Also on Friday, Daniel Ewing and Azovmash continued a busy week in the domestic league with a trip to Ferro-ZNTU, where a late comeback fell short in an 88-86 loss. Daniel had 18 points in 24 minutes and Ricky Minard added 25 points while ex-UTEP player Randy Culpepper led all scorers with 37 points in the win and ex-Robert Morris player Jeremy Chappell added 18 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Early Saturday, Chante Black and were searching for a second consecutive victory as they went on the road to face Heilongjiang. Despite Chante's best efforts, they fell 87-77. Chante had 26 points and 14 rebounds after playing all 40 minutes as ex-Rutgers player Rashidat Junaid had 15 points and 16 rebounds in the win.
Also Saturday, Sheana Mosch and Antakya were trying to win at Kayseri, but loss another one 78-72. Sheana had 13 points in 34 minutes and Laura Harper added 24 points and 12 rebounds. In the win, ex-Nebraska player Anna DeForge had 16 points, ex-Kansas player Nakia Sanford had 14 points and 7 rebounds, and ex-UNC player LaToya Pringle had 14 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the box score: [Click Here]
On Sunday, Shavlik Randolph and Dongguan Leopards were in action against another one of the stronger teams in the league when they hosted the Zhejiang Cyclones. Shavlik had a strong effort with 28 points and 16 rebounds in 37 minutes, but the team had a tough second half and fell 100-88. Josh Akognon added 22 points while ex-UConn player Josh Boone had 20 points and 13 rebounds in the win and J.R. Smith added 18 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv were back in action in the Israeli league and good work by Jon early earned him more playing time in a 102-61 blowout victory over 2nd place Galil Galboa. Jon had 11 points in 25 minutes after knocking down three three-pointers. Richard Hendrix had 21 points and 8 rebounds and Shawn James had 17 points and 7 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Northeastern player Chaisson Allen and ex-Akron player Romeo Travis had 13 points apiece and ex-Texas A&M player Joseph Jones had 12 points and 10 rebounds.