After the regular season in the Czech League, the top eight teams are contesting the best of five quarterfinals. The bottom four teams are in the Play Out, which features a double round robin format with standings from the regular season carrying over to this round.
The playoffs started on Friday with the top seeds in action first. USK Praha had an easy time against Karlovy Vary as Katerina Elhotova and Sonja Petrovic led them to the 117-56 win. Nymburk beat VS Praha 70-55. On Saturday, Slavia Praha won one on the road 81-74 at Hradec Kralove as Krystal Vaughn continues to have one of the strongest individual seasons in the league. Kara Trutnov beat Valosun Brno 75-58.
March 18, 2016
ZVVZ USK Praha vs. Karlovy Vary 117-56 USK Kat. Elhotova 22 Petrovic 20/12r Steinberga 15 Burgrova 14 Xargay 12 Hanusova 11 Vyoralova 10/8a Vaughn 5 KAV Kuslitova 18 Andelova 10
Nymburk vs. VS Praha 70-55 NYM Taylor 17 Bortelova 11/7r Kuster 6/6r VSP Pohunkova 18/6r
March 19, 2016
Hradec Kralove vs. BLK Slavia Praha 74-81 HRA Stara 16 Bura 14/8r SLA Vaughn 33/10r Urbanova 11 Peterson 11 Kritscher 10
Kara Trutnov vs. Valosun KP Brno 75-58 KAT Ovsikova 16 Cady 13/10r Pazderova 12/11r Russell 12 Uhrova 11 Fall 4 VAL Svrdlikova 17/8r Vlkova 12 Sanford 4/6r
The first game of the Play Out went as expected with Zabiny Brno clearly better than last place Strakonice 72-43 on Wednesday. Ostrava’s late season additions may make the difference as they edged Slovanka 56-55 on the road on Saturday.
March 16, 2016
Zabiny Brno vs. Strakonice 72-43 ZAB Vucurovic 17/13r Dusanic 12 STR Vrancic 15/9r Vorackova 10/9r
March 19, 2016
Slovanka MB vs. SBS Ostrava 55-56 SLO Minarovicova 15/11r Brajkovic 11/11r Gobeljic 10 OST McFarland 19/6r Butts 12/11r Sedlackova 10 McMahon 0
- Zabiny Brno 9-13
- Slovanka MB 6-16
- SBS Ostrava 3-19
- Strakonice 1-21