Overseas Round Up 3

November 9, 2016

Hey Sun fans! Get caught up on how Sun players are doing this offseason in the third Overseas Round Up. Missed one? Check out previous updates below.

Overseas Round Up 1

Overseas Round Up 2

Where In The World Are The Sun?

In Israel, Allison Hightower had 10 points, seven rebounds and two steals as Maccabi Ashdod defeated Hoptrans-Sirenos Kaunas in EuroCup play on November 3rd. 84-64. On November 7th, Jasmine Thomas had 17 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals but it was not enough as Ramat Hasharon fell to Maccabi Ramat Gan 93-73.

On November 6th, Jonquel Jones had 13 points and 13 rebounds to go along with four blocks as Woori Bank defeated S-Birds 63-57. In three games, the Sun forward is averaging 20.7 points and 15.0 rebounds as well as 4.0 blocks and her team is undefeated. Also in South Korea, Alyssa Thomas had 20 points, 13 rebounds and four assists as the Blue Minx defeated KB Stars 71-63 on November 7th. Thomas is averaging 18.0 points and 10.7 assists in three games.

Also on November 6th, Shekinna Stricklen had 23 points and seven rebounds as Fenerbache defeated Samsun 67-42 in Turkish League action. She is averaging 14.3 points and 5.0 rebounds in three Turkish League games. On November 7th, Alex Bentley had 28 points, five rebounds and two assists as Adana ASKI Mersin defeated Besiktas 73-62. In three Turkish League games, the Sun guard is averaging 21.3 points, 4.0 assists and 2.7 rebounds. Rounding out the Sun trio in Turkey is fellow guard Courtney Williams, who had 18 points, six rebounds, four assists and two blocks but it was not enough as Girne Universitesi fell to Galatasaray 88-86 on November 5th. In three games Williams is averaging 14.3 points and 4.0 rebounds.

In China, Chiney Ogwumike is averaging 33.1 points and 14.4 rebounds in nine games for Henan Yichuan. On November 5th, she scored 25 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out three assists in an 83-72 victory over Sichuan.

On November 5th, Asia Taylor had 12 points and 13 rebounds to go along with six assists as the Flames defeated Townsville 85-83 . Taylor leads the team with an average of 8.2 rebounds per game. In Russia, Alba Torrens is averaging 11.8  points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in four Russian League games for UMMC Ekaterinburg. On November 6th, she had 12 points, three rebounds and two assists in a 70-53 win over Spartak Vidnoye.