Bernice Mosby exploded for 22 points in the first half alone to lift Prometey over Pieštanske Čajky 83-57 on Wednesday, January 27, at Liepāja Olympic Center in western Latvia.
Players of the game
Bernice Mosby scored 30 points for the winners. She made 11-of-17 shots from the field, including a perfect 3-of-3 from downtown.
Baylor standout grabbed 11 rebounds and stole the ball three times for a tied second highest efficiency rating of 35.
Ke`Shunan James had 20 points. Murray State graduate added four rebounds and two assists.
Oksana Mollova registered 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting.
Olga Dubrovina collected another fine stat line. She had six points, seven points and seven assists.
Matea Tadič answered with 14 points and eight assists. Croatian guard stole the ball three times for a team high efficiency of 12.
Vanda Kozakova scored 10 points, while Danielle Hamilton-Carter returned with eight points and seven rebounds.
Mosby and Jones combined for 34 points in the first half to give Prometey a 15 point lead 43-28.
The Fire Starters increased their lead up to 30 points.
Prometey starters outscored Pieštanske Čajky 61-36.
Čajky struggled in offense, shooting with 31% accuracy from the field (23/72) compared to 43% for the winners (32/73).
Pieštanske Čajky won 16 consecutive games, including a double-counted duel against Young Angels Košice.
SCHEDULE (local time only)
Monday, January 25
Pieštanske Čajky – Liepāja/LSSS 84:77
Tuesday, January 26
Liepāja/LSSS – Prometey 73:90
Wednesday, January 27
Prometey – Pieštanske Čajky 83:57
STANDINGS, as of January 27, 2021
Pieštanske Čajky 3-1 (+24) Q
Prometey 2-0 (+43)
Young Angels Košice 1-1 (-11)
Liepāja/LSSS 0-2 (-24)
SBŠ Ostrava 0-2 (-32)
Orange Lions 0-0 DNS
TTT Rīga 5-0 (+89) Q
Horizont 4-1 (+56) Q
Nika Syktyvkar 3-2 (+25) Q
Kibirkštis 2-2 (-15) Q
Tsmoki Minsk 1-4 (-66)
Olimpia Grodno 0-5 (-89)
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