Coach Natálie Hejková’s fellow won the prestigious competition for the fourth time in a row and they are also second in the group A table by Salamanca. At the same time, he holds the home invincibility even after the fourth match. In the next match, USK will face the MBA Moscow again at home in a week.
USK came the match with six successful attacks and took the lead 13: 5. The main driver was the American undercoat player Thomas, who scored 11 points in just five minutes. The Czech team continued in a consistent defense, punishing opponents from fast breaks and won the first quarter 28:15.
Dominance in the second half as well
The home players did not slow down in the second part either, and in addition to six profits, they also collected six blocks in this passage. Thomas was joined by compatriot Brionna Jones with 11 or Stankovič with seven points. The lead of USK points gradually increased to 27 and the fans in the Královka hall only did not find any minor injuries to Thomas, who held her hand at the end of the first half after falling to the board. But the 29-year-old support of the Prague residents continued to play.
The Czech champions checked the development of the match even after the break. Nevertheless, only two three-point shots from 19 attempts hit the whole match, thanks to a solid defense and dominance on the rebound, they did not let go of a comfortable tip below 25 points. In the last part of the USK, I know the rotation of the mainstays increased the difference. The Prague team won the Euroleague for the fourth time in a row with a difference of more than 24 points.
|European Basketball League – Group A, Round 8:|
|USK Prague – Montpellier 89:54 (28:15, 53:26, 68:42)|
|Most points: Thomas 18, Stankovičová 17, Jonesová 15 – Époupaová 17, Petersová 10, Plouffeová 8. Fouls: 14:20. Free throws: 26.17. – 13.5. Threes: 2: 5. Rebounds: 56:40.|