Saturday, March 7, 2009

LFB (Spain) Queen's Cup Quarterfinals 2008 - Ibiza 80, Perfumerias 65

Perfumerias, meet Sancho Lyttle.

Perfumerias has won all sorts of honors this year. They're in the quarter-finals of Euroleague. They're second in the Liga Feminina. With that in mind, you could forgive Perfumerias for slacking a little bit, as Perfumerias falls to Ibiza by the score of 80-65 on Friday.

Yesterday was the very first time that Perfumerias lost on its home court this season. Coach Jose Ignacio Hernandez admitted that it "hurts a lot".

The box score is here. An album of photos can be found here.

Ibiza won every quarter...but for the first three quarters, not by much. Ibiza led 36-32 at halftime and at the end of the third quarter, Ibiza only led by seven, 59-52. However, in the fourth quarter Ibiza held Perfumerias to only thirteen points.

Perfumerias hit 40 percent of their attempted field goals compared to Ibiza's 51 percent accuracy. Furthermore, Ibiza went 7-for-16 from 3-point range. Both teams rebounded well. As for holding on to the ball, Perfumerias turned the ball over 22 times but Ibiza returned the favor by sending Perfumerias to the line 22 times, where they hit 15 shots.


Michelle Snow: the future Atlanta Dream player led Perfumerias with 19 points and 7 rebounds.
Silvia Dominguez Fernandez: 9 points and 5 rebounds.
Le'coe Willingham: 15 points and 7 rebounds from the Phoenix Mercury player.


Sancho Lyttle: Another standout game, with 26 points and 11 rebounds. She was clearly the player of the game.
Silvia Morales Martin: 16 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals.
Shannon Johnson: The future Seattle Storm player and longtime WNBA veteran had 10 points and 5 rebounds.

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