ACES ABROAD: Domestic League Updates, January 29, 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.

Lindsay Allen—Melbourne Boomers (0-1) Nia Coffey—Adelaide Lightning (1-0)
Recent Game: Jan. 27, L, 76-60, vs. Adelaide Recent Game: Jan. 27—W, 76-60, vs. Melbourne
12 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists  16 points, 8 rebounds
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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 Games: Jan. 31 vs. Adelaide Next Game: Jan. 31 vs. Melbourne
Feb. 3 vs. Adelaide Feb. 3 vs. Melbourne

 

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: Jan. 27 W, 82-50, vs. Broni Recent Game: None. Team folded
 21 points, 15 rebounds, 4 steals  Izzy is now playing for SVK Prague
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Next Game: Feb. 3 vs. Lucca
 

 

Italian League A1 Standings
1 Venezia 13-1
2 Familia Schio 12-3
3 Ragusa 11-4
4 Napoli 9-5
5 Broni 9-6
6 San Martino 8-7
7 Lucca 8-7
8 Vigarano 6-9
9 Sesto SG 6-9
10 Battipaglia 3-12
11 Torino 2-13
12 Empoli 2-13

 

TURKEY (KBSL) 

Moriah Jefferson—Galatasaray (9-7) Kelsey Plum—Fenerbahce (13-3)
Recent Game: Jan. 27, L, 68-60, vs. Fenerbahce Recent Game: Jan. 27, W, 68-60, vs. Galatasaray
15 points, 5 assists, 4 steals 25 points, 3 rebounds
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Next Game: Feb. 2 vs. Cukurova Next Game: Feb. 2 vs, Kircicegi B.
Kelsey Bone—Cukurova (16-0)
Recent Game: Jan. 26, W, 93-68, vs. Adana Basket
21 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists
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Next Game: Feb. 2 vs. Galatasaray

 

KBSL Standings
1 Cukurova 16-0
2 Hatay 14-2
3 Fenerbahce 13-3
4 Botas 11-5
5 Besiktas 9-7
6 Galatasaray 9-7
7 Mersin BSB 9-7
8 OGM Orman 8-8
9 Izmit 7-9
10 Canik Belediye 6-10
11 Adana Basket 5-11
12 Kayseri 4-12
13 Istanbul U. 1-15
14 Kircicegi B. 0-16

 

RUSSIA (PBL)

Kayla McBride—UMMC Ekaterinburg (13-0)
Recent Games: Jan. 27, W, 105-68, vs. Inventa
11 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds
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Next Game: Feb. 3 vs. Spartak&K MR

 

PBL Standings
1 UMMC 13-0
2 Dynamo K. 12-1
3 Nadezhda O. 9-3
4 Spartak&K MR 6-6
5 MBA 6-6
6 Inventa 6-7
7 Enisey 6-7
8 Dynamo NR 4-8
9 Spartak N. 1-12
10 Dynamo M. 0-13

 

ISRAEL (D1)

Jaime Nared—Elitzur Ramla (12-4) Tamera Young—Bnot Hertzeliya (8-8)
Recent Game: Jan. 24, L, 81-59, vs. Ramat Hen Recent Game: Jan. 24, W, 83-75, vs. Elitzur Holon
12 points, 5 rebounds 23 points, 9 rebounds
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Jan. 28, W, 75-59, vs. B. Yehuda Jan. 28, L, 73-59, vs. Ramat Hen
21 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals 5 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals
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Next Games:  Feb. 4 vs. Bnot Hertzeliya Next Games: Feb. 4 vs. Elitzur Ramla 

 

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

 

SOUTH KOREA (WKBL)

JiSu Park—KB Stars (19-5)
Recent Games: Jan. 26, W, 71-57, vs. OK Savings Bank
13 points, 6 rebounds
 
Jan. 21, W, 74-68, vs. Samsung Life Insurance
9 points, 5 rebounds
 
Next Games: Feb. 2 vs. Shinhan Bank

 

WKBL Standings
1 KB Stars 19-5
2 Woori Bank 17-6
3 Samsung Life Insurance 13-11
4 KEB Hanabank 9-15
5 OK Savings Bank 9-15
6 Shinhan Bank 4-19