ACES ABROAD: Domestic League Updates, February 5, 2019

Where In The World Are The Aces?

Many WNBA players take their talents overseas during the “offseason,” and the Aces are no exception. Check the official online home of the Aces each week for updates on how your favorite players are performing in their adopted countries.

AUSTRALIA (WNBL)

The WNBL regular season concluded on January 19, and Lindsay Allen and Nia Coffey both advanced to the Australian League Playoffs. Allen’s Melbourne squad finished in second place, one game behind the UC Capitals. Coffey’s Adelaide Lightning are the three seed in the postseason, two games back of the Boomers.

Melbourne and Adelaide began their semifinal match-up on Sunday, January 27, while Perth (#4) took on the top-seeded Capitals in the other semifinal.

Coffey’s Adelaide squad upended Melbourne, 76-60, in Game One of the semifinals, while the Capitals topped Perth by 19, 95-76. Adelaide swept the Boomers with a 100-92 victory on January 31, and the the Capitals did likewise, vanquishing Perth, 91-75.

The Lightning and Capitals begin their Grand Final series on February 9.

Lindsay Allen—Melbourne Boomers (0-2) Nia Coffey—Adelaide Lightning (2-0)
Recent Game: Jan. 31, L, 100-92, vs. Adelaide Recent Game: Jan. 31—W, 100-92, vs. Melbourne
29 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists  30 points, 9 rebounds
box score link box score link
   
Final Regular Season Stats Final Regular Season Stats
18.0 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 5.2 apg 18.0 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.1 apg
52.1 FG%, 34.5 3G%, 86.2 FT% 45.2 FG%, 43.6 3G%, 74.8 FT%
   
Next Game: Feb. 9 vs. UC Capitals
Feb. 13 vs. UC Capitals
Feb. 16 vs. UC Capitals

 

Final WNBL Standings
1 UC Capitals 16-5
2 Melbourne Boomers 15-6
3 Adelaide Lightning 13-8
4 Perth Lynx 13-8
5 Dandenong Rangers 9-12
6 Townsville Fire 9-12
7 Bendigo Spirit 7-14
8 Sydney Uni Flames 2-19

 

ITALY 

Dearica Hamby—Ragusa (11-4) Isabelle Harrison—Napoli (9-5)
Recent Game: Feb. 3 W, 74-61, vs. Lucca Recent Game: None. Team folded
 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists  Izzy is now playing for USK Praha
box score link  See Czech Republic League Below
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Next Game: Feb. 10 vs. San Martino
 

 

Italian League A1 Standings
1 Venezia 12-2
2 Familia Schio 12-3
3 Ragusa 11-4
5 Broni 10-5
6 San Martino 9-5
7 Lucca 7-8
8 Vigarano 7-8
9 Sesto SG 5-10
10 Battipaglia 3-11
11 Torino 2-12
12 Empoli 2-12
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Napoli 9-5

 

TURKEY (KBSL) 

Moriah Jefferson—Galatasaray (9-8) Kelsey Plum—Fenerbahce (14-3)
Recent Game: Feb. 3, L, 87-58, vs. Cukurova Recent Game: Feb. 2, W, 106-38, vs. Kircicegi B.
11 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals 26 points, 5 assists, 4 steals
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Next Game: Feb. 9 vs. OGM Orman Next Game: Feb. 10 vs, Istanbul U.
Kelsey Bone—Cukurova (17-0)
Recent Game: Feb. 3, W, 87-58, vs. Galatasaray
Did Not Play
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Next Game: Feb. 9 vs. Kircicegi B.

 

KBSL Standings
1 Cukurova 17-0
2 Hatay 14-3
3 Fenerbahce 14-3
4 Botas 12-5
5 Besiktas 10-7
6 Mersin BSB 10-7
7 Galatasaray 9-8
8 OGM Orman 9-8
9 Izmit 8-9
10 Canik Belediye 6-11
11 Adana Basket 5-12
12 Kayseri 4-13
13 Istanbul U. 1-16
14 Kircicegi B. 0-17

 

RUSSIA (PBL)

Kayla McBride—UMMC Ekaterinburg (14-0)
Recent Games: Feb. 3, W, 87-48, vs. Sparta&K MR
7 points, 3 assists
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Next Game: Feb. 10 vs. MBA 

 

PBL Standings
1 UMMC 14-0
2 Dynamo K. 13-1
3 Nadezhda O. 10-3
4 Inventa 7-7
5 Enisey 7-7
6 Spartak&K MR 6-7
7 MBA 6-7
8 Dynamo NR 4-9
9 Spartak N. 1-13
10 Dynamo M. 0-14

 

ISRAEL (D1)

Jaime Nared—Elitzur Ramla (12-4) Tamera Young—Bnot Hertzeliya (8-8)
Recent Game: Feb. 4, W 79-66, vs. Bnot Hertzeliya Recent Game: Feb. 4, L, 79-66, vs. Elitzur Ramla
10 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals 7 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists
box score link box score link
Next Game:  Feb. 11 vs. Rishon Le-Zi Next Game: Feb. 11 vs. Raanana 

 

D1 Standings
1 Elitzur Ramla 12-4
2 Ramat Hen 11-5
3 Ashdod 11-5
4 Petah Tikva 10-6
5 Elitzur Holon 10-6
6 Bnot Hertzeliya 8-8
7 Rishon Le-Zion 7-9
8 Raanana 7-9
9 Ramat Hasharon 4-12
10 B. Yehuda 0-16

 

CZECH REPUBLIC (ZBL)

Isabelle Harrison—USK Praha (14-2)
Recent Games: Feb. 2, W, 122-42, vs. BLK Praha
20 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals
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Next Game: Feb. 9 vs. MK Technic 

 

ZBL Standings
1 USK Praha 14-2
2 KP Mbo 11-3
3 Zabiny Bmo 11-3
4 Sokol HK 11-5
5 Nymburk 10-6
6 Loko Trutnov 9-6
7 BLK Praha 6-9
8 Slovanka MB 4-10
9 SBS Ostrava 4-11
10 U19 Chance 1-13
11 MK Technic 1-14

 

SOUTH KOREA (WKBL)

JiSu Park—KB Stars (20-5)
Recent Games: Feb. 2, W, 73-62, vs. Shinhan Bank
6 points, 7 rebounds
 
Next Games: Feb. 9 vs. Woori Bank

 

WKBL Standings
1 KB Stars 20-5
2 Woori Bank 19-6
3 Samsung Life Insurance 15-11
4 OK Savings Bank 10-16
5 KEB Hanabank 9-17
6 Shinhan Bank 4-22