Borg scores a third game in the Euroleague quarter-finals
Borg will play their place in the Final Four of the Euroleague on Wednesday, March 22 (3pm) in Mersin. It hit sharply on Tuesday (84-56) In the first leg in Turkey, champions France on Friday (76-75) responded by dominating the first thirty-eight minutes of the second leg before containing a final rush from Tiffany Hayes and her teammates.
Andy Meim (9 points, 5 rebounds) scored the winning free throw with seven seconds left in time to keep his possessions clear. Aleksandra Crvendakic (11 points) passed a three-pointer at the final bell but Borg was able to celebrate in the Prado his first Euroleague quarter-final success since 2015 and the first two-month defeat of his 12-victory opponent by chains. , including six in the Euroleague.
Anderson and *****t, Motors
Yvonne Anderson (22 points) and Alex Dochette (16) were the attacking engines for Borg, who shot 7 out of 10 from three points and can count on the contribution of 21 points from the bench to the Turks’ 6.
The backs made their opponents dizzy. The American leader put Bourges into orbit in the first half. With a solid defense, rebounding, and speed, the French extended the lead to ten points at the break (39-29). They struggled with Elizabeth Williams’ strength to recover, and Mersin came back within four points (42-38). But after the time was up, Anderson, *****t, and Miam were gone.
The Blues leader tied two big outside baskets early in the fourth quarter to increase the lead to thirteen points (66-53). Anderson maintained a good lead in the last two minutes (75-66). Then Tiffany Hayes (26 points) and Mersin made it 6-0 and a little excitement in the stands, but Borg did not panic and calmly contained the last attacks of the Turkish national team. For Bourges and French basketball, the door is still open to their first Quadruple Final since 2014.
In the other quarter-finals, only Fenerbahçe’s fleet secured a ticket to the last four. Breanna Stewart (25 points) teammates (2-0) took the series against defending champion Sopron by winning in Hungary (82-62). At home, Valencia (1-1) drew against Scheu (80-75) as did Salamanca against Prague (73-71). For the Czechs, Valerian Vukosavljevic scored 11 points in a small percentage (4 out of 14 on shots).