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Bursa BSB inks Marcedes Marie Walker

Malta wins Group A in Ohrid - Jul 12, 2012

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Malta is the winner of Preliminary Group A in Ohrid. They handed 80-70 loss to Azerbaijan to end this phase with perfect 3-0 record. Of course, Malta advanced to the Semifinals, where their rival will be Austria. Azerbaijan ended as third ranked team in this group with 1-2 record and will continue in classification games from 5-8 place. Their first rival is Gibraltar. Rebecca Thoresen (178-F/G-78) had 22 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Ashleigh Vella (188-F/C-90) also had amazing game 17 pts, 14 rebs and 6 assists, while Beverly Zammit (178-SG-87) helped with 12 points. Azerbaijan got 21 points and 5 boards from Tatyana Deniskina (173-SG-85). Dina Ulyanova (185-SF-89) followed with 17 pts and 14 rebs, and Anastasiya Biryuchkova (170-G-90) scored 13 points. Malta was 17-points up at the halftime and jumped to plus 20 with ten minutes to go. Azerbaijan drastically improved in the last quarter, but it was too late for them.

Malta: Rebecca Thoresen 20+5 boards+5 as, Ashleigh Vella 17+14 boards+6 as, Beverly Zammit 12
Azerbaijan: Tatyana Deniskina 21+5 boards, Dina Ulyanova 17+14 boards, Anastasiya Biryuchkova 13

Walker re-signs at Cankaya - 3 months ago

Cankaya Universitesi Ankara (TKBL) confirmed in their roster 30-year old American (has also Azerbaijani passport) center Marcedes Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh). She was a team leader there last season. In 14 TKBL games she recorded very impressive stats: 16.3ppg, 11.4rpg and 2.6apg. A very spectacular season in her career as she was voted to All-Turkish TKBL Honorable Mention. Walker also played that season for Bursa BSB where in 8 TKBL games she averaged remar...   [read more]

Bursa BSB inks Marcedes Marie Walker - 1 Year ago

Bursa BSB (TKBL) signed 29-year old American (has also Azerbaijani passport) center Marcedes Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh, agency: GoaBasket). She played last season at Canik Bld (Superleauge). In 23 games she had 12.8ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.1apg. Walker ended the previous (2013-14) season at Edirne Bld. Edirnespor (Superleauge). In 15 games she recorded very impressive stats: 18.9ppg, 13.1rpg (#5 in the league), 2.0apg and 2.4spg in 2013-14 season. She helped them to win the leagu...   [read more]

EC for Small Countries: Azerbaijan edge Gibraltar for first win in St. Polten - 2 Years ago

Azerbaijan - Gibraltar 69:50 Azerbaijan recorded the first victory at the European Championship for Small Countries. They outgunned Gibraltar for 1-1 record in the classification round. Dina Ulyanova (185-SF-89) was unstoppable with 30 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Azerbaijan snatched a 12:6 lead after the first period. Azerbaijan maintained the lead throughout the second frame. They accounted for a 30:22 halftime advantage. The gap grew at 11-point mark before the fo...   [read more]

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