Top Performers Round of 16 First Leg: Stevens, McCowan, Smalls, Clark, Johannes
MUNICH (Germany) - Galatasaray Cagdas Factoring duo Azura Stevens and Teaira McCowan share Top Performer honors after both proved to be the main architects of an impressive victory against BLMA.
The Turkish powerhouse bet their French opponents 88-75 in the first of two Round of 16 matchups, with each player amassing eye-catching performance efficiency valuations of 33.
Stevens was sensational and just one assist away from attaining a spectacular triple-double after scoring 21 points, pulling down 12 boards and passing the rock 9 times. Meanwhile, McCowan continued her rich vein of form as she powered her way to a double-double of 29 points and 12 rebounds also dishing up 4 assists.
Kamiah Smalls was the star of the show for Villeneuve D'Ascq LM as they rode their way past NKA Universitas Peac 74-66 on the road. The guard went to work and harvested an efficient 24 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists.
Alysha Clark returned to Elitzur Landco Ramla recently and the Israeli club look event stronger with her in situ. She was pivotal to a fine 85-63 triumph against InvestInTheWest Enea Gorzow. She shot the lights out and went 9 of 11 en-route to 23 points, also coming up with 6 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals.
LDLC ASVEL Feminin also have a handy advantage to take into the second game after Marine Johannes proved a difference-maker in a commanding 91-76 triumph at home to ACS Sepsi-SIC. The guard produced her usual sparkling highlights reel after putting up 22 points and 9 assists.