International Alumni Update: Feb 12

Tracking former Blue Devils playing their professional ball overseas

Shavlik Randolph and the Dongguan Leopards were back in action Friday against Fujian as the jockeying for playoff position continued. Shavlik had a great game with 36 points and 10 rebounds in 33 minutes and Josh Akognon had 33 points and the team rolled to a 124-104 win. In the loss, ex-South Florida player Will McDonald had 27 points and 7 rebounds and ex-Florida player Anthony Roberson had 12 points.

Most of the action happened Saturday, although not in Israel, where Jon Scheyer and Maccabi Tel Aviv were scheduled to participate in an Adriatic League game, but weather trouble in Montenegro prevented Buducnost from flying out so the game was postponed.

Daniel Ewing and Azovmash won in the VTB United League at Enisey in Russia by an 84-70 margin.  Daniel had 15 points in 25 minutes and Radoslav Rancik had 11 points and 7 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Virginia Tech player Brian Chase had 13 points.  Here is the boxscore

In Lithuania, David McClure and Kedainiai had a tough test as they hosted powerhouse Zalgiris and they lost 74-60.  David struggled with 2 points and 4 rebounds in 22 minutes.  Here is the boxscore

In France, DeMarcus Nelson and Cholet hosted Chorale Roanne, but lost 73-61, as the team continues to be slow at rounding into form. DeMarcus had 15 points in 37 minutes.  In the win, ex-Boston University player John Holland had 15 points, ex-Syracuse player Rick Jackson had 11 points and 8 rebounds, and ex-Wyoming player Uche Nsonwu had 8 points and 7 rebounds.  Here is the boxscore

Jasmine Thomas and Frisco Sika Brno started the second part of their league campaign as they hosted league-leading USK Prague as the teams battled as part of the group in the top half of the standings.  They were ahead for most of the game before giving up the lead and losing 83-78.  Jasmine won the individual battle with her WNBA counterpart as she had 23 points and 7 rebounds in 36 minutes while Lindsay Whalen had 12 points and 8 rebounds.  Here is the boxscore

Krystal Thomas had another good individual game, but Lyon lost again 72-65 to Aix-en-Provence.  The team is showing their desperation to avoid dropping down a division as they added ex-Maryland player Marissa Coleman to the roster and she had 12 points in her debut as Krystal had 14.  In the win, ex-Lamar player Tamara Abalde had 11 points.

Also in France, Mistie Bass and Challes continued to push at the top of the league as they won at Charleville 64-53.  Mistie had 22 points in 35 minutes and Danielle Page added 17 points.  Here is the boxscore

In the second division Carrem Gay and Toulouse continued to push for their return to the top tier as they defeated Voiron 69-59.  Carrem had 18 points and 5 rebounds in 31 minutes.  In the loss, ex-Missouri and WNBA player Amanda Lassiter had 10 points.  Here is the boxscore

On Sunday, Shavlik Randolph and the Dongguan Leopards dropped a game against another likely playoff team as they fell 97-89 at the Xinjiang Tigers.  Shavlik did everything he could with 33 points and 16 rebounds in 35 minutes and Josh Akognon added 24 points.  In the loss, ex-Florida State player Tim Pickett had 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 8 assists and ex-Georgia Tech player Gani Lawal had 14 points and 16 rebounds.

In Spain, Kyle Singler, Marty Pocius, and Real Madrid had one of their easiest games in a long time as they visited Cajasol Banca Civica and pounded the hosts 98-63.  Kyle got 10 points in 13 minutes after getting the start as Marty had 8 points in 16 minutes off the bench and Jaycee Carroll had 14 points.  In the loss, ex-Indiana player Earl Calloway had 16 points.  Here is the boxscore

Monique Currie, Sheana Mosch, and Antakya visited Botas and had the lead before falling late 78-72.  Monique had 13 points in 30 minutse and Sheana had 11 points in 20 minutes as Laura Harper had 18 points and 9 rebounds and Shannon Bobbitt had 10 points.  In the win, ex-LSU player Quianna Chaney had 27 points and 6 rebounds and ex-Virginia player Monica Wright had 14 points.  Here is the boxscore

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