A3 Basket finished the group stage with six wins in seven games after a 74-65 success at Young Angels Košice on Sunday, January 6.
Players of the game
Scoring machine Tiffany Brown (Georgia Southern) scored 17 points. She also grabbed eight rebounds, dished four assists and stole the ball four times for a efficiency rating of 18.
Ama Degbeon stopped two rebounds short of double-double too. She had 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field.
Abigail Asoro posted 13 points and 10 rebounds in a double-double effort, while Hollie Mershon (Drexel) added 10 points.
Samantha Rae Logic (University of Iowa 2015) replied with 21 points on 9-of-15 shooting from the field. She also had five rebounds and two steals for a game high efficiency rating of 24.
Sara Majorosova scored 11 points and dished four assists.
A3 Basket controlled the game, except the second quarter when the Young Angels tried to take over.
Four A3 Basket players – Brown, Asoro, Degbeon and Mershon – scored in double figures.
The Swedes were more successful from the free throw line – 17/22 vs 12/22 – and shot the ball better from the field too.
A3 Basket finished in the second position and will face the third best team from Group B in the quarterfinals.
Astana Tigers – Tsmoki Minsk 49:68
Young Angels Košice – Olimpia Grodno 67:78
Rostov Don SFEDU – SBŠ Ostrava 86:75
PINKK Pecsi 424 – A3 Basket Umea 42:85
Tsmoki Minsk – Rostov Don SFEDU 67:66
Olimpia Grodno – PINKK Pecsi 80:78
SBŠ Ostrava – Astana Tigers 55:74
A3 Basket – Young Angels Košice 74:65
FINAL STANDINGS, as of January 6
Tsmoki Minsk 7-0 (+90) Qualified
A3 Basket Umea 6-1 (+124) Qualified
Rostov Don SFEDU 5-2 (+38) Qualified
Olimpia Grodno 4-3 (+10) Qualified
Young Angels Košice 3-4 (-33)
Astana Tigers 2-5 (-25)
SBŠ Ostrava 1-6 (-116)
PINKK Pecsi 0-7 (-88)
A3 Basket vs Rostov Don (1-0, +13)
Olimpia Grodno vs Young Angels Košice (1-0, +11)
Astana Tigers vs Ostrava SBŠ (1-0, +19)
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