January 21, 2021
The first game in Salamanca followed the game pattern as Izmit’s first game as all group were in action on Thursday. Erica Wheeler helped them build a lead early, but Dynamo Kursh did enough in the second half to win 65-61. Avenida took no risks over their perfect record on their home floor, crushing Nadezhda 93-38.
Izmit vs. Dynamo Kursk 61-65 IZM Wheeler 23 Dos Santos 8/9r KURS Musina 19/8r Ogunbowale 13 Bentley 10 Mavunga 6/18r
Avenida vs. Nadezhda 93-38 AVEN Kat. Samuelson 25 Milic 18/7r Diallo 12 Kar. Samuelson 9 Hayes 7 Rodriguez 6 Cazorla 5 Vilaro 3/6r Hof 2 NAD Logunova 11 Babkina 2
Fenerbahce took care of business in the first game in Praha with an 88-57 win over Gdynia. Hosts USK needed a win to avoid elimination, but lost 85-74, sending Fenerbahce and Lyon through.
Fenerbahce vs. Arka Gdynia 88-57 FENE Vaughn 19/8r Zandalasini 16 Iagupova 12/6r McBride 12 Thomas 9 Cakir 8/6a Stokes 4/9r Sabally 3 Vitola 3 Canitez 0 GDYN Kunek 19 Spanou 7 Kastanek 7 Greinacher 4/7r
Lyon vs. USK Praha 85-74 LYON Ciak 15/6r Crvendakic 15 Chevaugeon 13 Clark 10 Johannes 9 Plouffe 7 Raincock-Ekunwe 6 USK Conde 18/8r Rezan 16/7r Jones 11/8r Dupree 6 Vorackova 4/6r
Standings: Lyon 4-1, Fenerbahce 4-1, USK Praha 2-3, Arka Gdynia 0-5
Girona kept it respectable in the first game in Schio, but Emma Meesseman and Allie Quigley paced Ekaterinburg in a 90-83 win. The hosts then avoided elimination with a 78-68 win over Riga to set up a big final game.
Ekaterinburg vs. Girona 90-83 UMMC Meesseman 22/8a Quigley 21 Jones 19/6r Griner 8/8r Stewart 8/6r Vandersloot 6/11a Torrens 4 Vadeeva 2 GIRO Reisingerova 16 Labuckiene 14/6r Palau 13 Araujo 10 Ferrari 8 Gray 6 Petrovic 5 Eldebrink 5 Elonu 2
Riga vs. Schio 68-78 TTTR Laksa 17 Huff 14 Udodenko 11 Thomas 8 SCHI Achonwa 17/7r Gruda 14/7r Harmon 10 Mestdagh 8
Standings: Ekaterinburg 5-0, Girona3-2, Schio 2-3, Riga 0-5
Epiphanny Prince and Galatasaray were looking to wrap up qualification with minimal fuss, but Bourges refused to be eliminated on its home floor and fought back for an 87-80 win.
Bourges vs. Galatasaray 87-80 BOUR Yacoubou 17 Eldebrink 14 Chartereau 12/8r Michel 12 Mann 11 GALA Prince 20 Steinberga 17/15r Russell 16/7r McCoughtry 11/6r Bilgic 10 Hollingsworth 2 Hruscakova 0