Bourges continues the adventure – Crumpe

This Wednesday evening, Bourges largely dominated the London Lions (96-65) and therefore qualifies for the round of 16 of the Eurocup in women’s basketball.

And four! In the round of 16 of the Eurocup in women’s basketball, there will be four French clubs. Last qualified to date, Bourges. This Wednesday evening, as part of the 32nd finals of the competition, in its lair at the Prado Sports Center in Bourges, the club largely beat the English of the London Lions (96-65). A very large victory which contrasts with the short defeat recorded by Bourges, on the occasion of the first leg, which took place on December 15 (65-64). This time, the French club therefore made the task much easier. All led in particular by two players, who even finished top scorers of this meeting, namely the American Keisha Hampton and the French Iliana Rupert, whose personal statistics are respectively 22 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists and 20 points. , 9 rebounds and 1 assist.

Bourges, such as the Carolo Flames, ASVEL and Villeneuve-d’Ascq

Except at the very start of the meeting, Bourges never stopped racing ahead in this meeting. His lead thus gradually increased, reaching a maximum of +13 in the first quarter (23-10, 26-13) then +28 in the second quarter (52-24, 54-26, 56-28) . After the break, and more precisely during the third and penultimate quarter, the gap then stabilized around +26 (70-44), before then, during the fourth and last quarter, to resume its progression, reaching then the +33 (93-60, 96-63). Bourges therefore remains in the race, like the Carolo Flames, ASVEL and Villeneuve-d’Ascq, and will face the Czechs of Brno in the next round.

The Bourges markers: Iliana Rupert (20 points), Pauline Astier (4 points), Laëtitia Guapo (13 points), Stella Mavuanga (2 points), Elin Eldebrink (3 points), Isabelle Yacoubou (10 points), Keisha Hampton (22 points), Elodie Godin (2 points), Alix Duchet (10 points), Kristen Mann (10 points).

Second leg – Wednesday January 5, 2022
Bourges – London Lions: 96-65

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