Hodges shoots the lights out, Al Riyadi emerges victorious in Izmir

Hodges shoots the lights out, Al Riyadi emerges victorious in Izmir

Roneeka Hodges put on a show in Izmir, Turkey. She scored eight three pointers and led Al Riyadi to a 90-67 win over the Swedish champions Lulea Basket on Sunday, December 3.

Players of the game
Roneeka Hodges connected 6-of-7 three pointers in the first half to amass 20 points in less than 20 minutes. She added two more shots from the three point line to finish the game with 32 points on 11/16 shooting. Wait a minute – Hodges also had nine rebounds and three assists.

Four Al Riyadi players finished in double figures. Kayli Sartori scored 19 points including 5/5 shooting inside the three point line. Adriane Ross and Shanece McKinny added 13 and 11 points respectively.

Lulea captain Anna Barthold posted another double-double to help her injury plagued team. She had 15 points and a team high 12 rebounds, while Allis Nystrom chipped in 19 points.

Key stats
Al Riyadi shot 60% from the downtown, connecting 9-of-15 attempts in the first half. Elie Nasr`s team built a 27 point lead before heading to the locker room 52-27.

The Lebanese outrebounded their opponents (57-38) and scored more points in fast breaks (26-15).

Al Riyadi extended its winning streak to three games and improved to 3-1.

Group A

Liepājas Papīrs – Horizont 65:47
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4026957/

Kibirkštis – Royal Eagles 82:79
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4026959/

Bornova Becker – Good Angels 58:86
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4026969/

Good Angels – Lulea Basket 68:55
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4026965/

Royal Eagles – Liepājas Papīrs 82:95
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4026961/

Lulea Basket – Al Riyadi 67:90
Live stats http://www.fibalivestats.com/u/EYBL/783526/bs.html

LIVE TV SCHEDULE (LOCAL TIME in Izmir and Vilnius)
Monday, December 4

13:00 Al Riyadi – Bornova Becker

STANDINGS, as of December 3, CET 13:00
Group A

Good Angels 5-0 (+102)
Al Riyadi 3-1 (+41)
Lulea Basket 3-1 (+17)
Liepājas Papīrs 3-2 (+9)
Bornova Becker 2-2 (+13)
Kibirkštis Vilnius 2-2 (-16)
FSG Royal Eagles 0-5 (-77)
Horizont 0-4 (-89)

Stage II

December 1-4, Izmir, Turkey – Group A
Al Riyadi, Bornova Becker, Good Angels Košice, Lulea Basket

December 9-10, Riga, Latvia – Group B
Hoptrans Sirenos, Tsmoki Minsk, TTT Rīga, Udominate Basket

December 9-11, Samsun, Turkey – Group B
Astana Tigers, Dynamo Moscow, Pieštanske Čajky, Samsun Canik

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