Russia Dismantles Czech Republic 69-55 to Advance to Quarterfinals

Russia kept their title hopes alive after hammering out Czech Republic’s first defeat with a convincing 69-55 win on Saturday in the second round of the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Elena Danilochkina spearheaded her team’s attack as she finished with 16 points, while Svetlana Abrosimova and Maria Stepanova added 13 and 10 points, […]

Montenegro Stuns France 73-68 to Stay Undefeated

Even the defending European champions could not stop the rampage of Montenegro who pulled another trick in their bag after stunning France, 73-68, to stay undefeated in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Iva Perovanovic had another stellar performance, finishing with a game-high 22 points on 11-for-15 shooting from the field, while Anna De […]

Croatia Cruise Past Eliminated Host Poland 64-56

Croatia kept their European title hopes alive after hammering out a 64-56 win over host country Poland in the second round of the EuroBasket Women 2011. Sandra Mandir played with a lot of sense of urgency that pushed her to finish with an impressive 13 points and nine rebounds, while Luca Ivankovic had a share […]

Spain Bounces Back with a 66-57 Win Over Latvia

After a painful loss against France in their second-round opener, Spain got back on track after hammering out a morale-boosting win over Latvia, 66-57, keeping their title hopes alive in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Sancho Lyttle had an outstanding night, finishing with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Ana Montanana added 16 […]

Belarus Edge Russia 62-51 in EuroBasket Second-Round Opener

World Championship semifinalist Belarus kicked off their EuroBasket second round campaign with an impressive 62-51 win over Russia on Thursday in Poland. Yelena Leuchanka was the star of the night after having another dominating performance with her 10 points and 11 rebounds, while Natalia Marchanka added 11 points and four assists for Belarus, who improved […]

France Clobbers Spain 79-55 in EuroBasket 2011 Round Two

Motivated by their painful defeat in last year’s World Basketball Championship, France pulled away in the final period to escape with a huge 79-55 win over Spain in day one of the second round of the EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Down by four heading into the final period, France caught fire and unleashed a […]

Latvia Opens Second Round with a 62-53 Win Over Host Poland

Latvia remained as one of the hottest teams in the tournament after picking up from where they left off in the preliminary rounds, scoring an impressive 62-53 win over host Poland in the second round of the EuroBasket Women 2011. Gunta Basko had a huge night as she finished with a team-high 19 points to […]

Montenegro Crush Croatia 81-60 to Remain Undefeated

Montenegro surprised their skeptics once again as they posted their fourth-straight win after crushing Croatia 81-60 to stay undefeated in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Sweeping their preliminary round assignment, Montenegro showed some signs of rust but they managed to take a 24-17 lead at the end of the first period, which was […]

EuroBasket Women 2011 Second Round Groups Set

After three days of preliminary round action, the 16-team field is now down to 12 squads that will go all out to earn quarter-final berth in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. The 12 teams that advanced were divided into two Groups, E and F, where they carried over their first round standings minus […]

France Hold Off Greece 64-55 to Earn Second Round Slot

France held off a late rally from Greece to escape with a 64-55 win to earn a ticket to the second while eliminating the Greek squad in the ongoing EuroBasket Women 2011 in Poland. Leading by 17 points in the third period, France looked to be in cruise control of the game, but the resilient […]