Ukrainian champion Interkhim, Odessa won away 87-65 (19-24, 26-15, 26-11, 16-15) against Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) in Group B on Friday to celebrate their first victory.
Home team led 24-19 after first quarter, but Interkhim took a 45-39 lead at halftime. In the third quarter visitors went on a 10-2 run to increase their lead to 55-41. Interkhim hit 6-of-8 3 pointers in the third quarter and the score was 71-50 with ten minute to play. Ukrainian team led by 25 points (84-59) in the 38th minute.
Interkhim hit 13 3-pointers (of 25; 52 percent) to set a new season high and outrebounded their opponents 46-38. Interkhim’s center Kristina Karp set a new season high in rebounds. She grabbed 17 rebounds. Interkhim’s guard Olha Sivakova tied a season high with six 3-pointers.
Players of the Game: Nataliya Dashkevich (Olimpia) and Olha Sivakova (Interkhim).