UMMC earns fourth EuroLeague Women title; Meesseman takes MVP honors

SOPRON, Hungary –– UMMC Ekaterinburg captured its fourth EuroLeague Women title following a 72-53 victory against Sopron Basket in a packed Novomatic Arena. They were led by MVP Emma Meesseman who finished with a 19 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Brittney Griner contributed with 16 points and 9 boards, while Maya Moore posted 17…

Diamond DeShields scores 29 points in win over Besiktas

TURKEY – Former Tennessee Vols playmaker Diamond DeShields scored 29 points and 7 rebounds in her debut as Cukurova defeated Besiktas 78-69 in the Turkish league. The Tennessee  Vols announced in June that DeShields was leaving the school to pursue to play professionally. DeShields, a redshirt junior who transferred from North Carolina, earned her degree…

Torrens named MVP as Spain captures 71-55 win over France

PRAGUE – Spain’s Alba Torrens put together a spectacular performance scoring 10 of her 18 points in the opening quarter to guide them to a 71-55 win over France for a Gold Medal at O2 Arena in Prague. Her performance earned her MVP honors as she ranked third overall in scoring with 17.8 points per…

Angel McCoughtry named Euroleague Final Four MVP; Leads

ATLANTA, Georgia – WNBA All-Star playmaker of the Atlanta Dream, Angel McCoughtry earned MVP Final Four honors after guiding The winner of the EuroLeague Women Dynamo Kursk (RUS) to a perfect 18-0 record with a 77-63 win over Fenerbahce. Angel McCoughtry finished with 20 points while Nnemkadi Ogwumike added a double-double of 19 points and…