International Alumni Update: Feb. 5

Tracking former Blue Devils playing their professional ball overseas

Friday action started in China, where Shavlik Randolph and the Dongguan Leopards continued to jockey for playoff position as they faced the Liaoning Dinosaurs and won 107-94.  Shavlik had 35 points and 16 rebounds in 35 minutes as Josh Akognon added 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists.  In the loss, ex-Memphis and NBA player Rodney Carney had 25 points.

Daniel Ewing and Azovmash have no domestic league games until the playoffs but they continued their VTB United League campaign with a trip to Russia to play Spartak St. Petersburg where they fell 57-48. Daniel only managed 3 points in 27 minutes as Ricky Minard had 12 points.  Here is the boxscore:

In Australia, Jess Foley and the Townsville Fire hosted the Bulleen Boomers and fell 73-63.  Jess led her team with 14 points and 6 rebounds in 38 minutes.  WNBA player Liz Cambage had 22 points and 19 rebounds in the win.

Saturday action included DeMarcus Nelson and Cholet visiting Le Havre, where a thrilling late comeback resulted in a 74-70 win.  DeMarcus led the way with 22 points in 33 minutes as Randal Falker added 12 points and 9 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Arizona player Nic Wise had 17 points and ex-Texas player Brian Boddicker had 15 points and 7 rebounds. Here is the boxscore

Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv's Adriatic League game brought they to Slovenia to face Union Olimpija, where they won 83-63.  Jon had a quiet 6 minutes as David Bluthenthal had 17 points, Richard Hendrix had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Devin Smith had 10 points and 7 rebounds.  Ex-UNC player Deon Thompson had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the loss.  Here is the boxscore

Sheana Mosch, Monique Currie, and Antakya got a solid win on the road at Ankara 87-68.  Sheana led all scorers with 18 points and Monique had 17 points and 10 rebounds while Laura Harper had 15 points and 7 rebounds and Shannon Bobbitt had 10 points and 8 assists.  WNBA veteran and ex-BYU player Erin Thorn had 12 points in the loss.  Here is the boxscore

Jasmine Thomas and Frisco Sika Brno had a tough test in the Czech Cup as they hosted USK Prague.  Jasmine had 13 points in 38 minutes but the team could not do enough as they fell 92-63.  Ex-South Carolina player Ilona Burgrova had 16 points and 7 rebounds in the win.  Here is the boxscore:

Bridgette Mitchell did not play in Energa Torun's 91-58 win over Gorzow Wielkopolski.  Jazmine Sepulveda had 36 points and Julie Page had 19 points and 8 rebounds.

Carrem Gay and Toulouse continued to push for promotion with a 68-61 comeback win over Strasbourg.  Carrem had 14 points and 8 rebounds in 38 minutes.  Ex-Arizona player Amina Njonkou had 16 points and 7 rebounds in the loss.  Here is the boxscore

Mistie Bass and Challes held on for an 80-79 win over Aix-en-Provence. Mistie led all scorers with 30 points as she played every minute of the game and Danielle Page had 12 points and 6 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Siena player Liene Jansone had 10 points and 11 rebounds.  Here is the boxscore

Games in France continued on Sunday as Krystal Thomas and Lyon had a close one before falling to Hainaut 79-73.  Krystal continued a strong string of performances with team highs of 15 points and 8 rebounds in 30 minutes of action.  In the win, ex-Louisiana Tech player Amisha Carter had 26 points and 13 rebounds, ex-Georgia player Ashley Houts had 18 points, and ex-VCU player Radoslava Bachvarova had 10 points. Here is the boxscore

Marty Pocius, Kyle Singler, and Real Madrid had an immediate rematch game in the domestic league against Gescrap Bilbao, but this time the team from Basque country won 93-90 after a high-scoring second half. Marty had 12 points in 21 minutes off the bench after knocking down 4 three-pointers while Kyle had 8 points in 20 minutes and Jaycee Carroll had 12 points.  In the win, ex-Duquesne player Aaron Jackson had 21 points and 7 assists and ex-West Virginia player D'or Fischer had 19 points.  Here is the boxscore.

Shavlik Randolph and the Dongguan Leopards had a very tough matchup against the league-leading Guandong Tigers and they fell behind early as they lost 111-97.  Shavlik had 16 points and 12 rebounds in 32 minutes as Josh Akognon had 31 points.  The win fell heavily on the shoulders of the two players with NBA experience as ex-Oregon player Aaron Brooks had 24 points and ex-Murray State player James Singleton had 20 points and 19 rebounds.

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