Four Udominate players scored in double figures and helped their team to beat the Astana Tigers 67-45 on Saturday, January 13 at Electrum sports center in Riga.
Players of the game
Tiffany Brown led all scorers with a game high 17 points. Dynamic point guard added six rebounds, six assists and four steals for a efficiency rating 22.
Ana Marija Begič had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Gintare Mazionyte added 13 points, while Sandra Hansson scored 10 points.
Anastasia Alishauskaite replied with 13 points and six rebounds. Anna Vinokurova finished the game with eight points.
Udominate had 15 assists on 17 field goals in the first half. Excellent ball movement and good shooting accuracy (17/35 or 49%) resulted in a 15 point lead after the first 20 minutes 38-23.
The Swedes finally won the battle of the rebounds (41-40), scored more points in the paint (28-18) and off turnovers (18-12).
Umea connected 8-of-21 three point attempts compared to 3-of-13 for Astana.
Astana Tigers – Udominate Basket 45:67
BEST PLAYERS, presented by “Fiskars”
Astana Tigers: Anastasia Alishauskaite, 13 points, six rebounds, two steals, eff 12
Udominate Basket: Sandra Hansson, 10 points, one rebound, two assists, four steals, eff 11
STANDINGS, as of January 13, CET 15:00
TTT Rīga 5-0 (+100)
Udominate Basket 5-1 (+44)
Piestanske Cajky 4-1 (+105)
Udominate Basket 4-1 (+22)
Tsmoki Minsk 2-3 (-17)
Dynamo Moscow 2-3 (-18)
Hoptrans Sirenos 1-4 (-32)
Astana Tigers 1-5 (-69)
Samsun Canik 1-4 (-113)
COMING UP NEXT
January 13-14, Kaunas, Lithuania – Group B
Dynamo Moscow, Hoptrans Sirenos, Samsun Canik, Tsmoki Minsk
January 13-14, Riga, Latvia – Group B
Astana Tigers, Piestanske Cajky, TTT Rīga, Udominate Basket
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