Sun Overseas Round Up – 1/13/16

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On Monday in Israel, Jasmine Thomas narrowly missed a triple-double, finishing with 14 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists for Bnot Hertzeliya, which bounced back from a recent loss to Maccabi Ramat Hen (11-1) by routing Elitzur Holon, 70-50.

Thomas is averaging 16.1 points, 7.7 rebounds and 6.2 assists for Bnot Hertzeliya, which is in fourth place in the Israeli League with a 9-4 record.

In Italy, Camille Little had 24 points and six rebounds for first-place Ragusa in an 81-66 victory over Cagliari CUS on Sunday. Little is averaging 16.5 points and 6.2 rebounds for the top team in the Italian League, which is now 13-1 with a nine-game winning streak.

Kayla Pedersen’s Lucca team kept pace with a 75-68 win over Umbertide, the only team to beat Ragusa this season. Pedersen had nine points and seven rebounds, and is averaging 12.5 points and 7.2 rebounds for Lucca (13-1), which lost its only Italian League game to Ragusa back on December 19th.

In Turkey on Sunday, Chelsea Gray had 10 points, four rebounds and four assists for Abdullah Gul in a 77-58 loss to Mersin. That snapped a three-game winning streak in Turkish League play for Abdullah Gul (11-3). Gray is averaging 11.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.4 assists in the Turkish League. In Euroleague Group B, Abdullah Gul is in fourth place with a 5-4 record.

Also in Turkey, Elizabeth Williams had 18 points and nine rebounds in a losing cause for Istanbul Universitesi (7-7), which fell to Besiktas, 76-62, on Sunday. Williams is averaging 13.7 points and 11 rebounds.

Finally, in another Turkish League game on Saturday, Kelsey Bone (15 points, 11 rebounds) and Alyssa Thomas (10 points, 15 rebounds, six assists) both played well for Yakin Dogu Universitesi in a 72-62 loss to Gelistirenler. Thomas is averaging 15.9 points, 11.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists this season while Bone is averaging 13 points, 8.9 rebounds and two assists.

On Saturday night in South Korea, Shekinna Stricklen had 20 points with nine rebounds on 6-of-10 shooting as first-place Woori Bank Hansae improved to 19-2 with a 68-57 victory over Winnus. Stricklen is averaging 16.8 points and seven rebounds for Woori Bank Hansae.

And in Poland, Nikki Greene had eight points and eight rebounds as first-place MKS Polkowice improved to 12-2 with a 67-66 win over AZS UMCS (7-7). Greene is averaging 9.1 points and 10.3 rebounds.