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Sunday, March 24, 2013

Taurasi wins another EuroLeague title

Former UConn star Diana Taurasi had 14 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals to lead UMMC Ekaterinburg to an 82-56 win over Fenerbahce in the EuroLeague championship game.

Candice Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks had 24 points, 11 rebounds and five assists and former Connecticut Sun forward Sandirne Gruda had 19 points and eight rebounds for Ekaterinburg, which won its three games in the EuroLeague Elite Eight by an average of 28.3 points per game.

Angel McCoughtry and Ivana Matovic had 22 points each for Fenerbahce. New York Liberty star Cappie Pondexter was held to one point and was 0 of 14 from the field. She came into the game averaging 12.5 points per game and had 45 points combined in the quarterfinal and semifinal games.

Bourges Basket won the third-place game with a 65-57 win over Good Angels Kosice. Two players headed to the Connecticut Sun training camp played in the contest. Former Cheshire Academy star Johannah Leedham had eight points, two rebounds, three assists and three steals for Bourges Basket while Natasha Lacy had 11 points, four rebounds and three assists for Good Angels Kosice.

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