TTT Rīga advance to EuroCup Women group round

Kristen Mann: 10 points and 12 rebounds. Photo: Renārs Koris

TTT Rīga pushed ahead in the battle for a place in the EuroCup Women regular season despite a 48-54 home loss against Austrian champions Flying Foxes on Thursday, October 15.


Aigars Nerips team won the series 133-111 thanks to a 85-57 road win in the first leg of qualifying games.


Sydney Carter (Texas A&M) led the way, finishing the second game with 13 points and two drawn unsportsmanlike fouls.


Kristen Mann (University of California Santa Barbara) added 10 points, 12 rebounds and four assists, while Zenta Meļņika (Kolibri) had seven points and seven rebounds.


TTT Rīga will face two time EuroCup champions Dynamo Moscow (Russia), Sweden vice-champions Udominate Basket and Turkish side Orduspor in the Group B action.


The opening game will be played on Thursday, October 29 in Riga.