Nika Syktyvkar used strong second half to beat Dynamo Moscow 91-64 on Sunday, October 6, at Hala Rosnička in Brno, Czech Republic.
Players of the game
Viktoryia Ponamarchuk scored 14 points for the winners, including 5-of-7 shooting inside the three point line and perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line.
Julia Poluyanova registered double-double. She had 13 points and 10 rebounds for a efficiency rating of 19.
Ekaterina Ryabova posted 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Natallia Dashkevich added 10 points.
Svetlana Tokhtash replied with 15 points and six rebounds. Maria Savina had 10 points.
Nika scored more points on fast breaks (16-6) and won the second half by impressive 25 points 50-25.
Syktyvkar team build a two point lead in the first half 41-39.
Nika showed balanced scoring. All 11 players on the court scored, while the starters outscored Dynamo Moscow 46-24.
Pieštanske Čajky – Dynamo Moscow 63:53
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Žabiny Brno – Nika Syktyvkar 78:71
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Nika Syktyvkar – Pieštanske Čajky 53:60
Dynamo Moscow – Žabiny Brno 60:81
Dynamo Moscow – Nika Syktyvkar 64:91
Žabiny Brno – Pieštanske Čajky 71:37
Best players, presented by Helissa Collagen
Pieštanske Čajky: Jessica January
Dynamo Moscow: Polina Fedorova
Dynamo Moscow: Olga Omelchenko
Nika Syktyvkar: Natallia Dashkevich
Pieštanske Čajky: Danielle Hamilton-Carter
Žabiny Brno: Justina Matuzonyte
STANDINGS, as of October 6
Žabiny Brno 3-0 (+62)
Orange Lions 3-0 (+34)
Horizont Minsk 2-1 (+47)
Pieštanske Čajky 2-1 (-17)
Nika Syktyvkar 1-2 (+13)
Liepāja/LSSS 1-2 (-31)
PINKK Pecsi 0-3 (-50)
Dynamo Moscow 0-3 (-58)
SCHEDULE (arrival day included)
October 1-4, Liepāja: Liepāja/LSSS, Orange Lions, Horizont Minsk, PINKK Pecsi 424
October 3-6, Brno: Basket Žabiny Brno, Piestanske Cajky, Dynamo Moscow, Nika Syktyvkar
October 8-11, Rostov on Don: Rostov Don SFEDU, Olimpia, Kibirkštis, Dynamo Novosibirsk
October 10-13, Košice: Tsmoki Minsk, Young Angels, Astana Tigers, SBŠ Ostrava
November 22-24, Syktyvkar: Liepāja, Dynamo Moscow, Orange Lions, Nika Syktyvkar
November 29-December 1, Piestany: Žabiny Brno, Pieštanske Cajky, Horizont, PINKK Pecsi 424
December 5-7, Ostrava: Rostov Don, Young Angels, SBŠ Ostrava, Dynamo Novosibirsk
December 6-8, Grodno: Tsmoki Minsk, Olimpia Grodno, Astana Tigers, Kibirkštis
January 7-9, Saulkrasti, Latvia: Dynamo Moscow, Horizont, PINKK Pecsi 424, Nika Syktyvkar
January 9-11, Liepāja: Liepāja/LSSS, Žabiny Brno, Pieštanske Cajky, Orange Lions
January 15-17, Novosibirsk: Tsmoki Minsk, Rostov Don, Astana Tigers, Dynamo Novosibirsk
January 17-19, Vilnius: Olimpia Grodno, Young Angels, SBŠ Ostrava, Kibirkštis
Playoffs: January 20 – March 1, 2020; best-of-two
A1 – B4, A2 – B3, B2 – A3, B1 – A4
Final Four: March 21-22
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