UPBL played only until 2010-11 season. Then was dissolved due to financial problems. Starting in 2011 the top women league in Ukraine become Higher League, which was until 2011 "second division" in Ukraine.
Tim-Scuf wins UPBL 2011 as they overcame Dnipro in the Final 88:63. The
game was mostly controlled by Tim-Scuf. Dnipro-DVUFK managed to win
fourth quarter 19-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a
victory that evening. They made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent)
during the game. Tim-Scuf forced 23 Dnipro-DVUFK turnovers and
outrebounded them 50-31 including a 29-18 advantage in defensive
rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of international forward
Kateryna Dorogobuzova (187-F-90) who helped to win the game
recording 26 points and 8 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field).
Olga Maznichenko (187-F-91, agency:
LBM Management) contributed with 23 points and 9 rebounds for the
winners. International center
Taisiia Bovykina (190-C-89, agency:
LBM Management) answered with 10 points and 5 rebounds and
international guard Alina Iagupova added 15 points in the effort for
In the game for the third place Kozachka outscored Frankivsk 95:74. The
winners led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing
their lead in each quarter. Kozachka outrebounded Frankivsk 49-31
including 34 on the defensive glass. They shot the lights out from three
nailing 17 long-distance shots on high 65.4 percentage. Kozachka brought
some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. International forward Anna
Pokoiova stepped up and scored 26 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for
the winners and the former international forward
Ganna Zarytska (182-F-86, agency:
Plus Group) chipped in 19 points and 13 rebounds. Four Kozachka
players scored in double figures. At the losing side forward Viktoriya
Pazyuk responded with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and
Arina Markotenko (170-G-89) scored 21 points, 6 rebounds and 4
The League also announced the best players of the Final Eight. Isachenko
from Tim-Skuf became the best Guard, while
Taisiia Bovykina from Dnipro received the best Forward position.
Olena Zherzherunova (191-F-78, agency:
LBM Management) from Kozachka was named the best Center and MVP of
the short season was awarded to
Kimberly Williams (168-G-74, agency:
Merit Sports, college:
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