Experienced center Anna Jurčenkova posted a big double-double and helped the Young Angels Košice to beat SBŠ Ostrava 79-73 on Monday, January 11, 2021.
Players of the game
Anna Jurčenkova won two EWBL titles with Good Angels Košice in 2017 and 2018. Last season she played for Greek side Olympiacos but this year returned to Slovakia.
Center led her team with 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field. Jurčenkova added a game high 14 rebounds and dished out a team high five assists for a efficiency rating of 28.
Barbora Bohusova also scored 17 points, including 10-of-11 accuracy from the free throw line. Shooting guard force seven fouls, just like Jurčenkova.
Dominika Drobna and Denisa Blanarova posted 13 points each.
Nikola Zubac replied with a game high 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field. She also had six rebounds for a team high efficiency rating of 20.
Stella Tarkovicova also had 19 points. Finally, Eliška Kubičkova scored 12 points.
Four Košice players – Drobna, Bohusova, Jurčenkova and Blanarova – scored in double figures.
The Fantastic Four connected 7-of-14 three point shots, forced 18 fouls and combined for 60 points.
Young Angels outscored the opponents from the three point line (9/18 against 5/23).
SBŠ Ostrava won the most of the categories but it just wasn`t enough.
Coach Radko Dvorscak registered his first win.
SCHEDULE (local time only)
Saturday, January 9
Young Angels – Pieštanske Čajky 60:77
Monday, January 11
Young Angels – SBŠ Ostrava 79:73
Tuesday, January 12
SBŠ Ostrava – Prometey
Wednesday, January 13
Prometey – Young Angels
STANDINGS, as of January 11, 2021
Pieštanske Čajky 2-0 (+43)
Young Angels Košice 1-1 (-11)
SBŠ Ostrava 0-2 (-32)
Orange Lions 0-0
Horizont 2-0 (+53)
Tsmoki Minsk 1-1 (-36)
Olimpia Grodno 0-2 (-17)
Nika Syktyvkar 0-0
Kibirkštis MRU 0-0
TTT Rīga 0-0
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