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Roundup: Silverware for UMMC, Polkowice, Prague and Keltern

MUNICH (EuroLeague Women) – More titles have been secured around Europe, with UMMC Ekaterinburg, CCC Polkowice, ZVVZ USK Praha and Rutronik Stars Keltern all ending their season with a piece of silverware.

Griner takes MVP gong in impressive UMMC sweep

Having already secured the EuroLeague Women title, UMMC have successfully retained their Russian Premier league crown after completing a sweep against Dynamo Kursk.

Maya Moore starred with 26 points and 10 assists, but it was her USA national team colleague, Brittney Griner who secured MVP honors after a great series culminated in a spectacular 35-point haul in the deciding 91-94 triumph.

Fagbenle crowned MVP of Polish Finals

CCC Polkowice were also in great form in their Finals matchup with Artego Bydgoszcz, as Great Britain standout Temi Fagbenle scooped the MVP award.

The championship success was also a major personal triumph for returning head coach, Maros Kovacik who joined for his second spell at the helm later in the season.

ZVVZ USK Praha continue domestic dominance

There is no sign of ZVVZ USK Praha giving up their status as the unbeatable powerhouse of Czech basketball as they soared to yet another championship – without tasting defeat.

They crushed KP Brno 80-50 for a 3-0 series success to claim their 10th title in total and 8th in a row. Swedish center Amanda Zahui caught the eye with 24 points.

DBBL crown goes to Keltern

Rutronik Stars Keltern are the German champions after they eased past main challengers TSV 1880 Wasserburg 3-0.

They clinched the silverware with a 64-56 victory, facilitated mainly by a massive 29 points from Amber Orrange.

Elsewhere in Europe

Passalacqua Ragusa shocked higher seeds Reyer Venezia in the Italian Semi-Finals and will now fight it out with Famila Schio. It was a thrilling conclusion as Ragusa won 55-56 in Venice, led by a double-double of 18 points and 16 boards from Dearica Hamby.

Yakin Dogu Universitesi have edged closer to the Turkish Finals after moving 1-0 ahead in their Semi-Finals tie with Cukurova. However, it was a close call as the reigning champions sneaked a 78-76 victory in the opener as Courtney Vandersloot weighed in with 18 points and 10 assists.

Crvena Zvezda were crowned champions of Serbia again after they beat arch rivals Partizan to the silverware. They blasted their way past their opponents 45-75, as Biljana Stepanovic racked up 18 points and 8 rebounds.

Finally, the now former Good Angels Kosice playcaller, Peter Jankovic has agreed a deal to coach VBW CEKK Cegled next season.