EuroCup Women delight for clubs from the LFB

At the moment the EuroCup Women competition is looking good for the two clubs playing in the Ligue Féminine de Basketball.

Lattes Montpellier and USO Mondeville remain unbeaten and have already secured a place in the sixteenth-final (play-offs).

Montpellier beat CAD Madeira from Portugal (82-60) with 18 points coming from Khadijah Whittington.

USO Mondeville did not have to work too hard in overcoming another Vagos also from Portugal (86-52). Valeriya Berezhynska compiled a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds for Mondeville.

The rest of the basketball news from round 4

 Sheana Mosch   © Ciamillo-Castoria

Sheana Mosch (above) made her first appearance in this competition this season for Russian club side Nadezhda. Her side was beaten (87-80) by Botas Spor from Turkey to suffer its first defeat.

Botos Spor went 13-of-27 from beyond the arc and had five players in double digits. Sharnee Zoll was the player of the match with 18 points, 10 assists and 5 rebounds for Botos Spor.

Besiktas JK also from Turkey beat Russian club side Chevakata (81-80). The Russian side are yet to win in a match and will be eliminated if they lose next week.

The Saarlouis Royals made up for their round one loss to Ibiza Sport Island by beating them (83-75). The match was screened live on the club's website.

German international Romy Bär, Brittany Wilkins and Czech Republic international, Petra Manáková, all scored 16 points for the Royals.

Shannon Johnson fired in 26 points for the visitors before she fouled out. Krissy Bade did not score during her 19 minutes on court.

CCC Polkowice, Dynamo Moscow and Gran Canaria remain unbeaten and officially join Mondeville, Montpellier, Spartak Noginsk and KK Hemofarm Stada in the sixth-final.

Other teams to qualify are: Sony Athinaikos, Besiktas JK, Seat Györ and MKB Ruzomberok.

All the results from the EuroCup Women 4th round of games

Seat Györ 81-67 Sdent Sierre Basket
Vagos 52-86 USO Mondeville

Olivais Coimbra 52-79 Gran Canaria
Dexia W Namur 72-62 ZKK Medvescak

CAB Madeira 60-82 Lattes Montpellier
Ruzomberok 80-59 Lemminkainen

CCC Polkowice 70-63 Nyon Basket
Saarlouis Royals 83-75 Ibiza Sport Island

Jolly JBS Sibenik 59-77 Mann Filter

HATIS Yerevan 79-87 Sony Athinaikos
Besiktas JK 81-80 Chevakat

LMK SBC SF. Gheorghe 61-74 Dunav Econt Ruse
Hapoel Hatikva Tel Aviv 56-96 Dynamo Moscow

Botas Spor 87-80 Nadezhda

BC Dnipro 81-53 Zeljeznicar NLB

Group stage is already half way

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Date created: 04 December 2009

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