Aces Overseas (Mar. 26 Update)

Where In The World Are The Aces?

Many WNBA players take their talents overseas during the “offseason,” and the Aces are no exception. While Moriah Jefferson is in Las Vegas making appearance on behalf of the team, the majority of the remaining players on the roster are hooping it up around the world.

Check the official online home of the Aces each week for updates on how your favorite players are performing in their adopted countries.

Previous Updates

January 29, 2018 (link)        February 12, 2018 (link)

February 20, 2018 (link)      February 28, 2018 (link)

March 6, 2018 (link)             March 14, 2018 (link)

March 18, 2018 (link)

 

Cierra Burdick—Kazanochka Kazan (Russia)

Russian League: March 25, W, 73-67 vs. MBA

Burdick recorded a 15-point, 15-rebound double0double as Kazanochka Kazan topped MBA, 73-67, in the team’s final regular season game. The win moved Kazanochka Kazan into sixth place in the PBL Standings. Burdick and company take on #3 seed Nadezhda O. in the PBL Quarterfinals beginning April 1.

Next Game: Quarterfinals—April 1 vs. Nadezhda O. (14-6); April 4 vs. Nadezhda O. (14-6)

PBL Standings
1 UMMC 19-1
2 Dynamo K 19-1
3 Nadezhda O 14-6
4 Enisey 10-10
5 Sparta&K MR 10-10
6 Kazanochka 9-11
7 MBA 9-11
8 Inventa 7-13
9 Dynamo M 6-14
10 Dynamo NR 6-14
11 Spartak N 1-19

 

Nia Coffey—Maccabi R. Hen (Israel)

Israeli League: Semifinals—March 19, L, 78-73 vs. Elitzur Ramla; March 22, L, 95-88 vs. Elitzur Ramla

Maccabi R. Hen was the number one seed in the Israeli League heading into the league semifinals last week, but they dropped a pair of games to the number four seed Elitzur Ramla to begin their series. Coffey recorded a 15-point, 13-rebound double-double in the series opener, and 23 points and six boards in game two.

Next Game: Semifinals—March 26 vs. Elitzur Ramla

Israeli League Standings
Places 1-6
1 Maccabi R.Hen 17-6
2 Maccabi Ashdod 17-6
3 Elitzur Holon 17-6
4 Elitzur Ramla 13-10
5 Ramat Hasharon 9-14
6 Hap. Petah Tikva 9-14
Places 7-10
7 Maccabi Raanana 10-11
8 Bnot Hertzeliya 10-11
9 H.R. Le-Zion 5-16
10 B. Yehuda 4-17

 

Dearica Hamby—Ragusa (Italy)

Italian League: March 25, L, 78-68 vs. Familia Schio

Hamby scored a team-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, but Ragusa dropped its second straight game and lost for the fourth time in its last seven to close out the regular season. Despite the defeat, Ragusa still locked up the three seed in the Italian League Playoffs, and they take on six seed San Martino in the quarterfinals.

Next Game: Quarterfinals—April 4 vs. San Martino (12-10)

Italian League A1 Standings
1 Familia Schio 20-2
2 Venezia 17-5
3 Ragusa 13-9
4 Napoli 12-10
5 Lucca 12-10
6 San Martino 12-10
7 Torino 9-13
8 Broni 8-14
9 Vigarano 6-16
10 Battipaglia 1-21

 

Kayla McBride—Yakin Dogu (Turkey)

EuroLeague: No games since last update.

Next Game: Semifinals—April 20 vs. Sopron Basket

 

Turkish League:  No games since last update.

Next Game: March 24 vs. Bornova

KBSL Standings
1 Yakin Dogu 19-2
2 Hatay 19-3
3 Fenerbahce 17-5
4 Botas 14-8
5 Besiktas 13-8
6 Mersin BSB 13-9
7 Cukurova 13-9
8 Abdullah Gul 10-12
9 Galatasaray 10-12
10 Canik Belediye 7-15
11 OGM Orman 6-14
12 Adana ASKI 4-16
13 Istanbul Univ. 3-18
14 Bornova 0-17

 

Kelsey Plum—Fenerbahce (Turkey)

Turkish League: March 24, L, 81-80 vs. Cukrova

Plum was one of five Fenerbahce players to score in double figures, recording 12 points, two rebounds and two assists, but they dropped a one-point decision to Cukrova.

Next Game: April 1 vs. Canik Belediye (7-15)

KBSL Standings
1 Yakin Dogu 19-2
2 Hatay 19-3
3 Fenerbahce 17-5
4 Botas 14-8
5 Besiktas 13-8
6 Mersin BSB 13-9
7 Cukurova 13-9
8 Abdullah Gul 10-12
9 Galatasaray 10-12
10 Canik Belediye 7-15
11 OGM Orman 6-14
12 Adana ASKI 4-16
13 Istanbul Univ. 3-18
14 Bornova 0-17

 

Carolyn Swords—Gorzow Wlkp (Poland)

Polish League: March 21, W, 79-69 vs. MKK Siedlce; March 24, W, 89-76 vs. Widzew

Gorzow Wlkp snapped a three-game losing streak with a pair of double-digit victories last week. Swords scored a team-high 21 points and grabbed four rebounds in the team’s 10-point win over MKK Siedlce, and recorded a 13-point, 12-rebound double-double in a 13-win over Widzew. The Polish League regular season concludes on March 28.

Next Game: March 28 vs. Energy Torun (16-6)

BLK Standings
1 Artego Bydg. 19-4
2 Wisla Krakow 18-5
3 CCC Polkowice 17-6
4 Sleza Wroclaw 17-6
5 Energy Torun 16-6
6 AZS UMCS 14-9
7 Gorzow Wlkp. 13-10
8 Basket Gdynia 12-12
9 TS Ostrovia 6-17
10 JAS FBG 6-17
11 Enes AZS P. 5-17
12 MKK Siedlce 3-20
13 Widzew 3-20