22 September, 2021
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10 Sevgi Uzun (ORMAN), 15 Teaira Mccowan (ORMAN)
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Orman shock defending champs; Prometey pip Castors in thrilling shootout

MUNICH (Germany) - Orman Genlik and BC Prometey wrote the headlines on a night of Round of 16 first leg action after the former beat title holders Valencia BC and the latter racked up a classic 93-92 road win at Castors Braine.

The Ankara-based Orman completed a memorable 68-66 home success having been down by 16 points at one stage against the defending champions.

Whether this slender advantage they take into the second leg will ultimately prove enough to advance remains to be seen. But, Orman will certainly enjoy their victory, that was built around 23 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists from Danielle Robinson.

Meanwhile Sevgi Uzun weighed in with a handy 16-point cameo, with Teaira McCowan pulling down a massive 19 rebounds. 

Prometey celebrated a one-point victory at Castors Braine in a superb advertisement for the competition. Down by 13 points, Castors Braine came roaring back with 30 points in the last period, only for the Ukrainian visitors to get it done during crunch time. 

Ariel Atkins netted 29 points for BC Prometey, with Quinn Dornstauder and Valeriya Berezhynska adding 22 and 19 points respectively for Castors Braine.

Some stunning early shooting from Sasa Cado set the tone for BC Polkowice as they completed a hard-fought 75-72 home win against BC Nadezhda. New signing Erica Wheeler made an instant impression with 16 points and 9 assists, while Steph Mavunga dropped a sparkling double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds.

It was more of an overall team effort from Nadezhda with no fewer than five different players logging double-digit scoring returns, including Kyara Linskens who had a team-high 13 points.

LDLC ASVEL Feminin look well-placed to advance to the next phase after they claimed a dominant 76-63 triumph at Nika Syktyvkar. It was spearheaded by a superb 21 points, 10 boards and 7 assists from Serbian star Aleksandra Crvendakic.

Nika will be relieved to have at least given themselves a shot at turning the tie around since they were behind by 25 points at one juncture. Their recovery was helped by 27 points from Raisa Musina, plus 10 points, 14 boards and 5 assists from Azura Stevens.