Wisla Pull Away From Dogged Battling Brno

11.01.2012

EUROLEAGUE WOMEN

9. Nicole Powell (Wisla Can-Pack)
Nicole Powell sparked Wisla with 19 points in the win over battling Brno

Wisla Can-Pack Krakow assured themselves of top spot in Group C of the EuroLeague Women for at another week with an 80-64 triumph over Frisco Sika Brno.

Nicole Powell put forth another superb offensive display for the winners with 19 points and Polish center Ewelina Kobryn had 16.

Montenegro international Milka Bjelica also had a solid game for Jose Ignacio Hernandez's side with 11 points and a game-high 10 rebounds.

Wisla improved to 9-2 with the triumph and dropped struggling Brno to 1-10.

The hosts took the lead for good early in the second quarter.

The game was knotted at 19-19 when Anke De Mondt split a pair of free-throws.

Bjelica and De Mondt then hit back-to-back jumpers before an Ana Dabovic basket stretched the advantage to seven.

Wisla outscored Brno 23-13 in the frame to take a 39-30 advantage to the break.

Brno, who are giving a lot of minutes to young players, continued to battle but fell to another defeat.

The hosts out-rebounded Brno, 41-28.

Wisla were seven of 13 from long range and Brno seven of 19.

Farhiya Abdi, who is a nominee for Young Player of the Year 2011, led the Czechs with 17 points.


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