Defending champions Sūduva, Marijampolė (LTU) won away 85-66 (22-13, 24-21, 19-17, 20-15) against Horizont-RCOP, Minsk (BLR) on Wednesday in Group A.
Sūduva, which played without their injured playmaker Arina Bilotserkivska, led 22-13 after first quarter. Visitors increased their lead to 16 points (41-25) in the 17th minute. Home team cut their deficit to seven in the third quarter, but Sūduva held on for the win.
Sūduva hit 9-of-15 3-pointers (60 percent). Horizont-RCOP guard Yuliya Rytsikava set a season-high for blocks (5).