Each series continued on Sunday. UMMC had no troubles in beating Spartak Moscow 72-50 to complete the sweep. The other series continued to be more compelling as Nadezhda fended off elimination and forced a deciding game by overcoming Dynamo Kursk 73-72 despite the best efforts of Nneka Ogwumike.
April 24, 2016
Spartak Moscow vs. UMMC 50-72 SPM Musina 14 Alexander 7/7r UMMC Taurasi 14/6r Toliver 13/7r Griner 12/6r Meesseman 9/6r Nolan 6 Belyakova 1
UMMC Ekaterinburg wins series 2-0
Dynamo Kursk vs. Nadezhda 72-73 DYK Ogwumike 26/11r Augustus 12/7r Harding 10 Jekabsone-Zogota 9 Osipova 6 NAD Anoikina 14/6r McBride 14 Kirillova 14 Cruz 11/6a Bonner 7 Robinson 4/6r
5th Place Playoffs:
The teams had a quick turnaround to resolve each series on Sunday. In Krasnoyarsk, MBA escaped with a 67-61 win over hosts Enisey. Ekaterina Sytnyak helped the visitors offset a good game from Maria Popova. In the other series in Vologda, the other road team also won as Dynamo-GUVD knocked off Chevakata 78-72. Adelina Abayburova emerged for the visitors to give the usual top two players some help. These teams now continue with their final playoff series starting on Thursday.
April 24, 2016
Enisey vs. MBA 61-67 ENI Popova 23/7r Kiryanova 18 Hamson 1 MBA Sytnyak 21/6r Leshovceva 14/9r Toropova 12
MBA wins series 2-1
Chevakata vs. Dynamo-GUVD 72-78 CHE Jones 18 Medvedeva 15/9r Bekmetova 14/6r Paris 0 DYG Abayburova 21 Dorovskikh 19/6r Langlois 15/8r Komarova 10/8r
Dynamo-GUVD wins series 2-1