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TTT Riga to play Yekaterinburg UMMC in EuroLeague Women quarterfinals

BC, Riga, 21.02.2019.Print version

Latvian women's basketball club TTT Riga was defeated by Hungary's Sopron Basket 71:79 (27:30, 11:18, 18:19, 15:12) in the final EuroLeague Women regular season match on Wednesday, reported LETA/BNS. 

The Riga club therefore placed fourth in Group B and will play the defending EuroLeague Women champions Yekaterinburg UMMC from Russia in the quarterfinals. The winner of the best-of-three series will advance to the semifinals.

The first quarterfinal match will be played in Yekaterinburg on March 5, the second match will be on March 8 and the third, if necessary, will be played on March 13.

In yesterday's match, Kristine Vitola led TTT Riga with 18 points and 12 rebounds and Aija Brumermane had 16 points, while Candice Dupree scored 23 points and grabbed ten rebounds for Sopron Basket.

After the regular season, Kursk Dynamo is in first place in Group B with 13 wins and one loss, Sopron Basket, Istanbul Fenerbache and TTT Riga each have eight wins and the Riga club is in fourth place. Perfumerias Avenida is in fifth place with seven wins, followed by Flammes Carolo Basket and Hatay BB with five wins each, and Olympiacos is in last place with two wins.

Advancing to the quarterfinals from Group A are Yekaterinburg UMMC with 13 wins and one loss, Prague ZVVZ USK with ten wins, Bourges Basket with nine wins, and Polkowice CCC with seven wins.

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