All games in this group were played on Wednesday, starting with the game in Orenburg where Alyssa Thomas led USK Praha to an 83-78 win over Nadezhda. Temi Fagbenle and Polkowice did not have their start go as planned as Bourges dominated from the start on the way to a 73-56 win. Ekaterinburg crushed Villeneuve as expected 99-51 while still short of their full roster. Schio’s new look team came up short in Belgium as Castors Braine won 63-60.
October 24, 2018
Nadezhda vs. USK Praha 78-83 NAD Jones 19/11r Ygueravide 18/9a Maiga 15/6r Shilova 13 Bulgak 4 USK Thomas 21/15r Hanusova 15 Kat. Elhotova 14 Rezan 12 Ayayi 11/6r/7a Romero 2
Polkowice vs. Bourges 56-73 CCC Fagbenle 20/7r Hayes 12 Bone 9 Thomas 7 Leedham 6 BOUR Johannes 19 Chartereau 10 Raincock-Ekunwe 10 Plouffe 9/8r Sharp 2 Berkani 0
Villeneuve vs. Ekaterinburg 51-99 ESBV Diallo 11 Mendy 10 Bjorklund 10 Evans 4 UMMC Vandersloot 16/9a McBride 13 Torrens 12/7a Griner 11/10r Meesseman 11 Vadeeva 10/6r Baric 9/6a Musina 7/10r
Castors Braine vs. Schio 63-60 CAST Samuelson 18 Delaere 12 Mayombo 11 Trahan-Davis 5/11r Hamblin 2 SCHI Gemelos 17 Gruda 15/8r Lavender 8/7r
Olympiacos started well at home on Wednesday, but Kelsey Plum and Fenerbahce showed their experience at this level in a 63-54 win. Sopron will no longer be able to sneak up on teams this season and it was Charleville that got the opening win 80-74. TTT Riga was almost able to get the surprise win, but Breanna Stewart’s immediate impact on Dynamo Kursk continued as they escaped 70-69. There was one game on Thursday as Courtney Paris led Hatay past Avenida 88-80.
October 24, 2018
Olympiacos vs. Fenerbahce 54-63 OLY Thomas 11 Sotiriou 11 Johnson 10/8r Pavlopoulou 6 Mazic 4 FENE Plum 20 Vaughn 11/7r Cora 11 Zandalasini 4/6r Canitez 0
Carolo vs. Sopron 80-74 CARO Peters 19 Hruscakova 18 Casas 18 Mosqueda-Lewis 15/6r SOP Zahui B 13/9r Turner 13/6r Salvadores 12 Dupree 10
TTT Riga vs. Dynamo Kursk 69-70 TTTR Vitola 18/6r Peddy 13/10a Brumermane 11/6r Slaughter 10/8r Pulvere 10 Basko 5 Egite 2 Kreslina 0 KURS Stewart 29/11r Petrovic 12/6r Cruz 12/6a Xargay 4 Prince 4
October 25, 2018
Hatay vs. Avenida 88-80 HATA Paris 25/10r Johnson 18/8r/7a Jones 11/6a Gajic 11 Snytsina 11 Ben Abdelkader 10 AVEN Dominguez 19/8a Elonu 17 Givens 14 De Souza 10 Putnina 6 Robinson 4