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EuroCup Women Week 5: social media spotlight and reaction

MUNICH (EuroCup Women) - We check in with some of those involved in Week 5 of the EuroCup Women Regular Season and see how it played out on social media.

There were tickets punched all over the Continent, with Cavigal Nice Basket one of the teams to progress as they completed a 68-62 win against Elfic Fribourg. Star performer Romy Bar was thrilled the competition's newcomers have reached the second phase.

She said, "We are very happy to be qualified and also very happy to be able to play our next game without pressure.

"However, it was a very difficult game and defensively, they played very well. The best proof of this, is that we didn't score one single three-point shot.

"But, we made the difference on the rebounds, which is our big strength."

#eurocupwomen Sorrisi da qualificazione! Brave ragazze!! #vedosolobiancoverde

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It was a similar story for Virtus Eirene Ragusa who are another rookie moving forward as they got a big thumbs up for booking a spot via a stunning 65-46 victory at Nantes Reze.

Wednesday night proved bitter-sweet for another Italian club in Reyer Venezia, who actually lost on French soil. They were beaten 83-80 at Basket Landes but still progressed.

Some of this week's protaganists have been left to sweat on their future participation - including Castors Braine after they lost 65-56 at home to Spar CityLift Girona.

"I'm very disappointed with the result, because we showed that we were able to win this game," said a deflated Castors Braine head coach, Philip Mestdagh.

"Now we know what we have to do in Keltern, or it will mean that we will stay at home after New Year."

Finally, Udominate Basket may not be able to progress past the Regular Season.

A groupie with a view. 📷📷📷 #Detärvisomärudominate #eurocupwomen

A photo posted by Udominate Basketball Club (@udominatebasket) on

But the Swedish side did their best to add a notable entry into our EuroCup Women postcards competition.

Finally having some fun in the snow has become obligatory when teams head to central or eastern Europe.

Kar gören masum izmirliyi bulun🤓😂😂☃️☃️

A video posted by baharcaglar (@bhr9) on

Bahar Caglar and Yakin Dogu Universitesi turned up the temperature on the court as well after staying perfect with a 69-65 triumph against Good Angels Kosice.

The last word needs to go to Rasa Zemantauskaite-Matlasaitiene of Hoptrans-Sirenos. That's because while the Lithuanian champions can't progress, they did rack up an historic first-ever win by beating Maccabi Bnot 74-71 in Kaunas.

She said, "Finally, we believed, that we could play and win.

"This is a very important victory for us, because we won against the leader of our group.

"We showed that we can play and I am very happy for the whole team."