UMMC celebrated the 8th straight PBL title. They beat Nadezhda in Orenburg in the third game of the championship series to conquer the trophy. Sancho Lyttle (193-C-83, college: Houston) posted 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead the champions. UMMC eked out a 19:16 lead ten minutes into the game. They maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. UMMC secured a 36:32 halftime advantage. The visitors kept Nadezhda at bay throughout the third quarter. UMMC entered the fourth frame up by 7 points and never looked back en route to the triumph. Diana Taurasi (182-SG-82, college: Connecticut) and Olga Arteshina (188-PF-82) finished with 13 points each for UMMC. Elena Kirillova (186-SG-86, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) responded with 16 points for Nadezhda. Natalia Anoykina (196-C-87) had 12 points in the loss.
Dynamo Kursk conquer Russian Cup title - Sep 27, 2015
Dynamo Kursk celebrated the Russian Cup trophy. They beat Sparta&K 60:54 in the Final today. Tatiana Vidmer (191-C-86, agency: SIG) posted 17 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Dynamo jumped to a 26:16 lead after ten minutes. Dynamo Kursk maintained the lead throughout the next two periods. The hosts entered the fourth frame up by 10 points 52:42. Sparta&K held Dynamo to just 8 points in the fourth frame but stopped just short of victory at the end. Irina Osipova (196-C-81, agency: SIG) and Liudmila Sapova (186-F/C-84, agency: SIG) provided 10 points each for the winners. Maria Vadeeva (190-C-98) responded with 15 points and 16 rebounds for Sparta&K. Darya Namok (179-G/F-93, agency: LBM Management) had 11 points in the loss.
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