Quarter-Finals Game 1 Top Performers: Jones, Stewart, Crvendakic, Ndour, Mabrey
MUNICH (Germany) - Brionna Jones produced a typically towering display for ZVVZ USK Praha to tip-off the Quarter-Finals series in style and land Top Performer honors.
The center proved tough to guard in the paint for the visiting Perfumerias Avenida as Praha picked up a convincing 77-56 win off the back of Jones recording 18 points and 13 rebounds.
Fenerbahce were convincing 82-62 winners in their first game of their series against last year's champions Sopron Basket. It was Breanna Stewart who brought the noise with a classy 20 points and 10 boards.
There was also Turkish delight for CBK Mersin Yenisehir Bld as they soared past Tango Bourges Basket 84-56. It was some good work from Aleksandra Crvendakic that paced the triumph as she came up with a smart shooting performance for 15 points, while also harvesting 6 rebounds and 3 assists.
Astou Ndour and Marina Mabrey were the game winners for Beretta Famila Schio as the Italians came up big in the last 10 minutes to wrap up a 75-63 win over Valencia Basket Club. The former was the player that turned up when it mattered most after accumulating 20 points and 8 boards, while
Mabrey was always causing issues for Valencia and recorded 20 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals as they take a 1-0 lead into the reverse fixture on Friday.