The Libs Abroad Weekly Roundup is back in action with impactful performances around the globe. Let’s get you caught on up this week’s slate, featuring double figure efforts across the board.
Breanna Stewart helped lead the way for Fenerbahçe, recording 19 points, four rebounds, and three assists while knocking down 66.7% (2-3) from distance in a 93-61 rout over Valencia in EuroLeague action.
Highlights: Layup | Three-Pointer | And-One | Three-Pointer (2) | Layup (2)
In her debut with Fenerbahçe, and first game action since the WNBA season, Courtney Vandersloot quickly took control of the offense when she recorded an 11-point and 12-assist double-double, grabbed five boards, and swiped four steals across 29 minutes.
Earlier today, Jocelyn Willoughby helped Sydney return to the win column when she totaled 21 points and six rebounds on 54.5% (6-11) from the floor; her fourth contest with 20+ points.
On Saturday, Jocelyn added 10 points, five boards, and three assists in Sydney’s return from the EuroBasket break.
Kayla Thornton guided Southside to a pair of wins this past week, beginning with a 102-83 victory over Perth where she added 15 points and six boards.
On Wednesday, Kayla followed up with a near double-double of 20 points and nine rebounds in the team’s 81-67 win against Melbourne.
Highlights: Three-Pointer | Three-Pointer (2) | Three-Pointer (3)
Sika Koné recorded 17 points and 14 rebounds while knocking down an efficient 72.7% (8-11) from the floor; her 16th double-double in 22 LF Endesa contests.
Han Xu and Sichuan extended their winning streak to 17 games after defeating Wuhan, 86-54, in their first meeting of the WCBA Quarterfinals. Han amassed her third double-double of the season with 16 points and 10 boards.
Yesterday, Leonie Fiebich totaled 14 points, six rebounds, and three assists in Game One of the EuroCup Quarterfinals.
Over the weekend, she posted a similar effort with 13 points, seven boards, and three steals in Zaragoza’s 74-67 win over Cadi La Seu.
Marine Johannès helped Lyon cruise past Angers, 88-58, in their first EuroCup Quarterfinal matchup when she tallied 13 points, five rebounds, and five assists while knocking down 50% from the floor (5-10) and distance (3-6).
In LFB, MJ secured a 78-56 victory after totaling 12 points and seven assists against Flammes; her fourth contest with seven or more dimes.
Highlights: Layup at Buzzer | Fadeaway Three
Raquel Carrera’s week was highlighted by her LF Endesa performance where she finished with 16 points and six rebounds while converting on an efficient 71.4% (5-7) from the field, including 100% (1-1) from beyond the arc, in Valencia’s 78-61 victory over Barça CBS.
Highlights: Block | Reverse Layup
Marine Fauthoux helped Landes secure a 62-59 EuroLeague win against reigning champion Sopron, adding 10 points and three boards on a combined 50% (3-6) shooting from the field.
|Sat, Feb. 25||Raquel Carrera||Estudiantes||—|
|Sun, Feb. 26||Jocelyn Willoughby||Townsville||12:00 am ET|
|Sun, Feb. 26||Marine Fauthoux||Villeneuve||9:15 am ET|
|Sun, Feb. 26||Marine Johannès||Roche||10:00 am ET|
|Sun, Feb. 26||Sika Koné vs.
|Wed, March 1||Marine Fauthoux||Sopron||1:30 pm ET|
|Wed, March 1||Breanna Stewart/
|Bourges||2:00 pm ET|
|Wed, March 1||Marine Johannès||Angers||2:00 pm ET|
|Wed, March 1||Raquel Carrera||Olympiacos||2:00 pm ET|
|Thu, March 2||Leonie Fiebich||Villeneuve||2:00 pm ET|
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