On Wednesday, Piestanke Cajky went to Turkey and surprised Adana 72-63 behind Monica Engelman to offset a strong performance from Riquna Williams. On Thursday, Spartak Moscow moved to the top of the group by having a surprisingly easy time with Besiktas 109-58.
Adana Aski vs. Piestanke Cajky 63-72 ADA Williams 24/6r Zahui B 10/8r Sinan 10 De Souza 6 Nacickaite 4 Campbell 3 PIE Engelman 21 Krc-Turbova 12/8r Parker 8/8r Oroszova 5
Sparta&k M.R. Vidnoje vs. Besiktas 109-58 SPA Gladkova 19/6r Meesseman 19/6r Vadeeva 19 Finogentova 15 Musina 11/7r BES Pondexter 13/6r Ivankovic 12 Grishaeva 10
Standings: Sparta&k M.R. Vidnoje 3-1, Piestanke Cajky 2-2, Besiktas 2-2, Adana Aski 1-3
Both games in this group were on Thursday as Dynamo Moscow kept Umea winless 66-59. Orduspor managed to win at the end 80-78 to hand last chance qualifier TTT Riga their first loss as Jelena Milovanovic could not be stopped.
WBC Dynamo vs. Udominate 66-59 DYN Kulicheva 13 Pimenova 12 Potemina 11 UDO Mershon 18/7a Lukavocicova 12/6r Gross 4/10r Kabengono 1
Orduspor vs. TTT Riga 80-78 ORD Milovanovic 33/7r Krivacevic 16/6r Vandersloot 11/7r/12a Moss 11 TTT Mann 23 Melnika 13/15r Carter 13 Krastina 10/8r Priede 2 Eglite 0
Standings: Orduspor 3-1, TTT Riga 3-1, WBC Dynamo 2-2, Udominate 0-4
Both games in this group were on Thursday as Tsmoki-Minsk shows no signs of being closer to their first win after losing 69-59 at home to Chevakata as Anete Steinberga led the way. Enisey stayed tied for the top spot by welcoming Edirnespor to Krasnoyarsk and winning 73-71 as Noemie Mayombo and Ivory Latta battled to an individual draw.
Tsmoki-Minsk vs Chevakata 59-69 TSM Gutkauskaite 18/8r Paugaite 9/12r A. Jones 7 CHE Steinberga 26/18r B. Jones 17 Volkova 11/6r
Enisey vs. Edirnespor 73-70 ENI Mayombo 24 Hamson 18/7r Papova 12/7r EDI Latta 24/6r Malashenko 17 Jovanovic 12/11r Dolson 6/6r
Standings: Chevakata 3-1, Enisey 3-1, Edirnespor 2-2, Tsmoki-Minsk 0-4
Both games in this group were on Thursday as Istanbul University continued their dominance by going to Bulgaria and beating Dunav 71-48 with Elizabeth Williams leading the way. Lulea kept Energia Ivanovo winless after leaving Russia with an 84-77 win thanks to Katie Bussey.
Dunav 8806 vs. Istanbul Universitesi 48-71 DUN Stjepanovic 12/11r Brandon 10/17r Kostova 10 Brooks 5/7r IST Williams 20/10r Bjelica 16/11r Cado 11 White 10/7r/6a
Energia Ivanovo vs. Lulea 77-84 IVA Grigoryeva 19/7r Marchenkova 16 Medvedeva 15/10r Fedorova 13 Hammonds 5 LUL Bussey 36/12r Barthold 12/9r Vanloo 11 Staalvant 11
Standings: Istanbul Universitesi 4-0, Lulea 2-2, Dunav 8806 2-2, Energia Ivanovo
Both games in this group were on Wednesday. Wasserburg kept Pecsi winless 72-55. Reyer Venezia handed Nantes Reze its first loss 69-59 as Karima Christmas used a herculean effort to lead her team to a comeback.
TSV 1880 vs. Pinkk Pecsi 424 72-55 WAS Peddy 17 De Kleijn 17 Raincock-Ekunwe 14/10r Brunckhorst 10 Lucet 6/9r Sten 2 PIN Drammeh 17 Tunstull 16 Handy 13/6a
Reyer Venezia vs. Nantes Reze 69-59 REY Christmas 25/14r Sandri 13 Carangelo 10/7r Fontenette 7 NAN Plouffe 17/8r Casas 16/9r/6a/6s Putnina 13 Thorburn 2
Standings: TSV 1880 3-1, Nantes Reze 3-1, Reyer Venezia 2-2 Pinkk Pecsi 424 0-4
On Wednesday, Landes remained unbeaten by going to Switzerland and beating Fribourg 67-54. On Thursday, Pecs got their first win 84-43 over Nymburk.
Elfic Fribourg vs. Landes 54-67 FRI Davis 17/6r Radovic 14/6r Rol 12 Santiago 7 LAN Ayim 19/8r Guzman 16 Sliskovic 8/13r Basko-Melnbarde 2
PEAC-Pecs vs. Nymburk 84-43 PEA Pedrals 16 Furesz 16 Parks 10 Stankovic 8 NYM Taylor 10 Bartakova 8 Kuster 6
Standings: Landes 4-0, Nymburk 2-2, PEAC-Pecs 1-3, Elfic Fribourg 1-3
On Thursday, Napoli looked to be finding its rhythm as they welcomed conglomerate team Orange Blizzards to Italy and won 72-59. There was a rare Friday game in this round as Miskolc eased past Valosun Brno 83-58.
DIKE Napoli vs. Orange Blizzards 72-59 NAP Burdick 15/10r Achonwa 14/10r Ivezic 13 Petronyte 10 Quinn 8 ORA Butter 12 L. Bettonvil 11/6r Klein 10
Aluinvent Miskolc vs. Valosun KP Brno 83-58 ALU Brewer 12/7r Likhtarovich 11 Rasheed 11 Czank 10 Strange 7 Szecsi 4 VAL Mrhalkova 17/6r Remenarova 11 Sanford 2
Standings: Aluinvent Miskolc 4-0, DIKE Napoli 3-1, Valosun KP Brno 1-3, Orange Blizzards 0-4
Both games in this group were on Wednesday. Namur pulled even with Angers in the standings by beating them 67-56 with Antonia Delaere leading the way. The day ended far out in the Atlantic Ocean again as Gyor was the latest team to fly out there and lose to the hosts 72-49.
Namur vs. UFAB 49 67-56 NMR Delaere 20/8r Orekhova 17 Sissoko 11/8r Miljkovic 10/6r UFA Mane 19 Hendrickx 9/9r Bernies 9 Aleksandravicius 8 Egnell 7
Sportiva Azores Airlines vs. Uni Gyor 72-49 SAZ Bruner 21/16r Wallace 18/6a/7s Milovac 14 Ivanovic 10/9r/7a UNI Goree 10 Radocaj 9
Standings: Sportiva Azores Airlines 4-0, UFAB 49 2-2, Namur 2-2, Uni Gyor 0-4