Olimpia, Grodno (BLR) defeated Ukrainian champion Interkhim, Odessa 87-84 (17-14, 26-16, 12-22, 18-21; 14-11) in overtime on Saturday in Group B.
Home team led 43-25 in the 19th minute. After third quarter the score was 55-52. Interkhim went ahead 64-63 in the 37th minute and led 71-67 with less than two minutes to play in the fourth quarter. But Olimpia forced overtime and later celebrated their second victory.
Visitors outrebounded their opponents 51-39.
Interkhim’s center Kristina Karp grabbed 19 rebounds and collected 41 efficiency points to set BWBL season highs. Olimpia’s forward Volha Kapylova and Olimpia set a season highs for free throws made (respectively 11 and 25).
Players of the Game: Nataliya Baklaha (Olimpia) and Natalia Kolotovska (Interkhim).