On Monday, Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv turned their attention to the domestic league as they faced a tough trip to Hapoel Holon and needed a late comeback to win 82-77. Jon only got 1 minute of playing time as Devin Smith had 19 points and 7 rebounds, Keith Langford had 16 points and 7 rebounds, Richard Hendrix had 13 points and 8 rebounds, and David Bluthenthal added 13 points. In the loss, ex-LSU player Tasmin Mitchell had 23 points and ex-Ohio State player Ron Lewis had 19 points. Here is the boxscore:
Alana Beard and Elitzur Ramla got back to winning ways with a hard-fought 79-75 win at Hapoel Rishon. Alana had 14 points in 28 minutes before fouling out as Le'Coe Willingham had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Tanisha Wright had 13 points, Amber Harris had 10 points and 8 rebounds, and Michal Epstein added 10 points. In the loss, ex-Cal player Alexis Gray-Lawson had 21 points and 6 assists, ex-Kentucky player Victoria Dunlop had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and ex-Indiana player Jori Davis had 14 points. Here is the boxscore:
On Wednesday, Daniel Ewing and Azovmash returned to VTB United League action with a trip to Lithuania to face Lietuvos Rytas as they lost 72-61. Daniel had 11 points in 30 minutes and Othello Hunter had 10 points and 9 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Boston College star Tyrese Rice had 16 points. Here is the boxscore:
In Poland, Bridgette Mitchell and Energa Torun faced a tough test at Polkowice and lost 94-79. Bridgette had 2 points in 10 minutes as Julie Page had 18 points and 8 rebounds, Jazmine Sepulveda had 12 points, and Leah Metcalf had 11 points and 6 assists. In the win, ex-DII player Agnieska Bibrzycka had 25 points, ex-Ohio State player Jantel Lavender had 17 points and 6 rebounds, ex-NAIA player Valeriya Musina had 14 points, and ex-Virginia player Sharnee Zoll had 11 points and 12 assists. Here is the boxscore:
In the Czech Republic, Jasmine Thomas and Frisco Brno slumped to a 71-52 loss at Hradec Kralove. Jasmine had 6 points and 5 rebounds in 27 minutes. Here is the boxscore:
On Friday, David McClure and Kedainiai returned to Baltic League action with a trip to Latvia to face Liepajas Lauvas, where they got a 92-77 win. David had 21 points and 9 rebounds in 26 minutes and Aurimas Adomaitis added 11 points. In the loss, former Illinois-Chicago player Josh Mayo had 16 points. Here is the boxscore:
In France, the round of 16 for the Women's Cup took place as Carrem Gay and Toulouse faced the only team above them in the league, Perpignan and lost 61-55. Carrem had 8 points and 6 rebounds in 26 minutes. The other two Duke players had their teams face off with one another as Mistie Bass and Challes beat Krystal Thomas and Lyon 69-57. Mistie had 12 points and 13 rebounds in 34 minutes as she got 19 points from her sidekick Danielle Page. Krystal had 12 points adnd 7 rebounds after playing all but 25 seconds of the game but she only got 13 points from her sidekick Marissa Coleman. Here are the boxscores:
On Saturday, Nick Horvath and the Manawatu Jets finally got their season started in New Zealand as they lost a close one 92-87 to the Southland Sharks. Nick had 30 points and 18 rebounds in 38 minutes as Josh Pace added 32 points and 8 rebounds and Zane Meehl had 10 points. In the win, ex-Winthrop player Craig Bradshaw had 26 points, ex-Georgetown player Kevin Braswell had 24 points, and ex-Fresno State player Larry Abney had 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Daniel Ewing and Azovmash were eliminated from the VTB United League with a poor 62-37 showing against CSKA Moscow. Daniel was held scoreless in 15 minutes as nobody on the team reached double figures. Nenad Krstic had 12 points in the win. Here is the boxscore:
David McClure and Kedainiai wrapped up their Baltic League campaign with an 84-72 loss in Latvia to Ventspils. David had 8 points and 10 rebounds in 30 minutes as Vytautas Sulskis had 18 points and 7 rebounds and Aurimas Adomaitis had 13 points. In the win, ex-Virginia player Mamadi Diane had 20 points, ex-New Mexico State player Jahmar Young had 16 points, and ex-Gonzaga player Steven Gray had 14 points. Here is the boxscore:
Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv returned to Adriatic League action with an 88-68 win over Zagreb of Croatia. Jon had 5 points in 14 minutes off the bench. David Bluthenthal led the way with 19 points and Devin Smith and Demond Mallet had 15 points each. Here is the boxscore:
In France, DeMarcus Nelson and Cholet beat Hyeres-Toulon soundly for a 94-72 final. DeMarcus had 16 points in 28 minutes as Patrick Christopher had 21 points and Luc-Arthur Vebobe had 12 points and 6 rebounds. Former Virginia Tech and Southern Illinois player Rolan Roberts had 13 points and 13 rebounds in the loss. Here is the boxscore:
In Poland, Bridgette Mitchell and Energa Torun rolled to an 87-51 win over Artego Bydgoszcz. Bridgette had 9 points and 9 rebounds in 22 minutes as Jazmine Sepulveda had 15 points and Julie Page had 13 points and 13 rebounds. Ex-NAIA player Djenebou Sissoko had 10 points and 7 rebounds in the loss. Here is the boxscore:
On Sunday, Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv shifted focus to domestic affairs as they faced Maccabi Rishon and got a 90-73 win. Jon had a quiet 5 minutes of action as Keith Langford had 19 points and 6 assists, Richard Hendrix had 18 points and 8 rebounds, and Devin Smith had 12 points and 7 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Kentucky player Joe Crawford had 27 points and ex-Georgetown player Brandon Bowman had 17 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the boxscore:
In Spain, Kyle Singler, Marty Pocius, and Real Madrid faced a tough trip to Valencia and lost 83-66. Both guys faced foul trouble as they both got the start and Kyle had 4 points in 22 minutes and Marty had 3 points in 20 minutes. Jaycee Carroll had 13 points and Sergio Rodriguez had 10 points. Here is the boxscore:
In the Czech Republic, Jasmine Thomas and Frisco Brno got back to winning ways with a 72-60 triumph over Slovanka. Jasmine had 12 points in 38 minutes. In the loss, ex-Notre Dame player Melissa D'Amico had 11 points and 14 rebounds. Here is the boxscore"