International Alumni Update: Jan 29

Tracking former Blue Devils playing their professional ball overseas

There was one game Friday as Daniel Ewing and Azovmash faced a tough test in the domestic league as they hosted defending champions Budivelnyk, but they ended up doing what they need to late to seal an 83-74 win. Daniel had 15 points in 31 minutes and Oleksiy Pecherov added 25 points. In the loss, ex-Wisconsin player Zach Morley had 14 points.

Plenty of action took place on Saturday as David McClure and Kedainiai were back in Baltic League action against fellow Lithuanian team Juventus where they rolled to a 91-68 win. David had 11 points and 8 rebounds in 21 minutes as Laimonas Kisielius added 17 points and 7 rebounds. Ex-Hofsta player Zygimantas Sestokas had 12 points in the loss. Here is the box score

Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv hosted Bosnian side Siroki in Adriatic League action and won 84-69. Jon knocked down a pair of 3 pointers in 14 minutes of action off the bench as Keith Langford had 18 points and Richard Hendrix had 17 points and 8 rebounds. In the loss, ex-Virginia Tech player Coleman Collins had 13 points and 9 rebounds. Here is the box score

In France, DeMarcus Nelson and Cholet hosted Orleans and started off well before falling behind and losing 86-76. DeMarcus had 3 points and 4 rebounds in 14 minutes and Patrick Christopher had 21 points. In the win, ex-DII player Georgi Joseph had 15 points, ex-Oklahoma State player David Monds had 12 points and 6 rebounds, former Illinois-Chicago player Cedric Banks had 12 points, ex-Colorado player Brian  Greene had 11 points and 6 rebounds, and D-League player Amara Sy had 11 points. Here is the box score

Earlier in the day, Jess Foley and the Townsville Fire lost a close one 64-61 to the Adelaide Link Lightning. Jess had 9 points in 35 minutes as Micaela Cocks had 18 points and Shanavia Dowdell had 14 points. In the win, ex-WNBA player Abby Bishop had 21 points and 9 rebounds and ex-Troy player Amy Lewis had 11 points.

In the Czech Republic, Jasmine Thomas and Frisco Sika Brno had a tougher than expected test at Strakonice before pulling away for an 81-66 win. Jasmine had 11 points and 7 rebounds in 38 minutes. Here is the box score:

In France, league action took a backseat to the round of 32 in the national cup competition, which featured teams from all divisions. Carrem Gay and Toulouse faced fellow second division team Limoges and won a low-scoring affair 51-40. Carrem had 6 points and 5 rebounds in 23 minutes as she battled foul trouble. The two Duke players in the top flight both faced teams from the third-tier of the league and no statistics were available but Krystal Thomas apparently had a good game in Lyon's 78-72 win over La Tronche Meylan. Mistie Bass and Challes defeated Saint Etienne 89-47.

Sunday action started in China, where the New Year's break is now over. Shavlik Randolph and the Dongguan Leopards had a tough game against the Zhejiang Lions and lost 114-109 on the road. Shavlik had 29 points and 8 rebounds in 35 minutes and Josh Akognon had 40 points, but it was not enough. Wilson Chandler had 28 points and 10 rebounds in the loss and brief NBA player Peter John Ramos had 21 points and 11 rebounds in the win.

In Spain, Kyle Singler, Marty Pocius, and Real Madrid took a trip to Fuenlabrada and won 79-57. Kyle had 10 points in 23 minutes, Marty had 6 points in 17 minutes, and Jaycee Caroll had 12 points. Here is the box score

In Ukraine, Daniel Ewing and Azovmash had a quick turnaround and ended up losing 69-64 to Odessa. Daniel had 7 points and 7 assists in 31 minutes and Oleksiy Pecherov had 20 points and 7 rebounds. In the win, ex-St. Louis player Justin Love had 23 points and 6 rebounds and ex-Oral Roberts player Shawn King had 14 points and 11 rebounds.

In Poland, Bridgette Mitchell did not play in Energa Torun's 92-70 win over Lodz. Julie Page had 24 points and 7 rebounds and Jazmine Sepulveda had 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists in the win. In the loss, ex-Kansas State player Jetta McIntyre had 18 points and ex-South Florida player Melissa Dalembert had 10 points and 16 rebounds. Here is the box score:

In Turkey, Sheana Mosch, Monique Currie, and Antakya hosted powerhouse Fenerbahce and fell 92-65. Sheana did not play but Monique had 9 points and 7 rebounds in 27 minutes as Laura Harper led the team with 21 points and 8 rebounds. In the win, Penny Taylor and Angel McCoughtry had 21 points each. Here is the box score

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