Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Euroleague 9/2009 - Good Angels Kosice 89, Prague 75

It looks like Angel McCoughtry was all that Good Angels Kosice needed to turn their Euroleague season around. The Good Angels advance to 5-4 in Euroleague and move into second place in Group C with an 89-75 win over Prague in the Czech Republic.

The last game in opening round play is next week against Gorzow. If the Good Angels win, they secure second place and move into the round of 16.

All the good stuff - the game report, the box score, and the play by play - is at this link.

Candice Dupree and Angel McCoughtry helped the Good Angels to a 14-0 run in the second quarter that put the Good Angels up for good. Dupree and McCoughtry scored all 14 of those points. Prague managed to close to 69-66 in the fourth quarter but could get no closer.

The Good Angels shot 35-64 for the game and had 46 total rebounds, winning despite 20 personal fouls and 20 turnovers.

Sonja Kireta was the top performer for Prague with 21 points and 7 rebounds. As for Angel McCoughtry...

...McCoughtry was dynamite. Candice Dupree had 23 points and 11 rebounds, but Angel McCoughty had 28 points and 15 rebounds. It was her best Euroleague performance of the year. Congratulations, Angel!

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