ACES ABROAD: EuroLeague & EuroCup Updates (April 15, 2019)

Where In The World Are The Aces?

Many WNBA players take their talents overseas during the “offseason,” and the Aces are no exception. In addition to playing in country-specific leagues, some teams also participate in the EuroLeague and EuroCup.

Kayla McBride (UMMC Ekaterinburg), Kelsey Plum (Fenerbahce) and Isabelle Harrison (USK Praha) all play in the EuroLeague, and their games are broadcast live on YouTube (links included below).

Moriah Jefferson (Galatasaray) and Kelsey Bone (Cukurova) play in the EuroCup.

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


EuroLeague Standings
1 UMMC Ekaterinburg 13-1 27
2 ZVVZ USK Praha 10-4 24
3 Bourges Basket 9-5 23
4 CCC Polkowice 7-7 21
5 Nadezhda 7-7 21
6 Famila Schio 5-9 19
7 ESBVA-LM 4-10 18
8 Castors Braine 1-13 15
1 Dynamo Kursk 13-1 27
2 Sopron Basket 8-6 22
3 Fenerbahce 8-6 22
4 TTT Riga 8-6 22
5 Perfumerias Avenida 7-7 21
6 Carolo Basket 5-9 19
7 Hatay BB 5-9 19
8 Olympiacos 2-12 16


The EuroLeague regular season finished up in late February, and the quarterfinals got underway the first week of March. McBride and UMMC Ekaterinburg were the one seed in Group A, and they took on the four seed in Group B—TTT Riga. In the first game of the series, Ekaterinburg upended TTT Riga, 78-45, and they ended the series three days later with a 77-55 win. They then upended Sopron Basket in the semifinals, and they bested Dynamo K, 91-67 in the finals.

Isabelle Harrison and USK Praha were the two seed in Group A, and they squared off against third-seed Fenerbahce and Kelsey Plum, sweeping the series, 76-54 and 77-65. USK Praha lost to Dynamo K in the semifinals, and upended Sopron Basket, 64-53, in the third place game..

Kayla McBride—UMMC Ekaterinburg (13-1)
Schedule Link (watch live on YouTube)
Recent Game: Semifinals—Apr. 12, W 81-59, vs. Sopron Basket
12 points, 6 rebounds
Box Score Link
Finals—Apr. 14, W 91-67, vs. Dynamo K
12 points, 3 assists
Box Score Link


Isabelle Harrison—USK Praha (10-4)
Schedule Link (watch games live on YouTube)
Recent Game: Semifinals—Apr. 12, L 84-67,  vs. Dynamo K
6 points, 9 rebounds
Box Score Link
3rd Place Game—Apr. 14, W 64-53,  vs. Sopron Basket
12 points, 14 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 blocks
Box Score Link