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20 Victoria Macaulay (Cavigal Nice Basket) (photo: Patrick Irtelli)
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EuroCup Women: Wednesday Review

NICE (EuroCup Women) – There was a big chunk of history for Cavigal Nice Basket 06 as they recorded their first-ever success in EuroCup Women after a dominant maiden win against Elfic Fribourg.

There were celebrations for the French side as they posted a landmark 80-55 triumph to write a new chapter in considerable style. Victoria Macaulay, Laetitia Kamba and Romy Bar all shot the lights out with a stunning 46 points combined from a fantastic 20-of-26 from the floor.

Unsurprisingly, it left head coach Rachid Mezaine thrilled and he stated, "It was important to win this first home game to stay in race for the qualification [to the next phase].

"We want to keep our destiny in our own hands and we were very aggressive and that was particularly satisfying," he added.

Also in Group G, Reyer Venezia jumped into the box-seat as they moved to 2-0 as well as handing Basket Landes a first loss as they inked an 89-78 victory.

Forward Ashley Walker produced one of the performances of the night as she put up a spectacular double-double of 29 points and 13 rebounds for the jubilant Italians.

The day had started with a pair of Group B games in Hungary, but it was the locals who were left disappointed as one