French League games.

Sun guard Allison Hightower led all players with 27 points to go along with three rebounds, three assists and two steals as Elitzur Ramla defeated Hap.Petah Tikva on November 19th. Hightower is averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 5.0 assists in two games for the Israeli team.

In Australia, Kelsey Griffin had 22 points, four rebounds and three steals to help propel Bendigo to a 68-62 victory over Adelaide on November 24th. Griffin is averaging 21.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 steals in three games for the Australian squad.