Overseas Round Up 1

October 26, 2016

Hey Sun fans! Let’s get you caught up on how all of your favorite players are doing in the first Overseas Round Up of the season. Find out where everyone is playing HERE.

A few players, such as Allison Hightower, Jasmine Thomas, Alyssa Thomas and Jonquel Jones, are overseas but their leagues do not start games until later this week.

Chiney Ogwumike has played in five games in China for Henan Yichuan, leading them to a 5-0 record. She had 56 points on 23-of-24 shooting and 12 rebounds in the victory over Shandong on Oct. 25th and is averaging 35.0 points and 13.4 rebounds so far.

In Turkey, Shekinna Stricklen had 13 points, six rebounds, one assist and one steal in Fenerbache’s 62-58 win over Yakin Dogu on Oct. 22. For Mersin, Alex Bentley scored 17 points, dished out six assists and grabbed three steals in a 66-59 loss to Istanbul Universitesi on Oct. 22 while Courtney Williams had 17 points and four rebounds in Girne Universitesi’s 84-71 loss to Osmaniye that same day.

In Australia, Asia Taylor had a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds to go along with two steals and two blocks in a 69-68 Sydney win over Townsville on Oct. 22. In four games, she is averaging 17.0 points and 7.0 rebounds.

Alba Torrens has played in two games for UMMC Ekaterinburg in Russia, averaging 14.0 points. On Oct. 16, she had 25 points and two rebounds in a 97-58 win over Enisey.