EuroCup Women sixteenth-final first leg

For most of the top seeds in the EuroCup Women sixteenth-final the first leg went according to plan with victories.

 Olayinka Sanni  © womensbasketball-in-france  However for Villeneuve d'Ascq, it was an evening to forget as they lost (52-64) to Jolly JBS Euroline.

Olayinka Sanni (left) managed just 20 minutes in the match before fouling out which made things more difficult for Abdou N'Diaye and his limited roster.

With Elodie Bertal and Laurie Datchy injured and Sanni in foul problems, Villeneuve played most of the game with just five players.

Petra Stampalija, who played in the French league between 2002-2005, led the Jolly attack with 16 points while Julie Page scored 15 points for Villeneuve d'Ascq.

Arras and Nantes-Rezé, the two other French clubs in the competition, won their respective games by 30 and 25 points each and already have one foot in the next round.

Sixteenth-final first leg results:

Lupa Promotion 56-83 Chevakata
Craiova 49-86 Athinaikos
Hatis Yerevan 57-62 Dynamo Moscow
Dexia Namur 45-68 BC Horizont
Jolly JBS 64-52 ESBVA Lille Metropole
Lemminkainen 58-68 Gran Canaria
Zeljeznicar 51-73 Dynamo Kursk
Szeviep Szeged 59-84 Nantes Rezé
BBC Katjeline Seat 59-66 Lami-Ved Györ
Besiktas C.T. 63-71 M. F. Zaragoza
Lotto Young Cats 62-70 Energa Torun
TV Saarlouis Royals 62-92 Arras
Aris Thessaloniki 103-59 Dynamo GUVD
Spartak Noginsk 64-77 Elitzur Ramla
BC Minsk 2006 64-77 Partizan Galenika
MBK Ruzomberok 78-91 Reyer Venezia

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Date created: 22 December 2010

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