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.
Cierra Burdick—Kazanochka Kazan (Russia)
Russian League: March 18, L, 76-72 vs. Spart&K MR
Burdick scored nine points, grabbed eight rebounds and added six assists, but Kazanochka Kazan dropped a four-point decision to Sparta&K MR. Kazanochka Kazan (8-11) is now in seventh place in the PBL standings with one game remaining in the regular season.
Next Game: March 25 vs. MBA (9-10)
Nia Coffey—Maccabi R. Hen (Israel)
Israeli League: March 15, L, 62-61 vs. Elitzur Ramla
Coffey scored 12 points, grabbed nine rebounds, and dished out four assists, but Maccabi R. Hen dropped a one-point game to Elitzur Ramla in the final contest of the Israeli League Second Stage. The loss dropped Maccabi R. Hen into a three-way for first place atop the league standings
Next Game: TBD
|Israeli League Standings|
|6||Hap. Petah Tikva||9-14|
Dearica Hamby—Ragusa (Italy)
Italian League: March 18, L, 66-65 vs. Venezia
Hamby scored a team-high 15 points, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out three assists, but Ragusa lost a one-point decision to Venezia. The loss dropped Ragusa three games behind Venezia for second place in the Italian League standings with one game remaining in the regular season.
Next Game: March 25 vs. Familia Schio (19-2)
|Italian League A1 Standings|
Kayla McBride—Yakin Dogu (Turkey)
EuroLeague: No games since last update.
Next Game: Semifinals—April 20 vs. Sopron Basket
Turkish League: March 18, W, 58-56 vs. Mersin BSB
McBride did not play in Yakin Dogu’s two-point win over Mersin BSB. The victory kept Yakin Dogu (19-2) ahead of Hatay (18-3) and Fenerbahce (17-4) in the race for first place in the KBSL.
Next Game: March 24 vs. Bornova
Kelsey Plum—Fenerbahce (Turkey)
Turkish League: March 18, W, 86-56 vs. Botas
Plum scored 13 points, grabbed three rebounds and handed out five assists as Fenerbahce recorded a 30-point win over Botas. The victory helped Fenerbahce (17-4) keep pace with Yakin Dogu (19-2) and Hatay (18-3) in the race for the top spot in the KBSL standings.
Next Game: March 24 vs. Cukurova
Ivey Slaughter—PINKK Pecsi (Hungary)
Polish League: March 17, W, 70-69 vs. Vasas Akademia
Slaughter posted a 15-point, 14-rebound double-double as PINKK Pecsi nipped Vasas Akademia, 70-69 in PINKK Pexcsi’s regular season finale.
Next Game: TBD
|A Division Standings|
Carolyn Swords—Gorzow Wlkp (Poland)
Polish League: March 17, L, 86-72 vs. Sleza Wroclaw
Swords scored a team-high 18 points, and grabbed seven rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Gorzow Wlkp from dropping a 14-point decision to Sleza Wroclaw.
Next Games: March 21 vs. MKK Siedice (3-18) & March 24 vs. Widzew (3-18)
|9||Enes AZS P.||5-15|